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Apple settles ‘HealthKit’ trade mark dispute with Aussie startup
Intellectual Property January 15, 2019 11:47 am By Miklos Bolza

Tech giant Apple can move forward with its plans to register the “HealthKit” trade mark for its popular health and fitness tracking app after resolving […]

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Unilever’s case over Nivea deodorant stinks, judge finds
Competition & Consumer Protection January 4, 2019 12:08 am By Cat Fredenburgh

Unilever’s allegations that consumer goods competitor Beiersdorf made misleading claims about its Nivea clinical strength deodorant products don’t pass the smell test, a judge has […]

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Full Court tosses ACCC appeal in Medibank disclosure case
Competition & Consumer Protection December 20, 2018 10:42 pm By Christine Caulfield

The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission has lost an appeal of a ruling that dismissed its case over allegedly inadequate disclosures by private health insurer […]

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Network 10 drops Boss name after legal action by Fairfax
Intellectual Property December 12, 2018 10:18 pm By Christine Caulfield

A month after Network 10 vowed to fiercely defend against a trade mark infringement case by Fairfax Media over its new ’10 Boss’ logo, the […]

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Hastie liquidators offer to settle with builders over $124M in unpaid bills
Construction December 7, 2018 7:58 pm By Christine Caulfield

Hastie Group’s liquidators have offered to drop their $124 million case against two dozen major builders if the companies agree to pay an undisclosed sum […]

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Merger to create $285M IP firm poised for Asia push
Intellectual Property November 27, 2018 11:02 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

The companies that own some of Australia’s largest intellectual property boutiques have agreed to a merger that will create a 349 employee-strong firm that’s a […]

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Quinn’s fees, funder’s cut slashed in Bank of Queensland class action settlement
Class Actions November 26, 2018 10:47 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

A judge has taken a hatchet to Quinn Emanuel’s fees and the funder’s cut in a $12 million settlement of a class action against Bank […]

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Network 10 to ‘fiercely defend’ Boss trade mark case by Fairfax
Intellectual Property November 15, 2018 1:34 pm By Miklos Bolza

Network 10 told a court Thursday it would “fiercely defend” a trade mark case brought by Fairfax Media over 10’s recent rebrand and its newly […]

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McMillan Shakespeare unit denies car warranties ‘illusory’
Class Actions November 15, 2018 10:55 pm By Christine Caulfield

Defending a class action alleging its vehicle warranties were worthless, a unit of car leasing company McMillan Shakespeare said it has paid out claims to […]

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AMS says vaginal mesh claims don’t meet bar for class action
Product Liability November 8, 2018 2:45 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

Medical device maker¬†AMS has told the Federal Court that claims in a class action against it over allegedly defective pelvic mesh implants did not meet […]

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