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Funder of failed IP case can’t dodge indemnity costs
Intellectual Property 2024-01-18 5:26 pm By Cindy Cameronne

A litigation funder must pay indemnity costs to CoreLogic after bankrolling a photographer’s unsuccessful copyright claim against the property data analytics company, with an appeals […]

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Judge stays Billabong founder’s lawsuit against Ernst & Young
Tax 2023-11-20 10:56 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

Ernst & Young has won a temporary stay of a lawsuit by Billabong founder Gordon Merchant alleging the firm gave negligent advice on how to […]

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$16M settlement reached in Dixon Advisory class action
Class Actions 2023-11-14 4:27 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

Wealth manager E&P Financial Group has agreed to a $16 million settlement in a class action brought by Dixon Advisory clients who allege they suffered […]

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Seven tries to resurrect ‘7Now’ mark in IP stoush with 7-Eleven
Appeals 2023-06-26 11:41 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

Seven Network has appealed a ruling that revoked its 7NOW trade mark for non-use in a victory for convenience chain 7-Eleven as it seeks to […]

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Optus to rebrand ‘Boost’ products in trade mark case settlement
Telecommunications 2023-06-14 4:46 pm By Christine Caulfield

Optus has agreed to rebrand products that Boost Tel claimed had infringed on its trade marks, in a settlement of the rivals’ intellectual property spat. […]

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Funder that backed failed IP case appeals indemnity costs ruling
Appeals 2023-06-14 11:16 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

A litigation funder that bankrolled a photographer’s unsuccessful copyright claim against CoreLogic has appealed a ruling ordering if to pay indemnity costs to the property […]

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Sydney University ordered to reinstate lecturer sacked over swastika slide
Employment 2023-05-29 3:13 pm By Sam Matthews

The University of Sydney has been ordered to reinstate a lecturer the court found was unlawfully dismissed over a slide of a Nazi swastika superimposed […]

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Corrs Chambers not required to disclose involvement in drafting expert report: Full Court
Legal Ethics 2023-05-19 11:36 pm By Sam Matthews

An appeals court has said that while it might be desirable for law firms to disclose their involvement in drafting expert reports, they are not […]

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‘Not motivated by access to justice’: Funder hit with indemnity costs in copyright case
Intellectual Property 2023-05-17 3:08 pm By Cindy Cameronne

A judge has ordered a litigation funder that bankrolled a photographer’s unsuccessful copyright claim against CoreLogic to pay indemnity costs to the property data analytics […]

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UFG to pay $5M for misleading gym franchisees about ‘near valueless’ businesses
Franchises 2023-05-16 4:24 pm By Cindy Cameronne

The company behind the Ultimate Fighting Championship gym franchise has been ordered to pay $5 million to three franchisees after a judge found it misled […]

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