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In-Person Seminar | Reception

Teaming Up to Mine Technology… Intellectual Property Implications in Co-development Arrangements

Fasken's PDAC 2018 Seminar Series
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Where Fasken
333 Bay St., Suite 2400
Bay Adelaide Centre
Toronto, ON
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Increasingly, mining companies are teaming up with their suppliers to develop suitable technology for their mining operations. Often, the supplier provides the basic (or background) technology while the mining company provides the platform, the resources and the practical development expertise to allow the supplier to further develop or improve the technology and ensure that it can be used economically on a commercial scale.  While this collaboration between the parties can lead to the creation of new and innovative technologies, it can also give rise to a host of intellectual property issues relating to ownership and exploitation of the newly-developed technology, and the protection of the underlying intellectual property rights. This panel will discuss the intellectual property implications in co-development arrangements and will share practical insights as to how to approach technology co-development ventures with a view to extracting the most value from the newly-developed technology.


Guest Speaker:

Michelle Ash, Chief Innovation Officer (CIO), Barrick Gold Corporation

Travis Battley, Business Line Manager – Underground Rock Excavation, Epiroc


  • 16:00 - 16:30 EST Registration
  • 16:30 - 18:00 EST Seminar and Reception


This seminar is complimentary


This is an in-person seminar only


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Note: This programme contains 1 hour of Substantive content for the purposes of the Law Society of Upper Canada annual Continuing Professional Development (CPD) requirements

Event contact

Nick Fan Marketing Events Specialist +1 416 868 3511