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What does “available” mean?

What does “available” mean when you’re talking about a business or company name? Sadly… absolutely nothing....

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“She’s the last of the V8s, Max”

When the last Holden rolled off the assembly line in Australia on Friday, it represented even more than the end of local car manufacturing in this country....

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Do yourself a favour – don’t DIY

A common pitfall of the DIY trade mark application is applying for registration on behalf of the wrong person or entity....

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VIDEO Restructuring for asset protection: Is it genuine?

This webinar considers whether asset protection strategies might be impacted by any of the following ITAA provisions: Part IVA; Section 100A; Subdivision 328-G and Division 152....

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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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From shark bait to superheroes

Three life lessons for start-ups. There’s never been more buzz surrounding the start-up community, but all this excitement doesn’t come without its fair share of hurdles and legal pitfalls....

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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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Webinar: Structuring Tax-Effective Property Transactions

With almost three quarters of Australians owning real property, clients will be turning to you - their accountant - to discuss the structuring and tax implications of disposal, sub-division or development opportunities....

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