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Unique wins appeal of unconscionable conduct ruling
Competition & Consumer Protection September 19, 2018 4:51 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

The Full Federal Court has overturned a win for the consumer regulator in a case against Sydney-based Unique International College, ruling that the vocational trainer’s […]

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ABC, Fairfax to fight dismissal of truth defence in Chau Chak Wing defamation suit
Defamation September 14, 2018 11:21 pm By Christine Caulfield

The ABC and Fairfax Media are appealing a ruling tossing their truth defence in a case brought by Chinese billionaire and philanthropist Dr Chau Chak […]

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Maker of iconic French press sues to block copycat device
Intellectual Property September 13, 2018 10:14 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

Bodum, maker of the popular glass French press coffee maker, has sued an Australian company for allegedly copying the design and getup of its iconic […]

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Australia, Canada settle patent fight over commemorative coins
Intellectual Property September 11, 2018 10:55 am By Christine Caulfield

An international IP dispute between the Royal Australian Mint and its Canadian counterpart over a patent for printed commemorative coins has settled, three months after […]

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Class action funders’ $92M windfall: the last of the big paydays?
Class Actions September 10, 2018 11:31 pm By Christine Caulfield

The $92 million payout to two funders that financed the recently settled S&P Global class actions shows the need for continued scrutiny of litigation funding […]

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