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Lorna Jane hit with $5M penalty for misleading COVID-19 activewear claims
Coronavirus 2021-07-23 2:43 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

A judge has hit women’s activewear company Lorna Jane with a $5 million penalty for representing to consumers during the height of the coronavirus crisis […]

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Seven launches courtroom battle to save ‘7Now’ trade mark
Intellectual Property 2021-07-23 1:58 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

Seven Network has filed Federal Court proceedings after convenience store chain 7-Eleven succeeded in having its ‘7NOW’ trade mark removed for non-use.

Noni B owner appeals ruling ordering it to hand over docs to ACMA
Privacy & Cybersecurity 2021-07-19 1:16 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

Mosaic Brands has appealed a ruling ordering it to comply with a request for documents from the Australian Communications and Media Authority over its potential violations […]

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7-Eleven wins removal of Seven Network’s ‘7NOW’ trade mark
Intellectual Property 2021-07-07 1:36 pm By Cindy Cameronne

Convenience store chain 7-Eleven has succeeded in having Seven Network’s ‘7NOW’ trade mark removed for non-use, with an IP Australia delegate finding links to services […]

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Noni B owner must hand over docs sought by ACMA in Spam Act investigation
Justice Anna Katzmann 2021-06-21 1:44 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

A judge has ordered Noni B owner Mosaic Brands to comply with a request for documents issued by the Australian Communications and Media Authority in […]

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NAB wins $43M judgment against ex-Dick Smith director but receivers walk away empty handed
Restructuring & Insolvency 2021-06-15 4:47 pm By Miklos Bolza

A judge has awarded $43 million to National Australia Bank in its lawsuit against former directors of failed retailer Dick Smith, but threw out claims […]

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ACCC will not oppose Woolworths’ planned $552M investment in PFD
Corporate 2021-06-10 3:53 pm By Christine Caulfield

The ACCC has cleared Woolworths’ planned $552 million acquisition of a 65 per cent stake in wholesale food distributor PFD Food Services without the supermarket […]

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Sparke Helmore wins fight over law firm subpoenas in fee dispute with Nick Scali
Intellectual Property 2021-06-02 4:19 pm By Christine Caulfield

Furniture retailer Nick Scali Ltd must respond to subpeonas served by law firm Sparke Helmore seeking files held by the company’s new firm, Allens, in […]

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Mosaic Brands hit with $630,000 penalty for misleading claims about hand sanitiser, masks
Competition & Consumer Protection 2021-05-27 12:44 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

Mosaic Brands has paid $630,000 in penalties after being hit with infringement notices by the ACCC for misleading claims made about hand sanitiser and masks […]

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Judge baulks at law firm’s $13.8M bill in settled Woolworths class action
Class Actions 2021-05-20 9:24 pm By Christine Caulfield

A judge has refused to sign off on $13.8 million in fees sought by law firm Maurice Blackburn as part of a $44.5 million settlement […]

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