About this Event
IP (Intellectual Property) can throw up many issues for small business owners if you don’t know what you should be aware of. Remove business vulnerability by attending this workshop.
The session will be interactive and allow participants to ask questions and share experiences. A number of real-life scenarios will be used to illustrate the issues. The focus being commercial issues, particularly those which small business owners are likely to come across in day to day activities.
The workshop in 4 distinct sessions will cover:
- The Basics: what is intellectual property and why is it important
- Names, names, names: focus on trade marks
- Agreements involving intellectual property: securing and dealing with IP
- IP strategy and management: making the most of your IP
This session is facilitated by Guy Provan of Provan Legal, a specialist intellectual property law firm based in Perth, Western Australia and an associate of BYOM. Guy has more than 30 years’ experience and has worked for both large and boutique IP law firms.
His areas of practice include:
• Intellectual property litigation and dispute resolution.
• Commercial agreements relating to intellectual property and its commercialisation
• IT and other technology agreements
• Corporate intellectual property strategy and support
• General advice on intellectual property and its exploitation
BYOM Pty Ltd is a provider of Business Local — a Small Business Development Corporation Service funded by the Government of Western Australia. We exist to encourage, support and motivate business owners to re-harness their power, understand their innate ability to succeed and overcome any obstacles.We look at the person behind the business to help them understand their motivations, to encourage self-belief, so that the business reaches its full potential.We specialise in practical learning experiences using the latest technology from workshops to online coaching sessions to help businesses and communities thrive.
This workshop is brought to you by Business Local Workshops are funded by the Small Business Development Corporation through its Business Local service. For free advice and guidance on starting and growing your business visit smallbusiness.wa.gov.au