Think before you type. Social media can be dangerous!
In February 2013, Intellectual Property Lawyer Sharon Givoni gave an immensely popular presentation to Creative Women's Circle in Melbourne about trademarks, copyright and how creatives can protect their intellectual property.
In this article, Sharon recounts the story of a small business who accused a larger one of copying their designs, and explains why social media proved to be such a key part of the legal battle.
Protecting your own name as a trade mark
More sage advice from Intellectual Property Lawyer Sharon Givoni. Here Sharon summarises the key points and gives examples and tips for individuals who use their own name as their business name.