On October 10th we are hosting our next Bizspark lunch with guest speaker Steve Davey from Cullens, patent and trade mark attorneys who will provide us with some tips for start-ups on protecting their intellectual property and ready to answer any questions that our start-up's at the Microsoft Innovation Centre have on protecting their IP. So make sure you come prepared with questions & ready to enjoy networking, lunch and this great session from Cullens.
Date: 10th October 2012
Location: Microsoft Innovation Centre, Lvl 28, 400 George St, Brisbane 4000
About Steve Davey
Joining Cullens in 2011 as a Patent and Trade Mark Attorney and Solicitor, Steve will divide his workload between the trade mark area and patent work particularly in the electrical, ICT and engineering areas.Steve completed a combined degree in Physics and Law in 2005 and was admitted as a Solicitor in 2006. A Masters of Intellectual Property in 2010 then rounded Steve’s skills for registration as a Patent and Trade Mark Attorney.Due to his previous employment within the intellectual property division of a leading Australian legal practice, Steve has experience in Federal Court litigation in relation to patent, trade mark and design infringement.In the patent field, Steve has been responsible for the initial preparation of more than one hundred patent applications for mechanical, software and optoelectronic devices including inventions concerning optical physics, optical fibres and laser technologies as well as prosecution of numerous other applications in the above areas to registration. Steve also managed a large and vibrant trade mark practice and has resolved many contentious trade mark matters at one of Australia’s top tier law firms.
Steve is also starting his own software start-up venture and will be able to share hands-on experience and insight into the steps are start-up needs to take to protect their IP.