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Judge slams Fuchs evidence as ‘absolute garbage’ in spat over privileged docs
Intellectual Property February 13, 2019 10:09 pm By Miklos Bolza

A judge has panned evidence put on by Fuchs Lubricants in a patent dispute with Quaker Chemical as “woefully inadequate” and “absolutely garbage”, partially shooting […]

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Wavetrain wants court muzzle on competitor’s bad-mouthing over IP
Intellectual Property February 11, 2019 6:58 pm By Miklos Bolza

Railway technology company Wavetrain Systems has asked the court to bar a competitor started by its former CEO from making allegedly false claims about its […]

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Common fund orders fulfil class action promise, lawyers tell historic appeals court
Appeals February 5, 2019 10:50 pm By Miklos Bolza

Common fund orders are the completion of the notion of class actions envisaged when the regime was introduced 27 years ago, a joint-sitting of two […]

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Common fund orders in class actions either ‘premature’ or ‘pointless’, joint appeals court told
Appeals February 4, 2019 8:39 pm By Miklos Bolza

An appeal before a historic joint sitting of two courts over so-called common fund orders in class actions kicked off Monday with a full bench of […]

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Teva sues Pharmacor over Parkinson’s drug patent
Intellectual Property January 24, 2019 9:18 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

Teva has taken generic drug maker Pharmacor to court for allegedly threatening to infringe its patent for a Parkinson’s drug. In a lawsuit filed Tuesday, […]

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Atomic coffee machine distributor roasted in appeal of trade mark decision
Intellectual Property January 15, 2019 8:30 pm By Miklos Bolza

The Australian distributor of Atomic coffee machines has lost a Federal Court appeal of an IP Australia decision allowing the registration of the Atomic trade […]

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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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Domino’s, Precision Tracking lay down swords in battle over GPS patents
Intellectual Property October 22, 2018 11:57 am By Cat Fredenburgh

Domino’s Pizza and Precision Tracking have reached a settlement on the eve of trial in a hard-fought battle by the US pizza giant to invalidate […]

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Vokes keeps up campaign to undo 17-year-old trade mark error
Intellectual Property October 16, 2018 8:13 pm By Miklos Bolza

Industrial filter manufacturer Vokes will launch a cross claim against rival Laminar Air Flow, arguing a 17-year old error which led to six of its […]

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Sportsbet wins dismissal of ‘snakeman’ trade mark suit
Entertainment October 16, 2018 9:53 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

Sportsbet has won the dismissal of a trade mark lawsuit brought by a Melbourne-based snake handler who goes by the name of “snakeman” over an […]

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