POF SEMINAR – Practical tips for dispute resolution

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In the event that you find yourself in a contentious situation regarding intellectual property rights, getting your position and communications right from the outset is vital, potentially saving you time and money.

At this seminar, we will discuss some practical ways to resolve IP disputes including:

  •     Engaging with potential infringers (or rights holders) prior to litigation
  •     Early mediation and alternative dispute resolution
  •     How to structure letters of demand
  •     Settlement of litigation

The duration of the seminar will be approximately 1 hour.

About the presenters:

Chris Schlicht is a lawyer, patent and trade marks attorney and a Partner of the POF Group. Chris has extensive experience in conducting litigation for local and international clients. He has conducted cases concerning the validity and the enforcement of patents, trade marks and designs, as well as the obtainment of rights in appeals from the Australian Intellectual Property Office.

David Longmuir is a lawyer, patent and trade marks attorney and a Senior Associate of the POF Group. David works in all areas of intellectual property litigation. He has been involved in patent litigation in the biotechnology and pharmaceutical areas and also has experience in relation to Plant Breeder’s rights. David also provides clients with advice in relation to non-contentious intellectual property matters.

Date: Wednesday 26 November, 2014

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


Melbourne Office

Phillips Ormonde Fitzpatrick
Level 23, 367 Collins Street

Sydney Office

Phillips Ormonde Fitzpatrick
Level 19, 133 Castlereagh Street

Adelaide Office

Phillips Ormonde Fitzpatrick
Level 5, 75 Hindmarsh

RSVP: By Tuesday 25 November, to Victoria Wild at marketing@pof.com.au