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Defending against the indefensible

You’d imagine that a law firm with as strong an IP pedigree as Redchip would have no problems defending itself from people preying on the success of our business. Sadly, even we aren’t immune to rip offs and poaching...

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The road to success is a slippery one at best
Common legal pitfalls for start-ups

This excerpt from a chapter we contributed to the QUT Blue Book: Tips for Start-up Founders at QUT looks at the legal fundamentals for any new business to avoid pitfalls down the track....

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What ails Pacific Ale?

When you have a successful business, competition is never far away. Properly protecting unique brand elements is vital in securing your market position and keeping competitors at bay, as Stone & Wood recently discovered ...

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Clients front and centre in tech debate

In assessing the deployment of technology, businesses can fall into the trap of focussing on the upfront cost and the potential short term returns. If we instead work back from the client outcome, then the decision-makin...

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Geography no protection for trade marks

Evolving technology and globalisation are helping to bring more innovative and unique ideas to life. But at the same time, they are creating an ideal environment for opportunistic businesses or individuals to exploit a b...

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How can a robot deliver advice?

You already know my position on the over-use of “disruption” in the business world. Now I am adding robo-advice to my list of catchphrases to question....

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Webinar: Transfer of IP in a business sale

Intellectual property may not be as tangible as plant, property and equipment, but for many businesses its value exceeds the dollars on a balance sheet. When it comes to selling a business, IP can have a critical impact ...

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How vulnerable are Aussie brands?

Your brand is the first thing your customers recognise you for, and the last thing they remember. Redchip hosted a gathering recently to share our ideas about an important conversation we believe business advisers should...

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What’s in a name?

Despite what many people think when starting up a business, the simple act of registering a business, company or domain name does not provide any proprietary rights....

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SBE Turnover Bill proposed changes

The existing $2M turnover test for determining whether your client is a small business entity (SBE) is no longer your only consideration, with the Government’s 2016-17 budget proposing a number of significant changes t...

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