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Jarryd Hayne supporter accused of spitting at alleged rape victim wins payout from Seven
Defamation 2024-02-20 10:48 am By Sam Matthews

A judge has ordered Seven Network to pay $35,000 to a man who said he was defamed by the broadcaster, finding that he “spat towards” […]

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Sydney Opera House settles trade mark spat over use of sail design
Intellectual Property 2023-12-14 9:03 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

The Sydney Opera House Trust has resolved a long-running dispute accusing a China trade group of committing flagrant copyright infringement by reproducing substantial portions of […]

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‘Harry is not Barry’: McDonald’s loses trade mark case against Hungry Jack’s
Intellectual Property 2023-11-16 9:50 am By Cat Fredenburgh

A judge has rejected McDonald’s claim that Hungry Jack’s Big Jack burger infringed its Big Mac trade mark, but found that Hungry Jack’s misled consumers […]

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Seven defence survives in defamation suit over interview with Meghan Markle’s father
Defamation 2023-08-31 5:45 pm By Sam Matthews

A paparazzo suing Seven for defamation over an interview with Meghan Markle’s father has failed to strike out the broadcaster’s contextual truth defence alleging he […]

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Seven, Kerry Stokes must hand over emails exchanged with Ben Roberts-Smith’s lawyers
Defamation 2023-07-31 11:39 pm By Cindy Cameronne

Fairfax can see 8,600 emails that passed between Seven’s commercial director and Ben Roberts-Smith’s legal team as it seeks significant defence costs in the accused […]

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8,600 emails passed between Seven and Ben Roberts-Smith’s defamation lawyers, court told
Defamation 2023-07-27 1:41 pm By Cindy Cameronne

A “striking” 8,600 emails passed between Seven’s commercial director and Ben Roberts-Smith’s legal team, suggesting the media company was actively involved in the unsuccessful defamation […]

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Fairfax wants Seven, Herbert Smith Freehills emails in Ben Roberts-Smith case
Defamation 2023-07-21 2:11 pm By Cindy Cameronne

Seven Network and law firms Herbert Smith Freehills and Addisons are fighting Fairfax’s bid for communications relating to Ben Roberts-Smith’s unsuccessful defamation case, as the […]

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HSF, Seven can’t set aside Nine’s subpoenas in Ben Roberts-Smith case
Defamation 2023-07-05 11:42 pm By Sam Matthews

Seven and law firm Herbert Smith Freehills have lost a bid to set aside subpoenas issued by Fairfax, as the publisher seeks third party costs […]

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Tabcorp can access Entain’s legal advice for possible case over NSW pub deal
Gaming 2023-03-15 4:59 pm By Cindy Cameronne

A judge has ordered online bookmaker Entain and the Australian Hotels Association to hand over legal advice concerning their agreement to advertise digital wagering products […]

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As fast food titans go to trial, Hungry Jack’s says its burger ‘clever not deceptive’
Trials 2022-12-05 10:12 pm By Christine Caulfield

Trial in the battle of the buns has begun, with McDonald’s laying out a case for why its rival’s Big Jack burger infringes its trade […]

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