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The Copyright/Design Overlap under Review – do we actually need a Designs Act?

  • 16 Sep 2020
  • 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
  • Online webinar hosted by KWM


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Join us for an online webinar to review the copyright / designs overlap and consider the question whether we actually need a Designs Act? 

A link to access the online webinar will provided with confirmation of registration.

Our speaker is Colin Golvan AM QC.  Colin practises predominantly in the intellectual property and trade practices areas.  He is recognised as a preeminent expert in the field of copyright law.  Colin appears in the Federal Court throughout Australia, and has appeared in intellectual property, trade practices and defamation matters in the High Court.   He is the author of ''Copyright - Law and Practice'', ''An Introduction to Intellectual Property Law'', ''Words and Law'' and co-author of ''Writers and the Law''. He has also been general editor of the monthly Australian Intellectual Property Law Bulletin (published by LexisNexis) and the co-editor of the quarterly ''Media and Arts Law Review'' (published by Law Book Company). 

Assisting to explore the issues is our discussant, Clare Cunliffe.  Clare is a barrister with particular expertise in intellectual property litigation, and extensive experience in patent revocation and infringement proceedings  (including pharmaceutical patent injunctions) and patent oppositions, trade mark infringement and revocation proceedings, non-use applications and oppositions, and copyright litigation, as well as litigation concerning the misuse of confidential information in the pharmaceutical context.  Before joining the Bar, Clare was a solicitor for more than a decade in Australia and the United Kingdom, where she practised in intellectual property litigation, including patent and trade mark litigation, and general commercial litigation. 

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