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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 Miklos Bolza

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 Christine Caulfield

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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ABC, Fairfax slam judge’s ‘narrow’ definition of espionage in Chau Chak Wing appeal
Defamation February 21, 2019 3:22 pm By Miklos Bolza

Media organisations ABC and Fairfax have argued that a judge’s definition of espionage was “artificially narrow” when striking out their truth defence to a defamation […]

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No evidence that rapist line uttered, Sarah Hanson-Young tells court
Defamation February 12, 2019 8:36 pm By Miklos Bolza

Greens Senator Sarah Hanson-Young has slammed Liberal Democrat Senator David Leyonhjelm’s attempt to stay her defamation case against him without providing evidence that the alleged […]

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Sarah Hanson-Young wants Leyonhjelm to pay her legal bill for unexplained court absence
Defamation February 6, 2019 10:37 pm By Christine Caulfield

Greens senator Sarah Hanson-Young, who is suing fellow senator David Leyonhjelm for defamation, has asked a court for the costs of having her lawyers appear […]

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Leyonhjelm a no-show in Hanson-Young defamation appeal
Defamation January 23, 2019 3:31 pm By Miklos Bolza

Barristers for Senator David Leyonhjelm failed to turn up to the first case management hearing in the politician’s own appeal of the court’s dismissal of […]

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Court suppresses Ben Roberts-Smith accuser’s identity
Defamation January 29, 2019 11:37 am By Miklos Bolza

A key prospective witness in the Ben-Roberts Smith defamation proceedings can continue to have her identity suppressed, after a judge found there was “sufficient risk” […]

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