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Deep sleep therapy case re-awakened as Full Court grants appeal
Defamation 2022-04-29 10:19 am By Cindy Cameronne

Two psychiatrists who administered the controversial deep sleep therapy at the Chelmsford Private Hospital in the 1970s have won a Full Court appeal in their […]

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$2.5M in damages sought in ‘Love Is In The Air’ copyright suit
Intellectual Property 2022-03-01 4:06 pm By Miklos Bolza

The holder of the licence for ‘Love Is In The Air’ is seeking $2.5 million in damages from Oregon electronic music duo Glass Candy for […]

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Nine can argue MP Andrew Laming a ‘creep’ in defamation defence
Defamation 2022-02-04 10:38 am By Cat Fredenburgh

A judge has allowed Nine Network to claim that MP Andrew Laming is a ‘creep’ in its contextual truth defence to the Queensland politician’s defamation […]

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Liberal MP Andrew Laming looks to strike out Nine’s ‘desperate’ defamation defence
Defamation 2022-01-28 5:28 pm By Bianca Hrovat

Liberal MP Andrew Laming has slammed the Nine Network for attempting to “bully and harass” him with its contextual truth defence to his lawsuit over […]

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HarperCollins settles defamation suit over ‘Putin’s People’
Defamation 2022-01-11 11:21 am By Bianca Hrovat

HarperCollins has agreed to settle a defamation lawsuit by Russian oligarch Roman Abramovich, with the publisher promising to amend significant portions of its best-selling book […]

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Fairfax, reporter hit with $400,000 judgment over ‘derogatory and disparaging’ AFR articles
Defamation 2022-01-07 10:09 pm By Bianca Hrovat

A Fairfax journalist and his employer have been ordered to pay $400,000 for making “baseless” accusations of fraud and unethical market manipulation against the co-founder […]

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Judge steps down from ‘Love Is In The Air’ copyright case
Intellectual Property 2021-12-14 2:19 pm By Miklos Bolza

A judge has recused himself from hearing a dispute over the alleged infringement of the copyright for the disco classic ‘Love Is In the Air’ […]

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Judge says Nine’s ‘pride or ego’ only reason for alleged defamatory articles staying online
Defamation 2021-08-25 6:10 pm By Cindy Cameronne

A judge overseeing a Papua New Guinean politician’s defamation lawsuit has criticised Nine’s refusal to take down two allegedly defamatory articles ahead of a delayed […]

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‘Completely off the track’: Judge got it wrong in deep sleep therapy case, Full Court told
Appeals 2021-08-23 9:17 pm By Christine Caulfield

A judge who dismissed a defamation case against HarperCollins by two psychiatrists who administered the controversial deep sleep therapy at Chelmsford Private Hospital in the […]

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A2 Milk takes trade mark battle over Nestle’s NAN A2 to Federal Court
Intellectual Property 2021-08-19 1:42 pm By Christine Caulfield

New-Zealand dairy company a2 Milk is challenging a win for Nestle over the Swiss food and drink giant’s NAN A2 trade mark for infant formula, […]

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