Author Profile

Terry Healy

Terry Healy is admitted to legal practice in Victoria, New South Wales, the ACT and before the High Court of Australia; he has a current practising certificate as a lawyer in Victoria; and is also a Registered Patent Attorney and Registered Trade Mark Attorney in Australia. Terry had a long professional career with CSIRO, mostly as General Counsel or equivalent. From 2005, Terry managed CSIRO’s highly successful international patent litigation initiative based on an invention relating to Wi-Fi made by CSIRO scientists in 1992 and patented in 19 countries. The litigation led to the negotiation of licences and settlement agreements worth more than half a billion dollars.

See Terry at the 2016 Festival:

Ever wonder where ideas for everyday items come from? Did you know that the banknotes you pull from your wallet or the Wi-Fi you use every day were invented by Australians? What are the challenges facing innovators and inventors in…

Location: Auditorium