Talking Law

Talking Law


Latest Episodes

[EP 097] Slofie and trademarking your invented word
October 10, 2019

In this week’s episode, our resident trademarks guru Grace Yi takes us through a recent and interesting trademark application in the US by Apple for the word “Slofie”. We also discuss the importance of registering a trademark so that you can control it...

[EP 096] How to deal with Personal Guarantees – Don’t Set and Forget
September 25, 2019

If you’re a business owner, it’s likely that at one time or another you’ve been asked to provide a personal guarantee to a contract. But just because it’s asked, doesn’t mean it’s required. Here’s everything you need to know before signing a personal g...

[EP 095] Exploring “Mentored” with Mark Bouris – Part 2
September 12, 2019

Welcome to the final half of our two-part series. In this episode, we talk to the Executive Chairman of publicly-listed Yellow Brick Road, Chairman of SME Association of Australia and the host of the television shows The Apprentice and The Celebrity Ap...

[EP 094] Exploring “Mentored” with Mark Bouris – Part 1
August 29, 2019

In this episode, we talk with Mark Bouris – the very well known Executive Chairman of publicly-listed Yellow Brick Road, Chairman of SME Association of Australia – and of course, the host of the television show The Apprentice and The Celebrity Apprenti...

[EP 093] Harry Potter versus a Melbourne Pub
August 14, 2019

Whether you have one or hundreds of trademarks, developing and managing your trademark portfolio are critical to maximising and protecting a company's brands. Here’s a quick overview of everything you need to know with some pro-tips from our experts.

[EP 092] Revealing the Accountant Advisors Community – what is it and how is it relevant to you as an accountant?
July 31, 2019

As the quote goes “Alone we can do so little; together we can do so much”. Today’s is dedicated to our accountants. Here's a quick overview of everything you need to know about the Accountant Advisors Community which is a joint initiative of Aspect Leg...

[EP 091] Managing Your TM Portfolio
July 17, 2019

Whether you have one or hundreds of trademarks, developing and managing your trademark portfolio are critical to maximising and protecting a company's brands. Here’s a quick overview of everything you need to know with some pro-tips from our experts.

[EP 090] Trusts vs Companies: Which should you choose and why
July 03, 2019

Setting the right structure is one of the most important decisions you will make for your business. If you're deciding between owning your business through a trust or a company, listen to this episode for a helpful guide on which to choose and why.

[EP 089] From the brink of liquidation to a business success story
June 20, 2019

We walk through a number of business success stories in this episode with Charles Fairlie, the CEO of Purpose Publishing. Together, we investigate the themes of success and discuss how business owners can create their own legacy.

[EP 088] Could you (and should you) franchise your business?
June 10, 2019

If you’ve considered franchising as a growth strategy, this episode might help you determine whether it’s right for your business. Listen in as we speak to Brian Keen from Franchise Simply about everything you need to know before getting started.