POF Seminar: Anti-counterfeiting – Trends, Tips and the Challenges of Grey Markets

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Anti-counterfeiting – Trends, Tips and the Challenges of Grey Markets

Counterfeiting is a worldwide phenomenon and has invaded almost every sector of the economy, including consumer products, electronic equipment and pharmaceuticals.

At this seminar, Marine Guillou will discuss the process for implementing a brand protection strategy in Australia, New Zealand and online. The seminar will cover a number of topics including:

  • The latest trends in counterfeiting
  • How to work with Customs in Australia and New Zealand
  • Tips to enforce your trade marks on social media, auction sites and B2B platforms
  • The limited courses of action against parallel importers

The duration of the seminar will be approximately 1 hour.

About the presenter:

Marine Guillou is an Associate of Phillips Ormonde Fitzpatrick. Marine specialises in anti-counterfeiting programs, customs proceedings, training and trade mark infringement litigation. Marine gained valuable experience as an in-house lawyer for the French anti-counterfeiting group, Union Des Fabricants (Unifab) and as an anti-counterfeiting Area Manager with Société Bic. In 2015, Marine has been ranked as one of Australia’s top specialist experts in anti-counterfeiting in the World Trademark Review 1000.

Date: Thursday 14 May 2015

Time:  12.15pm for a 12.30pm start (Melbourne and Sydney)

                11.45am for a 12.00pm start (Adelaide)


Melbourne Office –  Level 23, 367 Collins Street

Sydney Office – Level 19, 133 Castlereagh Street

Adelaide Office – Level 5/75 Hindmarsh Square

RSVP: By Tuesday 12 May, to Victoria Wild at marketing@pof.com.au

A light lunch will be provided. Please advise of any dietary requirements. 

This seminar is only open to POF clients and in-house practitioners.

Seminar attendees may be eligible to claim points towards their professional development/education. Please refer to your relevant guidelines for more information.