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Griffith Hack’s Edith Hamilton joins speaker line-up at IPBC Australasia 2022

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11 November 2022
Edith Hamilton

Griffith Hack will have a strong presence at IPBC Australasia 2022 in Melbourne on Tuesday 22 November, with special counsel Edith Hamilton joining the event’s line-up of speakers.

Edith will chair a panel discussion titled The great Australian litigation-scape that will look Australia’s patent litigation landscape and consider whether businesses can take advantage of alternative strategies to deal with problematic patent cases.

Joining Edith on the panel will be leading figures in IP and law:

  • Andrew Christie: Chair of Intellectual Property – Melbourne Law School, University of Melbourne
  • Clare Cunliffe: Barrister – Victorian Bar
  • Elisabeth Opie: International Technology Lawyer – Office of Elisabeth Opie
  • Damian Slizys: Director of Intellectual Property – Telix Pharmaceuticals

Griffith Hack is a proud sponsor of IPBC Australia 2022, a marquee event on the IP calendar that is specifically designed for senior executives from IP-owning corporates, both local and international, as well as key figures from the research and governmental communities.

About Edith

Edith is a special counsel at Griffith Hack and a registered patent and trade mark attorney. Her technical expertise embraces mechanical engineering, materials science and chemistry, and her experience extends into in the areas of fast moving consumer goods, fibre and textile technology, process engineering, oil and gas, clean technology, and mining technology, including explosives and blasting technology.

She has considerable experience in patent opposition matters – including handling multiple inter-related matters in order to secure freedom-to-operate, while maintaining the client’s own IP position. The skills and perspectives gained through defending and challenging patent cases benefits all her clients, whether she is providing IP advice or conducting patent drafting and prosecution work. Edith is a past President and the current Secretary of the Victorian Branch of Materials Australia.

About the event

The sixth annual IPBC Australasia will be held on 22 November 2022 at the Sofitel on Collins, Melbourne.

Structured as a single, market-leading, one-day event, with a central registration, exhibition and networking area, the sessions will be split into two dedicated streams:

  • IPBC Australasia – IAM’s patent/ technology-led agenda focused on IP value creation
  • Brand Strategy Australasia – WTR’s detailed brand management programme providing dedicated coverage of the latest issues in brand protection, management and value creation.

The IPBC and Brand Strategy sessions will run concurrently, with delegates able to switch between streams to match their interests.

Find out more and register here.