March 2015 IP Events

by Pedro Malaquias

Here is the list of Intellectual Property events occurring in March 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 March – Cambridge – CIPIL – Major Changes to Canada’s IP Regime – Protecting and Enforcing Copyright and Trademarks InternationallyLink.
  • 2 March – London – UKeiG – Copyright Update: Making sense of copyright reformsLink.
  • 3 March – London – Bristows – Bristows’ Patent Review of the Year (PM session)Link.
  • 3 March – Manchester – MBL Seminars – Trade Marks – Advanced: Litigation Link.
  • 4 March – Glasgow – CREATe – From Intellectual Property to Cultural Property: Radicalizing Cultural Heritage?Link.
  • 4 March – Coventry – Coventry Law School – The Role of National Intellectual Property Offices in the Development of Intellectual PropertyLink.
  • 4 March – Manchester – MBL Seminars – Intellectual Property Law Update Link.
  • 5 March – London – King’s College London – Mass Digitisation of Cultural Heritage: Can Copyright Obstacles Be Overcome?Link.
  • 5 March – Oxford – OIPRC – The Unified Patent Court: Pros and cons of specialisation – Is there a light at the end of the tunnel (vision)?Link.
  • 6 March – Bristol – MBL Seminars – A to Z of Intellectual Property Law In One Day Link.
  • 7 March – Cambridge – CIPIL – Intellectual Property: Use it or Lose it?Link.
  • 10 March – Glasgow – CREATe – Reasoning with Business Models: Categories, Technologies and ResourcesLink.
  • 10 March – Glasgow – CREATe – Innovation and Intellectual Property: Experiments on CreativityLink.
  • 10 March – Oxford – OIPRC – The Morality Provisions and the Unitary Patent Package: an Institutionalist PerspectiveLink.
  • 10 March – Cambridge – CIPIL – Tenth Annual International Intellectual Property Lecture at Emmanuel College: ‘Functionality and Expression in Computer Programs: A Pragmatic Approach’Link.
  • 10 March – Coventry – Coventry Law School – Patent Law in PracticeLink.
  • 10 March – London – MBL Seminars – IP & Retail Brands Link.
  • 10-11 March – London – Managing Intellectual Property – International Patent ForumLink.
  • 11 March – London – Eleonora Rosati – EU Copyright, I Love YouLink.
  • 11 March – Leeds – ITMA & CIPA – Threats in IP Proceedings Link.
  • 12 March – Cambridge – CIPIL – Open Data in European Intellectual Property LawLink.
  • 12 March – London – BLACA – Intellectual Property Enterprise Court Small Claims Track – Process and Perspectives Link.
  • 12 March – London – Union-IP – British Group Dinner Meeting: The Future of the Patent System: Harmonization and Globalisation Link.
  • 12 March – London – Taylor Wessing – 11th Annual Brands ForumLink.
  • 12 March – London – Wragge Lawrence Graham & Co – Fashion & IP SeminarLink.
  • 12 March – Manchester – MBL Seminars – A Practical Guide to Trade Secrets – Key Risks, Exploitation & More!Link.
  • 13 March – Coventry – Coventry Law School – Alternative Dispute Resolution in Intellectual Property DisputesLink.
  • 16 March – London – QMUL CCLS – School of Law Doctoral Research Seminar Series 2014-15: Cross Cultural Study of Online Consumer Privacy: West meets the East (Ernanjan Padumadasa)Link.
  • 17 March – London – Global Outsourcing Association of Lawyers – Global Litigation Conference and ExhibitionLink.
  • 18 March – London – University of Westminster’s Centre for the Study of Law, Society and Popular Culture – Once in a lifetime: a mock negotiation of the sale and purchase of a music publishing companyLink.
  • 18 March – London – Condé Nast College of Fashion & Design – Intellectual Property in the Fashion Design Industry – Link.
  • 18-20 March – London – ITMA – ITMA Spring Conference 2015: IP Convergence: Coming Together or Moving Apart? Link.
  • 19 March – Bournemouth – CIPPM – The problem with the average consumer in European trade mark lawLink.
  • 19 March – Leeds – CIPA – The Yorkshire Meeting: The benefit of hindsightLink.
  • 19 March –  London – Digital Catapult & CREATe – Understanding UK Copyright Law: An Interactive Workshop for Music Writers and Composers – Link.
  • 19-20 March – London – Management Forum – Guide to the Formal Requirements of the European Patent SystemLink.
  • 23 March – Manchester – MBL Seminars – Taxation of Intellectual Property Link.
  • 24 March – Edinburgh – LES Scotland – The Highs and Lows of Launching a New Consumer BrandLink.
  • 24 March – London – Law Commission – The Scarman Lecture 2015: “The Law Reform Enterprise: evaluating the past and charting the future”Link.
  • 24 March – Birmingham – MBL Seminars – Intellectual Property Law Update Link.
  • 25 March – Bristol – MBL Seminars – Intellectual Property Law Update Link.
  • 25 March – London – LES B&I – Annual Lunch and SeminarLink.
  • 26 March – Glasgow – CREATe – CREATe Open Afternoon: Posters, Exhibitions, PhD Presentations, meeting the CREATe team, LLM IP society & moreLink.
  • 26 March – Glasgow – CREATe – Copyright at Common Law in 1774Link.
  • 26 March – London – UCL IBIL – Drafting and Negotiating Intellectual Property Terms in Research Contracts Link.
  • 27 March – Glasgow – CREATe – What is the point of Copyright History?Link.
  • 27 March – Glasgow – CREATe – Re-launch of Digital Archive: Primary Sources on Copyright (1450-1900)Link.
  • 30 March – London – MBL Seminars – Taxation of Intellectual Property Link.

CONTINENTAL EUROPE

  • 3 March – Madrid, Spain – AGESORPI, COAPI, OHIM & OEPM – 14ª Jornada sobre Marcas Españolas y ComunitariasLink.
  • 3-4 March – Riga, Latvia – Latvia’s Presidency of the Council of the European Union – Intellectual Property and BeyondLink.
  • 5 March – Brussels, Belgium – BITKOM – Breakfast debate on The EU Copyright Law ReformLink.
  • 5-6 March – Alicante, Spain – MARQUES – 13th MARQUES Annual Team Meetings Link.
  • 5-6 March – Munich, Germany – EPO – Search Matters 2015Link.
  • 6 March – Madrid, Spain – LES España-Portugal – Desayuno LES:”Acuerdos de cesión y explotación de derechos de propiedad intelectual y derecho de la competencia”Link.
  • 6-7 March – Amsterdam, Netherlands – Women in IP – Women in IP International ForumLink.
  • 8-11 March – Rome, Italy – IPI Institute – International Patent Information ConferenceLink.
  • 9-11 March – Munich, Germany – IQPC: Legal IQ – 6th Global IP ExchangeLink.
  • 10 March – Strasbourg, France – CEIPI – Building Respect for Intellectual Property: The perspective of the World International Property OrganizationLink.
  • 10 March – Munich, Germany – EPI – Opposition and Appeal SeminarLink.
  • 10-13 March – Munich, Germany – Federal Circuit Bar Association – Global Fellow SeriesLink.
  • 11 March – Brussels, Belgium – ECTA – Round Table on 3D Printing and Intellectual Property Rights – Update on the Trade Mark Legislative PackageLink.
  • 12 March – Paris, France – ASPI & Lakshmikumaran & Sridharan – Indian Patent Law: A Practical InsightLink.
  • 12 March – Munich, Germany – EPO – Moroccan industrial policy and European patents: new opportunities for industryLink.
  • 12-13 March – Madrid, Spain – FIDE – III Congreso Propiedad Industrial e Intelectual y Competencia Desleal y su práctica ante TribunalesLink.
  • 13 March – Vienna, Austria – INTA – Young Practitioners and Trademark Administrators receptionLink.
  • 16 March – Madrid, Spain – FIDE – Retos en la lucha contra la piratería de contenidos audiovisuales y deportivosLink.
  • 16 March – Stockholm, Sweden – AIPPI Sweden – AIPPI Day 2015Link.
  • 17 March – Brussels, Belgium – European Commission (JRC) – The Role of Patents – Innovation in the European Digital Single MarketLink.
  • 18-19 March – Munich, Germany – EPO – Online Services User Day Link.
  • 19-20 March – Amsterdam, Netherlands – C5 – 2015 Pharma & Biotech Patent Litigation ConferenceLink.
  • 19-20 March – Brussels, Belgium – WIPO Arbitration and Mediation Center and the European Liaison Office of the German Research Organisations (KOWI) – Training Seminar – Mediation in Disputes on R&D and Related Commercial AgreementsLink.
  • 19-20 March – Berlin, Germany – AIPPI – German, French, Polish AIPPI Seminar 2015Link.
  • 20 March – Rome, Italy – INTA & Akran IP – Counterfeiting and Counter Fighting in Southern Europe: The Latest IP Tools and Industry Best Practices Link.
  • 23 March – Strasbourg, France – CEIPI-BETA-I3PM – IP Management Challenges in Open Innovation Environments Link.
  • 23 March – Barcelona, Spain – OEPM & Centro de Patentes de la Universidad de Barcelona – Jornada de estudio y actualización en materia de patentes (Los Lunes de Patentes)Link.
  • 23-24 March – Venice, Italy – PTMG – PTMG Spring Conference: Paddling Through the Pressures on Pharmaceutical Trade Marks Link.
  • 23-27 March – Strasbourg, France – CEIPI-CASRIP – Transnational IP Seminar Link.
  • 24 March – Paris, France – INTA & REGIMBEAU – The new French and European Custom Regulations: A look back on the first year of applicationLink.
  • 25-27 March – Paris, France – Marcus Evans – Business Model InnovationLink.
  • 26 March – Madrid, Spain – OEPM & LES España-Portugal – Jornada LES: Métodos de valoración de patentes: Aplicación práctica de los métodos más utilizados. Nuevas perspectivas y caso práctico de estudioLink.
  • 27 March – Strasbourg, France – CEIPI-CASRIP – Latest developments in Patent Litigation in Europe and the US: Perspectives from the Judiciary Link.
  • 24-26 March – Stockholm, Sweden – IQPC: Legal IQ – 12th Annual Nordic IPR Summit Link.
  • 26-27 March – Riga, Latvia – Latvia’s Presidency of the Council of the European Union – Seminar on “Copyright Exceptions and Limitations within the Scope of the Review of the EU Copyright Framework” and informal meeting of the Copyright Working PartyLink.

NORTH AMERICA

  • 3 March – New York, New York, USA – Kernochan Center for Law, Media and the Arts, Columbia Law School – Fair Use in the Visual ArtsLink.
  • 3 March – New York, New York, USA – The Museum at FIT – Future FakesLink.
  • 4 March – Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada – ACI Manitoba – A Canadian Copyright Law PrimerLink.
  • 4 March – Los Angeles, California, USA – UCLA – Entertainment Law Speaker Series: protection of copyright, trademark, and personal data in the European UnionLink.
  • 5 March – Stanford, California, USA – Stanford Technology Law Review – Lowering the Cost and Risk of Patent LitigationLink.
  • 5 March – Austin, Texas, USA – The Copyright Society of the USA – The Raging Bull Decision (Almost) One Year Later: Copyright Limitations & LachesLink.
  • 5 March – Portland, Oregon, USA – Lewis & Clark Law School, EASL & ISPO – Professor Loren’s 2015 ‘The Business of Copyright’ Lunchtime Series: Rosemary ColliverLink.
  • 6 March – Portland, Oregon, USA – Lewis & Clark Law School – Fifth Annual IP In The Trees Workshop Series – The End of Ownership: Personal Property in the Digital EconomyLink.
  • 9-10 March – Alexandria, Virginia, USA – Q1 Productions – Medical Device and Diagnostic Intellectual Property and Patent Strategy ConferenceLink.
  • 10 March – Silicon Valley, California, USA – The Jewish High Tech Community – IP Strategy for StartupsLink.
  • 10-11 March – New York, New York, USA – INTA – 3D Printing/Additive Manufacturing: Cutting-Edge IP and Business ImplicationsLink.
  • 11-12 March – New York, New York, USA – World Congress – The 7th Annual Corporate IP CounselLink.
  • 12 March – New York, New York, USA – The IP Media Group – NPE 2015: The Business of Responsible LicensingLink.
  • 12-13 March – San Jose, California – IQPC: Legal IQ – Global Patent Strategies Summit Link.
  • 13-14 March – Los Angeles, California, USA – UCLA – 39th Annual UCLA Entertainment Symposium: “Hollywood Over-the-Top”Link.
  • 17 March – Washington, D.C., USA – The Copyright Society of the USA – The Internet: Its Origins and How to Manage (Copyright) Information Export to Your CalendarLink.
  • 17 March – Chapel Hill, North Carolina, USA – UNC Center for Media Law and Policy and the Office of Communications and Public Affairs – Protecting Creative Rights in the Age of Social MediaLink.
  • 18 March – New York, New York, USA – The Copyright Society of the USA – Aereo Now: Digital Disruption or Business as Usual?Link.
  • 18 March – Washington D.C., USA – Managing Intellectual Property – US Patent ForumLink.
  • 19 March – Portland, Oregon, USA – Lewis & Clark Law School, EASL & ISPO – Professor Loren’s 2015 ‘The Business of Copyright’ Lunchtime Series: Kenan FerrallLink.
  • 19 March – Denver, Colorado, USA – INTA-USPTO – INTA-USPTO RoundtableLink.
  • 19 March – Silicon Valley, California, USA – CenterForce – The IP Strategy Summit: Enforcement Silicon ValleyLink.
  • 24 March – Silicon Valley, California, USA – Managing Intellectual Property – US Patent ForumLink.
  • 24 March – Los Angeles, California, USA – USC Gould School of Law – Intellectual Property InstituteLink.
  • 25 March – New York, New York, USA – Dentons – IP law: Hot topics focused on the fashion and beauty industriesLink.
  • 25-27 March – Bethesda, Maryland – ABA Section of Intellectual Property Law – 30th Annual Intellectual Property Law ConferenceLink.
  • 26 March – New York, New York, USA – CenterForce – The IP Strategy Summit: Enforcement NYCLink.
  • 26 March – Bloomington, Indiana, USA – The Center for Intellectual Property Research Maurer School of Law – Understanding Research Contracts and Protecting Your Intellectual Property Link.
  • 26-27 March – San Francisco, California, USA – Law Seminars International – Best Practices in Patent MonetizationLink.
  • 30-31 March – San Jose, California, USA – Momentum – The 2nd IP Counsel Exchange on Post-Grant Patent Challenges at the PTAB: A Strategic Guide to Effectively Challenging or Defending Patent Validity at the Patent Trial and Appeal BoardLink.
  • 31 March – New York, New York, USA – Kernochan Center for Law, Media and the Arts, Columbia Law School – The Future of Webcasting Link.

SOUTH AMERICA

  • 5 March – Buenos Aires, Argentina – MARQUES – Coexistence Agreement WorkshopLink.
  • 11-13 March – Santiago, Chile – LES CHILE / LES ANDINA / LES BRASIL, 2015 – Technological Transfers as Drivers of InnovationLink.
  • 15-17 March – Asunción, Paraguay – ASIPI – Intellectual Property in AgricultureLink.
  • 25-27 March – São Paulo, Brazil – ASPI – XV Congresso Internacional da Propriedade Intelectual ASPI 2015: Inovação, Competitividade, SustentabilidadeLink.

ASIA

  • 3 March – Singapore, Singapore – IP Academy – Managing Intellectual Property in the Knowledge Economy: Essential Skills and Know-HowLink.
  • 5 March – Singapore, Singapore – IP Academy – IPM Course & Toolkit for Procurement OfficersLink.
  • 6 March – Singapore, Singapore – IPOS – IP Consult for Food ManufacturingLink.
  • 13 March – Singapore, Singapore – IPOS – Patents 201 – Getting a patent successfully in SingaporeLink.
  • 13 March – Singapore, Singapore – IPOS – IP Insights: Chief Executive Breakfast Talk on the Future of IPLink.
  • 13 March – Singapore, Singapore – IP Academy – IP INSIGHTS SEMINAR: Lunch Talk on the Future of Intellectual Property (IP)Link.
  • 20 March – Beijing, China – INTA & Brandma.Co – Digital Assets Management: How to Prevent your Brand from Domain Name Abuse, Online Trademark Counterfeiting and Infringement Link.
  • 23-27 March – New Delhi, India – Institute for Studies in Industrial Development and Public Health Foundation, Public Health Foundation of India, Third World Network and Indian Society for International Law – Intellectual Property and Public HealthLink.
  • 24-26 March – Singapore, Singapore – IP Academy – Review Audit of Intellectual AssetsLink.
  • 26-27 March – Singapore, Singapore – Infonortics – Information Tools for IP & IntelligenceLink.
  • 27-29 March – Bangkok, Thailand – ASEAN Intellectual Property Association – 2015 Annual Conference: Intellectual Property in ASEAN as One Community Link.

OCEANIA

  • 5 March – Auckland, New Zealand – WIPO – Roving Seminar on WIPO Services and InitiativesLink.
  • 6 March – Wellington, New Zealand – WIPO – Roving Seminar on WIPO Services and InitiativesLink.
  • 10 March – Melbourne, Australia – WIPO – Roving Seminar on WIPO Services and InitiativesLink.
  • 11 March – Sidney, Australia – WIPO – Roving Seminar on WIPO Services and InitiativesLink.
  • 11 March – Melbourne, Australia – ACLA – Technology and the FutureLink.
  • 13 March – Brisbane, Australia – WIPO – Roving Seminar on WIPO Services and InitiativesLink.
  • 16 March – Canberra, Australia – IP Australia and CBRIN’s supporting law firm King & Wood Mallesons – IP for Start-ups workshopLink.
  • 23-25 March – Canberra, Australia – IP Australia – Australian Copyright Council National Seminar Series CanberraLink.
  • 25-26 March – Knox, Australia – INNOVIC – INNOVIC’s Opportunity CafeLink.

 

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