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10 Ways to Legally Protect your Business Online

The internet has opened a new era of business opportunities.  Many online businesses involve less staff, lower overheads and have no lease agreement.  It is therefore reasonable to assume that to start a business online should be more affordable than to start a business offline.  For this reason, some businesses start-out as online businesses and […]

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How to protect your name

Starting and growing a new business is very exciting. However, to be interrupted by legal conflicts in the process is very costly and inconvenient.  At the inception of a business, many entrepreneurs decide to start trading, without conducting available checks on trading names and registering their intellectual property rights, just to learn later that it […]

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Advertising your trade mark

Before applying to register your trade marks, it is highly recommended to first instruct a trade mark attorney to conduct a search of the Trade Marks Register to determine whether your proposed trade mark is available for use or registration in relation to the category of goods or services of interest to you.  An availability […]

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Comparative advertising

Comparative advertising can be defined as “an advertisement in which a particular product or service, specifically mentions a competitor by name for the express purpose of showing why the competitor is inferior to the product naming it.” Thus it can be said that comparative advertising highlights the advantages of the goods or services offered by […]

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