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Kleenex flushable wipes an ‘environmental catastophe’, ACCC tells court
Competition & Consumer Protection September 17, 2018 9:07 pm By Miklos Bolza

The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission has launched its opening volley against consumer goods giant Kimberly-Clark Australia, saying its Kleenex ‘flushable’ wipes were unsuitable for […]

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Aristocrat patent appeal hinges on Rokt, Encompass outcomes
Intellectual Property September 13, 2018 10:42 pm By Miklos Bolza

A Federal Court judge has put an appeal by Aristocrat of an IP Australia ruling that revoked four of its gaming patents on hold pending […]

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Australia, Canada settle patent fight over commemorative coins
Intellectual Property September 11, 2018 10:55 am By Christine Caulfield

An international IP dispute between the Royal Australian Mint and its Canadian counterpart over a patent for printed commemorative coins has settled, three months after […]

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Judge slams ‘uncooperative’ Volkswagen in dieselgate case
Class Actions August 29, 2018 8:32 pm By Miklos Bolza

A Federal Court judge has criticised Volkswagen for being “uncooperative” in refusing to tell the court who authorised the defeat device at the heart of […]

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Rokt’s software innovative but not patentable, IP Australia tells court
Intellectual Property July 18, 2018 10:50 pm By Miklos Bolza

An invention that simply puts “a business method or scheme into a computer” is not patentable, the Commissioner of Patents told a court Wednesday on […]

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Stalemate broken over docs from AFP raid of mining magnate Tony Sage
White Collar July 16, 2018 10:54 pm By Miklos Bolza

A judge has issued a ruling on the procedure for reviewing documents¬†for legal professional privilege that were seized from mining magnate Tony Sage by the […]

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Witness credibility concerns aired in Cascade Coal suppression bid
Competition & Consumer Protection July 13, 2018 4:03 pm By Miklos Bolza

The credibility of a witness in the ACCC’s dismissed cartel case against Cascade Coal may prejudice an upcoming criminal trial against the son of former […]

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AirNZ hit with $15M fine for cartel conduct
Competition & Consumer Protection June 27, 2018 3:01 pm By Miklos Bolza

International airline Air New Zealand has been hit with a $15 million penalty for participating in a global air cargo cartel to fix the price […]

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ACCC seeks $30M penalty in Garuda cartel case
Competition & Consumer Protection June 22, 2018 11:04 pm By Miklos Bolza

The Australian Competition & Consumer Commission is seeking up to $30 million in penalties against Garuda Indonesia after the airline was found guilty of participating […]

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CFMMEU fined $142,000 for threatening contractors
Construction June 22, 2018 10:26 pm By Miklos Bolza

The CFMMEU has been ordered to pay $142,000 in penalties after the Federal Court found the union had aborted an elaborate construction procedure in Melbourne […]

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