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Full Court confirms no statutory liability for infringement by authorisation
Expert Insights 2021-08-25 3:11 pm By Editor

In a recent decision, the Full Federal Court confirmed that a trade mark owner who merely authorises use of its trade mark cannot be subject […]

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Insurers want to stay COVID-19 insurance class actions
Coronavirus 2021-08-24 4:26 pm By Bianca Hrovat

Insurers Lloyds Australia and QBE want class actions by policyholders who were denied business interruption coverage for COVID-related shutdowns stayed until a related test case […]

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‘Completely off the track’: Judge got it wrong in deep sleep therapy case, Full Court told
Appeals 2021-08-23 9:17 pm By Christine Caulfield

A judge who dismissed a defamation case against HarperCollins by two psychiatrists who administered the controversial deep sleep therapy at Chelmsford Private Hospital in the […]

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ATO wins appeal in Crown Resorts battle over GST on high roller junkets
Tax 2021-08-20 10:45 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

The Full Court has thrown out a victory by Crown Resorts in a $100 million dispute over GST assessments on commissions and rebates paid to […]

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Christian Porter wants court to ‘protect his reputation’, Nine tells judge
Defamation 2021-08-18 4:21 pm By Cindy Cameronne

Liberal MP Christian Porter is effectively asking the court to “protect his reputation” by seeking to block Nine and NewsCorp from using secret portions of […]

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Worley budget adjustments were ‘drop in the ocean’, Full Court hears in class action appeal
Class Actions 2021-08-17 10:19 pm By Cindy Cameronne

Worley’s increases to a budget behind an allegedly misleading 2014 earning guidance, amounting to $1.14 million, were a “drop in the ocean”, the Full Court […]

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Shareholders looking to revive class action say Worley pursued ‘growth stock’ ambitions over accuracy
Appeals 2021-08-16 9:09 pm By Cindy Cameronne

Worley crafted the budget behind an allegedly misleading 2014 earnings guidance so that its shares could be rated as a “growth stock”, the Full Court […]

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Christian Porter wants to block media from using secret parts of ABC defence
Article 2021-08-13 9:47 pm By Christine Caulfield

Liberal MP Christian Porter has asked a court to ensure Nine and News Corp. do not use secret portions of ABC’s defence to his defamation […]

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Court throws out Merck Sharp & Dohme’s Januvia patent extension
Intellectual Property 2021-08-12 2:29 pm By Miklos Bolza

The Federal Court has dealt US drug giant Merck Sharp & Dohme a devastating blow, overturning an “untenable” patent term extension which would have protected […]

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Apple asks High Court to undo ‘radical’ Epic Games decision
High Court 2021-08-10 3:10 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

The Full Federal Court took a “radical” and unorthodox approach with far-reaching consequences by keeping Apple’s competition dispute with Fortnite game maker Epic Games in […]

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