Upcoming events

    • 27 Aug 2020
    • 5:00 PM - 6:30 PM (UTC+10:00)
    • Online webinar hosted by Ashurst Australia
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    Join us for an online webinar, presented by the Hon Justice Stephen Burley and Angus Lang, and hosted by Nina Fitzgerald of Ashurst Australia, addressing the principles concerning when final injunctions in patent cases might be refused, as well as some practical considerations arising from this, including the form and timing of injunctive relief and the issue of future pecuniary relief.

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

    The Hon Justice Stephen Burley was appointed to the Federal Court of Australia in May 2016.  Prior to this time Justice Burley practised at the Bar from 5 Wentworth Chambers, Sydney where he was appointed Senior Counsel in 2007. Whilst at the Bar, his Honour practised in commercial law, specialising in patent, copyright, trade mark, designs and confidential information cases. He also appeared in cases involving trade practices, competition and consumer law, and administrative law. Many of his Honour’s patent cases involved pharmaceutical, telecommunications or other high technology subject matter.

    Angus Lang is a barrister at Tenth Floor Selborne/Wentworth Chambers. Angus specialises in intellectual property, consumer protection and competition cases and regularly acts in complex and highly technical patent disputes. Angus is also a guest lecturer on Comparative Intellectual Property Law at Humboldt-Universität, Berlin, Martin-Luther-Universität Halle-Wittenberg, Germany and Friedrich-Schiller- Universität Jena, Germany. Prior to joining the bar, Angus was a senior associate in the intellectual property team at Herbert Smith Freehills.

    Nina Fitzgerald is a partner in the IP/Media group at Ashurst.  Nina specialises in contentious and commercial intellectual property with a focus on complex patents, trade marks, copyright and consumer law disputes. Nina has acted in precedent-setting litigation including before the Full Federal Court and the High Court as well as a number of intellectual property arbitration proceedings.  Nina is a recognised practitioner in several independent legal directories and named in the Best Lawyers – Australia and IAM Patent 1000 ranks.  She has also spent several years practising in Hong Kong.



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