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Judge warns ‘enough’s enough’ in fight for damages over delayed Abilify generic
Intellectual Property 2021-06-03 10:52 am By Cat Fredenburgh

A judge has given Generic Health more time to file its evidence in a multimillion-dollar dispute with drug makers Otsuka and Bristol-Myers Squibbs over the […]

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Otzuka, Bristol-Myers lose discovery bid in decade-old fight over Abilify
Intellectual Property 2021-04-27 4:46 pm By Christine Caulfield

The companies behind the top selling Abilify medication have lost their latest bid for documents from the Commonwealth in a multimillion dollar dispute over the […]

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Ex-AFL player’s eyewear company defeats indie band’s challenge to ‘xx’ trade mark  
Intellectual Property 2021-04-15 4:47 pm By Cindy Cameronne

English indie band The xx has lost its bid to block an Australian sunglasses company co-founded by former AFL player Tom Sheridan from registering its […]

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Four months out from trial in 20-year-old trade mark spat, judge won’t add defendant
Intellectual Property 2021-03-30 2:48 pm By Miklos Bolza

A judge has denied an application by industrial filter manufacturer Laminar Air Flow to add a new respondent in a long-running trade mark dispute against […]

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DLA Piper admits to breaching disclosure obligations in $466,000 costs dispute
Intellectual Property 2020-03-23 12:49 pm By Miklos Bolza

A dispute over approximately $466,000 in unpaid legal costs has been sent to the Victorian Supreme Court after DLA Piper admitted it breached its disclosure […]

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Lion hits WA store with trade mark lawsuit over ‘offensive’ t-shirt
Intellectual Property 2020-03-17 8:56 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

Beer giant Lion has slapped a WA retailer with a trade mark lawsuit over an offensive t-shirt that features the mark for its Emu Export […]

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Otsuka, Bristol-Myers can withdraw admissions in Abilify damages case
Intellectual Property 2020-03-02 4:05 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

A judge has granted a request by Otsuka and Bristol-Myers Squibbs to withdraw admissions in proceedings brought by Generic Health seeking damages after the generic […]

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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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Trade marks that copy labels of $4,000 wine registered in bad faith, delegate says
Intellectual Property 2019-11-26 9:44 am By Hannah Gee

The Trade Marks Office has found that a wine company’s attempt to register trade marks previously used by another well-known wine maker was made in […]

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Otsuka ‘deliberately’ withheld information from court, Generic Health claims
Intellectual Property 2019-09-17 9:30 pm By Miklos Bolza

Pharmaceutical company Generic Health has told the Federal Court that, on advice from their solicitors, Otsuka and Bristol-Myers Squibb “deliberately” chose not to disclose their […]

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