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Leading female lawyer at Piper Alderman sues partnership for sex discrimination
Employment February 21, 2019 2:22 pm By Christine Caulfield

A female Piper Alderman partner has filed a sex discrimination lawsuit against the firm’s other partners and has won a temporary injunction blocking the partnership […]

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Quintis class fails in bid for speedy common fund order
Class Actions February 13, 2019 9:48 pm By Miklos Bolza

A judge has put a proposal for a common fund order in a class action against sandalwood producer Quintis on hold as the court awaits […]

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Top 10 class action settlements of 2018
Exclusive January 11, 2019 11:29 pm By Christine Caulfield and Cat Fredenburgh

From a record-setting funder’s cut to the first call for ‘“proportionality”, last year saw a number of groundbreaking judgments approving class action settlements worth more […]

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Judge refuses injunction bid by Redarc in fight over vehicle brake patent
Intellectual Property January 10, 2019 2:42 pm By Christine Caulfield

A judge has rejected an application by auto electronics maker Redarc Group for an injunction in a case against rival B8 Systems over an innovation […]

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Judge says Zoetis horse vaccine class action fails to connect dots
Class Actions December 20, 2018 1:05 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

A judge has criticised an amended pleading in a class action against Zoetis by horse owners who claim the pharmaceutical company made misleading claims about […]

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Trade mark suit by Melbourne University’s Trinity College settles
Intellectual Property December 14, 2018 10:43 am By Cat Fredenburgh

An education provider that calls itself Trinity College Australia has settled a trade mark lawsuit alleging it tried to pass itself off as the famed […]

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Gadens to run consolidated Quintis class action, court hears
Class Actions December 10, 2018 1:13 pm By Miklos Bolza

A shareholder class action led by Bannister Law against sandalwood oil producer Quintis will be absorbed by rival law firm Gadens in a consolidation agreement […]

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Ernst & Young says previous Quintis auditor should share any blame
Class Actions December 3, 2018 11:08 pm By Christine Caulfield

Accounting giant Ernst & Young, which is accused in a class action of misleading and deceptive conduct in signing off on the 2015 and 2016 […]

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Advangen must pay Ikon $1M for TV ads despite buyer’s remorse
Media November 7, 2018 9:29 pm By Christine Caulfield

Hair loss treatment company Advangen International has been ordered to fork over $940,000 to advertising agency Ikon Communications after refusing to pay for an ad […]

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Melbourne University’s Trinity College sues to protect lucrative name
Competition & Consumer Protection November 5, 2018 4:03 pm By Christine Caulfield

An education provider calling itself Trinity College Australia faces a lawsuit alleging it is duping consumers by trying to pass off as The University of […]

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