4 May 2021

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"Old Town Road" rapper starts an unholy row with "Satan Shoes"

by Charlotte Hou
The "Old Town Road" rapper Lil Nas X launched a controversial pair of "Satan Shoes" that contains a drop of real human blood, and 666 pairs of "Satan Shoes" were sold out in less than a minute. They were priced at $1,018.00 a pair, which is a reference to the Bible...

29 March 2021

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The COVID-19 Trade Mark Influx

Trademarks are a fundamental part to the success of a company or business. Trademarks provide strategic protection of your brand and products. Unfortunately, simply registering a Business Name, Company Name or internet domain name does not provide any registered IP rights.

Although trademarking ...

16 March 2021

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Mega consequences for breaches of the Code by MegaSave

by Mia Vine
Megasave Couriers Australia Pty Ltd is a franchised Australia-wide business found guilty of misleading franchisees. Megasave is a relatively new Franchise system, it registered as a company in 2018 and claimed to be 'the newest and fasted genuine courier franchise opportunity'.

The Austr...

11 March 2021

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Double C Mark - I see both Sides Like Chanel

by Charlotte Hou
Frank Ocean said he "sees both sides like Chanel". "See on both sides like Chanel" or is it "C on both sides like Chanel"? One thing we know for sure, that beautiful logo featuring the two "C's" facing two different directions is quintessential Chan...

17 February 2021

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The Pickle between the Big Mac and the Big Jack

by Mia Vine
The world-renowned fast-food restaurant McDonald's' first franchise was opened on April 15th, 1955 in Des Plaines, Illinois. Since then, the global foodservice retailer has franchised and operated a total of 38,695 restaurants. In Australia, there is currently a public feud between Mc...