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WorkPac wants $84M casual worker class action thrown out
Class Actions March 25, 2019 5:25 pm By Miklos Bolza

Labour hire company WorkPac has asked the court to dismiss an $84 million class action brought on behalf of thousands of casual mine workers alleging […]

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Mylan must hand over authorised generic docs ahead of injunction hearing
Intellectual Property March 25, 2019 8:29 pm By Miklos Bolza

Pharmaceutical giant Mylan has been ordered to hand over documents relating to its proposed launch of a generic version of its cholesterol drug Lipidil to rival Sun Pharma in advance of a hearing on Mylan’s request for an order blocking Sun from launching its own generic version of the drug.

ACCC won’t block $285M merger to create IP law giant
Intellectual Property March 21, 2019 8:10 pm By Miklos Bolza

The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission will not oppose the merger of two companies that own some of Australia’s largest intellectual property boutiques. The merger […]

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Botox trade mark trial unexpectedly vacated
Griffith Hack March 13, 2019 12:28 pm By Miklos Bolza

An eight-day joint hearing in cases brought by Allergan alleging infringement of its Botox trade mark, which was due to commence Monday, has been vacated […]

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Bellamy’s keeps up fight for cost capping in joint class actions
Class Actions March 11, 2019 12:23 pm By Christine Caulfield

Baby food maker Bellamy’s is not giving up its fight to limit the costs of two shareholder class actions against the company, lodging an appeal […]

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Liquidator loses appeal to block evidence as ATO aims at 10 year ban
Restructuring & Insolvency March 11, 2019 8:47 pm By Miklos Bolza

An appeals court has dismissed a challenge by Veritas Advisory principal liquidator David Iannuzzi to the admissibility of evidence submitted by the Australian Taxation Office […]

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CFMMEU wants to intervene in WorkPac class action
Employment March 7, 2019 4:55 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

The Construction, Forestry, Maritime, Mining and Energy union is seeking court approval to intervene in a class action against labour hire company WorkPac on behalf […]

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Mylan wants injunctions against Sun Pharma, Cipla over generic cholesterol drug
Intellectual Property March 6, 2019 3:17 pm By Christine Caulfield

Mylan has renewed calls for a temporary injunction against Sun Pharma pending an appeal of a ruling invalidating its patents for Lipidil, and has sued […]

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ABC paid Michelle Guthrie $730,000 to settle unfair dismissal case
Employment March 6, 2019 4:39 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

The ABC paid ousted managing managing director Michelle Guthrie $730,000 to settle a lawsuit alleging unfair dismissal. The settlement amount was revealed Wednesday by acting […]

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High profile barrister steps aside in Gayle defamation appeal
Defamation March 5, 2019 7:58 pm By Miklos Bolza

Leading defamation barrister Bruce McClintock, SC, has stepped down from representing cricketer Chris Gayle as an appeal by three media organisations against a $326,000 payout […]

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