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IP Masterclass - Presented by HopgoodGanim Lawyers & CEA

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Z2 Creative Industries Precinct

Brisbane, QLD 4059

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You’ve registered the domain name, designed a logo and set up your Instagram account. But is your brand actually protected?

Join HopgoodGanim Lawyers for an IP Masterclass. In this hour-long session, you will learn how to:

  • Protect your goods/services and the all-important brand reputation
  • navigate around the complexities of intellectual property
  • increase value in your business
  • as well as get some vital tips about what to do before you pitch!

With plenty of time for questions, this will be your opportunity to engage with the experts and get the tricky stuff sorted



Meet The Facilitators

Verity Stone, Associate

Verity’s practice focuses on intellectual property, information, communications and technology sectors and commercial law. She has experience in trademarks law and copyright law, as well as experience advising members of the media, entertainment and music industries. Verity is a QUT Journalism alumnae and was a 2017 finalist in the Lawyers Weekly 30 Under 30.

Briar Francis, Solicitor

Briar advises on a range of intellectual property and technology matters, including brand and design protection, regulatory compliance, intellectual property licensing and related transactions, and domestic and international trade mark portfolio management and disputes. Briar’s interests in international trade complement her experience in the IT and IP legal fields, and she regularly advises on and negotiates international manufacturing and distribution agreements. With qualifications in Japanese Language Studies and International Relations in addition to Law, Briar is known in her friendship circle as the “Japan nut”.


Outline of presentation

In this masterclass we will cover the basics of IP as well as focussing on the issues commonly faced by emerging businesses, including:

  • Understanding IP within your business plan, marketing and contracts
  • Trademarks – what are they and what can be trademarked?
  • The difference between business names, domain names and trade marks
  • What to consider before you invest in your brand
  • The trademark application process
  • What to consider with international trademark registration
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