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Victorian IP Junior Practitioner Series 2024

IPSANZ is delighted to present our 2024 Junior Practitioner Series.

This series is an opportunity for those in the earlier stages of their IP career to further develop practical skills for everyday IP practice and meet others in the industry. Three separate evening sessions will take place in April and May, presented by speakers with a range of experience. Practitioners can register for one, two or all three sessions. Each session will be followed by light refreshments.

Session 1:

IP 101

Presented by Tony Middleston, Barrister, Victorian Bar
Monday, 15 April 2024
6.00pm (5.30pm for a 6pm start) 
This session will provide an overview of the key features of Trade Mark, Patent, Copyright and Design law, canvas some important current developments in each discipline, and address practical tips for junior practitioners.
Session 2:

Evidence Tips & Traps

Presented by Amy Surkis, Barrister, Victorian Bar
Thursday, 2 May 2024
6.00pm (5.30pm for a 6pm start) 
This session will focus on providing pragmatic guidance for the preparation of evidence both before the Court and IP Australia.
Session 3:

IP Licensing and commercial practical tips

Presented by Artemis Kininmonth (Lawyer, The University of Melbourne) and Rhys Munzel (Partner, FAL Lawyers)
Wednesday, 15 May 2024
6.00pm (5.30pm for a 6pm start) 
This session will provide an introduction into “front end” IP and is designed to provide practical guidance on reviewing, drafting and advising on IP Licenses as well as other IP related commercial issues.
VENUE: All sessions will be held at
MinterEllisonLevel 20, Collins Arch
447 Collins Street, Melbourne
A$30.00 IPSANZ Members (includes $2.73 GST)
A$40.00 Non-Members (includes $3.64 GST)
RSVP: Registrations for session 1 close at 6.00pm on Thursday 11 April 2024.
Registrations for session 2 close at 6.00pm on Monday 29 April 2024.
Registrations for session 3 close at 6.00pm on Friday 10 May 2024.

For payments via cheque, please register online ahead of event to ensure your registration.


Cancellations / Refunds
Cancellations after the RSVP date are non-refundable however are transferable



Flyer – VIC IP Junior Practitioner Sessions

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