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Medicinal Cannabis Update: Insight from the Regulators
  • Piper Alderman
  • Australia
  • July 18 2016

Deputy Secretary of the Health Products Regulation Group (HPRG) in the Department of Health, John Skerritt, and the Head of the Office of Drug

Australian Court Imposes $3 Million Penalty for Product Safety Violations
  • Kelley Drye & Warren LLP
  • Australia
  • July 13 2016

Earlier this month, the Australian Competition & Consumer Commission (ACCC) reminded businesses that, in February, the Federal Court of Australia

Product Safety is no Accident
  • Addisons
  • Australia
  • July 4 2016

There is little that strikes fear into the heart of a manufacturer than hearing that their consumer product may have a safety issue. Sometimes even

What if your rewards based crowd funding campaign doesn’t go to plan?
  • HopgoodGanim
  • Australia
  • July 1 2016

Rewards based crowd funding is becoming an increasingly popular way for budding entrepreneurs to raise funds to bring their vision to reality. It

Choice of ladder law
  • Hall & Wilcox
  • Australia
  • June 30 2016

The plaintiff fell from a ladder in NSW. The ladder had been purchased by the plaintiff from a retailer in Victoria. It had been manufactured in

"Never let the truth get in the way of a good story" - or selling a product
  • HopgoodGanim
  • Australia
  • June 24 2016

Companies and businesses need to be wary of incurring the wrath of the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) if they advertise and

Country of Origin Labelling Laws
  • Davies Collison Cave
  • Australia
  • June 21 2016

In recent years the origin of food has become a focus in both local and export markets. Australian consumers are increasingly aware of the

Defending against Product Liability Down Under
  • Wilson Elser
  • Australia, USA
  • June 20 2016

In this second collaborative blog post with the Australia-based law firm DibbsBarker, we take a look at the litigation process for product liability

Federal Court finds against APVMA on confidential commercial information
  • Piper Alderman
  • Australia
  • June 16 2016

The case arose out of a change in policy in 2014, when the APVMA decided to require applicants proposing to register generic products to obtain

Nailed! - Marque Lawyers’ semiregular wrap up of who’s been sprung by the ACCC and how much it cost them
  • MARQUE Lawyers
  • Australia
  • June 9 2016

You might recall that last year Reckitt Benckiser (maker of Nurofen) was done for misleading consumers about its Nurofen pain specific product range