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    1. Amazon Files for 'BasicCare' Trademark to Begin Selling Medication in Australia

      Amazon Files for 'BasicCare' Trademark to Begin Selling Medication in Australia

      Retail giant Amazon has intensified its push into Australia's highly competitive pharmaceuticals sector, brushing off industry opposition with a fresh trademark application for a range of private-label over-the-counter medications.

      Amazon filed the application for the 'BasicCare' trademark on Friday and refers to Amazon-branded medication which shoppers can buy directly from the e-commerce giant. The move comes as Amazon faces a fight with the Pharmacy Guild of Australia over a previous application for the trademark 'Amazon Pharmacy', which it filed in January this year.

      The guild, which lobbies on behalf of pharmacy owners across the country, has filed an objection with IP Australia arguing the multinational has no right to own the words "Amazon Pharmacy". The group said tight regulation ...

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    2. WorkSafe pursues Haileybury school over death of school groundsman Kym Page

      WorkSafe pursues Haileybury school over death of school groundsman Kym Page

      By Adam Carey March 2, 2020 — 12.11pm WorkSafe is pursuing elite private school Haileybury over the death of an employee while pruning trees on campus. Groundskeeper Kym Page died at the rear of Haileybury’s Berwick campus on February 14, 2018. Haileybury's Berwick campus. Credit: Lawyers for statutory authority WorkSafe and Haileybury appeared in the Melbourne Magistrates Court on Monday ahead of a two-day committal hearing scheduled in August.

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    3. Kim Kardashian West sued for $423 over iconic 'Kimojis'

      Kim Kardashian West sued for $423 over iconic 'Kimojis'

      A social-media developer has sued Kardashian West and her company, Kimsaprincess Inc., over a series of emojis and other images of the reality show celebrity. In a suit filed Tuesday in federal court in Oklahoma City, the developer alleges that he and two others teamed up with Kardashian West to create "Kimoji" designs and merchandising. Now they're claiming that Kardashian West ran away with the trademark and never shared the profits.

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    4. The problems divorce can't solve

      The problems divorce can't solve

      Ever since Gwyneth Paltrow announced her separation from Chris Martin in 2014, I’ve had a bee in my bonnet about "conscious uncoupling." The Paltrow-Martin divorce was (or, at least, appeared to be) respectful, amicable, considered and evolved, and a paradigm of aspirational virtue. But whether it is possible for the majority of separating couples is another issue entirely.

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