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Full Court hears government’s $325M fight with Sanofi over ban on Plavix generic
Intellectual Property 2021-02-16 4:13 pm By Miklos Bolza

Pharmaceutical companies Sanofi and Bristol-Myers Squibb are liable for losses to the federal government for excess subsidies it allegedly paid for the blood-thinner Plavix after […]

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Merck Sharpe & Dohme sues Sandoz to block Januvia generic
Intellectual Property 2021-02-15 9:43 pm By Spencer Fowler Steen

US pharmaceutical giant Merck Sharp & Dohme has taken Sandoz to court for allegedly threatening to infringe the patent for its multibillion-dollar diabetes drugs Janumet […]

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Judge fast-tracks Chevron’s high stakes case against Ampol over Caltex trade mark
Intellectual Property 2021-01-15 2:35 pm By Miklos Bolza

A trade mark dispute between US oil giant Chevron and Australian petrol station operator Ampol has been set down for an expedited hearing in April, […]

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Judge advises Chevron to trim ‘window dressing’ from trade mark suit against Ampol
Intellectual Property 2021-01-14 3:00 pm By Miklos Bolza

A judge has told a unit of US energy giant Chevron Corporation to consider narrowing its trade mark dispute against Australian petrol station operator Ampol, […]

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GetSwift’s move to Canada wins court, FIRB approval after fierce opposition by ASIC
Securities 2021-01-08 9:21 pm By Miklos Bolza

Last-mile logistics software company GetSwift has ceased trading on the ASX after its relocation to Canada got the greenlight by the Federal Court and FIRB […]

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ASIC not ‘disproportionately prejudiced’ by GetSwift’s move to Canada, judge says
Corporate 2020-12-01 9:23 pm By Miklos Bolza

A judge has found that a plan by last mile logistics software company GetSwift to relocate to Canada in the midst of ongoing civil litigation […]

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Judge postpones signing off on GetSwift move to Canada until FIRB approval
Corporate 2020-11-27 7:49 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

A judge has indicated she will approve GetSwift’s plans to relocate to Canada, despite concerns raised by ASIC, but will wait until the company has […]

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Rio Tinto execs’ trial vacated given likelihood of COVID-19 vaccine
Coronavirus 2020-11-27 6:58 pm By Spencer Fowler Steen

A judge has vacated a seven-week trial in proceedings brought by ASIC against two former Rio Tinto executives to March or April 2022, after they […]

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GetSwift not ‘fleeing the jurisdiction’ with Canada relocation bid, court told
Corporate 2020-11-26 6:58 pm By Miklos Bolza

Logistics software company GetSwift has tried to assure the Federal Court that an attempt to relocate to Canada is not for the purpose of avoiding […]

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Government may block GetSwift’s relocation to Canada while litigation on foot
Corporate 2020-11-24 5:50 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

Treasurer Josh Frydenberg has indicated the government may oppose GetSwift’s bid to relocate to Canada while the company is facing a $50 million shareholder class […]

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