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Free Workshop - Demystifying IP for Ag Tech Entrepreneurs in Central West


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The newly opened GATE - Global Ag Tech Ecosystem based at the NSW Department of Primary Industries, Orange Agricultural Institute, is hosting a 2hr workshop on intellectual property (IP) for regional ag-tech entrepreneurs. 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.

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.

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

Numbers are limited. Afternoon tea is provided. The workshop will be general in nature and specific advice on individual matters is not included in the session.