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Judge wants to avoid ‘behemoth’ trial in $500M combustible cladding class action
Class Actions 2020-12-14 2:38 pm By Spencer Fowler Steen

A judge overseeing two class actions over allegedly flammable combustible cladding used in buildings throughout Australia says he will likely keep the trials separate to […]

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Victoria, Queensland join $500M combustible cladding class actions
Class Actions 2020-11-26 4:56 pm By Miklos Bolza

The states of Victoria and Queensland have joined two class actions over allegedly combustible cladding as group members, with the claims in the proceedings now […]

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Class action against Bayer’s Essure contraceptive drops claims against two manufacturers
Product Liability 2020-11-20 5:40 pm By Miklos Bolza

The lead applicant in a class action against Bayer over allegedly defective Essure contraceptive devices will ask the court to discontinue its claims against two […]

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Trendy Aussie handbag not a work of artistic craftsmanship, court rules
Intellectual Property 2020-11-10 12:53 pm By Christine Caulfield

The Australian maker of a trendy neoprene handbag sold at high-end retailers has lost a copyright lawsuit over alleged knockoffs, with a judge finding the […]

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Sam Newman, AFL veteran sue photog over iconic Ludbey photo remarks
Defamation 2020-11-05 10:01 pm By Spencer Fowler Steen

Former Footy Show host John ‘Sam’ Newman and AFL veteran Donald Scott have filed a defamation suit against photographer Wayne Ludbey and several media companies […]

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CoreLogic must hand over documents for potential data scraping copyright case
Intellectual Property 2020-10-26 6:50 pm By Miklos Bolza

Construction information service provider BCI Media Group has won its bid for preliminary discovery against property data analytics firm CoreLogic Australia, which is suspected of […]

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High Court won’t hear Rokt appeal on software patentability
Intellectual Property 2020-10-08 9:53 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

The High Court has declined to weigh in on the patentability of software, rejecting e-commerce company Rokt’s bid for review of a decision striking down […]

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Ex-Piper Alderman partner’s evidence of sex discrimination falls short, judge says
Employment 2020-09-09 7:21 pm By Christine Caulfield

Evidence of an outdated management approach and bullying — which included threatening defamation proceedings against two junior lawyers that complained about her — appear to […]

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Ousted Piper Alderman partner can’t bring sex discrimination claims against firm
Employment 2020-09-07 5:44 pm By Miklos Bolza

A former Piper Alderman partner has lost her bid to bring sex discrimination claims against the partners of the law firm, but can still proceed […]

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It’s a rap: Jay-Z settles IP spat over Little Homie children’s book
Intellectual Property 2020-09-04 4:38 pm By Christine Caulfield

International hip-hop star Jay-Z has quietly settled his spat with Australian children’s book manufacturer The Little Homie for what his lawyers called “flagrant, glaring and […]

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