To Licence or not to Licence

To Licence or not to Licence…

Licensing your intellectual property can be a great way to partner up with another party to maximise your financial benefit and yet still retain control of your intellectual assets, whether they be co...
Focus on sunglasses (pun intended)

Focus on sunglasses (pun intended)

In celebration of the first day of summer, we thought we would tell you some important news about sunglasses:  The ACCC has released a reminder to consumers to select safe sunglasses to wear this...
Don't make your Christmas sale a liability

Don’t make your Christmas sale a liability

We all know that Christmas is the time for sales.  It’s critical to ensure that savings claims are accurate and able to be substantiated. Such claims include “% off” or “was/now” price claims.&nb...
How fair are your consumer contracts

How fair are your consumer contracts?

It was only a matter of time before we started seeing the ACCC taking action for unfair contract terms. Pretty much any contract we sign or agree to as a consumer is a 'consumer contract'. This includ...
The importance of substantiating your product claims

The importance of substantiating your product claims.

It is not often in the fashion industry that health claims are made in relation to products. Reebok, made claims relating to the health benefits of wearing their EasyTone shoes. The ACCC found that R...
What’s your exit plan

What’s your exit plan?

The founders of Lorna Jane decided to continue building their vision for the brand rather than to implement their exit strategy after having interest from over 40 parties. Often when starting up a bu...
How safe are your products

How safe are your products?

A reminder of the importance of having a good compliance program. Having checks and balances in place can help will identify products that are covered by Mandatory Standards. Recently the ACCC issued...