Recent Cases

PKT Technologies Pty Ltd (formerly known as Pty Ltd) v Peter Vogel Instruments Pty Ltd (No 2) [2020] FCAFC 46 (19 March 2020) (Besanko, Banks-Smith and Stewart JJ)


COSTS – exercise of costs discretion under s 43 of the Federal Court of Australia Act 1976 (Cth) – appellant/cross-respondent succeeded on one ground of appeal – respondent/cross-appellant unsuccessful on each ground of cross-appeal – desirability of avoiding future disputes in allocation of items of costs – discretionary apportionment of costs