Produce on the Blockchain: building transparent food supply chains

Where does our food come from? Headlines of E.Coli outbreaks and food fraud are highlighting the need for more transparent supply chains in order to guarantee that the food that we eat is safe. Luckily, there are Australian AgTech companies coming to the rescue by developing solutions that will restore food transparency, providing consumers with choice and certainty. Sheda, Nifty Grants and Wrays invite …

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LESANZ Pitch Night

Start 2019 with the best from the west! Join us to see some of Perth’s finest innovators come together to convince a panel of expert judges, and the live audience, that they should be crowned Champion Pitch. Attend this nail-biting event to be inspired by WA’s most promising entrepreneurs, and network with executives, investors, thought leaders and seasoned professionals with years …

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The Intellectual Property of Autonomous Mining

Almost 3 years ago I wrote an article discussing some of the issues associated with patent protection being obtained relating to remote mine site operations. That article can be accessed here. That article is the most viewed article of the many I’ve written and published on the LinkedIn platform.  This demonstrates the high level of continuing interest in remote mine site …

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Prepare to have your world Rokt ….

Australian Federal Court Overturns IP Australia’s Rejection of Computer Implemented Invention (CII). In a blow to the recent practices of the Australian Patent Office of IP Australia when examining CIIs, the Federal Court of Australia has, in its decision by Robertson J in Rokt Pte Ltd v Commissioner of Patents [2018] FCA 1988 [Rokt], overturned IP Australia’s rejection of a …

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Internet of Things: transforming Australian agriculture & food production

Australia, and the world, are facing a multitude of issues when it comes to food production – rising population, climate change, globalisation of food sources, distrust in the authenticity of food and a rising demand by consumers for locally grown and sustainable solutions. Yet we are also in a great time of innovation, and opportunity, with access to technologies that …

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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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