Intellectual Property Law

Thursday, 15 June 2017 | Cost: $440

Thursday, 15 June 2017

Grace Hotel
77 York St
Sydney NSW 2000

8.45am   Introduction from Chair
Chair:    Melissa McGRATH, Partner, K&L Gates

8.55am
Topic 1:  IP Management Frameworks
Speaker: Sylvie TSO, Principal, Spruson & Ferguson

  • What is an IP Management Framework?
  • How to effectively set up an IP Management Framework?
  • How to identify relevant IP for my organisation?
  • How to create some IP management tools to assist with IP management?

9.50am
Topic 2: Intellectual Property Issues for Start Up Companies
Speaker: Richard HORTON, Partner, Squire Patton Boggs

10.45am    Morning Tea

11.05am    
Topic 3: The future of IP – where is it heading?
Speaker: Blair Bevan, Partner, MillsOakley

12.00pm
Topic 4: Trademark use and non use: the current status quo
Speaker:  Clare YOUNG, Senior Lawyer, Simpsons Solicitors and Patrick FLYNN, Barrister, 11 Wentworth Chambers

  • “Use”: a concept central to trade mark law but difficult to define
  • Recent “non-use” decisions: what they mean for parties to non-use actions and trade mark licensing generally
  • Recent “invisible” use decisions: what they mean for using a competitor’s trade mark

12.55pm – 1.00pm Questions and Close

Venue

Grace Hotel
77 York St
Sydney NSW 2000