Bush Products & the Law
Protecting Indigenous Cultural and Intellectual Property in the Bush Products Industry
Terri Janke and Company are excited to introduce a new unique workshop, Bush Products & the Law.
Bush Products & the Law is a new full-day workshop designed to provide entrepreneurs, businesses and community members with insight into managing Indigenous Cultural and Intellectual Property (ICIP) in the commercialisation of bush foods and related products.
The workshop topics have been designed to provide insight on:
The Australian bush products industry;
Branding and Intellectual Property;
Commercialising bush products; and
Case Studies (who & what is successful).
Who is it for?
This workshop is suitable for anyone seeking a better understanding of how to respectfully approach the use of ICIP when entering into or working in the bush foods and products industry. This may include researchers, business people, chefs, pharmacists, government representatives, and anyone interested in the commercialisation of Bush Products.
Participants will receive a summary paper for the workshop and have an opportunity to ask questions during a Q&A session. Lunch and refreshments are provided.
When & Where?
Bush Products & the Law Workshop - Wed 12 February 2020
Bush Products & the Law Workshop - Wed 8 April 2020
To be held in Sydney
Presented by Terri Janke and Desiree Leha
To register, Click here
About the presenters
Terri Janke (BA LLB) is the Solicitor Director at Terri Janke and Company. She is Wuthathi/Meriam woman from Cairns and an international authority on Indigenous Cultural and Intellectual Property, writing leading ICIP protocols and models for various sectors including for the arts, museums, archives, film and business. Terri assists clients with legal matters in areas such as incorporation, joint ventures, procurement, governance, employment, intellectual property and engagement. Recently, Terri has worked as a consultant for the World Intellectual Property Organisation (WIPO) on the Pacific Traditional Knowledge Action Plan.
Desiree Leha (BSW(Hons) LLB) recently graduated from the University of New South Wales with a Bachelor of Social Work (Honours) and Bachelor of Laws. Desiree is a descendent of of the Birri Gubba and Wakka Wakka people of Queensland, and has ties to the pacific island of Tonga. Desiree has completed her practical legal training with the NSW Public Defenders. As a result of her background in social work, Desiree has vast experience in case management and has developed great interpersonal and critical thinking skills.