October IP Events

by Pedro Malaquias

In November 2013, QMJIP started to publicise IP Events across the world on its Twitter page (@QMJIP), using the hash tag #IPevents. Such information is also made available in the QMJIP blog. If you have knowledge of or are organising any IP event not shown on the list, we would be grateful if you would let us know. Simply leave us a comment or tweet us @QMJIP #IPEvents and we can add it to our list.

Here are the events for October 2014 (Date, Location, Organiser, Name of the event, Details):

 

UNITED KINGDOM AND IRELAND

  • 1 October 2014 – London – Music Ally – Copyright and Technology. Details here.
  • 2 October 2014 – Edinburgh – SCL – SSCL IT Contract Update. Details here.
  • 2 October 2014 – London – MBL – Copyright Law Conference: A UK & EU Update. Details here.
  • 2 October 2014 – London – CIPA – The CIPA President’s Dinner. Details here.
  • 02-03 October 2014 – London – CIPA – The Lifecycle of Intellectual Property. Details here.
  • 02-03 October 2014 – London – IPAG – IPAG Conference 2014. Details here.
  • 6 October 2014 – London – WIPO – Protecting your IP Overseas. Details here.
  • 7 October 2014 – London – Baker & McKenzie, WIPO and King’s College London – Copyright: If I Could Change Just One Thing… Details here.
  • 7 October 2014 – London – CIPA – Personalised Medicine. Details here.
  • 8 October 2014 – Manchester- WIPO – Protecting your IP Overseas. Details here.
  • 8 October 2014 – London – Management Forum – US Patent Formalities. Details here.
  • 8-9 October 2014 – London – Imago Techmedia – IP EXPO Europe, Cyber Security EXPO and Data Centre EXPO. Details here.
  • 9 October 2014 – Edinburgh – SCL – SCL Annual Conference. Details here.
  • 9 October 2014 – London – Taylor Wessing – Women in IP: Trade Marks – the extended protection of marks with a reputation. Details here.
  • 9 October 2014 – Glasgow – WIPO – Protecting your IP Overseas. Details here.
  • 9-10 October 2014 – London – Management Forum – Annual Conference for Senior Patent Administrators. Details here.
  • 10 October 2014 – Leeds – ITMA – Hong Kong Trade Mark Law & Practice. Details here.
  • 13 October 2014 – London – Queen Mary University of London – 2014 Herchel Smith Intellectual Property Lecture: The Hon Mr Justice Arnold. Details here.
  • 13 October 2014 – London – 2014 Luxury and Fashion Industry Conference. Details here.
  • 13 October 2014 – London – Taylor Wessing – Legal issues for start-ups roundtable. Details here.
  • 13-14 October 2013 – London – IPR Connections – The LPS – London IP Summit. Details here.
  • 14 October 2014 – London – Bird & Bird & WIPO – An evening on FRAND. Details here.
  • 14 October 2014 – London – TIPLO – Life Sciences innovation, regulation and IP imperatives – striking the right balance. Details here.
  • 15 October 2014 – London – MARQUES & UCL IBIL – Meet the Judges. Details here.
  • 16 October 2014 – London – LES – LES London Evening Meeting: Trade Secrets. Details here.
  • 16 October 2014 – Cardiff – CIPA – The CIPA Wales Meeting. Details here.
  • 16 October 2014 – London – Management Forum – IP Due Diligence. Details here.
  • 17 October 2014 – London – Management Forum – Freedom to Operate. Details here.
  • 17 October 2014 – London – CIPA – Biotech Claims Drafting. Details here.
  • 20 October 2014 – London – Management Forum – An Essential Overview of the Pharmaceutical Industry.  Details here.
  • 21 October 2014 – Dublin – APTMA & AIPPI – Developments in Design Law. Details here.
  • 22 October 2014 – London – Management Forum – Patent Box – Tips and Predictions. Details here.
  • 22-23 October 2014 – London – ACG – ACG Conference 2014: Challenges and Opportunities. Details here.
  • 23 October 2014 – London – ASLIB – Copyright: Latest Legislative Developments. Details here.
  • 27 October 2014 – Cardiff – Legal Services Board – Meet the Legal Services Board for England and Wales. Details here.
  • 28 October 2014 – London – ITMA – Update on Law and Practice in China. Details here.
  • 29 October 2014 – London – ITMA – Litigators’ Refresher Course. Details here.
  • 29 October 2014 – London – CLT – The “No-Patents” Round-Up For Non-Techie People. Details here.
  • 29-31 October 2014 – London – Management Forum – The Art and Science of Patent Searching. Details here.
  • 30 October 2014 – Edinburgh – ITMA – ITMA’s Autumn Drinks. Details here.

 

CONTINENTAL EUROPE

  • 1-2 October 2014 – The Hague, Netherlands – EPO – PCT at the EPO. Details here.
  • 1-2 October 2014 – Stockholm, Netherlands – EPO – Online Services User Day. Details here.
  • 2 October 2014 – Munich, Germany – DJJV, DPMA, JIPA, JPAA and the Japanese Group of AIPPI – Patent Litigation in Japan and Germany. Details here.
  • 2 October 2014 – Paris, France – CERDI – Les enjeux de la protection des savoirs traditionnels. Details here.
  • 2 October 2014 – Paris, France – Legipresse – Y a-t-il des abus licites de la liberté d’expression? Details here.
  • 2 October 2014 – Madrid, Spain – IP Section of the Ilustre Colegio de Abogados de Alicante – Jornada sobre el Anteproyecto de Ley de Patentes. Details here.
  • 3 October 2014 – Geneva, Switzerland – ICTSD, OPEN A.I.R. and EPO – Innovation, IP and the role of informal sector in Africa’s development. Details here.
  • 6 October 2014 – Frankfurt, Germany – FORUM · Institut für Management – Marketing Authorisation in the Middle East. Details here.
  • 8 October 2014 – Stuttgart, Germany – INTA & KLEINER Rechtsanwälte – Rights-Preserving Use of Trademarks as Viewed by an In-House Counsel. Details here.
  • 8 October 2014 – Amsterdam, Netherlands – INTA & De Brauw Blackstone Westbroek – roundtable on the expected changes of the draft for the new Trademarks Directive and Community Trademarks Regulation. Details here.
  • 8-9 October 2014 – The Hague, Netherlands – EPO – Boards of appeal and key decisions 2014. Details here.
  • 9 October 2014 – Vilnius, Lithuania – Lithuania IP Office and OHIM – Redefining Landscape for Patent Protection in Europe. Details here.
  • 9 October 2014 – Groningen, Netherlands – Groningen Centre for Law and Governance and the Groningen International School of Law – Access to essential medicines: an essential service? Details here.
  • 9 October 2014 – Berlin, Germany – HIGG – Early Stage Researchers Colloquium. Details here.
  • 9-10 October 2014 – Berlin, Germany – HIGG – Internet Governance: Actors, Technology, Content. Details here.
  • 10 October 2014 – Paris, France – FNDE & ASPI – Droit des brevets 2014. Details here.
  • 12-15 October 2014 – Heidelberg, Germany – Dr. Haxel – 26th ICIC International Conference for the Information Community. Details here.
  • 14 October 2014 – Madrid, Spain – Fundación Salud 2000, Cátedra UPM-Clarke, Modet & Cº and Merck y Clarke, Modet & Cº – Foro de reflexión sobre Patentes y Transferencia Tecnológica en el área de Salud. Details here.
  • 14 October 2014 – Paris, France – IRPI – Actualité jurisprudentielle française et européenne en droit d’auteur. Details here.
  • 14 October 2014 – Paris, France – ASPI-GRAPI – Actualité du droit des brevets aux Etats-Unis. Details here.
  • 15 October 2014 – Madrid, Spain – MARQUES – Coexistence Agreements Workshop. Details here.
  • 15 October 2014 – Berlin, Germany – ALAI Deutschland – Einheitliches Urheberrecht durch EU-Verordnung Eine gute oder eine schlechte Idee? Details here.
  • 16 October 2014 – Milan, Italy – MARQUES – Coexistence Agreements Workshop. Details here.
  • 16 October 2014 – Munich, Germany – Taylor Wessing – European Data Protection Laws in the Making. Details here.
  • 16-17 October 2014 – Berlin, Germany – European Academy for Taxes, Economics & Law – How to Design Research & Development Contracts in Practice. Details here.
  • 16-18 October 2014 – Belgrade, Serbia – Union-IP – Exco: Autumn 2014. Details here.
  • 17 October 2014 – Vienna, Austria – MARQUES – Meet the Judges. Details here.
  • 17 October 2014 – Leuven, Belgium – University of Antwerp and the Centre for Intellectual Property Rights (CIR) – The EU Patent Package: Multidisciplinary and International Perspectives. Details here.
  • 20-21 October 2014 – Geneva, Switzerland – Federal Circuit Bar Association In Cooperation with WIPO, WTO and EPO – Systems, Challenges, Solutions:  Trade, Intellectual Property, Courts, and Governance. Details here.
  • 22-25 October 2014 – Amsterdam, Netherlands – FIAT IFTA – FIAT IAFTA World Conference. Details here.
  • 22-25 October 2014 – Tenerife, Spain – UIMP – La Moda – Marca e Identidad. Details here.
  • 23 October 2014 – Moscow, Russia – INTA & Gorodissky & Partners – Infringement of Domain Names and Trademark Rights on the Internet. Details here.
  • 23-24 October 2014 – Madrid, Spain – Universidad Carlos III – Congreso Internacional La Proteccíon Legal de la Tecnología: de la Idea a la Comercialización. Details here.
  • 23-24 October 2014 – Alicante, Spain – FORUM · Institut für Management – 14th International Trade Mark Conference. Details here.
  • 28 October 2014 – Brussels, Belgium – eLawnora – The wonderful life of EU copyright law and policy. Details here.
  • 30-31 October 2014 – Alicante, Spain – ERA – Annual Conference on Trade Marks and Designs in Europe 2014 Latest case law and EU legislative developments. Details here.

 

NORTH AMERICA

  • 5-8 October 2014 – San Francisco, USA – LES – LES Annual Meeting. Details here.
  • 6 October 2014 – Berkeley, California, USA – USPTO – The 7th Annual Privacy Lecture. Details here.
  • 8-11 October 2014 – Chicago, Illinois, USA – PTMG – The Multi-Faceted Personality of a Pharmaceutical Trade Mark. Details here.
  • 9-10 October 2014 – Arlington, Virginia, USA – George Mason University School of Law – Common Ground: How Intellectual Property Unites Creators and Innovators. Details here.
  • 10 October 2014 – New York, USA – Columbia Law School – Making Copyright Work for Authors and Performers. Details here.
  • 12-15 October 2014 – Arlington, Virginia, USA – INTA – 2014 Trademark Administrators and Practitioners Meeting. Details here.
  • 12-16 October 2014 – Los Angeles, California, USA – ICANN – ICANN 51. Details here.
  • 15-17 October 2014 – Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada – IPIC – Legal Ethics and the IP Lawyer: Ten Easy Ways to Lose Your Client and Your Reputation Before the Court. Details here.
  • 16 October 2014 – Washington DC, USA – George Washington University Law School – Costly Designs. Details here.
  • 17-18 October 2014 – Alexandria, Virginia, USA – USPTO – National Trademark Expo. Details here.
  • 22 October 2014 – Washington DC, USA – George Washington University Law School – The Fall 2014 A. Sidney Katz Lecture. Details here.
  • 23-25 October 2014 – Washington DC, USA – AIPLA – AIPLA 2014 Annual Meeting. Details here.
  • 24 October 2014 – Chicago, Illinois, USA – Center for Intellectual Property Law The John Marshall Law School Review of Intellectual Property Law – The John Marshall Law School Review of Intellectual Property Law 6th Annual Symposium – Art Meets Law: The Intersection of Art and Intellectual Property. Details here.
  • 27 October 2014 – New York, USA – Copyright Alliance – NY Chapter Lunch. Details here.
  • 28 October 2014 – Berkeley, California, USA – USPTO – October 2014 USPTO Roundtable: Department of Commerce Multistakeholder Forum on Improving the Operation of the DMCA Notice and Takedown System. Details here.
  • 28 October 2014 – Chicago, Illinois, USA – Center for Intellectual Property Law The John Marshall Law School Review of Intellectual Property Law – The John Marshall Law School Review of Intellectual Property Law 6th Annual Symposium – European Patent Practice Seminar 2014. Details here.
  • 28-29 October 2014 – New York, USA – ALM and Corporate Counsel – Annual IP Trademark, Copyright & Licensing Counsel Forum. Details here.
  • 29-30 October 2014 – Guanajuato, Mexico – Jornadas Expo Ingenio 2014. Details here.
  • 30 October 2014 – Cambridge, Massachusetts, USA – Authors Alliance – Authorship in a Digital World: How to Make It Thrive. Details here.
  • 30-31 October 2014 – Chicago, Illinois, USA – Center for Intellectual Property Law The John Marshall Law School Review of Intellectual Property Law – The John Marshall Law School Review of Intellectual Property Law 6th Annual Symposium – Advanced PCT Seminar for Patent Administrators. Details here.

 

SOUTH AMERICA

  • 6 October 2014 – São Paulo, Brazil – ASPI – A Semiótica Aplicada à Propriedade Intelectual. Details here.
  • 16-17 October 2014 – Bogota, Colombia – Association of Intellectual Property – The Value of IP for Innovation and Health. Details here.

 

ASIA AND OCEANIA

  • 1 October 2014 – Ramat HaSharon, Israel – IPFactor – A time to sow and a time to reap. Details here.
  • 16-17 October 2014 – Melbourne, Australia – Clifton and IP Australia – Melbourne Short Course in Trade Marks Database Searching. Details here.
  • 18 October 2014 – Mumbai, India – INTA – The Madrid Protocol – A new opportunity for Indian Brand Owners to file trademarks abroad. Details here.
  • 30-31 October 2014 – Canberra, Australia – Clifton and IP Australia – Canberra Short Course in Trade Marks Database Searching. Details here.

 

Pedro Malaquias is a Portuguese Qualified lawyer. Currently, he is a LL.M. student at Queen Mary, University of London and works as an Assistant Editor at Queen Mary Journal of Intellectual Property (QMJIP). @PedroMMalaquias