New South Wales Breakfast Seminar

DATE: Thursday, 28 March 2019
TIME: 7.45 am  A light breakfast will be provided
8.00 am  Presentation
9.00 am  Concludes
VENUE: Offices of Mills Oakley
Level 7
151 Clarence Street
Sydney
TOPIC: China Update 2019An overview of recent developments in IP issues in China, including:
(a) changes in online enforcement following entry into effect of China’s new Ecommerce Law;
(b) a look at recent government and judicial initiatives for dealing with bad faith trademark
registration; and
(c) updated advice on PRC Trademark Registry “best practices” due to ever‐shifting policy changes at
the Trademark Office and Trademark Review and Adjudication Board.Time will be made for questions and discussion.
SPEAKERS: Daniel Plane, Director, Simone IP ServicesDan is experienced in all facets of intellectual property law, in particular, anti‐counterfeiting and IP
enforcement.
Admitted in Hong Kong, Australia, and Wisconsin (USA), he has practiced extensively in the US (as both a
patent litigator and public prosecutor), Europe (as EMEA anti‐counterfeiting counsel for Nokia) and in the PRC
and Asia Pacific, both as in‐house counsel for Louis Vuitton (managing its AP anti‐counterfeiting program), as
well as in private practice with two of the world’s leading international law firms and one of Australia’s
premier IP practices.
Dan acts on behalf of a wide range of clients, including garment manufacturers, electronics and computer
companies, pharmaceuticals companies, and luxury goods manufacturers. Of particular note is his wealth of
experience in designing and managing regional intellectual property programs and IP security programs in
supply chain and distribution contexts.
Dan is a frequent speaker and writer on intellectual property topics, having published articles on online
counterfeiting, the development of landlord liability theory, trade secrets protection and the design and
management of Asia‐based supply chain programs. Dan also serves on the International Trademark
Association’s Anti‐Counterfeiting Committee.
Fluent in Chinese Mandarin, Dan has practiced as a China IP specialist for nearly 18 years. He has also been
recognized as a China “IP Star” by Managing IP magazine since 2017.
COST: $60.00 Members (incl. $5.45 GST)
$90.00 Non-members (incl. $8.18 GST)
RSVP: Friday, 22 March 2019 (by facsimile, email or on-line)   NUMBERS STRICTLY LIMITED

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New South Wales Lunchtime Seminar

DATE: Monday, 1 April 2019
TIME: 12.45 pm  A light lunch will be served
1.00 pm    Presentation
2.00 pm    Concludes
VENUE: Offices of Clayton Utz
Level 15
1 Bligh Street
Sydney
TOPIC: IP Australia’s Trade Marks and Designs Consultation Group
The presentation will focus on IP Australia’s Trade Marks & Designs Consultation Group, which is
regarded by IP Australia as “the principal forum for consultation, discussion and information
exchange on issues relating to the Australian trade marks and designs systems which could impact
on trade marks and designs policy, practice and legislation in Australia”. The Group’s work canvasses
a broad range of issues as part of its bi‐annual meetings. Brett’s presentation will provide an
overview of the work the Group does, the issues the Group is tasked with considering and the hot
topic issues in trade marks that are presently being debated. Brett will also provide an update on the
Group’s first meeting for 2019, which is scheduled for 27 March 2019. Time permitting, Brett will
also comment generally on current trends in trade mark law and administration.Time will be made for questions and discussion.
SPEAKERS: Brett Doyle, Special Counsel, Clayton UtzBrett is one of Australia’s leading trade mark practitioners and is responsible for the Clayton Utz
Trade Mark and Brand Protection Group in the Sydney office. Before joining Clayton Utz, Brett
worked at both firms of patent and trade mark attorneys and several major law firms and was a
partner in an international law firm as well as holding the position of the General/IP Counsel for an
Australian advertising agency. Brett has extensive experience on the full range of trade mark
matters. He is a lawyer and a registered trade mark attorney and has worked on ground breaking
trade mark cases including the Full Federal Court case, Kenman Kandy Kenman Kandy Australia Pty
Ltd v Registrar of Trade Marks [2002] FCAFC 273 concerning shape trade marks and the High Court
case: Cantarella Bros Pty Limited v Modena Trading Pty Limited [2014] HCA 48 on registration
criteria for foreign words.
Brett is the INTA delegate on IP Australia’s Trade Mark and Designs Consultation Group and a
member of INTA’s Asia‐Pacific Trademark Offices Practices Committee.
COST: $50.00 Members (incl. $4.55 GST)
$80.00 Non-members (incl. $7.27 GST)
RSVP: Monday, 25 March 2019 (by facsimile, email or on-line)   NUMBERS STRICTLY LIMITED

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