Speaker details

IBA Annual Conference Sydney 2017

8 Oct - 13 Oct 2017

Sydney, Sydney, Australia

Speaker information

Leela Devi Baskaran


Leela practices in the areas of registration of trademarks and general advisory work relating to the various forms of IP rights including trademarks, copyright, industrial design rights and patents. She also has experience in all areas of intellectual property transactional work including advising on and drafting of licensing agreements, research and development agreements, commercialization agreements, collaboration agreements, assignment and transfer of intellectual property, distribution agreements, contract manufacturing, technology transfer, etc. Leela is a registered franchise consultant in Malaysia and handles all aspects of franchising including advising on structuring the business to suit requirements under the law in Malaysia, reviewing of transaction agreements and disclosure documents, registration of franchise and liaising with the Franchise Development and Direct Selling Division under the Ministry of Domestic Trade and Cost of Living (to move under Ministry of Entrepreneur and Cooperatives Development). Her experience also includes advising on labelling, consumer protection, data protection, privacy, and competition issues.


Overview of franchise laws in the Asia Pacific region (including Australia) and their enforcement

Thursday 12 October (1430 - 1545)

Room C3.4, Convention Centre, Level 3