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Yellow Pages maker’s ‘Sensis’ trade mark infringed by rival, court finds
Intellectual Property May 29, 2019 6:38 pm By Miklos Bolza

The maker of the Yellow Pages and White Pages directories, Sensis, has won a IP victory, with the court ruling that a rival firm’s Senses […]

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Geelong sues fundraising firm claiming affiliation with the Cats
Competition & Consumer Protection May 22, 2019 9:37 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

The Geelong Football Club has launched Federal Court proceedings against a promotional firm it claims passed itself off as the famous AFL club in order […]

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BHP wins bid for High Court intervention in $82M fight with tax office
Tax May 15, 2019 10:42 pm By Christine Caulfield

The High Court has agreed to take up an appeal by mining giant BHP Group Limited in its battle with the Australian Tax Office over […]

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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 Cat Fredenburgh

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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ATO wins appeal in $82M tax spat with BHP over Singapore marketing hub
Energy & Natural Resources January 29, 2019 8:32 pm By Miklos Bolza

The Australian Taxation Office has successfully appealed an Administrative Appeals Tribunal decision in favour of BHP Billiton, leaving the mining giant with a hefty $82 […]

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Judge greenlights MWL derivative suit against Focus Financial
Corporate January 7, 2019 11:42 am By Miklos Bolza

Majority shareholders in MWL Financial have won court approval to bring a derivative suit against US-based Focus Financial Partners over an acquisition gone sour. Federal […]

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Co. director stung by landmark privilege ruling can’t delay trial
Corporate September 26, 2018 9:38 pm By Christine Caulfield

A company director who was on the losing end of a precedent-setting legal privilege ruling, along with law firm Macpherson Kelley, has lost a bid […]

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17-yr-old trade mark error can’t be fixed, Full Court rules
Intellectual Property July 16, 2018 4:39 pm By Christine Caulfield

Industrial filter manufacturer Vokes has lost its fight to correct a 17-year-old error that removed it as the registered owner of six trade marks, with […]

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Optus wins appeal of trade mark deregistration
Intellectual Property June 26, 2018 11:00 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

Optus can hang on to its Optus trade mark for marketing and advertising services, after successfully challenging a ruling that the mark should be deregistered […]

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