Australian Tariff Classification Update

Classification of common household products is not as straightforward as it seems  What do baby wipes, vitamins, weight loss tablets and apple cider have in common? They have all been the subject of Australian legal decisions ...

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Private Business Exits

In this four part video series, Principal Nick Miller provides practical advice for private business owners looking to exit. Watch now...

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Australian Border Force Focuses on Customs Valuation

A June 2016 Australian Border Force report highlighted a worrying 23% error rate on import declarations. What are you doing to review compliance levels? Customs valuation principles In most cases, the customs value of goods will...

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Shaken, not Stirred? Protecting Your Business Against Employee Espionage

"BlueScope Steel stung by alleged corporate espionage" read the headline on the front page of the "The Age" newspaper last Saturday. The article that follows describes the alleged "international espionage" by former employee of Bl...

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New intellectual property considerations for exporting to the United States

Recent free trade agreements with China, Korea and Japan are getting a lot of attention from Australian exporters. However, the lure of the United States (US) remains strong, with a recent survey showing it is still the number one...

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Apple Not ‘appy with Federal Court Decision on APP STORE Trademark

Key points This case was decided using the form of s 41 of the Trade Marks Act 1995 (Cth) which applied prior to the amendments introduced by the Intellectual Property Laws Amendment (Raising the Bar) Act 2012 (Cth). The mark...

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