Keep informed of where and when our Attorneys are out and about and when you can meet up with them at various events.

INTA Conference in Singapore April 2020

Wayne Slater will be attending the upcoming INTA conference in Singapore over the period 24 April to 1 May.  We look forward to meeting up with our clients and foreign associates at the conference.  If you would like to arrange a meeting at the conference please forward your meeting request to our central mailbox at



New Wolters Kluwer Publication

Design rights functionality and scope of protection around the world

Wolters Kluwer is publishing a new book on functionality in design rights in the major jurisdictions around the world. Our Wayne Slater has been appointed to co-author the chapter on Australian designs law. This appointment confirm the prominent place that IP Gateway enjoys in the procurement of designs rights in both Australia and New Zealand. The book is due for release later in 2020.

Attendance at IPTA Masterclass in Patent Oppositions 

Matt Lord who heads up the oppositions and hearings practice at IP Gateway will be attending the IPTA masterclass in patent oppositions during March. Matt will be exchanging ideas with other senior practitioners from the Australian patent profession on strategies and best practice with regard to the handling of oppositions before the Patent Office.  This is becoming an increasingly important part of our practice at IP Gateway.

The Upcoming APPA Conference on the Gold Coast

The Asian Patent Attorneys Association will be holding their upcoming annual conference on the Gold Coast over 13 to 17 November 2020.  As the convention centre is about 50km away the IP Gateway Office this will be a home conference for IP Gateway and we look forward to hosting our  associates and clients from all over the world at the conference.

If you would like to arrange a meeting at the conference please forward your meeting request  to our central mailbox at

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