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a2 Milk wins trade mark ruling after IP Australia left ‘legitimate uncertainty’
Intellectual Property 2021-12-03 5:08 pm By Miklos Bolza

A judge has allowed two a2 Milk trade marks to proceed to registration after “legitimate uncertainty” created by IP Australia in a long-running intellectual property […]

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Training college AIPE hit with record $153M penalty for ‘unconscionable’ enrolment system
Competition & Consumer Protection 2021-12-03 1:04 pm By Miklos Bolza

Collapsed NSW training company Australian Institute of Professional Education has been slugged with a $153 million penalty, the highest ever fine in a consumer law […]

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CBA seeks leniency as judge grapples with first criminal case of its kind
Financial Services 2021-10-29 5:31 pm By Miklos Bolza

A fine imposed against the Commonwealth Bank for false and misleading representations to customers should reflect offences that were “well below the midpoint” of seriousness, […]

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Judge grapples with his ‘white male privilege’ in Erin Molan trial
Trials 2021-09-30 8:57 pm By Cindy Cameronne

A judge has spoken of his personal challenge as an “older, white male” in deciding the objective meaning of racism in Nine Network sports reporter […]

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Daily Mail editor wrote ‘let’s rip into this sheila’ before publishing Erin Molan article, court hears
Trials 2021-08-30 10:14 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

A Daily Mail editor sent an email to a journalist that said ‘Let’s rip into this sheila’ before publishing an article about sports presenter Erin […]

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Ben Roberts-Smith says ex-wife lied to court about accessing his personal emails
Trials 2021-08-13 8:46 pm By Cindy Cameronne

A lawyer for accused war criminal Ben Roberts-Smith has told a judge his ex-wife did not honestly disclose whether she had given her close friend […]

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Corestaff can’t get insurer to cover future class action judgment
Insurance 2021-08-12 10:19 am By Miklos Bolza

A court has ruled that labour hire firm CoreStaff cannot rely on its professional indemnity insurance to cover judgment against it in an employment class […]

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COVID-19 delays judgment in ACCC’s long-running case against private college Phoenix
Competition & Consumer Protection 2021-08-06 3:37 pm By Miklos Bolza

Sydney’s ongoing COVID-19 lockdown has created “logistical” difficulties delaying the release of a long awaited judgment in the ACCC’s consumer law case against collapsed private […]

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a2 Milk urges court to register ‘slightly mysterious’ trade marks
Intellectual Property 2021-07-27 5:00 pm By Miklos Bolza

The a2 Milk Company has urged the Federal Court to allow its ‘a2 Milk’ and ‘True a2’ trade marks to be registered, arguing they’re not […]

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Court throws out James Ashby’s lawsuit over $4.5M legal bill
Employment 2021-07-23 6:37 pm By Cindy Cameronne

A judge has tossed One Nation chief-of-staff James Ashby’s lawsuit alleging the federal government breached the Fair Work Act by refusing to foot the bill for […]

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