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Judge lifts injunction won by State Street against Maurice Blackburn’s Fearless Girl
Intellectual Property February 21, 2019 9:53 pm By Christine Caulfield

Maurice Blackburn has persuaded a judge to lift a temporary injunction that blocked the law firm from going ahead with plans to unveil a replica […]

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ACCC cuts collusion claims as trial against Pacific National, Aurizon comes to an end
Competition & Consumer Protection February 15, 2019 11:45 pm By Christine Caulfield

The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission has dropped its claims of collusion against rail freight companies Pacific National and Aurizon, as the trial in its […]

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Cryosite offers $1M to resolve ACCC’s first ‘gun-jumping’ case
Competition & Consumer Protection February 11, 2019 9:31 pm By Christine Caulfield

Biotech company Cryosite has agreed to pay $1.05 million to settle the competition regulator’s landmark case alleging it jumped the gun on a proposed merger […]

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Rival law firms backpedal in deal over competing Commonwealth Bank class actions
Class Actions February 6, 2019 9:11 pm By Miklos Bolza

Law firms Maurice Blackburn and Phi Finney McDonald have stepped back from a proposed consolidation of their class actions against the Commonwealth Bank of Australia […]

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CSIRO appeals ruling allowing changes to BASF GMO patent
Intellectual Property January 29, 2019 3:12 pm By Miklos Bolza

The CSIRO is appealing a decision by the Commissioner of Patents that allowed chemical giant BASF to amend its application for a genetically modified organisms […]

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Judge rules cattle gene patent can be amended, tosses ‘bizarre’ challenge
Intellectual Property January 23, 2019 9:26 pm By Christine Caulfield

US company Branhaven has won leave to amend its cow genome patent after a judge dismissed opposition by industry bodies Meat & Livestock Australia and […]

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Herbert Smith Freehills to represent AMP in ASIC suit over Clayton Utz docs
Business of Law January 18, 2019 9:55 pm By Christine Caulfield

AMP has retained Herbert Smith Freehills — one of its go-to law firms — to represent it in legal proceedings by the Australian Securities and […]

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Full Court tosses ACCC appeal in Medibank disclosure case
Competition & Consumer Protection December 20, 2018 10:42 pm By Christine Caulfield

The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission has lost an appeal of a ruling that dismissed its case over allegedly inadequate disclosures by private health insurer […]

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Appealing GetSwift class action ruling comes at a cost, Full Court says
Appeals December 20, 2018 1:33 pm By Christine Caulfield

The law firms that challenged a ruling staying their cases against GetSwift gave the Full Federal Court a chance to guide judges managing competing class […]

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Battle over competing GetSwift class actions goes to High Court
Breaking News December 17, 2018 4:30 pm By Christine Caulfield

Law firm Squire Patton Boggs is taking a fight over a ruling that shut down its shareholder class action against logistics startup GetSwift to the […]

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