|DATE:||Thursday, 25 February 2021
|TIME:||1.00 pm AEDT (ACT, NSW, TAS and VIC)
3.00 pm New Zealand
|ACCESS:||Presentation by Webinar via Zoom (link to be shared with registrants)
(Registered members will receive details by email prior to the event enabling access to the webinar)
What’s wrong with design protection in Australia and how can we make it work better?
Brief: This presentation will consider the challenges and opportunities in relation to reform of the Designs Act and explore IP Australia’s Design Review project, including a report on its principal findings. The changes presently being implemented, further proposed changes and possible future changes will be also discussed, from the perspective of both the designs community and practitioners.
Colin Golvan AM QC
Colin Golvan is a Queen’s Counsel at the Victorian Bar. He practices law throughout Australian in the Intellectual Property and trade practices areas. He signed the bar roll in 1988 and took silk in 2002. Colin holds a Masters of Law degree from Monash University and a Bachelor of Arts (Hons) and Law degrees from Melbourne University. Colin is the author of the legal books “Copyright – Law and Practice” (Federation Press 2007), “An Introduction to Intellectual Property Law” (Federation Press 1992), “Words and Law” (Penguin 1990) and co-author of “Writers and the Law” (Law Book Company 1986) and has contributed to the book “Landmarks in Australian Intellectual Property Law (Cambridge University Press 2008) and “Across Intellectual Property – Essays in Honour of Sam Ricketson (Cambridge University Press 2020). He was also the founding editor of the Australian Intellectual Property Law Bulletin.
Michael Campbell, Assistant Director, Designs Reform, IP Australia
IPSANZ Victorian Committee members
|FREE for IPSANZ Members
$50.00 Non-Members (Incl. $4.55 GST)
|CPD:||1 CPD point – Substantive Law|
|RSVP:||Friday, 19 February 2021|
In light of the evolving situation with COVID-19, event are being offered by way of webinar only. This option will still allow members to ‘attend’ the session online and obtain the relevant CPD point.
Registration for the webinar remains open to members and all registrants are able to access the webinar online at a place of their convenience. Details to access the webinar will be sent to registrants prior to the commencement of the session.
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