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Catch Group settles dispute with Kogan over ‘catch’ AdWords
Intellectual Property April 11, 2019 9:32 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

E-retail giant Catch Group has settled a lawsuit against Kogan for alleging violating its “catch” trade marks and the consumer law through sponsored links on […]

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Former bubble tea franchisee in hot water over alleged underpayments
Employment April 4, 2019 10:48 am By Miklos Bolza

The Fair Work Ombudsman has commenced legal proceedings against a former Chatime franchisee for allegedly underpaying 17 employees over $46,000 at its Sydney CBD store. […]

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Kmart ordered to hand over docs in cargo pants IP dispute
Intellectual Property March 27, 2019 3:14 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

Kmart has been ordered to produce more documents related to changes made to the designs for its men’s cargo pants and shorts in a lawsuit […]

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Cotton On sued by hip hop-inspired Melbourne kebab restaurant
Intellectual Property March 25, 2019 3:44 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

A Melbourne-based restaurant and food truck operator selling “game-changing kebabs” has sued popular retailer Cotton On for allegedly infringing the copyright for the “Biggie Smalls” […]

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FWO sues Westside Petroleum general manager for underpaying workers
Employment March 25, 2019 9:59 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

The general manager of service station chain Westside Petroleum has been named in a lawsuit by the Fair Work Ombudsman alleging the company shortchanged workers […]

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Deloitte contributed to Dick Smith’s downfall, class actions now claim
Class Actions March 18, 2019 8:01 pm By Miklos Bolza

Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu is facing claims by the lead applicants in two class actions against failed retail giant Dick Smith alleging its poor accounting practices […]

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Kathmandu customer data may have been stolen during system breach
Privacy & Cybersecurity March 13, 2019 10:38 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

Customer credit card information and other personal details may have been stolen during a breach of Kathmandu’s online system, the outdoor clothing retailer has revealed. […]

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Target, Baby Bunting pay fines for selling dangerous convertible strollers
Competition & Consumer Protection February 27, 2019 8:42 pm By Christine Caulfield

Target Australia and Baby Bunting have agreed to pay penalties totalling $53,000 after being caught selling and marketing unsafe convertible strollers, the consumer watchdog said […]

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Retail Food Group misled couple who lost $142K in Michel’s Patisserie franchisee, court finds
Franchise February 18, 2019 3:30 pm By Miklos Bolza

A judge has found franchisor Retail Food Group made false and misleading statements to a couple whose Michel’s Patisserie franchise ultimately lost over $142,000 due […]

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Coles manager who harassed staff with Facebook friend requests not unfairly fired, FWC says
Employment February 6, 2019 11:49 pm By Christine Caulfield

A Coles manager who sexually harassed and bullied young female employees by touching them and asking them to friend him on Facebook was fired by […]

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