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Federal Court holds that employers can require employees to provide medical reports and undergo medical examinations

  • King & Wood Mallesons
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  • Australia
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  • March 25 2014

The Federal Court has provided guidance on when an employer can require an employee to obtain a medical report or undergo a medical examination in

The image of deception

  • King & Wood Mallesons
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  • Australia
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  • March 14 2014

On 10 March 2014, the Federal Court of Australia found that Breast Check Pty Ltd engaged in misleading or deceptive conduct and made false

Breaking news High Court hands down important decision in relation to infringement of pharmaceutical patents

  • King & Wood Mallesons
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  • Australia
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  • December 4 2013

A few hours ago, the High Court handed down its long awaited decision in Apotex v Sanofi. While the High Court confirmed that methods of medical

Just genes? Lessons from the Myriad litigation

  • King & Wood Mallesons
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  • Australia
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  • August 19 2013

Last month the United States Supreme Court ruled that certain naturally occurring DNA sequences (the BRCA1 and BRCA2 genes, mutations in which are

Experimental evidence comply with the rules or risk inadmissibility

  • King & Wood Mallesons
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  • Australia
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  • March 22 2013

By refusing to allow Generic Health to adduce experimental evidence in a patent case currently being heard in the Federal Court, Justice Jagot has

Blockbuster drug goes bust? The Federal Court finds three AstraZeneca patents relating to Crestor (rosuvastatin) invalid

  • King & Wood Mallesons
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  • Australia
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  • March 7 2013

In an important decision handed down on Tuesday, Justice Jagot of the Federal Court held that three patents relating to the blockbuster drug Crestor

Homeopathy plus! Not immune from the ACL

  • King & Wood Mallesons
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  • Australia
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  • March 7 2013

On 21 February 2013, the ACCC instituted proceedings against Homeopathy Plus! Australia Pty Ltd ("Homeopathy Plus!") in the Federal Court of

Australian court decides important gene patenting question isolated genetic material patentable subject matter

  • King & Wood Mallesons
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  • Australia
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  • February 15 2013

Earlier today, the Federal Court rejected a claim brought by Cancer Voices Australia that isolated genetic material (DNA or RNA) that is naturally

Those drugs cost how much?? Chemist warehouse price list misleading but not for the reasons you might think

  • King & Wood Mallesons
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  • Australia
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  • October 29 2012

Last Monday the Supreme Court of Queensland held that a price list published by various Chemist Warehouse pharmacies in Cairns, Nerang, Coolangatta and other parts of Queensland was likely to mislead or deceive and therefore contravene clause 18 of the Australian Consumer Law (Competition and Consumer Act 2010 (Cth), schedule 2, section 18

European Commission ups the cost of paying for delay

  • King & Wood Mallesons
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  • Australia, European Union, USA
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  • August 13 2012

On 25 July 2012, the EC alleged that Danish pharmaceutical company Lundbeck violated EU antitrust rules by colluding to prevent other pharma companies from marketing generic versions of its best-seller antidepressant, citalopram