Merck Sharp & Dohme (Australia) Pty Ltd v Peterson

JurisdictionAustralia Federal only
CourtFull Federal Court (Australia)
Neutral Citation[2011] FCAFC 128,2011-1012 FCA A
Date2011
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5 cases
  • Ethicon Sarl v Gill
    • Australia
    • Full Federal Court (Australia)
    • 5 March 2021
    ...surgical expertise and preferences of treating surgeons and thus the analysis in Merck Sharp & Dohme (Australia) Pty Ltd v Peterson [2011] FCAFC 128; (2011) 196 FCR 145 is distinguishable and the primary judge’s finding at TJ [4410] (that Merck should not be distinguished) is wrong: AS [21]......
  • Australian Competition and Consumer Commission v Jayco Corporation Pty Ltd
    • Australia
    • Federal Court
    • 20 November 2020
    ...quality: Trade Practices Act, s 74A to s 74G (now repealed); and see, Merck Sharp & Dohme (Australia) Pty Ltd v Peterson [2011] FCAFC 128; 196 FCR 145 at [169]-[182]. 14 The ACL was introduced as Schedule 2 of the renamed Competition and Consumer Act by the Trade Practices Amendment (Austra......
  • DBE17 (by his litigation guardian Marie Theresa Arthur) v Commonwealth of Australia (No 2)
    • Australia
    • Federal Court
    • 26 May 2021
    ...81-692 Merck Sharp & Dohme (Australia) Pty Ltd v Peterson [2009] FCAFC 26; 355 ALR 20 Merck Sharp & Dohme (Australia) Pty Ltd v Peterson [2011] FCAFC 128; 196 FCR 145 Peterson v Merck Sharp & Dohme (Australia) Pty Ltd (No 3) [2009] FCA 5 Peterson v Merck Sharpe & Dohme (Australia) Pty Ltd [......
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3 firm's commentaries
  • Vioxx appeal in Full Federal Court successful
    • Australia
    • Mondaq Australia
    • 18 October 2011
    ...the manufacturer. The judgment steps away from this interpretation. Footnotes 1 Merck Sharp & Dohme (Australia) Pty Ltd v Peterson [2011] FCAFC 128 at 93. 2 (1998) 195 CLR 232. 3 (1998) 195 CLR 232 at [27]. 4Merck Sharp & Dohme (Australia) Pty Ltd v Peterson [2011] FCAFC 128 at 104-......
  • Vioxx appeal successful
    • Australia
    • JD Supra Australia
    • 17 October 2011
    ...liability on the manufacturer. The judgment steps away from this interpretation. [1] Merck Sharp & Dohme (Australia) Pty Ltd v Peterson [2011] FCAFC 128 at 93. [2] (1998) 195 CLR 232. [3] (1998) 195 CLR 232 at [27]. [4] Merck Sharp & Dohme (Australia) Pty Ltd v Peterson [2011] FCAFC 128 at ......
  • STOP PRESS: Vioxx appeal decision handed down by Full Federal Court
    • Australia
    • Mondaq Australia
    • 14 October 2011
    ...Press: The Full Federal Court of Australia has today handed down its decision in Merck Sharp & Dohme (Australia) Pty Ltd v Peterson [2011] FCAFC 128 in relation to the drug Vioxx. Their Honours Keane CJ, Bennett and Gordon JJ allowed the Merck Sharp & Dohme appeal, overturning a pre......
1 books & journal articles
  • Consumer Redress Legislation: Simplifying or Subverting the Law of Contract
    • United Kingdom
    • The Modern Law Review Nbr. 80-5, September 2017
    • 1 September 2017
    ...of both Australian164 Rosenberg vPercival n 66 above at [24]-[25] per McHugh J; Merck Sharp & Dohme (Australia) PtyLtd vPeterson [2011] FCAFC 128 at [98], citing Tabet vGett (2010) 240 CLR 537 at [111]-[113]per Kiefel J, with whom Hayne, Crennan and Bell JJ agreed, see also at [104].165 See......

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