Innovation, New Product Development and Change Management for Lawyers

Demonstrating your value as lawyers, not just in risk mitigation, but capturing opportunity and continuous improvement. Join a specialised skills program designed specifically for in-house counsel & legal advisors involved in guiding new product development, innovation, and change management. Engage with our expert industry speakers to enhance your understanding of project management and acquire insights into effectively managing the legal risks inherent in internal innovation processes. Develop skills in commercialising innovation & securing funding for these endeavours, while dealing with challenges & potential advantages.

Description

Attend the full series and earn 4 CPD units including:
3 units in Professional Skills
1 unit in Substantive Law

This program is applicable to practitioners from all States & Territories 

If you register for the full series as a live online product after the date of an individual session, you will be sent the recording for the sessions that have passed. Alternatively, you can register for individual sessions by following the links below.

Innovation, New Product Development and Change Management for Lawyers: Innovation Project Management Guide for Lawyers

Tuesday, 23 July 2024

Get essential insights for project success with a comprehensive guide to project management of new project development, innovation and change management.

Description

Attend and earn 1 CPD unit in Professional Skills
This program is applicable to practitioners from all States & Territories

Professional Skills
12.00pm to 1.15pm Innovation Project Management Guide for Lawyers

 

  • Demonstrating value as lawyers, not just risk mitigation, but capturing opportunity and continuous improvement
  • Marshalling your project team and managing internal stakeholders
  • When and how to best engage with external experts/suppliers/supports
  • Procedural tips and strategy for managing budget and timing

Presented by Amelia Edwards, Chief Counsel, Universal Counsel

Presenters

Amelia Edwards, Chief Counsel, Universal Counsel
Amelia is the founder and Chief Counsel of Universal Counsel, the one-stop professionals. Amelia is an experienced outsourced commercial in-house counsel and managed services consultant, specialising in business strategy, negotiation and advocacy, innovation, IP protection & commercialisation, and complex regulatory compliance. She works with in-house counsel and directly with business leaders to provide comprehensive support services, refined through her deep understanding of the risks, opportunities, and commercial practicalities facing businesses in key regulated industries including F&B, health, tech, and creative services. Amelia speaks regularly to legal professionals, industry, and authorities about how businesses can best navigate and thrive within regulatory frameworks (not just mitigating risk but capturing opportunity) and how the law and industry standards can evolve to best support businesses and the broader community; innovation and sustainability are two of her primary areas of focus. Universal Counsel is a complete end-to-end managed professional services solution for businesses, always on call and always in your corner. The UC network model is specially designed to make your life easier by covering everything from managing risks and regulatory requirements to getting products to market, protecting your assets, increasing sales, building your team and capacity, solving problems, securing funding and investment, and simply helping you get what your business wants to do done. #UCthedifference.

 

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Innovation, New Product Development and Change Management for Lawyers: Legal Risk Management of Innovation and Change Management

Tuesday, 30 July 2024

Discover effective strategies for managing risks in innovation, new project development, and change management. Gain invaluable practical tips and insights to navigate the potential pitfalls and risks in any new project.

Description

Attend and earn 1 CPD unit in Professional Skills
This program is applicable to practitioners from all States & Territories

Chair

Amelia Edwards, Chief Counsel, Universal Counsel

Professional Skills
12.00pm to 1.15pm Legal Risk Management of Innovation and Change Management

 

  • Understanding intersecting risk and compliance frameworks: competition & consumer law, negligence, contract, privacy, and industry-specific laws
  • Key skills: tips and tricks for dealing with regulators, claims, and investigations
  • Internal risk-management procedure best practice: your crisis committee
  • Required and recommended policies
  • Key risks: third party suppliers, contract manufacturing/outsourcing
  • Insurance key considerations

Presented by Amelia Edwards, Chief Counsel, Universal Counsel and Cate Walsh, Associate General Counsel, Mars Australia

Presenters

Amelia Edwards, Chief Counsel, Universal Counsel
Amelia is the founder and Chief Counsel of Universal Counsel, the one-stop professionals. Amelia is an experienced outsourced commercial in-house counsel and managed services consultant, specialising in business strategy, negotiation and advocacy, innovation, IP protection & commercialisation, and complex regulatory compliance. She works with in-house counsel and directly with business leaders to provide comprehensive support services, refined through her deep understanding of the risks, opportunities, and commercial practicalities facing businesses in key regulated industries including F&B, health, tech, and creative services. Amelia speaks regularly to legal professionals, industry, and authorities about how businesses can best navigate and thrive within regulatory frameworks (not just mitigating risk but capturing opportunity) and how the law and industry standards can evolve to best support businesses and the broader community; innovation and sustainability are two of her primary areas of focus. Universal Counsel is a complete end-to-end managed professional services solution for businesses, always on call and always in your corner. The UC network model is specially designed to make your life easier by covering everything from managing risks and regulatory requirements to getting products to market, protecting your assets, increasing sales, building your team and capacity, solving problems, securing funding and investment, and simply helping you get what your business wants to do done. #UCthedifference.

 

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Innovation, New Product Development and Change Management for Lawyers: Innovation: Commercialisation & Asset Protection

Tuesday, 6 August 2024

Gain invaluable strategic and practical tips from industry leading experts in the essential innovation issues involved in the commercialising and safeguarding assets during the innovation project.

Description

Attend and earn 1 CPD unit in Substantive Law
This program is applicable to practitioners from all States & Territories

Chair

Amelia Edwards, Chief Counsel, Universal Counsel

12.00pm to 1.15pm Innovation: Commercialisation & Asset Protection

 

  • Working effectively with creatives and commercial objectives
  • Marketing/Sales: contracting and competition law considerations, strategy and negotiation key tips, managing expansion
  • IP asset protection strategy: ownership, licensing models, dispute risk mitigation & enforcement
  • Confidentiality, sensitive info, and trade secrets: practical protection tips

Presented by Tara McCormack, Senior Legal Counsel, Metricon Homes and Amelia Edwards, Chief Counsel, Universal Counsel

Presenters

Amelia Edwards, Chief Counsel, Universal Counsel
Amelia is the founder and Chief Counsel of Universal Counsel, the one-stop professionals. Amelia is an experienced outsourced commercial in-house counsel and managed services consultant, specialising in business strategy, negotiation and advocacy, innovation, IP protection & commercialisation, and complex regulatory compliance. She works with in-house counsel and directly with business leaders to provide comprehensive support services, refined through her deep understanding of the risks, opportunities, and commercial practicalities facing businesses in key regulated industries including F&B, health, tech, and creative services. Amelia speaks regularly to legal professionals, industry, and authorities about how businesses can best navigate and thrive within regulatory frameworks (not just mitigating risk but capturing opportunity) and how the law and industry standards can evolve to best support businesses and the broader community; innovation and sustainability are two of her primary areas of focus. Universal Counsel is a complete end-to-end managed professional services solution for businesses, always on call and always in your corner. The UC network model is specially designed to make your life easier by covering everything from managing risks and regulatory requirements to getting products to market, protecting your assets, increasing sales, building your team and capacity, solving problems, securing funding and investment, and simply helping you get what your business wants to do done. #UCthedifference.

 

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Innovation, New Product Development and Change Management for Lawyers: Innovation Funding & Finance: Issues & Opportunities

Tuesday, 13 August 2024

Gain valuable insights on securing funding for innovation projects from our expert panel. 

Description

Attend and earn 1 CPD unit in Professional Skills
This program is applicable to practitioners from all States & Territories

Chair

Amelia Edwards, Chief Counsel, Universal Counsel

Professional Skills
12.00pm to 1.15pm Innovation Funding & Finance: Issues & Opportunities

 

  • R&D incentives: what are they, what do you need to do to ensure eligibility and maximum returns
  • Corporate structuring basics for tax, funding, and investment
  • Grants: navigating the framework, key updates, and practical tips
  • Business and asset valuations: the whys, whens, and how-tos

Presented by Damien Burke, Executive Director, Koustas + Co and Susan Elson, R&D Tax Incentive, RADBE and Amelia Edwards, Chief Counsel, Universal Counsel

Presenters

Amelia Edwards, Chief Counsel, Universal Counsel
Amelia is the founder and Chief Counsel of Universal Counsel, the one-stop professionals. Amelia is an experienced outsourced commercial in-house counsel and managed services consultant, specialising in business strategy, negotiation and advocacy, innovation, IP protection & commercialisation, and complex regulatory compliance. She works with in-house counsel and directly with business leaders to provide comprehensive support services, refined through her deep understanding of the risks, opportunities, and commercial practicalities facing businesses in key regulated industries including F&B, health, tech, and creative services. Amelia speaks regularly to legal professionals, industry, and authorities about how businesses can best navigate and thrive within regulatory frameworks (not just mitigating risk but capturing opportunity) and how the law and industry standards can evolve to best support businesses and the broader community; innovation and sustainability are two of her primary areas of focus. Universal Counsel is a complete end-to-end managed professional services solution for businesses, always on call and always in your corner. The UC network model is specially designed to make your life easier by covering everything from managing risks and regulatory requirements to getting products to market, protecting your assets, increasing sales, building your team and capacity, solving problems, securing funding and investment, and simply helping you get what your business wants to do done. #UCthedifference.

 

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