POF sponsors 10th BioMelbourne ‘Connecting Women’ Lunch

POF is proud to be an inaugural sponsor of this year’s BioMelbourne 10th Annual ‘Connecting Women’ Lunch. We have been a sponsor of this event since its inception in 2008 and we are delighted to continue this long-standing association. For the past 9 years, the Connecting Women Lunch has provided the opportunity to highlight and celebrate the achievements …
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Expert witness evidence – are you asking the right questions?

The decision in Multisteps Pty Ltd v Specialty Packaging Aust Pty Ltd [2018] FCA 587 has highlighted the importance of the initial instructions and discussions with experts in the evidence gathering process. It has also shed light on the potential liability of individuals having control over conduct ultimately held to infringe. Multisteps commenced proceedings against …
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Spotlight On: Most exciting invention protected

Click here to view ‘Women in Innovation’ online With World IP Day being celebrated last week, we asked POF client CSIRO, and two IP firms in the US and UK, what was the most exciting invention they have protected. Here is what they had to say:   “A 3D printing machine which used ultrasound images …
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Spotlight On: Choosing a career path in IP

Click here to view ‘Women in Innovation’ online In recognition of World IP Day last week, we asked some of our clients and international IP firms what led them to choose a career path in IP. Here is what they had to say:   “I had spent nearly 20 years doing research, the latter part …
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Managing Partner, Ross McFarlane, named as a finalist in the Lawyers Weekly ‘Partner of the Year Awards’ 2018

We are pleased to announce that our Managing Partner, Ross McFarlane, has been nominated as a finalist in the Intellectual Property category for this year’s Lawyers Weekly ‘Partner of the Year Awards’. The ‘Partner of the Year Awards’ is now in its third year, and showcases finalists with “impressive leadership, technical expertise, mentorship and business development …
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