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    IP & Competition Law…

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    Run, fat boy, run!

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    ACCC Expresses Concern with Mobile Services Franchisor

    On 20 August 2014, the ACCC accepted a court enforceable undertaking from Express Mobile Services Pty Ltd, a mobile professional services franchise business with several divisions across Australia. The ACCC alleged that Express Mobile Services...

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