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When Do I Need a Confidentiality Agreement?

A confidentiality agreement (also called a Non-Disclosure Agreement or NDA) is a common commercial law instrument in business negotiations. Generally, agreements can be one-way or mutual. A one-way confidentiality agreement is used if you are only disclosing information while a mutual confidentiality agreement is used if both parties are sharing information. An agreement seeks to […]

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Do You Need a Trademark for Your Business?

Trademarks, copyright and patents fall under ‘intellectual property’ and are a major area of commercial law. Intellectual property law provides creators with rights and protections for distributing their work, ensuring that they can receive financial gains for their hard work. What is a Trade Mark? In Australia, a trade mark is defined as a ‘right’ […]