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Macmahon pays $6.7M to settle shareholder class action
Class Actions 2018-10-04 4:28 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

Macmahon Holdings has agreed to pay $6.7 million to settle a shareholder class action alleging the mining company failed to provide adequate disclosures about the […]

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‘I just don’t get it’: judge questions Sandoz cross claim in Lexapro patent case
Intellectual Property 2018-10-02 9:25 pm By Miklos Bolza

A Federal Court judge has expressed her disbelief at a cross claim by generic drug maker Sandoz against Danish multinational H Lundbeck, as the court […]

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HarperCollins looks to put deep sleep therapy defamation case to bed
Defamation 2018-09-26 8:27 pm By Miklos Bolza

HarperCollins has asked the Federal Court to toss a defamation case brought against it by two psychiatrists at the centre of the deep sleep therapy […]

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Commonwealth turns to Big Six firm for toxic foam class action defence
Class Actions 2018-09-04 11:52 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

Facing the possibility of more class actions related its use of allegedly toxic firefighting foam at military bases throughout Australia, the Commonwealth has turned to […]

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Quintis cases latest battleground over competing class actions
Class Actions 2018-07-10 10:05 pm By Miklos Bolza

Multiple class actions against troubled sandalwood oil producer Quintis will soon compete to stay alive after a court heard Tuesday the company would bring an […]

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ACCC loses appeal in LG faulty television case
Competition & Consumer Protection 2018-06-27 2:01 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

The Full Federal Court has upheld most of a ruling that found LG did not engage in misleading or deceptive conduct by failing to inform […]

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Fair Work Ombudsman loses bid for hefty fine in MUA strike case
Employment 2018-06-21 11:16 pm By Christine Caulfield

The Fair Work Ombudsman lost its argument for $4.1 million in penalties against the CFMMEU for industrial action at shipping terminals in Sydney and Brisbane, […]

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Employment action against Airservices stalls over scope of class
Employment 2018-05-08 8:48 pm By Miklos Bolza

Just who is entitled to join a Fair Work action against Airservices Australia is still up in the air, a court heard Tuesday, with lawyers […]

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Patents for ubiquitous fruit containers are valid, judge rules
Intellectual Property 2018-05-02 11:16 pm By Christine Caulfield

A company that owns two innovation patents covering the produce containers found in grocery stores across Australia has successfully defended the validity of the inventions […]

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LED patent infringement appeal hinges on a word
Intellectual Property 2018-02-21 8:05 pm By Jennifer Cooke

The word “contains” is not ambiguous when it comes to patent claims and means “includes”, a Full Court of the Federal Court was told Wednesday […]

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