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Geoffrey Rush briefs new top silk to fight Nationwide defamation appeal
Defamation July 15, 2019 11:28 am By Amelia Birnie

Actor Geoffrey Rush is pulling out all the stops in his bid to uphold his record $2.9 million defamation judgment against Daily Telegraph publisher Nationwide […]

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Judge takes ax to $5.7M bill by liquidators of SK Foods units
Restructuring & Insolvency June 14, 2019 9:59 pm By Miklos Bolza

A court has taken an ax to the final bill by liquidators of three failed subsidiaries of multi-national agribusiness SK Foods Group, lopping off 30 […]

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ASIC narrowly loses High Court appeal in outback book-up case
Appeals June 12, 2019 8:53 pm By Miklos Bolza

The Australian Securities and Investments Commission has narrowly lost its High Court appeal of a ruling that found the owner of a South Australian outback […]

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Copyright Tribunal overstepped with amended Foxtel licence, says Full Court
Intellectual Property June 11, 2019 3:08 pm By Miklos Bolza

The Copyright Tribunal erred by including rights in a reissued Foxtel licence agreement that fell outside the authority of the licence grant holder, the Phonographic […]

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Nationwide appeal of Geoffrey Rush defamation win will argue Rebel Wilson case was ‘plainly wrong’
Defamation May 27, 2019 5:08 pm By Amelia Birnie

Nationwide News’ appeal of actor Geoffrey Rush’s record $2.9 million defamation win will argue the aggravated damages finding in actress Rebel Wilson’s defamation case against […]

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ICOS drops second patent dispute over erectile dysfunction drug
Intellectual Property May 15, 2019 12:41 pm By Amelia Birnie

US biotechnology company ICOS has settled a dispute with Australian-based Arrow Pharma over the patents for erectile dysfunction drug Cialis, less than 12 months after […]

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Generic drug maker Juno can’t withdraw admission ahead of trial over Velcade patent
Intellectual Property April 24, 2019 1:32 pm By Christine Caulfield

A judge has refused an application by generic drug maker Juno Pharmacueticals to withdraw an admission in a battle with Millennium Pharmaceuticals over its cheap […]

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Court slashes record $2.5M fine against CFMMEU over two-day strike
Employment April 5, 2019 11:23 pm By Christine Caulfield

An appeals court has reimposed penalties against the Construction, Forestry, Maritime, Mining and Energy Union, its NSW branch and nine officials for unlawful industrial action […]

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ATO wins appeal over share sale by Cayman Islands-based private equity funds
Tax April 3, 2019 9:07 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

An appeals court has sided with the tax office in a dispute against two corporate limited partnerships formed in the Cayman Islands, finding that ATO […]

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Auto electronics maker Redarc puts brakes on patent infringement case against B8
Intellectual Property March 4, 2019 12:19 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

Auto electronics maker B8 Systems has settled a patent suit brought by rival Redarc Group and has agreed to stop selling its allegedly infringing vehicle […]

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