Dart Industries Inc. v The Decor Corporation Pty. Ltd

JurisdictionAustralia Federal only
CourtHigh Court
Neutral Citation1993-0929 HCA A,[1993] HCA 54
Date1993
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6 firm's commentaries
  • What is an account of profits?
    • Australia
    • Mondaq Australia
    • 8 March 2022
    ...(No 3) (2007) 73 IPR 77, [2007] FCA 953 at [30] per Greenwood J. iii See, for example, Dart Industries Inc v Decor Corporation Pty Ltd (1993) 179 CLR 101; [1993] HCA 54 and Apand Pty Ltd v Kettle Chip Co Pty Ltd (No 2) (1999) 88 FCR 568; [1999] FCA The content of this article is intended to......
  • What is an account of profits?
    • Australia
    • Mondaq Australia
    • 8 March 2022
    ...(No 3) (2007) 73 IPR 77, [2007] FCA 953 at [30] per Greenwood J. iii See, for example, Dart Industries Inc v Decor Corporation Pty Ltd (1993) 179 CLR 101; [1993] HCA 54 and Apand Pty Ltd v Kettle Chip Co Pty Ltd (No 2) (1999) 88 FCR 568; [1999] FCA The content of this article is intended to......
  • In estimating damages, are overheads fixed and does it matter?
    • Australia
    • Mondaq Australia
    • 12 December 2012
    ...to be paid throughout the period by Synergy would be unfair. Dart Industries Inc. v Décor Corporation Pty Ltd ('Lettuce Crisper Case') [1993] HCA 54A This case dealt with an account of profits, and the Appellants in Norths attempted to rely on it as a basis to reduce the awarded damages. In......
  • Employees ' Damages for breach of contractual and fiduciary obligations
    • Australia
    • Mondaq Australia
    • 24 August 2021
    ...made improperly, and nothing beyond that. It is not to punish the errant fiduciary (Dart Industries Inc v Decor Corporation Pty Ltd (1993) 179 CLR 101 at 111) (Dart). The errant fiduciary is made to account for, and is then stripped of, profits made that it would be unconscientious for that......
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3 books & journal articles
  • Restatement (Third) of Restitution and Unjust Enrichment, vols.1-2.
    • Australia
    • Melbourne University Law Review Vol. 35 No. 3, December 2011
    • 1 December 2011
    ...Breeder's Rights Act 1994 (Cth) s 56(3); Circuit Layouts Act 1989 (Cth) s 27(2). (93) Dart Industries Inc v Decor Corporation Pty Ltd (1993) 179 CLR 101. (94) Colbeam Palmer Ltd v Stock Affiliates Pty Ltd (1968) 122 CLR 25, 33-34 (Windeyer J); Warman International Ltd v Dwyer (1995) 182 CLR......
  • UNJUST ENRICHMENT IN AUSTRALIA: WHAT IS(N'T) IT? IMPLICATIONS FOR LEGAL REASONING AND PRACTICE.
    • Australia
    • Melbourne University Law Review Vol. 43 No. 3, April 2020
    • 1 April 2020
    ...(Vic) v Royal Insurance Australia Ltd (1994) 182 CLR 51, 75 (Mason CJ). (78) See, eg, Dart Industries Inc v The Decor Corp Pty Ltd (1993) 179 CLR 101, 111 (Mason CJ, Deane, Dawson and Toohey JJ); Warman International Ltd v Dwyer (1995) 182 CLR 544, 557 (Mason CJ, Brennan, Deane, Dawson and ......
  • The Assessment of Gain‐Based Damages for Breach of Contract
    • United Kingdom
    • The Modern Law Review No. 71-4, July 2008
    • 1 July 2008
    ...[2007] SCC 24; 281DLR (4th) 640 at [97] (Binnie, Deschamps, Fish, Charron and Roth-stein JJ); DartIndustries Inc vDeŁcorCorp Pty Ltd (19 93)179 CLR101,114(Mason CJ,Deane, Dawsonand TooheyJJ);TheTremolo Patent(1874) 90 US 518,528^9 (Strong J). Cf Levin Bros vDavis Manu-facturing (1934) 72 F ......

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