Residential aged care provider Estia Health says it will “vigorously defend” a class action filed by Phi Finney McDonald on behalf of shareholders who allege […]
Ansell has settled a dispute with a Perth cosmetic clinic over its proposed registration of the trade mark ‘SKYN Love The Skyn You’re In’, after the Australian rubber latex manufacturer argued it was substantially identical to four of its condom trade marks.
A judge has refused to order the removal of a selfie photograph with model Kylie Jenner from the personal Instagram account of a party to a commercial dispute with a trendy Australian sunglasses retailer, saying such an injunction would intrude on the account holder’s “personal freedom”.
Beverage giant Monster Energy has appealed a ruling that allowed a company associated with leading tyre retailer Bob Jane T-Mart to register trade marks for its Monster brand alloy wheels.
Merck Sharp & Dohme has claimed ownership of a Pfizer patent related to the blockbuster Prevnar 13 vaccine, after a doctor who moved between the pharmaceutical companies and is listed as an author on the patent allegedly accessed confidential Merck documents before jumping ship to Pfizer.
Lawyers for IOOF chief financial officer David Coulter have dismissed APRA’s allegations that he breached his superannuation duties as commercially “naïve”, “absolutely desperate” and a “most egregious example” of impulsive regulatory enforcement action.
A judge overseeing the pelvic mesh class action against Johnson & Johnson subsidiary Ethicon has questioned why three doctor’s professional bodies tried to negotiate court orders requiring them to hand over their member lists, agreeing the supboena was “not a garden party invitation”.
The publishers of the Sydney Morning Herald, The Age and The Canberra Times have lost an appeal of a $300,000 defamation award to cricketer Chris Gayle, despite the appeals court finding Gayle’s barrister had gone “too far” in his submissions to the jury.
The phrase true A2 is not inherently adapted to distinguish the A2 Milk Company’s products because A2 milk is commonly understood to signify less allergenic dairy products that do not contain the A1 protein, according to a now-published ruling that’s already been appealed by the dairy company.
Actor Geoffrey Rush is pulling out all the stops in his bid to uphold his record $2.9 million defamation judgment against Daily Telegraph publisher Nationwide […]