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Redchip

Intellectual Property

Antivirus, hacker protection.
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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Designer T&Cs

We have created these Standard Terms and Proposal Guidelines to support best practice for designers when engaging clients, and to ensure that all party’s rights are agreed upon and protected....

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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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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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Commercialisation starts with protection

Start-ups seeking to capitalise on the opportunities presented by the Turnbull Government’s Innovation Statement have some important questions to ask themselves before diving into the investor pool....

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Redbubble in trouble – breach of Hells Angels IP

The infamous Hells Angels motorcycle club has followed a more conventional form of protecting itself than one may have expected – filing a claim against online art marketplace Redbubble ( for infringing its registered ...

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Are you having a conversation with your clients about trade mark protection?

Whether your client is creating a new business venture, growing their current enterprise or looking to protect the empire they have built, trade marking is a vital consideration....

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Non-fixed trusts

Most advisers are aware of the benefits of making a Family Trust Election (FTE) for carrying forward revenue losses, however less commonly considered are the advantages of making an FTE for franking credit trading measur...

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Taxing times for intellectual property

Brands, domain names and product designs are all forms of intellectual property (IP) which your clients are likely to possess. They are often the most valuable and enduring assets a business holds. As with any major asse...

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