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Lundbeck sues IP Australia, Sandoz to escape undertaking over Lexapro licence
Intellectual Property April 9, 2019 4:44 pm By Miklos Bolza

Global pharmaceutical giant Lundbeck has launched a bid to escape a prior undertaking blocking it from appealing a court’s decision that allowed four generic drug […]

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Commonwealth Bank faces whistleblower lawsuit by ex-general manager
Financial Services April 8, 2019 10:00 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

The Commonwealth Bank has been hit with a lawsuit by a former general manager who claims his retrenchment in 2013 violated the whistleblower protections under […]

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Fair Work Ombudsman ‘overreacted’ in wage case against Transpetrol, judge says
Employment March 27, 2019 9:30 pm By Christine Caulfield

A judge has told off the Fair Work Ombudsman for seeking penalties of up to $94,000 in a case alleging Norwegian shipping company Transpetrol underpaid […]

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CIMIC slugged with costs after class action trial vacated
Class Actions March 7, 2019 4:32 pm By Miklos Bolza

Global engineering firm CIMIC Group has been hit with costs after a last-minute subpoena of three new potential witnesses caused the three-week trial that was […]

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Rugby player benched over sex assault charges sues league
Employment March 6, 2019 10:48 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

A rugby player has sued the Australian Rugby League Commission after he was barred from playing while he faces sex assault charges. St. George Illawarra […]

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Sims Metal hit with shareholder class action
Class Actions February 22, 2019 4:54 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

Sims Metal is facing a shareholder class action over an earnings guidance that allegedly failed to take into account a likely fall in scrap metal […]

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Judge slams Buzzfeed’s truth defence in Emma Husar’s defamation case
Defamation February 22, 2019 9:26 pm By Miklos Bolza

A judge has gutted Buzzfeed’s truth defence in a defamation case brought by Labor MP Emma Husar accusing the news publisher of “slut shaming” her, […]

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ABC, Fairfax slam judge’s ‘narrow’ definition of espionage in Chau Chak Wing appeal
Defamation February 21, 2019 3:22 pm By Miklos Bolza

Media organisations ABC and Fairfax have argued that a judge’s definition of espionage was “artificially narrow” when striking out their truth defence to a defamation […]

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Judge slams Fuchs evidence as ‘absolute garbage’ in spat over privileged docs
Intellectual Property February 13, 2019 10:09 pm By Miklos Bolza

A judge has panned evidence put on by Fuchs Lubricants in a patent dispute with Quaker Chemical as “woefully inadequate” and “absolutely garbage”, partially shooting […]

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MP Emma Husar can claim Buzzfeed article implied she’s a ‘slut’
Defamation December 21, 2018 10:21 pm By Miklos Bolza

Online news publisher Buzzfeed will have to defend an allegation by Labor MP Emma Husar that an article it published implied she’s a “slut”, despite never […]

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