World IP Day Seminar – Innovation Improving Lives

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World IP Day Seminar – Innovation Improving Lives

Come and hear award winning plastic surgeon and scientist Dr Swee Tan discuss his pioneering work to improve the lives of people with cancer and other serious health conditions.

This free public seminar is to celebrate World IP Day. The theme this year is 'Innovation Improving Lives'.

Join the New Zealand Institute of Patent Attorneys (NZIPA), the Intellectual Property Society of Australia and New Zealand (IPSANZ) and the Intellectual Property Office of New Zealand (IPONZ) to take a look at how intellectual property is helping change the world for better.

Seminar details:

  • Thursday 4 May 2017, 5.00pm - 7.00pm.
  • Aronui Lecture Theatre, Royal Society of New Zealand, 11 Turnbull St, Thorndon, Wellington
  • Speaker: Dr Swee Tan, Gillies McIndoe Research Institute

Register here.

World IP Day celebrates the role that intellectual property rights (patents, trade marks, designs, copyright) play in encouraging innovation and creativity. This year we're exploring how innovation is making our lives healthier, safer, and more comfortable, turning problems into progress.