December IP Events

by Pedro Malaquias

Here is the list of Intellectual Property events occurring in December 2014. 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 the list.

UNITED KINGDOM

  • 1 December 2014 – Manchester – CIPA – Patents Case Law. Link.
  • 1 December 2014 – London – Management Forum – How to Ensure Sufficiency of Disclosure into EPO Patent Applications. Link.
  • 1 December 2014 – London – The Open Data Institute – Open Data in a Day. Link.
  • 2 December 2014 – Oxford – OIPRC – Major Changes to Canada’s IP Regime: Protecting and Enforcing Copyright and Trademarks Internationally. Link.
  • 2 December 2014 – London – CIPA – US Patent Law Formalities for IP Administrators. Link.
  • 2 December 2014 – London – MBL – The Law of Designs – A Detailed Introduction. Link.
  • 2 December 2014 – York – York St John University – Patent Fever: HIV/AIDS and the epidemic of intellectual property. Link.
  • 2 December 2014 – ramsac Limited – Godalming – Data Protection – Is Your Head in the Cloud? Link.
  • 2-3 December 2014 – London – IBC Legal – Standards and Patents Conference 2014. Link.
  • 3 December 2014 – London – City University London – New media between copyright protection and the access to network conundrum. Link.
  • 3 December 2014 – Bournemouth – iCLIC/CIPPM – Protecting Olympic Symbols: has event specific legislation struck the right balance? Link.
  • 3 December 2014 – Coleford – FSB Gloucestershire and West of England – Protecting your Intellectual Property. Link.
  • 3 December 2014 – London – ASLIB – Digital Copyright. Link.
  • 3 December 2014 – London – Digital Catapult Centre 101 – Digital Breakfast – A New Blueprint for Copyright Licensing. Link.
  • 3 December 2014 – LondonDigital Catapult Centre 101 – Understanding UK Copyright Law: An Interactive Workshop for Photographers and Illustrators. Link.
  • 4 December 2014 – Southampton – iCLIC – Creative works and copyright infringement on the internet. Link.
  • 4 December 2014 – Southampton – ITMA – IPEC – the practicalities of conducting trade mark litigation. Link.
  • 4 December 2014 – London – UNION-IP – UNION Christmas Dinner Meeting: IP and Litigation in 2014 and Beyond. Link.
  • 4 December 2014 – London – MBL – Patents Law – An Update. Link
  • 4 December 2014 – London – IBC Legal – International Patent Litigation. Link.
  • 4 December 2014 – London – qLegal – Essential Legal Issues to Consider for your Business. Link.
  • 4 December 2014 – London – qLegal – What is Intellectual Property and why is it so important? Link.
  • 4-5 December 2014 – London – Management Forum – Advanced PCT Formalities. Link.
  • 4-5 December 2014 – London – ERA & QMUL CLLS – Preparing for the Unitary Patent Package. Link.
  • 5 December 2014 – London – CREATe – Valuing the Public Domain – A Workshop for UK Creative Firms. Link.
  • 5 December 2014 – Manchester – ITMA – Northern Christmas Lunch. Link.
  • 5 December 2014 – London – Management Forum – Introduction to Intellectual Property. Link.
  • 8 December 2014 – London – Management Forum – Working with Confidential Agreements. Link.
  • 8 December 2014 – Bristol – CIPA – Patents Case Law. Link.
  • 8 December 2014 – London (CCLS 2.1.) – QMUL & CCLS – Research Café: Prof. Sterling on Space Copyright Law.
  • 9 December 2014 – West Bromwich – Nachural Events – Intellectual Property and International Trade. Link.
  • 9 December 2014 – London – qLegal – Intellectual Property: How do I protect my business assets? Link.
  • 9 December 2014 – London – ITMA – ITMA Christmas Lunch. Link.
  • 9 December 2014 – London – MBL – The Law of Passing Off. Link.
  • 9 December 2014 – London – MBL – Patents & Supplemental Protection Certificates. Link.
  • 9-10 December 2014 – London – MBL – A to Z of Negotiating & Drafting IT Contracts. Link.
  • 10 December 2014 – Lancaster – Lancaster University – Managing your Intellectual Property in China. Link.
  • 10 December 2014 – London – MBL – Advising on Internet Law – A Practical Guide. Link.
  • 10 December 2014 – London – Bristows – Commercial IP Update Seminar: Deals involving intellectual property – What’s new? Link.
  • 10-11 December 2014 – London – IBC Legal – International Copyright Law. Link.
  • 11 December 2014 – London – ASLIB – Copyright Policies, Dealing with Infringements, and Risk Management. Link.
  • 11 December 2014 – London – IPCLC – Intellectual Property, Copyright, Licensing and Commercialisation. Link.
  • 12 December 2014 – London – eLAWnora – Nothing but exceptional copyright exceptions. Link.
  • 16 December 2014 – London – Bristows – Brands on the line: Trademarks on the internet. Link.
  • 16 December 2014 – Leeds – GrowthAccelerator – Understanding, protecting and exploiting my IP. Link.
  • 17 December 2014 – London – AIPPI UK – Are you sitting comfortably? A year of UK patent cases. Link.
  • 17 December 2014 – Southampton – iCLIC/CIPPM – A right to digital identity. Link.

CONTINENTAL EUROPE

  • 1 December 2014 – Zaragoza, Spain – ITAINNOVA – Jornada: Cómo gestionar una patente. Link.
  • 3 December 2014 – Geneva, Switzerland – WIPO – Does Intellectual Property Have Gender? Link.
  • 3-4 December 2014 – Munich, Germany – Max Planck Institute – Open Access Ambassadors. Link.
  • 4 December 2014 – Paris, France – QMUL – Patents and Innovation: Adjustment of the Criteria of Patentability under the Patents Act of India. Link.
  • 4-5 December 2014 – Brussels, Belgium – Premier Cercle – IP Summit. Link.
  • 4-5 December 2014 – Geneva, Switzerland – WIPO – WIPO Advanced Workshop on Domain Name Dispute Resolution: Update on Precedent and Practice. Link.
  • 4-5 December 2014 – Munich, Germany – FORUM · Institut für Management – Licensing. Link.
  • 5 December 2014 – Geneva, Switzerland – WIPO – Innovation and Access to Medicines: A Case Study for HIV/AIDS and Hepatitis C. Link.
  • 5 December 2014 – Amsterdam, Netherlands – FORUM · Institut für Management – OHIM’s Mediation Service. Link.
  • 8 December 2014 – Sofia, Bulgaria – MARQUES – Meet the Judges – Trade Mark Judges on Trade Mark Law. Link.
  • 8-9 December 2014 – Munich, Germany – INTA & GRUR – When Trademarks Overlap with Other IP Rights. Link.
  • 9-10 December 2014 – Amsterdam, Netherlands – FORUM · Institut für Management – S. Licensing Law. Link.
  • 9-11 December 2014 – Paris, France – ICC – 8th Pan European IP Summit. Link.
  • 10 December 2014 – Barcelona, Spain – Herrero & Asociados – ¿Cómo proteger tu idea tecnológica? Link.
  • 11 December 2014 – Amsterdam, Netherlands – FORUM · Institut für Management – Patent License Agreement. Link.
  • 12 December 2014 – Amsterdam, Netherlands – FORUM · Institut für Management – EU & US Cross-Border Patent Litigation. Link.

USA

  • 3 December 2014 – Boston, Massachusetts, USA – The Copyright Society of the USA – Unhappy Together: Copyright Battles over Digital Music Royalties. Link.
  • 4-5 December 2014 – Santa Clara, California, USA – AIPLA – 2014 Trade Secret Law Summit. Link.
  • 9 December 2014 – The Fairmont San Jose, California, USA – Managing Intellectual Property – International Woman’s Leadership Forum. Link.
  • 10 December 2014 – San Jose, California, USA – Managing Intellectual Property – European Patent Reform Forum USA 2014. Link.
  • 10 December 2014 – Palo Alto, California, USA – The Copyright Society of the USA – Copyright Issues in Silicon Valley. Link.
  • 11 December 2014 – New York, New York, USA – The Copyright Society of the USA – Fair Compensation or a Pandora’s Box? Pre-1972 Sound Recordings & Streaming Radio. Link.
  • 11-12 December 2014 – East Palo Alto, California, USA – Berkeley Center for Law and Technology & Stanford Law School – Advanced Patent Law Institute: Silicon Valley (APLISV). Link.
  • 12 December 2014 – New York, New York, USA – Managing Intellectual Property – European Patent Reform Forum USA 2014. Link.

SOUTH AMERICA

  • 11 December 2014 – Asuncion, Paraguay – MARQUES – Coexistence Agreement Workshop. Link.

ASIA

  • 1 December 2014 – Tokyo, Japan – WIPO – Global Intellectual Property Strategy and WIPO Services. Link.
  • 1-6 December 2014 – Hong Kong Special Administrative Region of the People’s Republic of China – Hong Kong Science and Technology Parks Corporation – APAC Innovation Summit. Link.
  • 2 December 2014 – Singapore – IP Academy – IP Insights: Valuation of Intellectual Property & Intangible Assets: Your Goodwill. Link.
  • 4 December 2014 – Hong Kong Special Administrative Region of the People’s Republic of China – Bird and Bird – Social Media – Are you aware of the risks? Link.
  • 4-5 December 2014 – Hong Kong Special Administrative Region of the People’s Republic of China – HKSAR Government, Hong Kong Trade Development Council and Hong Kong Design Centre – Business of IP Asia Forum. Link.
  • 7-9 December 2014 – Shanghai, People’s Republic of China – IPBC Asia – IP Business Congress. Link.
  • 9 December 2014 – Singapore – Asian Legal Business – ALB Singapore IP Conference 2014. Link.
  • 11 December 2014 – Hong Kong Special Administrative Region of the People’s Republic of China – Bird and Bird – Social Media – Are you aware of the risks? Link.
  • 17 December 2014 – Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia – INTA – Recent Trends on Trademark Cases in EU and Their Implications in Malaysia. Link.

@PedroMMalaquias (LL.M. in Intellectual Property Law at Queen Mary, University of London; Portuguese Qualified lawyer; Queen Mary Journal of Intellectual Property, Assistant Editor)