Beware of Trade Mark Scams

Beware of Trade Mark Scams

IP Australia has recently reported that there have been cases of unsolicited letters sent to trade mark holders, asking for the payment of fees for registering and publishing their trade marks. The s...
Hoping to profit from extended warranties in 2015

Hoping to profit from extended warranties in 2015?

It’s the time of year when retailers are hoping to sell lots of extended warranties and planning for new products in 2015.  Not only do extended warranties add profit to the bottom line, but they...
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...
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...
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...
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