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Cartel hunters – the ACCC is fishing with a wide net

18.04.17

The idea of “cartels” is not normally associated with businesses that engage in the provision of lawful goods or services, however the priorities of the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (known as the ACCC) suggest otherwise.

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Penfolds raises a glass in China

20.01.17

In a landmark trade mark ruling from the Beijing High People’s Court, Treasury Wine Estates (“TWE”), the owner of the ‘Penfolds’ wine brand, has successfully challenged the registration of the lucrative ‘Ben Fu’ trade mark which had been registered by a well-known ‘trade mark squatter’ in China.

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Cross-border dispute management for business

18.07.16

Over half of Australian businesses are doing business overseas through trade, investment and cross-border transactions. The world has become much smaller and closer, and Australian businesses are now fully integrated as part of the greater Asian market.

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