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February 24, 2021 | 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM AEDT

Piper Alderman
Virtual Office 

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Overview (Program Summary)

As the CPD year draws to a close, Piper Alderman are pleased to offer you the opportunity to secure 4 CPD points in 4 hours.

Our complimentary national programme covers all three mandatory areas of law as well as one substantive law topic.

Simply attend one session or attend them all – it’s your choice! Each session is recorded and available to view on demand if you cannot attend the webinar session at the scheduled start time


Tim Clark | Partner


Tim is the Joint Head of the Melbourne Office and has extensive experience in intellectual property protection and commercialisation, and IT and telecommunications contracts, as well as commercial agreements, franchising, data protection, privacy and competition and consumer law.

Tim has experience in advising on all aspects of intellectual property protection, its commercialisation and enforcement and disputes. Tim assists clients with management of intellectual property portfolios in Australia and overseas including trade mark filings, prosecution and oppositions in Australia and overseas. A significant proportion of Tim’s work is in biotechnology and other high technology industries. This work includes drafting and negotiating complex licence and technology transfer agreements, clinical trial agreements, research and development agreements, collaboration agreements, manufacturing and quality agreements, and marketing agreements.

Tim has extensive experience advising IT and telecommunications service providers, as well as government and corporate clients procuring, software (including software development), software-as-a-service, IT services and telecommunications services.

Tim advises clients on data protection and privacy legislation including privacy policies and statements, data collection practices, data sharing arrangements and mandatory data breach notification. He assists public sector and private sector clients operating or entering into Australia as well as organisations operating overseas.

Tim has a Bachelor of Laws (Honours), Master of Laws and a Bachelor of Science, all from the University of Melbourne.

Nick Burkett | Partner

Nick’s experience spans a broad range of litigation and alternative dispute resolution processes across various state and federal courts and tribunals. Nick has a thorough understanding of the drivers of the successful resolution of complex litigation.  Having held senior in house and private practice roles he appreciates the need for legal and technical excellence to be guided by the desired commercial outcome.  The foundation of optimal outcomes has its foundation in a cohesive and collaborative approach between client and lawyer.

He has considerable experience in acting for clients in both the aviation and insurance sectors. Nick has acted for many of the major airlines and their insurers across a range of issues.  In the insurance sector his primary focus was on professional indemnity matters.

Nick has been a member of the QLS Ethics Committee for 8 years and is a former member of the Australian Insurance Law Association Committee (Qld Branch).

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