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SARB scores partial win on appeal in Melbourne city parking patent case
Intellectual Property 2024-02-13 11:49 pm By Christine Caulfield

Technology company SARB has partially succeeded in a challenge to a ruling that it infringed a rival’s intellectual property in its development of a parking […]

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No scope in Patents Act for holding directors jointly liable for unjustified threats: court
Intellectual Property 2024-01-29 3:33 pm By Cindy Cameronne

A letter by King & Wood Mallesons was an unjustifiable threat of patent litigation against car accessories company Clearview, as was an announcement by the […]

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Ford scores partial win in class action appeal over defective PowerShift transmissions
Class Actions 2023-11-14 1:41 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

US car giant Ford has partially succeeded in its challenge to a judgment that found it owed more than $6,800 to the lead applicant in […]

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Directed Electronics loses appeal in Hanhwa trade secrets case
Appeals 2023-09-06 11:22 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

Automotive electronics company Directed Electronics has lost its bid to revive copyright claims against a form business partner who it pursued as part of litigation […]

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Penalty privilege can’t be used to dodge production of books
Restructuring & Insolvency 2023-08-10 12:49 am By Sam Matthews

A judge has found that penalty privilege cannot be used to avoid the production of books under the Corporation Act. Examinee Rowan Lyndon, co-founder of […]

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‘Why do they have to be so precise’: Judge quizzes crypto issuer over class action pleadings
Cryptocurrency 2023-05-30 3:53 pm By Sam Matthews

The judge overseeing a class action against Qoin cryptocurrency issuer BPS Financial and several related companies has questioned the level of precision required of the […]

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Australian Open ‘let’ device maker hit with $350,000 judgment for patent infringement
Intellectual Property 2023-05-01 12:18 pm By Sam Matthews

A German company and its director have been ordered to pay over $350,000 in damages to the patent holder of a infringing device used to […]

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Crypto class action against Qoin issuer trying to bring ‘entirely new’ case, court told
Cryptocurrency 2023-04-20 4:10 pm By Cindy Cameronne

Qoin cryptocurrency issuer BPS Financial is fighting a class action applicant’s bid to amend its case for the fourth time, saying it is trying to […]

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Advanta Seeds wins more time to renew patent after law firm slip-up
Intellectual Property 2023-02-20 3:51 pm By Sam Matthews

Agricultural giant Nufarm has lost its appeal of a decision giving rival Advanta Seeds extra time to pay a renewal fee for its patent for […]

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Companies hit with $150,000 penalty for failing to cooperate with AFCA
Financial Services 2023-01-24 6:08 pm By Sam Matthews

Two home finance companies and their father-son directors have been hit with $150,000 in penalties after a judge found they failed to cooperate with the […]

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