May 2015 IP Events

by Pedro Malaquias

Here is the list of Intellectual Property events occurring in May 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

  • 6 May – London – The City Law School – Parody and copyright in European Union copyright lawLink.
  • 6 May – London – ASLIB – Digital CopyrightLink.
  • 7 May – London – ASLIB – Copyright: Latest Legislative DevelopmentsLink.
  • 7 May – Oxford – Oxford Intellectual Property Research Centre – OIPRC Invited Speaker Series: User-Generated Content and Copyright Law: A Business-Led SolutionLink.
  • 12 May – Oxford – Oxford Intellectual Property Research Centre – Intellectual Property Discussion Group: An Economy of Scarcity of Smart Information Link.
  • 13 May – Bristol – Osborne Clarke – Intellectual property: key issues and practical tipsLink.
  • 14 May – London – BLACA – Jurisdiction and the Extent to Which a UK Copyright Case Could Include Claims Against Foreign Parties for Infringements in Other EU StatesLink.
  • 14 May – Oxford – Oxford Intellectual Property Research Centre – OIPRC Invited Speaker Series: Patents as Data Aggregators in Personalized MedicineLink.
  • 14 May – Bristol – MBL Seminars – Advising on Internet Law – A Practical Guide Link.
  • 14 May – Manchester – MBL Seminars – IP & Retail Brands Link.
  • 15 May – London – MBL Seminars – Due Diligence on Intellectual Property Link.
  • 18 May – London – Competition Law Association – Intellectual Property Enterprise Court PracticeLink.
  • 18 May – London – Assimilate IP – Freedom to Operate Link.
  • 18 May – London – CIPA – Intellectual Property CrimeLink.
  • 19 May – Oxford – Oxford Intellectual Property Research Centre – Intellectual Property Discussion Group: The Economic Theory of Patent Protection and Pandemic Influenza Vaccines: Do Patents Really Incentivise Innovation?Link.
  • 19 May – London – ITMA – ITMA London Evening Meeting: Colour Issues Link.
  • 19 May – Bristol – MBL Seminars – Intellectual Property for Commercial Lawyers Link.
  • 19 May – Manchester – MBL Seminars – Copyright Law & Practice in Just One Day Link.
  • 20 May – London – IPO – Never Been A Better Time (For IP) Than Right Now?Link.
  • 20 May – Bristol – Bond Dickinson – Informed Counsel Seminar: What’s New in IPLink.
  • 21 May – London – ASLIB – Copyright EssentialsLink.
  • 22 May – London – ASLIB – Copyright MasterclassLink.
  • 21 May – London – MBL Seminars – Copyright Law & Practice in Just One Day Link.
  • 21 May – London – Management Forum – Impact of Patent Construction: How To Prove Infringement and Validity in US, UK and Germany Link.
  • 21-22 May – London – Management Forum – The Art of European Claim DraftingLink.
  • 22 May – Bournemouth – CIPPM – What’s wrong with copying? Roundtable on the foundations of copyright law Link.
  • 22 May – London – Management Forum – How to Avoid Common Pitfalls in Combined EU/US Patent Applications Link.
  • 26 May – London – KCL The Dickson Poon School of Law – Multilateralism at Risk: traditional intellectual property treaties and the threat of trade and investment agreementsLink.
  • 29 May – Glasgow – MBL Seminars – All You Need to Know About the UK Patent Box Link.

 

CONTINENTAL EUROPE

  • 5 May – Paris, France – LES France – World Intellectual Property Day: Innovation and FinanceLink.
  • 5-6 May – Alicante, Spain – LVCENTINVS – Professor Hugenholtz presents Copyright in the Digital EnvironmentLink.
  • 7-8 May – Trier, Germany – ERA – Litigation and Settlements in Patent Disputes – Link.
  • 7-8 May – Frankfurt, Germany – FORUM · Institut für Management GmbH – Supplementary Protection CertificatesLink.
  • 7-8 May – Dresden, Germany – VPP – VPP Spring Conference – Link.
  • 11 May – Madrid, Spain – LES Spain & Portugal – VI Conference of IP in the ICT sector: Intellectual Property as a key factor in Digital EntrepreneurshipLink.
  • 11 May – Torino, Spain – LES Italy – Protection of sports merchandisingLink.
  • 18 May – Barcelona, Spain – OEPM & University of Barcelona Patent Centre – Jornada de estudio y actualización en materia de patentes (Los Lunes de Patentes) Link.
  • 20 May – Basel, Switzerland – FORUM · Institut für Management GmbH – FTO in Practice: Engineering, Material Science & High TechLink.
  • 20 May – Basel, Switzerland – FORUM · Institut für Management GmbH – FTO in Practice: Life Sciences & Pharmaceuticals Link.
  • 20-22 May – Düsseldorf, Germany – marcusevans – 2nd Annual Protecting & Monetising IP AssetsLink.
  • 20-22 May – Milan, Italy – AIPPI Italy – IP & Food: A journey through name, appearance and innovation of Italian FoodLink.
  • 21 May – Stockholm, Sweden – FICPI Sweden – IP infringement in the Virtual World, 3D printing, and Utility ModelsLink.
  • 21 May – Amsterdam, Netherlands – FORUM · Institut für Management GmbH – US Patent Formalities Link.
  • 22 May – Basel, Switzerland – WIPO Arbitration and Mediation Centre and the Faculty of Law, University of Basel – WIPO Conference on IP Dispute Resolution in Life SciencesLink.
  • 28 May – Madrid, Spain – Mercosur IPR SME Helpdesk & Instituto Autor – Protection, defence and management of Intellectual Property in Latin AmericaLink.
  • 28 May – Paris, France – European Patent Litigators Association – EPLIT’s 2nd Annual MeetingLink.
  • 28 May – Seville, Spain – LES Spain & Portugal – Technology commercialization through licensingLink.
  • 28-29 May – Brussels, Belgium – ERA – Annual Conference on European Media Law 2015 – Link.
  • 29 May – Paris, France – LES France – The control of trade marks in contractual relationsLink.

 

USA

  • 2-6 May – San Diego, California, USA – INTA – 137th Annual MeetingLink.
  • 2-7 May – Lombard, Illinois, USA – Patent Information Users Group – From Search Strategy to Business Strategy: Domestic and International Practices, Styles, and ViewpointsLink.
  • 5 May – Washington, D.C., USA – The Copyright Society of the USA – The U.S. Copyright Office Discusses “Copyright and the Music Marketplace”Link.
  • 7 May – Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA – LES (USA & CANADA) – IP Business Basics 101Link.
  • 7 May – Columbus, Ohio, USA – LES (USA & CANADA) – Northern and Central Ohio Chapter Meeting: Columbus Blue Jackets – Licensing and Protection of Professional Sports TrademarksLink.
  • 12 May – Washington, D.C., USA – The George Washington University Law School – Symposium on Intellectual PropertyLink.
  • 12 May – Chicago, Illinois, USA – CenterForce – The IP Strategy Summit: ChicagoLink.
  • 12-14 May – La Jolla, California, USA – LES (USA & CANADA) – LES 2015 Spring MeetingLink.
  • 14 May – New York, New York, USA – Premier Cercle – IP Finance 2015Link.
  • 14 May – New York, New York, USA – WIPO – WIPO Advanced Workshop on Domain Name Dispute ResolutionLink.
  • 15 May – San Diego, California, USA – IPO – ITC Committee ConferenceLink.
  • 27 May – Washington D.C., USA – IPO – Patent Damages Law: Are Changes Needed?Link.
  • 28-29 May – Westminster, Colorado, USA – The Copyright Society of the USA – 2015 Rocky Mountain IP & Technology Law InstituteLink.
  • 29-31 May – Los Angeles, California – Los Angeles Intellectual Property Law Association – LAIPLA 2015 Spring SeminarLink.

 

REST OF THE WORLD

  • 4 May – Bentley, Australia – LESANZ – 3D Printing State of the Art: Industrial – QLD Link.
  • 6 May – Sydney, Australia – LESANZ – The Single European Patent – from 2016 – Strategic Considerations Link.
  • 6 May – Bentley, Australia – LESANZ – Disruptive Technology – 3D Printing – The Disruption Continues Link.
  • 7 May – Singapore, Singapore – IP Academy – IPM Course & Toolkit for Procurement Officers Link.
  • 11-12 May – Tel Aviv, Israel – Intellectual Property Resources – 3rd Annual IP Best Practices Conference Link.
  • 14 May – Singapore, Singapore – IP Academy – Tax Considerations & Challenges Affecting IP Link.
  • 15 May – Singapore, Singapore – IP Academy – IPM Course & Toolkit for Procurement Officers Link.
  • 19 May – Seoul, South Korea – Global Competition Review – GCR Live IP & Antitrust Asia-PacificLink.
  • 20-21 May – Sydney, Australia – Informa – Pharmaceutical Law ConferenceLink.
  • 27 May – Adelaide, Australia – LESANZ – 2014’s Licensing Lessons Link.

 

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