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Mortgage firm can’t shut down derivative suit over Macquarie Bank sale
Appeals September 11, 2018 5:49 pm By Christine Caulfield

Mortgage aggregator Connective Group has lost an appeal of a ruling that gave the greenlight to a shareholder’s derivative lawsuit against company directors and Macquarie […]

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Banksia class action funder avoids extra costs despite ‘ulterior motive’
Class Actions September 7, 2018 10:42 pm By Christine Caulfield

The litigation funder that unsuccessfully sought to block a shareholder from opposing a $64 million class action settlement over the collapse of Banksia Securities is […]

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Codeine patents involve natural parts that can’t be patented, court told
Intellectual Property September 6, 2018 3:12 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

TPI Enterprises has gone on the offensive in a patent lawsuit initiated by rival poppy processor Tasmanian Alkaloids, saying the patents at the centre of […]

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Fonterra denied strict confidentiality regime in Bega trade mark dispute
Intellectual Property August 29, 2018 9:33 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

A judge has denied a bid for a strict regime for dealing with confidential information in a lawsuit between cheese giants Fonterra and Bega over […]

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Wrongs Act not right for thirsty Emirates passenger, court rules
Personal injury August 27, 2018 9:01 pm By Christine Caulfield

A Melbourne women who claimed she fell and hurt her right ankle on an international Emirates flight after being denied a glass of water has […]

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CrownBet goes on the attack, says Sportsbet’s trade marks must be revoked
Intellectual Property August 15, 2018 9:59 pm By Christine Caulfield

In an escalating battle between the online bookmakers, CrownBet has filed a cross claim in a consumer and trademark infringement lawsuit brought by Sportsbet that […]

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Rival poppy producers face off again over codeine patents
Intellectual Property July 27, 2018 10:54 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

Two rival poppy processors are facing off in another courtroom battle over patents for high codeine-yielding poppy plants. Poppy processor Tasmanian Alkaloids filed a lawsuit […]

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ASIC loses bid for interim receiver against AGM, OT, Ozifin
Restructuring & Insolvency July 27, 2018 11:52 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

A judge has denied ASIC’s bid to appoint an interim receiver to preserve the assets of three financial services companies that advised clients to invest […]

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Judge says Sportsbet case over CrownBet rebrand is ‘strong’
Intellectual Property July 12, 2018 11:39 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

The judge that temporarily barred CrownBet from moving forward with its planned rebrand to Sportingbet said Sportsbet has made a ‘strong’ case that use of […]

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Sportsbet wins temporary injunction against CrownBet rebrand
Intellectual Property July 11, 2018 9:02 pm By Christine Caulfield

Online bookmaker Sportsbet has secured an interim injunction against CrownBet that temporarily blocks its rival from plans to rebrand its betting company Sportingbet. Federal Court […]

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