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The new exclusive club of patent enforcement
  • Minter Ellison
  • Australia
  • November 8 2016

In a relatively recent flurry of decisions, the Federal Court examined a variety of agreements purporting to give exclusive rights to various


Brookfield Multiplex High Court decision: no duty of care owed by builders to developers
  • Minter Ellison
  • Australia
  • October 9 2014

In significant news for the construction industry, the High Court yesterday unanimously allowed Brookfield Multiplex Ltd's (Brookfield) appeal


Refusal of application for adjournment - no consideration of proof of quantum
  • Minter Ellison
  • Australia
  • May 4 2016

An applicant bears the evidentiary burden of proving the quantum of its claim even where a defendant fails to demonstrate a defence, or an arguable


Facebook and employee privacy - how far can an employer delve into an employee's social media posts?
  • Minter Ellison
  • Australia
  • November 10 2016

Last week, in Jurecek v Director, Transport Safety Victoria 2016 VSC 285, the Victorian Supreme Court considered difficult issues when dealing with


Exclusive patent licence it is all or nothing
  • Minter Ellison
  • Australia
  • February 10 2015

The Court found that the word "exploit" in the Act describes the content of a right and is not intended to create separate rights in relation to each


Branlin Pty Ltd v Totaro 2014 VSC 492
  • Minter Ellison
  • Australia
  • February 20 2015

Jurisdictional review Building and Construction Industry Security of Payment Act 2002 (Vic) (Act) incorrect inclusion of non-claimable variations


Patrick Stevedores Operations No 2 Pty Ltd v Mcconnell Dowell Constructors (Aust) Pty Ltd 2014 NSWSC 1413
  • Minter Ellison
  • Australia
  • December 3 2014

Where the contract provides for a reference date which does not survive termination and the contract is terminated prior to the reference date, work


Sunshine Coast Regional Council v Earthpro Pty Ltd 2014 QSC 271
  • Minter Ellison
  • Australia
  • December 3 2014

This was an application for an injunction to prevent enforcement of an adjudication decision until proceedings challenging that decision were


Ku-Ring-Gai Council v Ichor Constructions Pty Ltd 2014 NSWSC 1534
  • Minter Ellison
  • Australia
  • December 3 2014

An attempt to rectify the shortcomings of evidence in a subsequent adjudication may be an abuse of process of the Act. Facts Ichor Constructions


Hallmarc Construction v Saville 2014 VSC 491
  • Minter Ellison
  • Australia
  • December 3 2014

This decision provides guidance on the interpretation of the time limits set out by the Building and Construction Industry Security of Payment Act