Getting the Deal Through – Trademarks 2019

Getting the Deal Through has published their 2019 edition of Trademarks, wherein experts provide international analysis in key areas of law, practice and regulation for corporate counsel, cross-border legal practitioners, and company directors and officers. Wrays’ Principal Marie Wong provides a detailed analysis of the scope, ownership, registration and enforcement of Trademarks in Australia. If you are considering filing in …

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Fireside chat – Kohen Grogan – From Garage Startup, meeting Sir Richard Branson and riding to Rotto

Wrays has partnered with Startup Grind to bring you this exclusive event with Kohen Grogan. Rising Tech Entrepreneur and Founder of Yappy Group, Kohen Grogan began his entrepreneurial journey from humble beginnings as a garage start-up with just $2,000 to his name to solve that problem. His company is now a multi-million dollar business with an impressive list of clients …

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Internet of Things: transforming Australian agriculture & food production

As innovation and technology continue to disrupt the agriculture industry and play a key role in ensuring the provenance of food, we invite you to explore the current and upcoming trends in agriculture, food supply, safety and processing powered by the Internet of Things (IoT). Sheda, PwC’s Nifty Grants and Wrays are excited to bring you this informative breakfast event. Attendees will hear from …

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Government grants & incentives to power up your business

For early stage companies, a government grant or tax offset can sometimes be the difference between keeping the lights on or shutting down. This may sound dramatic, but for some emerging companies without full investment funding, this is a reality. It is therefore important to stay informed and avoid missing out on funds you may be entitled to. In Australia, …

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Flogging a Dead Horse – Fintech Patenting

The Australian financial sector is the single largest contributor to the national economy. New ways to legally organise, distribute, invest and hide funds so that profits are maximised, whilst minimising taxation and associated risks, has been popular since people started using coinage and other symbolic value representations for trade. With so much money in the financial sector – and with …

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Freedom to operate searches

A strong knowledge base can give you a real edge over the competition, but are you taking advantage of all the available information streams? Freedom to operate searches are an extremely useful, yet chronically underutilised, tool for gathering information. FTOs are like reconnaissance missions, allowing you to scope the field of development and your competitors. Used effectively, they provide guidance …

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Executive Briefing – The Commercialisation Conundrum

In an ever increasing fast-paced disruptive economy, CEOs and businesses are under pressure to invest in transformational growth. At this roundtable lunch, our guest speakers will explore how senior decision makers and businesses can mitigate disruption and become global disruptors themselves using a combination of traditional methodologies and data science to rapidly and accurately guide commercialisation decision-making. Attendees will hear …

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A double-whammy for Australian distributors? Parallel importing and infringement threat damages changes

Parallel importing defence expanded It is now easier to import ‘genuine’ branded goods into Australia without infringing the trade marks relating to that brand. In our flagship magazine, The Gatherer, we let you know about an upcoming Act which will make significant changes to Australia’s parallel importation laws. As of 25 August 2018, the parallel importation provisions of that Act …

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