Victorian Lunchtime Seminar

DATE: Thursday, 24 September 2015
TIME: 12:15pm A Light Lunch will be served
1:00pm Presentation
2:00pm Conculdes
VENUE: RACV Club
Level 2
501 Bourke Street
Melbourne
TOPIC: Copyright and Design Update 2015
SPEAKER: Dr Warwick A. Rothnie, Barrister, Victorian Bar
COST: $60.00 Members (incl. $5.45 GST)
$75.00 Non-Members (incl. $6.82 GST)
RSVP: Wednesday, 16 Septmeber 2015 (by facsimile, email or on-line)

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Cancellations / Refunds
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Victorian Twilight Seminar

DATE: Wednesday, 7 October 2015
TIME: 5:00pm Local Elections
5:45pm Arrival for a 6:00pm Presentation (Neil McPhee Room)
6:00pm Presentation (followed by Drinks & Canapes in the Essoign Club)
8:00pm Concludes
VENUE: Neil McPhee Room
Owen Dixon Chambers East
Level 1, 205 William Street
Melbourne
TOPIC: The Pitfalls and Practicalities of Doing Business in China – What Aussie Companies and their Local Legal Advisers NEED to Know
SPEAKER: Daniel Plane, Director, Simone IP ServicesDan is experienced in all facets of intellectual property law, in particular, anti-counterfeiting and IP enforcement.Admitted in Australia, Hong Kong and Wisconsin (USA), he has practised extensively in the US (as both a patent litigator and public prosecutor), Europe (as in-house anti-counterfeiting counsel for Nokia in the EMEA region) and in the PRC and Asia Pacific, both as in-house counsel for LVMH Fashion Group, as well as in private practice with two of the world’s leading international law firms and one of Australia’s premier IP practices.

As a private practitioner, Dan has acted on behalf of a wide range of clients, including garment manufacturers, electronics and computer companies, pharmaceutical companies and luxury goods manufacturers. Of particular note is his wealth of experience in designing and managing regional intellectual property programmes.

Dan has practised in the People’s Republic of China for over a decade, where he represents clients across the full range of IP issues, including the organisation and execution of anti-counterfeiting actions.

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 programmes.

Dan earned his JD (cum laude) from Marquette University in Milwaukee, Wisconsin in 1996. He is fluent in Chinese Mandarin.

COST: $55.00 Members (incl. $5.00 GST)
$75.00 Non-Members (incl. $6.82 GST)
RSVP: Friday, 30 Septmeber 2015 (by facsimile, email or on-line)
ELECTIONS: Nomination of Candidates for Election as Committee Member must be received by the Secretary by 5:00pm Sunday 4 October 2015. No form received after that time will be accepted.Notice of appointment of proxy must be given to the Secretary no later than 24 hours before the time of the meeting in respect of which the proxy is appointed: In this case, 5:00 p.m. Tuesday, 6 October 2015. No proxy notification received after that time will be effective. (Rule 21.1)

Register

To register for this meeting, select from one of the below methods:

1. Post/Fax this PDF form back to IPSANZ
2. Register Online

Cancellations / Refunds
24 hours notice in writing must be given of a cancellation. Unless 24 hours notice in writing is received by the Secretariat, no refund will be possible.