Businesses in Central West NSW are invited to attend this free two-hour workshop on intellectual property (IP) for regional entrepreneurs – ‘Demystifying IP for Ag-Tech Entrepreneurs in the Central West’ hosted at the newly opened GATE – Global Ag Tech Ecosystem precinct at the NSW Department of Primary Industries, Orange Agricultural Institute site.
The workshop is open to all and will assist learning about why IP is so important to businesses and how it is treated in emerging technology markets.
Demystifying IP for Ag-Tech Entrepreneurs in the Central West
Thursday 12th April 2018
2:00 – 4:00 pm
Orange Agricultural Institute, 1447 Forest Road Orange NSW
The workshop will cover:
- IP explained – the what, when and how?
- Patenting vs disclosure – finding the balance.
- IP ownership issues – who’s an inventor?
- The value of IP – what’s the point?
- Case Studies
The workshop will be presented by Patent and Trade Mark Attorneys FB Rice experts: Charles Yip, Senior Associate, registered Australian and New Zealand Patent Attorney with a mechatronic engineering background; and Dr Lee Miles, Associate in the Biotechnology team, who have an in depth understanding of ag-tech and Australian legal context.
Numbers are limited – registrations required via Eventbrite
For more information visit the GATE website or contact Carolynne James on 02 6391 3116