Seminar: Ethics Update

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Ethics is an important issue which underpins professional duties. This seminar will discuss ethical obligations and provide guidance on how to navigate the complex areas of professional conduct.

At this seminar, Magda Bramante will discuss recent cases which consider the following:

  • Evidence containing misleading statements and supervision of inexperienced staff;
  • Acting against former clients when in possession of their confidential information;
  • Professional misconduct and unsatisfactory professional conduct as considered by the Professional Standards Board for Patent and Trade Marks Attorneys.

The duration of the seminar will be approximately 1 hour.

About the presenter:

 Magda Bramante is an Associate of Phillips Ormonde Fitzpatrick Lawyers, and is a patent and trade marks attorney and lawyer. Magda has a wide range of experience in all aspects of intellectual property including patent, design, trade mark, copyright and trade practices issues. Magda is also experienced in Federal Court matters and opposition proceedings before the Patent and Trade Mark Office.


Date: Thursday 24 March, 2016

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

11.45am for a 12.00pm start (Adelaide)


Melbourne Office

Phillips Ormonde Fitzpatrick
Level 16, 333 Collins Street

Sydney Office

Phillips Ormonde Fitzpatrick
Level 19, 133 Castlereagh Street

Adelaide Office

Phillips Ormonde Fitzpatrick
Level 5/75 Hindmarsh Square

RSVP: By Wednesday 23 March,  to Luana Spadafora at

Refreshments will be provided after the seminar. Please advise of any dietary requirements.

If any of your colleagues are interested in attending, please feel free to forward this invitation to them. 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.