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Bloomex taken to court for ‘misleading’ consumer ratings
Competition & Consumer Protection 2022-12-09 11:36 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission has taken online florist Bloomex to court for allegedly violating the Australian Consumer Law by posting misleading customer ratings […]

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Chemist Warehouse to stop selling Victoria’s Secret fragrances while lawsuit underway
Intellectual Property 2022-12-02 1:54 pm By Sam Matthews

US lingerie and beauty giant Victoria’s Secret has won undertakings from Chemist Warehouse to stop selling allegedly fake fragrance products until a trade mark suit […]

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Law firm’s fees trimmed in Drakes employment class action
Employment 2022-11-28 9:30 pm By Sam Matthews

A judge has cut at least $170,000 from the fees sought by a law firm running a class action on behalf of Drakes Supermarkets store […]

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Chemist Warehouse accused of selling knockoff Victoria’s Secret perfumes
Intellectual Property 2022-11-28 4:20 pm By Sam Matthews

US lingerie and beauty giant Victoria’s Secret has taken Chemist Warehouse to court for allegedly selling counterfeit perfumes. In the suit filed last Friday targeting […]

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Judge doubts law firm gave ‘full and frank advice’ on fees in Drake’s class action
Employment 2022-11-23 11:08 pm By Sam Matthews

Keeping up her scrutiny of fee disclosures by Adero Law in employment class actions launched in her court, a judge has questioned whether the law […]

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Sukin accused of misleading consumers with carbon neutral labels
Competition & Consumer Protection 2022-11-16 2:51 pm By Sam Matthews

Eco-conscious Australian skincare company Sukin has been hit with a lawsuit alleging it misled consumers by selling products labelled with a carbon neutral certification it […]

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Romeo’s class action members won’t get paid by Christmas after ‘tense’ exchange with judge
Class Actions 2022-11-15 11:52 pm By Sam Matthews

A judge overseeing two underpayment class actions against supermarket chain Romeo’s has declined to vary a settlement agreement to provide for distribution by Christmas, saying […]

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Judge blames law firm for delays in Romeo’s class actions
Employment 2022-10-31 1:08 pm By Sam Matthews

A judge overseeing two underpayments class actions against supermarket chain Romeo’s has rejected a bid for a private costs assessor by Adero Law, which will […]

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Finish detergent maker says trade mark judgment doesn’t wash
Appeals 2022-10-31 2:50 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

The maker of Finish dishwashing products has appealed a judgment that removed two of its trade marks for non-use and rejected its claim that a […]

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ACCC accuses Fitbit of misleading consumers about refund rights
Competition & Consumer Protection 2022-10-24 11:09 pm By Christine Caulfield

The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission has dragged Google-owned Fitbit to court for allegedly telling consumers they had to mail in broken devices within 45 […]

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