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Spotless judgment clarifies redundancy payment exception
Employment January 16, 2019 5:14 pm By Miklos Bolza

Spotless Services violated the Fair Work Act by failing to pay¬†redundancy for workers employed at Perth International Airport, a court has found, in a ruling […]

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ACCC can seek fines against defunct dealer of fake Aboriginal art
Competition & Consumer Protection January 16, 2019 5:17 pm By Miklos Bolza

The ACCC can continue its case against failed Aboriginal art wholesaler Birubi Art, which went into liquidation after the court found it violated the Australian […]

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VW knew about defeat software but ACCC doesn’t need to prove it, court told
Competition & Consumer Protection January 15, 2019 9:25 pm By Miklos Bolza

The ACCC does not need to prove Volkswagen knew about the diesel emissions software at the heart of its action against the car giant — […]

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Class loses appeal over fatal Christmas Island boat crash
Appeals January 10, 2019 10:58 pm By Christine Caulfield

The families of asylum seekers who died in the 2010 Christmas Island boat crash have lost an appeal of a ruling that dismissed their class […]

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NSW Ports pans ACCC for ‘vague’ competition case
Competition & Consumer Protection December 20, 2018 2:40 pm By Miklos Bolza

NSW Ports has criticised the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission for expecting the company to file a defence to the regulator’s allegations of anti-competitive conduct […]

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IP Australia to call for dismissal of novel building patent case
Intellectual Property December 11, 2018 3:41 pm By Miklos Bolza

The Commissioner of Patents will seek to toss a case simultaneously challenging its decisions to accept, grant and certify an innovation patent owned by one […]

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In tossing Made In Australia case, court clarifies ‘substantial transformation’ test
Competition & Consumer Protection December 3, 2018 8:49 pm By Miklos Bolza

A court has ruled that Chinese vitamin company Nature’s Care cannot sell its imported fish oil and vitamin D with the ‘Made In Australia’ logo […]

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‘Ingenuity’ needed for software-aided biz method patent, IP Australia says
Intellectual Property November 9, 2018 9:18 pm By Miklos Bolza

A software-implemented business method could be patentable if programmed into a computer with “some ingenuity”, IP Australia told the Full Federal Court as a landmark […]

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Full Court urged to take ‘nuanced’ view of software patentability
Intellectual Property November 8, 2018 8:40 pm By Miklos Bolza

Fintech company Encompass has asked the Full Federal Court to take a more “nuanced” approach to software patentability than the one currently held by IP […]

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Court consolidates toxic foam class action trials
Class Actions October 11, 2018 9:49 am By Cat Fredenburgh

Three class actions filed against the Commonwealth of Australia over allegedly toxic foam from government military bases will be heard together. Justice Jayne Jagot set […]

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