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Quintis class action settlement takes hit as insurers win appeal
Insurance 2022-05-19 4:39 pm By Cindy Cameronne

Two insurers have won an appeal that blocks group members in a class action against sandalwood producer Quintis from receiving a further $11.25 million after […]

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Bayer drops challenge over patent extension for contraceptive drug
Intellectual Property 2022-05-09 1:13 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

Bayer has dropped its appeal to a ruling that quashed an extension for its patent covering an oral contraceptive, after the Full Court dealt drug […]

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Judge erred in finding AI can be patent inventor, Full Court says
Intellectual Property 2022-04-14 3:39 pm By Miklos Bolza

The Full Court has overturned a landmark judgment which found artificial intelligence can be named as an inventor on patent applications, in a decision which […]

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Teens won’t take climate change class action to High Court
Environment 2022-04-12 3:21 pm By Miklos Bolza

An appeals court’s finding that the federal government does not owe a duty of care to Australian kids to protect them from the effects of […]

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Full Court deals drug companies a blow on patent term extensions
Intellectual Property 2022-03-18 10:27 pm By Miklos Bolza

The Full Court has upheld two judgments that shortened patent term extensions granted to Merck Sharpe & Dohme and Ono Pharmaceuticals, finding the extension regime […]

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No duty of care owed to kids by environment minister, Full Court rules
Environment 2022-03-15 10:45 am By Christine Caulfield

The Full Federal Court has overturned a historic judgment that found the federal minister for the environment owed a duty of care to Australians under […]

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Facebook takes fight over Cambridge Analytica case to High Court
High Court 2022-03-14 2:17 pm By Miklos Bolza

Facebook has filed an application with the High Court seeking to overturn a judgment that found it can be sued in Australia for alleged privacy […]

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Insurer denies policy covered ‘excessive’ $3.7M Moray & Agnew settlement
Insurance 2022-03-11 1:32 pm By Miklos Bolza

A Lloyd’s syndicate has hit back at a lawsuit by Moray & Agnew, saying it did not have to cover part of a $3.7 million […]

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IAG says underwriter had no authority to issue Greensill Bank trade credit policy
Restructuring & Insolvency 2022-02-21 5:21 pm By Christine Caulfield

Insurance Australia Group has denied it owes Greensill Bank $48.5 million under a trade credit policy issued by its agent BCC, saying the underwriter was […]

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ACCC faces tough questions in appeal of NSW Ports competition case
Competition & Consumer Protection 2022-02-17 2:15 pm By Christine Caulfield

An appeals court grilled counsel for the ACCC on the first day of a hearing challenging the dismissal of its case over a NSW government […]

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