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Bendigo and Adelaide Bank appeals loss of 20-year-old trade mark
Intellectual Property 2019-11-29 11:09 pm By Christine Caulfield

Arguing the court was wrong to rule that its trade mark was not inherently distinctive, Bendigo and Adelaide Bank is challenging a judgment that revoked […]

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Bendigo and Adelaide Bank loses 20-year-old trade mark for ‘Community Bank’
Intellectual Property 2019-09-20 10:21 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

A judge has overturned a win for Bendigo and Adelaide Bank in a trade mark battle with NSW-based Community First Credit Union, finding the credit […]

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Forge reaches multimillion dollar settlement in shareholder class action
Class Actions 2019-07-25 1:24 pm By Christine Caulfield

Collapsed engineering and construction company Forge Group has agreed to settle a shareholder class action over alleged continuous disclosure breaches, which will see the funder […]

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Judge blasts insurers in Forge investor class action for ‘waste of everybody’s resources’
Class Actions 2019-05-29 4:27 pm By Amelia Birnie

A judge has granted discovery of up to 32,000 documents just months out from the Forge investor class action trial, as she blasted the insurance […]

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Deloitte grilled after claiming partners have no right to access files from litigation room
Appeals 2019-05-06 10:07 pm By Christine Caulfield

Lawyers for Deloitte were questioned by an appeals court Monday after arguing that the accounting giant’s partners had no access to the firm’s files, stored […]

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Forge class action judge stands firm despite being warned of ‘real risk’ to trial date
Class Actions 2019-05-03 2:06 pm By Amelia Birnie

A judge has refused to contemplate delays to the long-running investor class action against defunct engineering and construction company Forge Group, as lawyers for some of […]

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Sirtex buyout sparks insolvency fears by class action
Class Actions 2018-09-05 9:31 pm By Miklos Bolza

Concerns that the proposed acquisition of Sirtex Medical by a Chinese private equity firm would leave the company with insufficient funds to cover a settlement […]

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Full Court tosses appeal in copycat case over sheep placenta oil
Competition & Consumer Protection 2018-07-06 9:38 pm By Christine Caulfield

Australian drug company Homart Pharmaceuticals has lost an appeal of a ruling that found the packaging of its bio-placenta skin care oil was intentionally and […]

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Aldi wins appeal over ‘natural’ claims
Competition & Consumer Protection 2018-06-22 3:16 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

The Full Federal Court has found products that market themselves as “natural” need not be made wholly of natural ingredients, handing a win to Aldi […]

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