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Full Court deals another blow to software patents in Rokt case
Intellectual Property May 21, 2020 11:29 am By Miklos Bolza

The Full Federal Court has rejected a patent application for a digital advertising system by e-commerce firm Rokt in a test case by IP Australia […]

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Judge rejects GetSwift’s latest push to delay ASIC trial for a year
Securities May 21, 2020 9:43 pm By Christine Caulfield

Logistics company GetSwift and its directors have failed in a bid for a year-long delay of a trial scheduled to start next month in ASIC’s […]

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ACCC can’t stop Garuda appeal despite unpaid $19M penalty
Competition & Consumer Protection May 21, 2020 12:53 pm By Miklos Bolza

The ACCC has lost its bid to stay a cartel appeal by Indonesian airline PT Garuda, with a judge finding the competition watchdog had not […]

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Kraft takes trade dress battle with Bega to High Court
Intellectual Property May 21, 2020 11:12 am By Christine Caulfield

US food giant Kraft-Heinz wants the High Court to hear its intellectual property stoush with Bega after twice losing the battle over the right to […]

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Judge was wrong to find breach worker didn’t allege, court hears
Employment May 21, 2020 9:19 pm By Christine Caulfield

Heiko Constructions has won approval to appeal a ruling from Federal Circuit Court Judge Salvatore Vasta that found the company committed a breach of the […]

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Casual workers win big in leave entitlements test case
Employment May 20, 2020 11:08 pm By Christine Caulfield

In a major blow to Australian businesses, the Full Federal Court has ruled that casual employees who work regular shifts are entitled to paid annual, […]

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‘I didn’t come down in the last shower’: Judge trashes barristers’ submissions in CFMEU whistleblower trial
Employment May 20, 2020 11:33 am By Miklos Bolza

A judge has scrapped overly-long written submissions by barristers in proceedings brought by two CFMEU whistleblowers and replaced them with an extra day of oral […]

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Cricket legend Sachin Tendulkar wins $2M judgment against bat maker
Intellectual Property May 20, 2020 3:44 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

India’s God of Cricket Sachin Tendulkar has won a $2 million judgment against Australian bat maker Spartan Sports for allegedly failing to pay him money […]

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Two more supermarket giants may face underpayments class actions
Class Actions May 20, 2020 12:39 pm By Alison Eveleigh

Two leading independent supermarket groups are the latest retail giants to face possible class actions for alleged wage underpayments, in the wake of class actions […]

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Full Court to hear Cigno challenge to ASIC ban on short-term credit lending
Appeals May 20, 2020 12:07 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

Cigno has appealed a ruling shooting down its challenge to the first action brought by ASIC under its powers to prohibit ‘predatory’ financial products, which […]

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