Upcoming CLA halfday seminars: Patents & Trade Marks and ADR

29/01/2016

Promoted by the Commercial Law Association

1.30-4.30pm Patents & Trade Marks

Speakers: The Hon Justice Jayne Jagot, Cynthia Cochrane, Jeremy Dobbin, Kim O’Connell • Patent infringement — ‘purposive’ claim construction, essential and inessential integers and infringing the ‘substantial idea’ of the invention. • Patent validity — ‘law of enabling disclosure’ in the UK. Does it form part of the law of novelty under the Patents Act 1990 (Cth)? • Trade mark infringement — Parallel importing and exporting of genuine products — availability of the s123 defence, the meaning of ‘authorised user’ and the ss145, 146 and 148 offences. • Patent validity — are computer-implemented business methods patentable?

1.30-4.30pm, Friday, 4 March How to make ADR work for you and your clients Speakers: Francis Douglas QC, Robert Angyal SC, Hon Dr Kevin Lindgren AM QC FAAL, David Fairlie (Chair) • The Commercial Arbitration Acts 2010 and the International Arbitration Act 1974 (Cth) as amended in 2010. The way forward. • Tips for drafting effective settlement documents: binding/not binding. Dealing with revenue consequences. Achieving mutual releases without drafting till midnight. • What should lawyers do and not do to help the mediator improve settlement prospects? For more information and to register visit www.cla.org.au


If you no longer wish to receive In Brief, please notify the Bar Association's

To top