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IP Australia challenges landmark Rokt software patent ruling
Intellectual Property January 17, 2019 9:50 am By Cat Fredenburgh

IP Australia has brought a challenge to a landmark court victory for startup Rokt approving a computer software patent. The Commissioner of Patents filed an […]

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GetSwift class notice delayed as law firm told to get ‘house in order’
Class Actions December 19, 2018 10:59 pm By Miklos Bolza

A law firm on the losing end of a landmark ruling over competing shareholder class actions against GetSwift has argued that a proposed opt-out notice […]

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In defeat for IP Australia, Rokt wins patent for computer software
Intellectual Property December 12, 2018 2:28 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

Rokt has won its bid to patent a digital advertising system, the first major court victory in one of three challenges to IP Australia’s stance […]

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ACCC probes abuse of dominance case over third-party apps
Competition & Consumer Protection December 12, 2018 11:32 pm By Christine Caulfield

Digital ad startup Unlockd was forced to drop its competition lawsuit against Google in October after entering administration, but the issue may yet be revived […]

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Rokt judgment could provide clarity on software patentability
Intellectual Property December 11, 2018 12:48 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

The court will issue a judgment Wednesday in one of two closely watched cases awaiting judgment that may move the dial on the patentability of […]

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ACCC takes internet provider Activ8me to court for false advertising
Competition & Consumer Protection December 5, 2018 1:42 pm By Christine Caulfield

Internet provider Activ8me is in hot water with the consumer regulator for a second time this year, facing court action over allegedly false and misleading […]

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Squire Patton Boggs refuses to hand over GetSwift group member details
Class Actions November 23, 2018 8:36 pm By Miklos Bolza

Squire Patton Boggs has refused a request by rival Phi Finney McDonald for the details of group members it signed up to its now stayed […]

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Motorola to bring copyright claims against Hytera
Intellectual Property November 16, 2018 9:56 pm By Miklos Bolza

Motorola Solutions wants to amend its pleadings in an ongoing patent case against Shenzen-based Hytera Communications to add copyright claims relating to the source code for the […]

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Starcom liquidator’s case against directors to move forward
Restructuring & Insolvency November 15, 2018 3:31 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

The former directors of Starcom have lost their bid to stay proceedings brought by the company’s liquidator alleging they knew the IT solutions provider was […]

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Foxtel wins second challenge to Cognizant unit’s digital download patent
Intellectual Property November 15, 2018 8:34 pm By Miklos Bolza

Cable TV giant Foxtel has succeeded again in opposing a digital download patent by a subsidiary of global tech giant Cognizant, but IP Australia has […]

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