VIDEO: Session 2: Ethics for Patent and Trade Mark Attorney (1 CPD Hour)
Date: May 2018
Attend and earn 1 CPD/CPE Hour
For the 9th year running this conference brings together eminent legal minds, including our keynote speaker straight from Hong Kong plus the renowned Edward Heerey QC. Our presenters will offer an in-depth trade mark update and an analysis of trade mark use online, remedies and trade mark practice and procedure. After lunch you will gain insights from the Assistant Commissioner of Patents from IPONZ and a review of best method, opposition evidence, and patent globalization. Plus you can earn your mandatory ethics unit whilst hearing about the NEW Code of Conduct. This program is designed just for you to give you the need-to-know updates for your practice and your CPE points all at a convenient time and all in one day.
Chair: Simon Kneebone, Partner, Banki Haddock Fiora
Mandatory Ethics or Professional Conduct CPE
ETHICS PANEL DISCUSSION: "NEW" CODE OF CONDUCT: The New Code of Conduct for Trans-Tasman Patent and Trade Mark Attorneys 2018 (Code of Conduct 2018): Applying the Code in Practice
- Understanding the New Code of Conduct 2018
- Applying it to some common areas of complaint
- Conflict of interest
- Cost estimation and variations of costs: managing client expectations
- Being 'open and frank'
- Competency for the work done
- Hypothetical examples
Moderator: Simon Kneebone, Partner, Banki Haddock Fiora
Katrina Howard SC, 9 Selborne Chambers; Trans-Tasman IP Attorneys Disciplinary Tribunal; Leading Intellectual Property Senior Counsel, Doyle's Guide 2017
Anthony Alder, Founder, Alder IP; Board Member, Trans-Tasman IP Attorneys Board
Carl Harrap, Principal, FPA Patent Attorneys; Board Member, Trans-Tasman IP Attorneys Board
Simon Keenbone joined Banki Haddock Fiora in 2000 after working as a partner at a large patent attorney firm in New Zealand. He advises a wide range of clients on trade mark, registered design and patent law, and develops and applies clearance, protection and enforcement strategies for the clothing, engineering, entertainment, fast-moving consumer goods, electronics and information technology industries.
Katrina Howard SC
Katrina Howard specialises in the field of intellectual property, especially patents. After graduating with first class honours in pharmacology and an honours degree in law, Katrina worked with Davies Collison Cave before becoming a barrister. Katrina was appointed as Senior Counsel in NSW in 2006 and currently practices at 9 Selborne Chambers, Sydney. She was unconditionally admitted to practice in the UK in 2008 and is a door tenant at 3 New Square, London. Most of Katrina's work over the last 20 years has been in the biological sciences including pharmaceuticals, medical devices and biotechnology, but she works in all areas of technology, including acting for Samsung in its war with Apple. Katrina has given many presentations locally and internationally and published several papers on patent law and practice. She has been recognized in various international guides to patent lawyers such as the International Who's Who of Patent Lawyers. She was appointed as the Patent and Trade Marks Attorneys Disciplinary Tribunal in 2012.
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