IP specific presentations for businesses, entrepreneurs, starts-ups and innovators on how IP it can help your business delivered by private practice experts:
Dean Alle (Darwin Innovation Hub, Expert-in-Residence)- Dean has a wealth of experience in entrepreneurship, startups and commercialisation of new technology. In addition to several tech related startups of his own, Dean has led major commercialisation projects with Australian Universities and Research Centres, spinoff and startup companies, and corporate organisations. Dean adds value to startup opportunities as an investor, director, advisory board, executive and as a serial startup creator in the innovation ecosystem.
Leon Wong (Patent and Trade Marks Attorney / Chemistry & Life Sciences) and Phillips Ormonde Fitzpatrick. Leon Wong is a registered patent (and trade marks) attorney specialising in chemical inventions. Leon attended primary school in Darwin, then went on to complete secondary and tertiary qualifications in NSW and Victoria. Leon’s PhD involved synthesis of a bioactive molecule called himbacine, as a potential treatment for Alzheimer’s disease.
Jacqueline Leong (Trade Mark Attorney, Ward Keller) Jacqueline has been practising in trade mark law in Australia for five years and in the general intellectual property (IP) field for eight in Australia and Malaysia. Jacqueline specialises in the protection, enforcement and defence of trade marks in Australia and overseas. Her experience includes advising local and international clients on trade mark matters, including preparing and filing trade mark applications in Australia and overseas. Jacqueline works closely with other IP professionals including patent attorneys and IP solicitors.
Maiko Sentina (Solicitor, Terri Janke and Company Lawyers and Consultants) Maiko is a practising lawyer with Terri Janke and Company. She helps clients navigate intellectual property law, commercial law and Indigenous cultural and intellectual property (ICIP) issues through contract drafting and legal advice. Maiko is also a writer, speaker and workshop presenter. In 2017, Maiko co-authored Indigenous Knowledge: Issues for protection and management, a Discussion Paper commissioned by IP Australia and Department of Industry, Innovation and Science (DIIS). She was also a keynote speaker at the Indigenous Design Symposium at the University of Melbourne.