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‘Cynical and cranky’ tweeter not a journalist, judge rules in defamation case
Defamation 2021-07-06 5:51 pm By Cindy Cameronne

A self-described “citizen journalist” who publishes “cynical and cranky” opinions about the Australian Stock Exchange on the Twitter account Stockswami cannot claim journalist privilege to […]

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Qantas workers lose bid for High Court hearing over use of JobKeeper subsidy
High Court 2021-06-25 1:42 pm By Christine Caulfield

The High Court on Friday denied special leave to three unions representing Qantas workers that sought to challenge a Federal Court ruling for the airline […]

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Full Court won’t undo injunction barring ‘RestQ’ trade mark use
Intellectual Property 2021-05-28 10:19 pm By Cindy Cameronne

An appeals court has upheld a ruling which bars use of the RestQ trade mark on sleep products sold by Martin & Pleasance because of […]

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Appeal fails in case accusing pharma CEO of assaulting staff with syringe
Employment 2021-05-12 4:30 pm By Miklos Bolza

A former CEO of a global pharmaceutical company has lost his appeal of a ruling throwing out a lawsuit he brought against his former employer […]

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Lawyer must pay costs for appeal that should never have been filed, Full Court says
Employment 2021-05-11 2:53 pm By Christine Caulfield

A high-profile employment lawyer representing a sacked Jetstar pilot must pay the airline’s legal costs in defending an appeal application “that ought never to have […]

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AFR apologises to iSignThis as defamation case settles
Defamation 2021-04-22 3:22 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

The publisher of the Australian Financial Review has settled a defamation lawsuit by iSignthis CEO John Karantzis over an article by Rear Window columnist Joe […]

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Telstra worker loses appeal over 2:30 am injury on work trip
Employment 2021-04-13 2:25 pm By Cindy Cameronne

A former Telstra employee has lost her challenge to a ruling which denied her workers compensation for a hip injury suffered after a night out […]

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‘Disturbing number of similarities’: Judge slaps interim injunction on ‘RestQ’ trade mark use
Intellectual Property 2021-03-17 8:33 pm By Cindy Cameronne

A judge has issued an injunction temporarily barring use of the RestQ trade mark on sleep products sold by Martin & Pleasance because of a […]

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Novartis sues to stop generic version of blockbuster MS drug
Intellectual Property 2021-03-15 11:06 am By Cat Fredenburgh

Swiss drug giant Novartis has sued generic drug maker Pharmacor to halt its launch of a generic version of the company’s top-selling MS drug Gilenya. […]

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Sacked Weekend Sunrise presenter settles lawsuit against Seven
Employment 2021-03-08 12:07 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

Seven Network has resolved a lawsuit brought by game show host and news presenter Simon Reeve seeking compensation and pecuniary penalties after his sudden dismissal […]

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