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Ex-MP Emma Husar ‘very close’ to settling defamation case against Buzzfeed
Defamation July 19, 2019 3:22 pm By Amelia Birnie

Lawyers for media outlet Buzzfeed say they are “very close” to settling a defamation case brought by former Labor MP Emma Husar, over an article […]

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Liquidator admits ‘significant deficiencies’ and agrees to 10-year ban
Restructuring & Insolvency July 17, 2019 10:07 pm By Miklos Bolza

Veritas Advisory liquidator David Iannuzzi has admitted to “quite significant deficiencies” in his conduct as a liquidator and agreed to a 10-year ban from serving […]

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Chris Gayle defeats defamation appeal by publishers despite lawyer going ‘too far’ at trial
Appeals July 16, 2019 4:52 pm By Miklos Bolza

The publishers of the Sydney Morning Herald, The Age and The Canberra Times have lost an appeal of a $300,000 defamation award to cricketer Chris […]

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Full Court hands Seiko a win in ink cartridge patent dispute
Intellectual Property July 5, 2019 5:15 pm By Miklos Bolza

Printer giant Seiko Epson has won its cross-appeal against cartridge reseller Calidad in a Full Federal Court decision that further clarifies the extent to which […]

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Ex-CBA exec facing criminal charges ordered to hand over docs in US lawsuit
White Collar July 2, 2019 9:03 pm By Amelia Birnie

A former Commonwealth Bank executive facing criminal commercial bribery charges has been ordered to hand over a number of documents in a US lawsuit brought […]

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Slater & Gordon, ex-directors say Pitcher Partners responsible for financial reports
Class Actions June 25, 2019 3:20 pm By Christine Caulfield

Facing cross claims by Pitcher Partners in two shareholder class actions alleging the accounting firm wrongly signed off on Slater & Gordon’s financial reports ahead […]

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InterPharma loses bid to invalidate Pfizer’s Precedex patent
Intellectual Property June 24, 2019 11:54 am By Miklos Bolza

Global pharmaceutical giant Pfizer has successfully defended the patent for its sedative drug Precedex against a validity challenge, a big win for the drug maker […]

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Mystery woman emerges as potential source of ‘industrial espionage’ against Motorola
Intellectual Property June 19, 2019 9:05 pm By Amelia Birnie

The potential source of alleged “industrial espionage” in Motorola’s case against Hytera over the intellectual property for its digital radio mobile devices has been revealed […]

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Copyright Tribunal overstepped with amended Foxtel licence, says Full Court
Intellectual Property June 11, 2019 3:08 pm By Miklos Bolza

The Copyright Tribunal erred by including rights in a reissued Foxtel licence agreement that fell outside the authority of the licence grant holder, the Phonographic […]

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Botox alternatives likened to ‘iPhone accessories’ as trade mark trial kicks off
Intellectual Property June 3, 2019 11:24 pm By Amelia Birnie

In its opening submissions in a trade mark case brought by Botox maker Allergan, Australian cosmetics brand Self Care compared its used of the word […]

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