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‘Fantastic, in the true sense of the word’: judge slams Appco class action funder’s 40% cut
Class Actions May 16, 2019 9:19 pm By Amelia Birnie

A judge has raised serious concerns about the proposed commission by the funder behind a $90 million sham contracting class action against fundraiser Appco, slamming […]

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Judge slams Copyright Agency’s $32.5M interim request from universities as ‘absurd’ and ‘unfair’
Intellectual Property May 9, 2019 2:59 pm By Amelia Birnie

A group of 39 of Australia’s largest universities has managed to avoid paying its full $32.5 million annual fee to Copyright Agency Ltd, while a […]

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Lego resolves case with top exec who claimed his family commitments got him fired
Employment April 30, 2019 10:31 pm By Christine Caulfield

Toy giant Lego has resolved an unfair dismissal lawsuit brought by a former executive who claimed he was fired after he returned to Australia early […]

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Baker McKenzie global chair dies while on exhaustion leave
Baker McKenzie April 16, 2019 11:15 pm By Christine Caulfield

International law firm Baker McKenzie has confimed the death of its global chair, Paul Rawlinson, who had been on extended leave, citing exhaustion. “It is […]

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IPH-Xenith merger creates IP services giant
Intellectual Property April 12, 2019 11:19 pm By Cat Fedenburgh

Australia’s largest intellectual property services firm IPH will maintain its dominance after winning a takeover battle for Xenith IP, a deal that will create a […]

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QANTM waves white flag in Xenith takeover fight
Intellectual Property April 11, 2019 9:01 pm By Cat Fredenbugh

IP services company QANTM has signaled the end to a bidding war to acquire rival Xenith IP, saying it will not match the terms of […]

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AMS liable after putting its name on faulty mesh implants, class action claims
Class Actions April 10, 2019 12:47 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

By putting its name on allegedly defective vaginal mesh implants, American Medical Systems held itself out as the manufacture of those devices, according to an […]

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IPH throws down the gauntlet with revised Xenith takeover bid
Corporate April 9, 2019 9:33 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

The takeover battle for Xenith IP has entered round two, with IPH submitting a revised proposal to acquire the IP services firm in full, leaving […]

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Sanitarium, Rebel lose appeal over $1.4M promotion campaign
Contracts March 29, 2019 8:50 pm By Miklos Bolza

Cereal giant Sanitarium and retailer Rebel Sports have lost their appeal against a decision of the NSW Supreme Court staying proceedings against a UK marketing […]

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Xenith takeover battle to heat up after regulator signs off on IPH bid
Intellectual Property March 28, 2019 1:26 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

The battle to acquire IP services company Xenith IP Group is set to intensify after the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission blessed a hostile offer […]

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