Beer Battle – What’s in a label?
A recent case in the Federal Court of Australia in which Stone & Wood Group unsuccessfully claimed that Elixir had passed off their product, is set to have significant impacts on Australian businesses. If you own a business or are part of the marketing of a business’ products, this article...Read More
Can you sue Google for Defamation?
In June 2018, the Australian High Court granted Milorad “Michael” Trkulja the right to sue search engine giant Google for defamation. Background In 2012 Mr Trkulja successfully sued search engine giant Google for publishing defamatory contents. Mr Trkulja argued that his reputation was (falsely) brought into disrepute and his...Read More
What is Defamation?
Rebel Wilson and Lloyd Rayney are just a couple of the many Australians to be awarded damages in 2017 as a result of defamatory statements made against them. The word ‘defamation’ gets thrown around a lot, but what does it really mean and what counts as defamatory? Here’s a rundown...Read More
Debt Recovery and Invoicing: A Guide for Businesses
Everyone wants to hit the ground running and get to work when it comes to engaging a new client. However, it is good practice to take a step back and get your ducks in a row before picking up tools. Investigations Often, the person in the best position to...Read More
6 Ways to Assist Your Lawyer When You Are Involved in Litigation
A good working relationship with your lawyer can improve your chances of success in litigation, and can significantly reduce the stress you may experience. A good lawyer will keep their relationship with you on track by keeping you up to date with developments in your case, answering your questions in...Read More