Energy drinks – to drink or not to drink that is the question!

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Energy drinks have been reasonably quiet in the media for some time now, so it was only a matter of time before they made their way back into the headlines! Find out more…

They Trade Marked What?

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From song lyrics to colours, to signature poses. Over the years, there have been some unusual and unexpected trade marks that have been both successfully and unsuccessfully registered.

Fast Moving Consumer Goods – Protect Your Brand!

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You may have probably already seen the cheap knock-offs in the dollar store of products that are designed to look a lot like popular culture brands – transforming toys that aren’t quite “Transformers” or “Space Wars” ships and aliens that remind you of a popular movie series.

Why FMCGs need more legal advice than other industries

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When it comes to running a successful FMCG, there three things that you need in your back pocket, you need a good ‘ABC’ action plan – an attorney, a banker and a CPA or accountant.

Lazarus Real – Interview with Beyond Billables

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Honoured to have been invited to participate in a podcast with Maciek Motylinski of Beyond Billables. Check out the website to hear Mark’s podcast interview.

Don’t stop, it’s puppy time!

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Yeah, so I know what you all must be thinking? Getting a dog is exciting, what’s so stressful about that? Well, in my family this has sparked some considerable debate because my wife and I have very different opinions on the type of dog we would go for.

When life gives you lemons… write a blog!

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So, I have decided to enter the world of bloggin/vlogging and was contemplating how I could make you the audience more interested in the law. It got me thinking, but I soon realised it ain’t going to be easy, cause let’s face it, the law is s%it boring.

5 Controversial and Historic Court Cases in Australia

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Many court cases are routine and follow existing law that has been put in place. However, sometimes a court case takes place that sets a new precedent or interprets the law in an unexpected way. These historic and sometimes controversial cases can end up reported widely by the media, cited often by lawyers and law students, and might also influence how the law is enforced for years to come.

6 Benefits of hiring a Commercial Lawyer?

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Taking a wrong step legally could be devastating for any business, particularly a small or medium business. Whereas huge companies have the resources to protect themselves against almost anything, a relatively small mistake for a smaller business could mean losing a lot of money and taking a hit to their reputation.

Thrill Seeking Warnings: Exclusion of Liability


The New South Wales Supreme Court of Appeal awarded an appellant $136,075.00 in damages as compensation for injuries suffered in a quad biking activity despite the risk warnings and assistance provided by instructors.