Category: Litigation

Running a hearing during COVID-19

When COVID-19 hit, no one was immune, and courts and tribunals across Australia had to pause, assess, and implement change. In Victoria, most almost immediately closed the doors to in-person hearings and shifted all court…

The importance of ensuring that your marketing does not breach consumer protection legislation

In 2017 GlaxoSmithKline and Novartis were accused by the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission of misleading consumers for over 5 years. The two companies admitted that “Osteo Gel” was marketed as being more effective in…

How to respond to a data breach notification

Under the Australian Privacy Act and the Notifiable Data Breach (NDB) scheme, organisations which store your personal information and experience a notifiable data breach, must inform you of that breach, as well as the Privacy…

COVID-19 – A force (majeure) to be reckoned with

The effects of the coronavirus have disrupted almost every aspect of our daily lives, but is COVID-19 a reason not to comply with your contractual obligations? The answer may come down to whether your contract…

Bega Cheese wins legal battle over peanut butter packaging

Australian food company Bega has triumphed over its US competitor Kraft, in a long-running legal battle over the right to use the distinctive peanut butter jar shape and iconic yellow lid that Australians all know…

Privacy Awareness Week is just around the corner

Kalus Kenny Intelex is a proud supporter of this year’s Privacy Awareness Week (PAW). PAW is an important initiative run every year by the Office of the Australian Information Commissioner, aimed at raising awareness of…