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Research Week IP and Commercialisation Masterclass

Event details

Time: 1pm-2.30pm (This follows on from ECU Watermark GetLINKED! Series Panel session from 10.30-12.30pm)
Date:  22 September 2016
Venue: Building 34.545, ECU, 270 Joondalup Drive, Joondalup, 6027
Cost: Free

About the Masterclass

How do you create an IP savvy culture to maximise your intangible asset value and make innovation part of your organisation’s DNA? And how do you retain and capitalise on innovation to enhance commercialisation value?

Join Mark Pullen, Principal and Guy Provan, Legal Director of Watermark for this informative and practical seminar which will cover:

  • Business structuring
  • The agreements you need to consider
  • Capturing and managing your IP
  • Freedom to Operate
  • Securing IP ownership
  • Utilising IP for investment and business growth

Mark and Guy will draw on real case studies to illustrate how to leverage IP and ensure that the associated benefits are kept within an organisation.

About the speakers

Mark Pullen
Principal - Watermark

Mark works with start-up, emerging and established SME businesses across a range of industries, technologies and brand driven enterprises to help them maximise their awareness and value from their IP (knowledge) assets. His clients benefit from his broad foundation of industrial experience in mechanical and electrical engineering technologies, specifically in the rail, mining and automotive industries.

Mark sits on the WA Innovator of the Year Award’s Advisory Committee and has participated in a number of organising committees and judging panels for state and national small business awards programs.

Guy Provan
Legal Director - Watermark

A recognised leader in intellectual property law, Guy has over 25 years experience in litigation and dispute resolution, enforcement of intellectual property rights, IP licensing and commercialisation, IT and internet agreements and general IP advice.

Guy’s clients range from individual inventors to listed companies. He is a regular presenter to the Association of Corporate Counsel and he contributes widely to both industry and legal publications.

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