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Thomson Geer raids Dentons’ Brisbane office, picks up 20 lawyers
Business of Law 2020-07-16 5:12 pm By Christine Caulfield

National law firm Thomson Geer has effectively gutted the Brisbane office of global firm Dentons’, luring five key partners and their teams to beef up […]

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Vagisil maker files appeal to halt European rival’s trade mark
Appeals 2020-03-04 9:24 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

The maker of Vagisil feminine hygiene products has appealed a ruling that denied its bid to stop a European competitor from registering Vagisan as a […]

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‘An inexact science’: Geowash execs can’t void Thomson Geer costs agreement
Competition & Consumer Protection 2020-03-03 4:48 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

Two executives of car wash franchisor Geowash that were found to be knowingly involved in the company’s unconscionable conduct in its dealings with franchisees have […]

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Sussan faces lawsuit over worker’s ‘humiliating’ experience with Kylie Minogue impersonator
Employment 2020-02-10 10:56 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

Women’s clothing retailer Sussan is facing a lawsuit from an employee who claims he suffered psychological injury after being forced to don gold hotpants, a […]

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Judge tosses Vagisil maker’s challenge to European rival’s trade mark
Intellectual Property 2020-02-04 11:43 am By Miklos Bolza

The international company behind the Vagisil feminine hygiene brand has lost its bid to stop a European competitor from registering Vagisan as a trade mark […]

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Visy ordered to pay $1.6M to bubble wrap maker over licence for Chobani spoons
Intellectual Property 2020-02-03 5:17 pm By Miklos Bolza

The company behind the ubiquitous bubble wrap has won a consumer case against Visy Packaging and others, with the Federal Court awarding almost $3 million […]

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From angry clients to angrier ex-partners: law firms felt the sting of litigation in 2019
Business of Law 2020-01-10 11:49 pm By Christine Caulfield

Running a law firm is not without risk, chief among them staring down a lawsuit by a client, an ex-partner or employee, even a rival […]

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Full Court says Oxworks wrongly awarded extra damages in patent suit
Intellectual Property 2020-01-09 5:14 pm By Miklos Bolza

The Full Federal Court has provided clarity around additional damages in patent cases by reducing the penalties liable to be paid by an Australian fencing […]

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Thomson Geer faces negligence lawsuit over $120M Melbourne car park deal
Business of Law 2020-01-07 1:19 pm By Miklos Bolza

Law firm Thomson Geer is facing a negligence lawsuit by a commercial property investment firm over advice it gave in relation to a $120 million […]

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FreezeFrame launches infringement action over RevitalEyes knock-offs
Intellectual Property 2019-10-30 10:17 pm By Christine Caulfield

The cosmetics company behind the beauty range FreezeFrame has filed proceedings against a group of companies allegedly selling counterfeit versions of its popular products, which […]

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