POF proudly supports Jeans for Genes Day

POF proudly supported Jeans for Genes Day by hosting a morning tea and encouraging staff to wear their best denim and make a gold coin donation. The firm matched each donation dollar for dollar. Jeans for Genes was established to fund revolutionary research that helps diagnose, understand, and find cures or treatments for conditions affecting kids, …
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Enhanced PCT Search Report/Written Opinion – An offer from the five major Patent Offices that’s too good to miss?

For the past couple of years, the IP5 Offices (Europe, Japan, Korea, P.R. China and US) prepared for the launch of a third Collaborative Search & Examination (CS&E) pilot program on 1 July 2018. The pilot program involves IP5 examiners working together to produce enhanced single international search reports and written opinions (ISR/WO) under the …
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POF proudly sponsors 10th annual Graeme Clark Oration

Yesterday we celebrated the 10th annual Graeme Clark Oration, of which POF is very proud to be a long-time sponsor. The Oration informs the community about scientific advances in health and medical research, delivered by recognised global leaders in their field. This year the Oration was delivered by Professor Paula T Hammond and focussed on …
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Congratulations to our two new Partners and Associates

We are delighted to announce our 2018 appointments, including two new Partners in our Melbourne and Adelaide office.   Partners: David Longmuir | BSc(Hons) LLB(Hons) LLM FIPTA Patent and Trade Marks Attorney, IP Lawyer | Melbourne David works in all areas of IP litigation. He has been involved in patent litigation in the biotechnology and pharmaceutical …
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The Carbon XPRIZE and CSIRO: CO2 mitigation technology in Australia and beyond.

The NRG COSIA Carbon XPRIZE seeks to incentivise development of carbon capture and utilisation (CCU) technologies that convert carbon dioxide (CO2) into useful products while mitigating climate change. Ten finalists (carbon.xprize.org/teams) were selected to compete for a USD$20 million pot, by demonstrating their technologies at pilot scale using power station flue gas as the CO2 …
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