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MARQUE Lawyers | Australia | 7 Aug 2015

Food fight! Is there copyright in a cooking show?

MasterChef, Kitchen Nightmares, Restaurant Revolution, Recipe to Riches: just a few of the reality TV cooking shows bombarding viewers in an attempt

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MARQUE Lawyers | Australia | 1 Dec 2014

Oh no you di’int! the cost of getting nasty on social media

Lately Twitter has been a hotbed for celebrity feuds. There were Iggy Azealea and Snoop Lion (aka Snoop Dog) going at each other because of a photo

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MARQUE Lawyers | Australia, Canada | 31 Mar 2014

Oh, Canada - what does this mean for us? The latest in mass piracy

Voltage, which owns the Oscar winning movies The Hurt Locker and Dallas Buyer's Club, recently obtained orders forcing several Canadian ISPs to give

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MARQUE Lawyers | Australia | 20 Dec 2013

A very nailed Christmas: 5 things you need to know about ACL consumer guarantees

The ACCC is all about consumer rights this Christmas. Consumer guarantees are on their radar, right in time for the holiday spending (and returning)

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MARQUE Lawyers | Australia | 24 Oct 2013

More misleading claims from Coles

Unsurprisingly, consumer laws say that if you are going to tell people where your goods are from, then you need to be accurate. Following recent

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MARQUE Lawyers | Australia | 24 Oct 2013

How to add insult to injury

As if car repairs weren't already expensive enough, a former Europcar franchisee, BAJV Pty Ltd (BAJV), was deliberately overcharging customers for

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MARQUE Lawyers | Australia | 24 Oct 2013

Telemarketers strike again

It seems that doorknockers and telemarketers just can’t stay out of trouble. In the firing line this time is Red Energy, an energy retailer whose

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MARQUE Lawyers | Australia | 24 Oct 2013

HP pays massive penalties for misrepresentations about consumer guarantees

Hewlett Packard (HP) recently consented to a massive $3 million in penalties for making misleading representations about consumer guarantees. HP was

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MARQUE Lawyers | Australia | 21 Jun 2013

Shock! Extra virgin olive oil not made from extra virgins

MOI International (Australia) Pty Ltd got into trouble over its 'Mediterranean Blend' oils labelled as 'Extra Virgin Olive Oil' and '100 Olive Oil'

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MARQUE Lawyers | Australia | 21 Jun 2013

Door-to-door energy salesmen get slammed

Consumer laws are pretty clear that anyone who undertakes illegal door-to- door selling practices will be penalised but it looks like AGL missed the

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