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    SA Commercial Law - Creating an Entity to Hold IP?

    Hi, Looking for the best way to set up an entity to hold some IP for use by international NFPs and trade associations. Sounds big, but it's not. There is a loose affiliation of voluntary organisations, member associations and trade bodies across the world that hold a conference and expo every...
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    VIC Purchased Business Name Already Exists - Options?

    Hey I recently purchased a business name and domain name, to find out that a website for the business name already exists. I plan on going large with the business but this website is in my way. I'm wondering what my options are. Thanks
  3. AndrewB

    VIC Australian Consumer Law - Transfer of Website Domain Name to Another?

    Hey all, I run a small web hosting company and have come across an issue today and not sure on the best way to handle it. An employee/ contractor of a company has registered for web hosting and a domain name with us. This employee has locked the rest of the company out of the account and...
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    QLD Verbal Partnership Agreement and Domain Names - Is It Valid?

    A friend came to me last year with an idea for a website. She told me that she needed someone to help her because she didn't have the skills but she thought I did. I believe we have a verbal agreement to start a website - I registered the domain names and commissioned artwork for a logo...
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    QLD The Same Business Domain Names but Different Products Sold - Legal?

    Hello everyone and thanks for reading this. If one was to register a domain name globally, how does that interfere with, for example, a bands name that is already in use in Germany or any country around the world? If you purchase a domain name that is already used in a different way, perhaps...
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    QLD Ex-Band Member Locked Us Out of Website - Domain Names Dispute?

    Hi everyone. I have a pretty simple question I think. Here's the brief back story first. I'm a member of a band that has recently seen one of our members leave. When we formed some years ago, he was the one tasked with setting up our web site. Now that he's quit, he has decided to not...
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    VIC Domain Name and Business Name - Similar but Not the Same?

    Hello Legal Eagles and thankyou for reading my thread and hopefully providing an opinion. I currently own a business that could do better if it had a website. I work in Melbourne and I am only seeking clients in Melbourne, in particular suburbs too, the more expensive suburbs use my services...
  8. Tom Garward

    Trademark Infringement - Sued if I Register Domain Name?

    Hi. I want to register a domain name that bears an accidental resemblance to a DC Comics character. Can I get sued for trademark infringement? How close to the original name does it have to be before I'm breaking the law? Also, if my website has nothing to do with cartoon characters or comics...