November 23, 2023


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Software and AI — Copyright issues and commercialisation models

Join the experts from King & Wood Mallesons’ as they present on copyright issues and commercialisation models for software and artificial intelligence.

· In-person at Level 61, Governor Phillip Tower, 1 Farrer Place, Sydney NSW 2000
· Or online via video conference for those interstate.

Date: 23 November 2023
12:00pm – 2:00pm, Sydney time

CPD Points: 1.5



The presentation will cover:

· Copyright in software
·Assignment vs. licensing, including:
-Effective assignments
-Licensing models — Traditional licensing, SaaS, and open source software
-Key licensing risks — research grade vs commercially ready software and royalty structures
·Commercialising AI — Intellectual property rights and other legal issues

The content will be divided into a presentation component and a practical activity component.

Who should attend?

This presentation primarily aimed towards those working in the research, development, or licensing of software or software-related products, but will be of interest to anyone in the IP Commercialisation industry.


Scott Bouvier

Scott Bouvier is widely recognised as one of Australia’s most prominent IP and technology lawyers, with a highly successful practice focused on commercial dealings and disputes in intellectual property and technology.  In 2023 Scott was recognised by WTR as a Global Leader, by IAM as one of the World’s Leading IP Strategists and “World’s Leading Patent Professionals”, as an “IP star” for IP transactions & Trade Marks in 21/22 by Managing Intellectual Property and one of four “pre-eminent” IP lawyers by Doyles.  Scott’s ability to provide strategic, client-centric advice relating to complex IP matters, in addition to his innovative and practical approach, has earnt him the reputation as the “go-to” lawyer for IP commercialisation and research in Australia.

Bridget Butler

Bridget Butler is a Senior Associate in King & Wood Mallesons’ Tech & IP team, where she specialises in commercial legal matters with a focus on IP, technology, data and privacy. Bridget has extensive experience drafting, negotiating and advising clients on a range of commercial agreements, including licensing, procurement, distribution and bespoke agreements. She is focused on guiding her clients through complex legal issues and navigating the full lifecycle of project delivery.

Stuart Neil

Stuart Neil is a solicitor in King & Wood Mallesons’ Tech and IP team. Stuart has experience working for clients on a range of matters, including large transactional matters, banking and financial services, regulatory investigation and compliance, and data breach response.

KCA Members: $40
Non-members: $50