Webinar ‘What’s new about whole of contents’

Clare Cunliffe will give a 60 minute presentation exploring the special requirements and features of whole of contents novelty. Clare will discuss the case law concerning the formulation of notional claims, the difficulties in formulating notional claims, and how proving anticipation using a notional claim might differ from the standard approach to anticipation.

Webinar ‘Expert evidence: A Barrister’s perspective

On 28 July 2015, Melbourne IP barrister Susan Gatford will present on expert evidence. Susan will make a 40 minute presentation discussing the rules and procedures that apply to expert evidence in Court proceedings and the underlying rationales for those rules and procedures. Susan’s presentation will provide patent and trade mark practitioners with advice as to how

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2015 Francis Gurry Lecture

Wesley Conference Centre 220 Pitt Street, SYDNEY

'To boldly reform IP dispute resolution - Experience in the Intellectual Property Court' with Justice Colin Birss.

2015 Francis Gurry Lecture

Melbourne Law School 185 Pelham Street, Carlton

'To boldly reform IP dispute resolution - Experience in the Intellectual Enterprise Court' With Justice Colin Birss. Video

Webinar ‘ Assignment of the Right of Priority’

On 29 September, Dr John McCann will make a presentation on the assignment of the right of priority of IP rights with emphasis on patents. John will briefly review some important cases in the EPO, UK and France on this topic which highlight what can happen in a worst case scenario in those jurisdictions when

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Webinar ‘Patents in the High Court’

On 27 October, Melbourne IP barrister Campbell Thompson will discuss the recent decisions in the High Court of Australia in D’Arcy v Myriad Genetics Inc  HCA 35 (7 October 2015) and AstraZeneca AB v Apotex Pty Ltd  HCA 30 (2 September 2015), and some of their possible practical implications.

Webinar ‘Best Method’

On 24 November, Melbourne IP barrister Tom Cordiner will discuss the practical effect and implications of Rares J’s two decisions in Apotex Pty Ltd Les Laboratoires Servier FCA 1426 and FCA 104 regarding the best method ground of invalidity and amendment to overcome that ground, respectively.

Webinar ‘Attorney Professional Conduct – Lessons from the Trenches’

On 3 May 2016 Dr Trevor Davies outlined important sections of the Code of Conduct for Patent and Trade Marks Attorneys 2013, discussed potential conflicts of interest, and provided practical tips to assist practitioners to meet the requirements of the Code of Conduct and minimise risk of potential conflicts and complaints from clients. Patent and trade

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Webinar ‘Trans-Tasman Patent Alignment & New Zealand Patent Practice Update

Australia Wide

For IPTA Members Only On 31 May 2016 Dr John Landells will provide an update regarding the alignment between Australia and New Zealand in relation to patent practice and the patent attorney profession. John will provide a brief review on the proposed single application and examination process (SAP & SEP) being implemented by IP Australia

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IPTA Sydney drinks

Archie Rose 85 Dunning Avenue, Rosebery, Sydney

This month Sydney IPTA is getting into the spirit of gin (or vodka or event a nice white rye). What could be more IPTA than spending a chilly evening warming up with some distillery know-how and three hand-hammered copper pot stills?

Webinar – Trade Mark Case Round Up

On 24 June 2016, Ed Heerey QC will be providing a summary of notable Australian Court trade mark cases and decisions of the Australian Trade Mark Office which have issued over the past year. Link to Register  

IPTA Sydney Drinks

The Grain Bar Four Seasons Hotel, 199 George Street, Sydney, NSW

Webinar ‘Parallel Importation – The Grey Law Surrounding the Grey Goods’

If you’ve been thinking that there hasn’t been much legal action in the trade mark parallel importation space since the 2012 decisions in Paul’s Retail and Lonsdale, you would have been largely correct - until a few months ago. In April this year, the Productivity Commission made a series of recommendations to reform section 122

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Webinar – Patent Case Round Up

On 4th October Ben Fitzpatrick will provide an update of significant patent cases in the last 12 months. register

Webinar – Now for some good news – prosecuting biotech and ICT patent applications in Australia post-Myriad and RPL Central

On Tuesday 25 October 2016, Steve Gledhill and Joe Seisdedos will present a webinar detailing their experiences with prosecuting Australian patent applications following the tumultuous changes in practice following the High Court’s decision in D’Arcy v Myriad Genetics Inc. and the Full Federal Court’s decision in Commissioner of Patents v RPL Central Pty Ltd. Steve

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Francis Gurry Lecture on IP

Melbourne Law School Woodward Conference Centre, Level 10, 185 Pelham Street, Carlton, Vic

Presented in conjunction with Melbourne Law School. What does a good IP System look like? Good for whom? Pippa Hall Chief Economist, United Kingdom Intellectual Property Office In a world where the intangible assets of intellectual property are of increasing commercial significance, governments are looking to IP as the engine of economic growth. Governments are also

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Francis Gurry Lecture on IP

Wesley Conference Centre 220 Pitt Street, SYDNEY

Presented in conjunction with Melbourne Law School. What does a good IP System look like? Good for whom? Pippa Hall Chief Economist, United Kingdom Intellectual Property Office In a world where the intangible assets of intellectual property are of increasing commercial significance, governments are looking to IP as the engine of economic growth. Governments are also

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Francis Gurry Lecture on IP

Wrays 56 Ord Street, Perth, WA

Presented in conjunction with Melbourne Law School. What does a good IP System look like? Good for whom? Pippa Hall Chief Economist, United Kingdom Intellectual Property Office In a world where the intangible assets of intellectual property are of increasing commercial significance, governments are looking to IP as the engine of economic growth. Governments are also

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Webinar – The Relevance of IP Valuation to Attorneys and their Clients

On 29 November 2016, Tim Heberden will be presenting a webinar on the Relevance of IP valuation to attorneys and their clients. Tim is the Director of IP Economics at Griffith Hack and a director of the Global Business Valuation Board of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors. He is a specialist in IP valuation,

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Webinar – Brexit means Brexit, but where does that leave patents?

On Friday 17 February 2017, Daniel Wise will present a webinar discussing the impact of Brexit on the patent regime in Europe. While the UK’s momentous decision to leave the EU may have little immediate impact on the core business of obtaining and knocking out patents at the EPO, it raises profound questions about the

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IPTA 2017 Annual Conference

Crown Perth Perth, Western Australia,

    DETAILS Start: 26 Apr 2017 End: 29 Apr 2017 Event Categories: Annual Events, Perth Website: http://www.ipta.org.auVENUE Crown Perth Perth, Western Australia, Australia ORGANISER IPTAFEES View registration fees here PROGRAM View our program and general information here BOOK ACCOMMODATION Crown, Perth - book now Bunker Bay Resort, Margaret River - book nowRegistrations for the

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Webinar – An IP Perspective from Across the Ditch

On 27 June 2017, Clive Elliott QC will present a webinar, discussing the general legal landscape in New Zealand, but with a comparative IP focus. In doing so, he will review the New Zealand legal system, its hierarchy and key features and compare them broadly with Australia. This will include a discussion of the hierarchy

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Webinar – “Actavis: Improver Improved”

On 15 August 2017 Dr Warwick Rothnie will be talking about the below. In Actavis UK Limited v Eli Lilly and Company UKSC 48, the UK Supreme Court significantly expanded the scope of patent infringement to catch functional “equivalents” which otherwise fell outside the claim construed in accordance with Catnic. This webinar will look at

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Webinar – “IPONZ Trade Mark proceedings – a practical guide”

On 12 September 2017 Sheana Wheeldon will be presenting the below webinar. This webinar will cover the ins and outs of IPONZ trade mark proceedings – oppositions, invalidity applications and revocation. Key topics include: Procedural issues. Evidence preparation. Extensions of time. Important differences between New Zealand provisions and practices, and those in Australia. REGISTER ONLINE

Francis Gurry Lecture on IP

Wesley Conference Centre 220 Pitt Street, SYDNEY

Presented in conjunction with The Melbourne Law School The European patent system: serving the global economy Benoît Battistelli - President, European Patent Office While the driving force behind the innovation process is people, patents have an important role to play by opening the door to capital and business partners. A study published last year by the

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Webinar – 1.Introduction to CIPA 2.Managing costs and timeliness at the EPO and the UKIPO 3.Recent UK/EU trade mark decisions – KIT KAT and SPECSAVERS

On 18 October 2017 Richard Mair, Mike Jennings and Carin Burchell will be presenting the below webinar:   A brief introduction to The Chartered Institute of Patent Attorneys and its functions. Founded in 1882, CIPA is the representative body for patent attorneys in the UK. Cost-saving and acceleration opportunities at key decision points for European

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Francis Gurry Lecture on IP

Melbourne Law School 185 Pelham Street, Carlton

Presented in conjunction with The Melbourne Law School The European patent system: serving the global economy Benoît Battistelli - President, European Patent Office While the driving force behind the innovation process is people, patents have an important role to play by opening the door to capital and business partners. A study published last year by the

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Webinar – The overlooked IP right – recent cases and issues in designs law

On 27 February 2018 Dr Warwick Rothnie and Susan Gatford will present the below Webinar: Registered designs are an important part of the IP rights armory but are often overlooked by clients (at least until it is too late).  Staying abreast of recent developments in design law, the shifting concept of the informed user, issues

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Webinar – Trade Secret

On 27 March 2018 Donal O'Connell will present the below Webinar: Trade secrets have been the neglected step-child of IP.  Historically, little thought, other than perhaps a non-disclosure agreement, was given to valuing and protecting trade secrets.  The current legal and political landscape however makes the old approach untenable. Trade secret laws are changing; there

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IPTA 2018 Annual Conference

The Langham One Southgate Avenue, Southbank, Melbourne

18th to 21st April - The Langham Hotel, Melbourne PROGRAM View our program and general information here FEES View registration fees here ACCOMMODATION The Langham, Melbourne Registration is now closed

Webinar – IP Insurance

On 28 May 2018 John Cotterill and Meena Wahi will present the following Webinar:   John Cotterill from BMS will discuss Trade Mark Protect Insurance including how it came to be and how it may cover various costs between attorneys and their clients. Meena Wahi from Cyber Data-Risk Managers will discuss Pursuit and Enforcement cover

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Webinar – U.S. Patent and Trademark Update

On 26 June 2018 Bob Kramer will present the below Webinar: Recent legal decisions are rapidly changing a few areas of IP law in the United States.  In this webinar, we will seek to: (1) update recent changes in patent eligibility (§101), obviousness, and written description; (2) identify U.S. issues that may be important to

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Webinar – TM Opposition Practice – Tips for Mastering the New Era of Procedure

On 31 July 2018 Andrew Sykes will present the below Webinar:   It has been over five years since trade mark opposition procedure received a major overhaul.  Now with the guidance of authorities and some recent trends this talk will address the following issues of good practice: -Statements of Grounds and Particulars and amendments to

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Francis Gurry Lecture on IP

Melbourne Law School Woodward Conference Centre, Level 10, 185 Pelham Street, Carlton, Vic

Presented in conjunction with The Melbourne Law School Intellectual Property and the Business of Innovation Bill Ferris AC - Chair, Innovation and Science Australia board Against the backdrop of over a quarter of a century of uninterrupted growth, and stock markets posting new multi-year highs, it is tempting to conclude that Australian business is in

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Francis Gurry Lecture on IP

Customs House Barnet Long Room, 31 Alfred Street, Sydney, NSW

Presented in conjunction with The Melbourne Law School Intellectual Property and the Business of Innovation Bill Ferris AC - Chair, Innovation and Science Australia board Against the backdrop of over a quarter of a century of uninterrupted growth, and stock markets posting new multi-year highs, it is tempting to conclude that Australian business is in

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Webinar – The Latest on Subject Matter Eligibility Analysis: How Australian Drafting Techniques Can Shield U.S. Patents from 101 Challenges

On 23 October 2018 Ben Roxborough will present the below Webinar: To say that the sands have been shifting with respect to Section 101 jurisprudence would severely understate the seismic change that U.S. law has experienced in recent years. The consequence is that the lines between sections 101, 102 and 103 have been blurred. But

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Webinar – Patent Ownership and Entitlement

On 30 October 2018 Rachelle Downie will present the below Webinar: The focus of this webinar is on patent entitlement and ownership. The webinar will address the current position regarding patent entitlement, including by reference to the decision of Merial, Inc v Intervet International B.V. The session will also address common patent ownership issues, particularly

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Webinar – Parameteritis – diagnosis and treatment

On 30 November 2018 Craig Smith will present the below Webinar: Parameteritis (or parametritis) – is there such a condition affecting patent claims? In 2004 Bennett J imported this term into the Australian patent lexicon in her Honour’s decision in Williams Advanced Materials Inc v Target Technology Co LLC. This has led to a spate

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Webinar – Some must knows for China IP success

Ms Wei Xin will talk on the below on 5 March 2019 China has become a focus for many Australian companies, and it is a favorite destination for trade and business missions. Attending and exhibiting at the many international expos and trade shows in China is increasingly common. Unfortunately, many take with them the “everything

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Webinar – Modernization of the Canadian Trademark Regime-What you Need to Know

Mr Paul Smith and Ms Mihaela Hutanu will talk on the below: Synopsis: Following almost four years of consultations, the new Canadian Trademarks Act and Trademark Regulations will come into force on June 17, 2019. This webinar will cover changes to the Canadian trademark regime that will affect Canadian filings and practice, including: • New

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Webinar/Seminar – Ethics & Professional Responsibility for IP Attorneys

Davies Collison Cave Level 15, 1 Nicholson Street, Melbourne, VIC

/   Our Speakers – Katrina Howard and Karen Sinclair SYNOPSIS Behaving professionally, ethically and in compliance with the Code of Conduct - Comments on the New Trans-Tasman IP Attorneys Disciplinary Tribunal from the Old Tribunal  - New potential for conflict arising from incorporation of patent and trade mark attorney firms.  - Guidance on conduct from

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Free

Webinar – Tuesday 13 August 2019

New Competition Law Risks for IP Licences and Assignments Mr Richard Hoad will be presenting this Webinar Synopsis  Since at least 1965, Australia's competition laws have provided a limited exemption in relation to the licensing and assignment of intellectual property.  That exemption, in section 51(3) of the Competition and Consumer Act 2010 (Cth), will cease on   

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Webinar – Tuesday 27 August 2019

Disclosure Requirements in Australia & New Zealand and whether Australia’s approach to enablement is consistent with Europe   We are pleased to advise that Jane Glover and Dan Beck will be presenting this Webinar on Tuesday 27 August 2019   Synopsis Australia The Intellectual Property Laws Amendment (Raising the Bar) Act 2012 came into force

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IPTA Academy of Education – IP Valuation

Data61/CSIRO Building Level 4, Seminar Room, 13 Garden Street, Eveleigh, NSW

MASTERCLASS IN IP VALUATION SYDNEY 9-10 September 2019 The IPTA Academy of Education Masterclass in IP Valuation is a one and a half day course which will teach you the important concepts in valuation methodology, as well as put the learning into practice, with examples in value-based strategy, IP transactions, fund raising, litigation, licensing, JV’s,

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$650.00

Webinar – Tuesday 24 September 2019

Designing for the Future: Design and Intellectual Property in Australia Ms Beata Khaidurova and Ms Ramila Clugston will be presenting this Webinar Synopsis Great design is a core part of innovation: it envisions, defines, and informs how we interact with our environment – real and digital. Design is also a source of intangible value and

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Francis Gurry Lecture on IP – Sydney

Customs House Barnet Long Room, 31 Alfred Street, Sydney, NSW

Presented in conjunction with The Melbourne Law School "IP Law Reform in Australia: a story of mixed successes and failures" Professor Sam Ricketson - Professor Emeritus, University of Melbourne Australia’s intellectual property laws have proliferated since federation, when responsibility for them was placed in the new Commonwealth Parliament. Many of these have been imported from

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Francis Gurry Lecture on IP – Brisbane

Spruson & Ferguson Level 6, 175 Eagle Street, Brisbane, QLD

Presented in conjunction with The Melbourne Law School "IP Law Reform in Australia: a story of mixed successes and failures" Professor Sam Ricketson - Professor Emeritus, University of Melbourne Australia’s intellectual property laws have proliferated since federation, when responsibility for them was placed in the new Commonwealth Parliament. Many of these have been imported from

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Francis Gurry Lecture on IP – Melbourne

Melbourne Law School Woodward Conference Centre, Level 10, 185 Pelham Street, Carlton, Vic

Presented in conjunction with The Melbourne Law School "IP Law Reform in Australia: a story of mixed successes and failures" Professor Sam Ricketson - Professor Emeritus, University of Melbourne Australia’s intellectual property laws have proliferated since federation, when responsibility for them was placed in the new Commonwealth Parliament. Many of these have been imported from

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Francis Gurry Lecture on IP – Canberra

Helen Taylor Room (SG Amenities) 47 Bowes Street, Phillip, ACT

Presented in conjunction with The Melbourne Law School "IP Law Reform in Australia: a story of mixed successes and failures" Professor Sam Ricketson - Professor Emeritus, University of Melbourne Australia’s intellectual property laws have proliferated since federation, when responsibility for them was placed in the new Commonwealth Parliament. Many of these have been imported from

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Manner of Manufacture in Brisbane

Spruson & Ferguson Level 6, 175 Eagle Street, Brisbane, QLD

YIPTA in association with IP Australia is holding a Panel Discussion on Manner of Manufacture To be held in Brisbane Thursday 7 November 2019 Time:  6:15pm-7:15pm (refreshments and canapes from 5:45pm and after the event) Venue:  Spruson & Ferguson Level 6/175 Eagle St         Brisbane City QLD 4000        Live streaming

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IPTA Melbourne Christmas Lunch 2019

RACV City Club Level 17, 501 Bourke Street, Melbourne, Victoria

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$150.00

IPTA Academy of Education – A Masterclass In Patent Oppositions

Monash Conference Centre Level 7, 30 Collins Street, Melbourne, Victoria

A MASTERCLASS IN PATENT OPPOSITIONS MELBOURNE 5-6 March 2020 The Patent Opposition Masterclass is a well-crafted session designed to allow patent attorneys to sharpen their opposition practice.  The 2-day course will traverse important aspects of patent opposition practice with a case study to put learnings into practice.  The course will be interactive and provide a

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$800.00

Webinar – Tuesday 17 March 2020

Cyber Security Awareness: Why jeopardise your hard work, your firm, your clients? Our Speakers – Iby Boztepe and Richard Head Synopsis The ‘Office of the Australian Information Commissioner’ manages the reporting of “Notifiable Data Breaches”. Every reporting period has seen an increased number of breach reports across all industries. Cyber security threats are real and

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Webinar – Tuesday 21 April 2020

CREATIVE, OR JUST CRAZY? INVENTORSHIP AND OTHER IMPLICATIONS OF AI FOR PATENT LAW Our Speaker - Mark Summerfield        Synopsis In August 2019 the ‘Artificial Inventor Project’ team led by Ryan Abbott, Professor of Law and Health Sciences at University of Surrey UK, announced that it had filed a number of patent applications naming an

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Webinar – Tuesday 7 July 2020

PATENT PROTECTION IN INDIA – PROCEDURES AND TIPS FOR POSITIVE OUTCOMES Our Speaker - Essenese Obhan Synopsis Recent years have seen a transformation of the Indian Patent Office as well as Indian courts, which have impacted both the protection and enforcement of patent rights in the country. While the system has significantly improved over time,

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Webinar – Tuesday 21 July 2020

GREAT DESIGN & INNOVATION COMES FROM GREAT DIVERSITY Synopsis Good design matters.  Great design leads to amazing outcomes for the company that builds it, the customers that use it and the investors that fund it.  Come along and join a conversation about diversity & inclusion and the impact it has on design and innovation.  You’ll

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Webinar – Tuesday 18 August 2020

"Is Construction with an eye to the infringement ever taboo?" A Review of issues arising in Globaltech Corporation v Australian Mud Company HCATrans 45 Synopsis This Webinar will address issues arising on claim construction and whether it is ever impermissible to construe in light of alleged infringements. Reference will be made to the circumstances in

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Webinar – Tuesday 15 September 2020

“How to WayBack” - A Guide to using WayBack Machine and other Internet Sourced Evidence in the Office and in Court   Synopsis In recent years, websites and social media platforms such as Facebook and Instagram have provided attorneys with a ready resource for evidence in patent and trade mark prosecutions, oppositions and removal applications

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Francis Gurry Lecture on IP 2020 – Free Webinar

Presented in conjunction with The Melbourne Law School In conversation with Francis Gurry - Intellectual Property's past, present and future Dr Francis Gurry In October 2020, Francis Gurry concluded 35 years of service with the World Intellectual Property Organization - the last 12 as Director General. His achievements with WIPO include the design and implementation

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IPTA Perth Christmas Lunch 2020

SIMPLE Italian Cucina Pizzeria 413 Murray Street, Perth, WA

In the event that government restrictions cause this event to be cancelled IPTA will refund all ticket monies

$105.00

IPTA Adelaide Christmas Lunch 2020

georges on waymouth 20 Waymouth Street, Adelaide, SA

In the event that government restrictions cause this event to be cancelled IPTA will refund all ticket monies

$130.00

IPTA Brisbane Christmas Lunch 2020

Balcony Bar Main Floor & Edward Street Veranda Port Office Dining and Bar 40 Edward Street, Brisbane, QLD

In the event that government restrictions cause this event to be cancelled IPTA will refund all ticket monies

$140.00

IPTA Sydney Christmas Lunch 2020

Doltone House – Darling Island Wharf Signorelli Gastronomia Exclusive Darling Island, 48 Pirrama Road, Pyrmont Point, NSW

In the event that government restrictions cause this event to be cancelled IPTA will refund all ticket monies

$120.00

Patent drafting and internal requirements: where are we post-Raising the Bar?

Webinar

Patent drafting and internal requirements: where are we post-Raising the Bar? Webinar – Tuesday 15th December 2020 Synopsis: This is the first of a two-part series (part 2 will be on 2 February 2021) focusing on the internal requirements of sufficiency, support and best method as introduced by the Raising the Bar amendments to the

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IPTA Academy of Education – A Masterclass In Patent Oppositions

Establishment 252 George Street, Sydney, NSW

***REGISTRATIONS ARE NOW CLOSED*** A MASTERCLASS IN PATENT OPPOSITIONS SYDNEY 8-9 February 2021 The highly valuable Patent Opposition Masterclass was held in Melbourne in March 2020.  Given the overwhelming positive feedback, the Institute now brings this course to Sydney in February 2021.  The Masterclass is a well-crafted session designed to allow patent attorneys to sharpen

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$800.00

IPTA Melbourne Celebration Lunch 2021

Aerial 17 Dukes Walk, Corner of Dukes and Rona Walk, South Wharf, Victoria

In the event that government restrictions cause this event to be cancelled IPTA will refund all ticket monies

$140.00

**Postponed** IPTA Academy of Education – A Masterclass In Trade Mark Oppositions

RACV City Club Level 17, 501 Bourke Street, Melbourne, Victoria

A MASTERCLASS IN TRADE MARK OPPOSITIONS MELBOURNE Tuesday 15 - Wednesday 16  June 2021 This event has been postponed until further notice Following on from previous successful masterclasses in other areas of practice the Academy of Education is proud to present a masterclass dedicated to Trade Mark opposition practice and procedure.  The Masterclass will be

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$800.00

🎄IPTA Brisbane Christmas Lunch 2021

The Green House Under the Story Bridge, 5 Boundary Street, Brisbane, QLD

**ONE PLACE IS AVAILABLE - IF YOU WOULD LIKE A TICKET PLEASE CONTACT THE SECRETARIAT**

$160.00