February IP Events

by Pedro Malaquias

Here is the list of Intellectual Property events occurring in February 2015. 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.

We also invite you to consult the IPKat’s list of forthcoming events, available here.

UNITED KINGDOM

  • 2 February – London – QMUL CCLS – Copyright law and freedom of creative expressionLink.
  • 2 February – London – QMUL CCLS – School of Law Doctoral Research Seminar Series 2014-15: Copyright law and freedom of creative expression (Paula Westenberger)Link.
  • 2 February – London – LSE Law Society – The Heart of the Matter: Original Works and Copyright – Link.
  • 3 February – London – Taylor Wessing – Trade Mark Litigation Seminar – “Fight the Good Fight”Link.
  • 3 February – London – CIPA – Personalised MedicineLink.
  • 4 February – London – Bristows – The Role of Patents in treating Alzheimer’s: Reconnecting the dotsLink.
  • 5 February – London – Dentons – International Healthcare Masterclass: strategies for protecting your intellectual propertyLink.
  • 10 February – London – QMUL CCLS – School of Law Doctoral Research Seminar Series 2014-15: To what extent does the current law on copyright reflect the needs of conceptual art practices? (Shane Burke)Link.
  • 10 February – London – QMUL CCLS – To what extent does the current law on copyright reflect the needs of conceptual art practices?Link.
  • 10 February – London – IALCI – Intellectual property – How to protect, manage & monetize the know-how & intangible capital of luxury & fashion brands?Link.
  • 11 February – Coventry – Coventry Law School – The International Registration of Trademarks under the Madrid System and the Role of the International Bureau of World Intellectual Property OrganisationLink.
  • 11 February – Oxford – FLGS – Patent Policy in Genomics and Human Genetics: A Public Health PerspectiveLink.
  • 12 February – London – CCLS QMUL – Creativeworks London: Digital Music WorkshopLink.
  • 12 February – Liverpool – CIPA – Merseyside MeetingLink.
  • 12 February – Cambridge – CIPIL – The New European Patent Environment: an Opportunity or a Failure?Link.
  • 18 February – Coventry – Coventry Law School – Trade Mark Law in Practice – Link.
  • 19 February – Bournemouth – CIPPM – The Unitary Patent and the Unified Patent Court: a private international law perspectiveLink.
  • 24 February – London – BLACA & The IPKat – Sensory CopyrightLink.
  • 24 February – London – Managing Intellectual Property – International Women’s Leadership ForumLink.
  • 24 February – London – ITMA – Surveying the landscape – A review of survey evidence in UK trade mark mattersLink.
  • 24 February – Manchester – MBL Seminars – Trade Marks – Advanced: LitigationLink.
  • 25 February – Coventry – Coventry Law School – Intellectual Property, Fashion Design and Luxury Brand Management – Link.
  • 25 February – London – MBL Seminars – Anti-Trust & Competition Aspects of Intellectual PropertyLink.
  • 25 February – Leeds – MBL Seminars – Intellectual Property Law UpdateLink.
  • 25 February – London – UCL IBIL – Average Consumer in Trade Mark LawLink.
  • 25 February – Cambridge – CIPA – CIPA does speed-datingLink.
  • 25 February – London – Management Forum – Avoiding Pitfalls in Patent/Know-How Licences and R&D CollaborationsLink.
  • 26 February – London – Taylor Wessing – Modernising Copyright Breakfast SeminarLink.

CONTINENTAL EUROPE

  • 2-6 February – Alicante, Spain – Magister Lvcentinvs – XIII Edition of the CTM Intensive ModuleLink.
  • 5-6 February – Paris, France – UNIFAB – Intellectual property: an essential investment for growth?Link.
  • 9 February – Paris, France – IRPI – Conférences d’actualité jurisprudentielle 2015 – Droit des MarquesLink.
  • 12 February – Stockholm, Sweeden – FICPI Sweeden – Seminar on Admissible Claim Amendments in Europe, Japan, US and IndiaLink.
  • 12 February – Strasbourg, France – CEIPI – Vers la Juridiction Unifiée des Brevets – Perspectives du Comité PréparatoireLink.
  • 16-18 February – Geneva, Switzerland – WIPO – WIPO Expert Forum on International Technology TransferLink.
  • 19-20 February – Alicante, Spain – AIPPI Spain – XXX Jornadas de Estudio sobre Propiedad Industrial e Intelectual del Grupo Español de la Aippi 2015Link.
  • 23 February – Brussels, Belgium – WIPO – Roving Seminar on WIPO Services and InitiativesLink.
  • 24 February – Brussels, Belgium – European Commission – Digital for Europe Stakeholder ForumLink.
  • 24-25 February – Munich, Germany – IBC Legal – Biotech and Pharmaceutical PatentingLink.
  • 26-27 February – Brussels, Belgium – Annual Conference on EU Law in the Pharmaceutical Sector 2015Link.
  • 27 February – Munich, Germany – Insufficiently clear and clearly insufficientLink.

NORTH AMERICA

  • 3 February – New York, New York, USA – Kernochan Center for Law, Media and the Arts, Columbia Law School – Garcia v. GoogleCan an Actor’s Performance Support [a Share in] Copyright Ownership?Link.
  • 10 February – New York, New York, USA – Kernochan Center for Law, Media and the Arts, Columbia Law School – Aereo and its AftermathLink.
  • 12 February – Bloomington, Indiana, USA – The Center for Intellectual Property Research Maurer School of Law – Five Things Every Academic Should Know about Patents and CopyrightLink.
  • 12 February – Nashville, Tennessee, USA – CSUSA – Music Licensing in Europe and North AmericaLink.
  • 17 February – New York, New York, USA – Kernochan Center for Law, Media and the Arts, Columbia Law School – News Aggregators and News Exceptionalism Link.
  • 17-19 February – San Jose, California, USA – Global Innovation SummitLink.
  • 19 February – New York, New York, USA – CSUSA – Designing a Greater System of Protection for Fashion: The Future of Fashion LawLink.
  • 22-25 February – New Orleans, Louisiana, USA – AUTM – 2015 Annual MeetingLink.
  • 24-26 February – New York, New York, USA – IIRUSA – ePharma Summit 2015Link.
  • 26 February – Mexico City, Mexico – MARQUES – Coexistence Agreement WorkshopLink.
  • 27 February – Chicago, Illinois, USA – John Marshall Law School – 59th Annual Intellectual Property Law ConferenceLink.

ASIA & OCEANIA

  • 6 February – New Delhi, India – INTA – India Emerged: Protecting Your Brand in India’s Evolving EconomyLink.
  • 6 February – Beijing, China – Globe-Law Law Firm & INTA – Identification of “malice” in trademark squatting, malicious infringement, and the impact of malice on amount of compensationLink.
  • 14-15 February – Gujarat, India – MarkPatent – 10th Annual International Seminar: Intellectual Property Rights Business Boosters…Link.
  • 16 February – Singapore, Singapore – IP Academy – Media Producer’s IP ToolkitLink.
  • 18 February 2015 – Port Pirie, Australia – IP Australia – Protect your creative expression – a free workshop for indigenous artistsLink.
  • 19 February – Perth, Australia – ACLA – What kind of signs are registrable as trade marks?Link.
  • 24 February – Melbourne, Australia – ACLA – Capturing IP in your businessLink.
  • 26 February – Singapore, Singapore – IPOS – Project IP Partners: Know your IP in PhotojournalismLink.

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