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High Court rejects CFMMEU’s appeal of $306,000 fine
Construction December 6, 2018 11:33 pm By Christine Caulfield

The Construction, Forestry, Maritime, Mining and Energy union has lost its bid to be heard by the High Court of Australia after an appeals court […]

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Landmark to pay $1M in ACCC case over barley claims
Competition & Consumer Protection December 3, 2018 1:48 pm By Christine Caulfield

A unit of agribusiness giant Landmark Operations has agreed to pay $1 million to settle an enforcement action by the consumer watchdog alleging it misled […]

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Catch Group takes another stab at trade mark opposition
Intellectual Property November 29, 2018 12:13 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

Catch Group has appealed a decision from IP Australia that shot down its opposition to a trade mark by a rival online store. The e-retailer, […]

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IP exemptions to competition laws to be removed
Expert Insights November 29, 2018 9:04 pm By Ayman Guirguis and David Howarth of K&L Gates

In Brief • Federal Parliament is debating the Treasury Laws Amendment (2018 Measures No. 5) Bill 2018 (Bill), which seeks to repeal section 51(3) of […]

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Catch Group files trade mark lawsuit over ‘Catch of the week’ deals
Intellectual Property November 28, 2018 11:51 am By Cat Fredenburgh

E-retailer Catch Group has filed a trade mark lawsuit against a popular online classified ads provider over its “Catch of the week” and “Catch of […]

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Breakaway law firm loses copyright spat over Kaden Boriss name
Intellectual Property November 21, 2018 9:44 pm By Miklos Bolza

Two founders of the Kaden Boriss international network of law firms have had a copyright case over the company’s name and logo thrown out, after […]

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Acai berry co. ends case alleging Aussie duo stole Amazon narrative
Competition & Consumer Protection November 14, 2018 10:58 pm By Christine Caulfield

California-based acai berry company Sambazon Inc. has resolved legal action that accused its former Australian distributors of co-opting the company’s Amazonian narrative to promote a […]

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VW faces class action over Takata airbags
Class Actions October 29, 2018 1:48 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

Quinn Emanuel has filed a class action against Volkswagen over cars fitted with defective Takata airbags, the seventh class action filed by the firm in […]

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Appeals court to hear BMW common fund challenge in Takata class actions
Product Liability October 22, 2018 7:19 pm By Miklos Bolza

A NSW Supreme Court judge said Monday it will refer to the Court of Appeal a challenge by car giant BMW to a common fund […]

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BMW says court can’t make funding order in Takata class actions
Class Actions September 19, 2018 8:40 pm By Miklos Bolza

BMW Australia plans to challenge the NSW Supreme Court’s power to create a common fund order spanning six class actions brought against major players in […]

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