Recent Cases

Directed Electronics OE Pty Ltd v Gridtraq Australia Pty Ltd [2023] FCAFC 149 (06 September 2023) (Perram, Downes and Button JJ)


PRACTICE AND PROCEDURE – appeal from decision of trial judge in proceedings where former employees colluded with suppliers to misappropriate Appellant’s business – whether trial judge erred in dismissing proceedings against Respondents – where Appellant submitted that findings made against Respondents sufficient to constitute copyright infringement and use of confidential information – whether allegations of copyright infringement and misuse of confidential information below made only in the context of larger scheme of misappropriation