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Nationwide looks to appeal Geoffrey Rush defamation ruling
Media April 5, 2018 9:34 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

Nationwide News has moved to appeal after a ruling in a closely-watched defamation case by actor Geoffrey Rush that struck down one of Nationwide’s key […]

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Full Court derails Nationwide’s appeal attempt in Rush case
Media April 27, 2018 10:08 pm By Miklos Bolza

The Full Federal Court has dismissed Nationwide News’ application for leave to appeal Justice Michael Wigney’s March judgment in the hotly contested Geoffrey Rush defamation […]

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Start-up off hook for broken promises, rules NSW Appeals Court
Securities February 19, 2018 8:49 pm By Christine Caulfield

A tech start-up that failed to deliver on a promise that investors would triple their money and was found liable for the entire investment has […]

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High Court says judges can make union officials pay
Employment February 14, 2018 9:25 pm By Christine Caulfield

Courts can stop union officials from seeking union cover to avoid paying court-issued fines for breaking the Fair Work Act, the High Court said Wednesday. […]

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Clerical error that gave trade marks to rival must be fixed, court hears
Intellectual Property May 8, 2018 9:14 pm By Miklos Bolza

A 17-year-old error that removed industrial filter manufacturer Vokes as the registered owner of its trade marks was at the centre of a Federal Court appeal […]

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High Court refuses Newcastle port appeal in access dispute
Appeals March 26, 2018 7:27 pm By Christine Caulfield

The High Court of Australia has rejected an appeal by the Port of Newcastle to overturn a decision that declared the shipping channel at the […]

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Taronga Zoo faces court in trade mark battle
Intellectual Property March 5, 2018 1:10 pm By Christine Caulfield

Sydney’s iconic Taronga Zoo will bare its teeth in court Tuesday for the first hearing in its trade mark battle against the creators of Sydney […]

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ACCC appeals loss in laundry detergent cartel case
Competition & Consumer Protection February 20, 2018 2:51 pm By Jennifer Cooke

The ACCC has lodged an appeal against the Federal Court’s dismissal last year of its sweeping cartel action against laundry detergent manufacturer PZ Cussons, which […]

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High Court to decide if pensions count as lost earnings
Product Liability February 26, 2018 2:47 pm By Christine Caulfield

The High Court of Australia will tackle the question of whether injured plaintiffs in tort cases are entitled to damages for the future loss of superannuation […]

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IP Australia offers court new reason to reject Rokt patent
Intellectual Property February 15, 2018 8:11 pm By Christine Caulfield

The Australian Patent Office wants the Federal Court to uphold its decision refusing an application by marketing technology start-up Rokt for a patent covering its […]

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