Printer cartridge seller Calidad may take its arguments over the exhaustion of patent rights to the High Court, the company told the Federal Court in its challenge to an infringement win for Japanese electronics giant Seiko Epson.
Magic Circle firm Clifford Chance will represent Rio Tinto as it faces legal action in Australia over allegedly misleading investors about the coal reserves of a Mozambique mining company it acquired for $4 billion in 2011.
Telstra and Vodafone have reached a mid-trial deal to end an infringement case alleging use of GPS technology by the telcos to track customer phones violates a 1994 patent.
Actor Geoffrey Rush has won a bid to strike down one of Nationwide News’ defences in a defamation case brought by the actor.
Viagogo could calculate from the start of the booking process how much it would charge in booking and handling fees for event tickets, but kept customers in the dark, the ACCC said in a recent court document, rebutting the online ticket reseller’s defense in the consumer regulator’s case.
Internet providers iiNet Limited and Internode Pty Ltd have agreed to compensate customers for promising NBN speeds that they couldn’t deliver, the fifth undertaking the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission has won from companies for making misleading NBN claims.
Shuttered online business directory ABG Pages has been slapped with a $300,000 fine after admitting to systemic unconscionable conduct that included refusing to cancel customer contracts and pretending that big businesses advertised on their service.
H.J. Heinz Company Australia Ltd made misleading claims about the health benefits of its Little Kids Shredz products, the Federal Court said Monday.
Whether Google is liable as a publisher for defamatory content that pops up in search engine results is the question before the High Court on Tuesday, and the answer could drastically alter the way large Internet companies do business.
Australia’s securities regulator will soon have a new mandate – overseeing competition in the financial sector.
As trial enters its second week in a landmark case against S&P Global, a judge has signed off on a settlement of a separate class action against the U.S. credit ratings agency over its alleged role in the global financial crisis.
The Full Court has allowed Yazaki Corporation to file additional documents as it weighs the ACCC’s case that the auto parts maker got off easy when the federal court slapped it with a $9.5 million penalty in May for engaging in cartel conduct.
A bill aimed at tackling gender pay inequality got floor time in the Senate on Monday, but despite consensus that the gap needs bridging, lawmakers debated the best fix.