June 2015 IP Events

by Pedro Malaquias

Here is the list of Intellectual Property events occurring in June 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.

A PDF version of this list is available here.

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

 

UNITED KINGDOM AND REPUBLIC OF IRELAND

  • 1 June – London – IPIC, CIPA and ITMA – Canadian IP Law and PracticeLink.
  • 1 June – London – CIPA – EPO oral proceedings – CIPA training courseLink.
  • 2 June – Oxford – Oxford Intellectual Property Research Centre – Intellectual Property Discussion Group: The Rules Governing Trademark in Islamic Law Link.
  • 2 June – Leeds – MBL Seminars – The Law of Passing Off Link.
  • 2 June – Birmingham – MBL Seminars – Intellectual Property for Commercial Lawyers Link.
  • 2 June – London – IPR Connections – Food & Beverage, Law & IP 2015Link.
  • 2 June – London – SCL – Grappling with Copyright in a Virtual Europe: Today’s issues and themes in contextLink.
  • 4 June – London – Queen Mary University of London – Queen Mary Postgraduate Legal Research Conference 2015: Commerce, the law and individual freedom: Small cog, big machineLink.
  • 4 June – Bournemouth – CIPPM – Workshop: Music Publishing, copyright and business modelsLink.
  • 4 June – Southampton – Bond Dickinson – Informed Counsel Seminar: What’s New in IPLink.
  • 4 June – Leeds – ITMA – Colour Issues and an update on recent UK Trade Mark case lawLink.
  • 4 June – London – Bird & Bird – The gTLD System: The Journey so farLink.
  • 5 June – Dublin, Republic of Ireland – MARQUES – Meet the Irish Judges on Trade Mark LitigationLink.
  • 9 June – Leeds – Bond Dickinson – Informed Counsel Seminar: What’s New in IPLink.
  • 9 June – London – CIPA – Intellectual Property Enterprise Court – Use your rights!Link.
  • 9 June – London – LES B&I – Commercializing Technology Through the Power of LicensingLink.
  • 9 June – London – Managing IP – MIP IP in Asia Forum 2015: Growth and Opportunities for European CompaniesLink.
  • 9-10 June – Dublin, Republic of Ireland – IQPC – Global Patent Strategy ExchangeLink.
  • 10 June – London – CIPA & IPkat – Three aspects of information: Current issues in trade secrets, client confidentiality and privilegeLink.
  • 10 June – London – LES B&I – LES Annual Conference: Driving IP Rich Companies from Survival to SuccessLink.
  • 10 June – Newcastle – Bond Dickinson – Informed Counsel Seminar: What’s New in IPLink.
  • 10 June – London – Practical Law – Trade Mark Conference 2015Link.
  • 10 June – London – ASLIB – Orphan Works, Due Diligence and Risk ManagementLink.
  • 10 June – London – MBL Seminars – Copyright Law & Practice – An Update Link.
  • 10 June – London – Taylor Wessing – Life Sciences Forum Link.
  • 11 June – London – Practical Law – Patent Law Conference 2015Link.
  • 12 June – London – ASLIB – Copyright: Latest Legislative DevelopmentsLink.
  • 15 June – London – Bond Dickinson – Informed Counsel Seminar: What’s New in IPLink.
  • 16 June – Oxford – Oxford Intellectual Property Research Centre – Intellectual Property Discussion Group: Student Day Link.
  • 16 June – London – Management Forum – SPCs for Beginners Link.
  • 16 June – Bristol – Osborne Clarke – Patent strategies: technology as a strategic corporate assetLink.
  • 17 June – Leeds – ITMA & CIPA – Colour IssuesLink.
  • 22 June – London – C5 – 14th Pharmaceutical Patent Term Extensions ForumLink.
  • 22 June – Leeds – ITMA & CIPA – Overlapping trade mark and passing-off actions in the UK and OHIMLink.
  • 22 June – London – Assimilate IP – Freedom to Operate for the Life Sciences and Pharmaceutical Industries Link.
  • 22-23 June – Exeter – New IP Lawyers – Why IP Matters: Who owns the Arts and Sciences?Link.
  • 23 June – London – ITMA – ITMA London Evening Meeting (June): IP ValuationLink.
  • 23 June – Glasgow – LES – LES Scotland MeetingLink.
  • 23 June – London – ALPSP – Training Course: Understanding CopyrightLink.
  • 23 June – Reading – Osborne Clarke – Patent strategies: technology as a strategic corporate assetLink.
  • 23 June – London – MBL Seminars – The Law of Passing Off Link.
  • 23 June – Manchester – MBL Seminars – Intellectual Property for Commercial Lawyers Link.
  • 24 June – London – Institute of Brand and Innovation Law, UCL – Sir Hugh Laddie Annual Lecture: ‘IP and Advocacy’ by Judge Alex KozinskiLink.
  • 24 June – London – Management Forum – Advanced Drafting Techniques for Successful EPO Patent Applications Link.
  • 24 June – London – MBL Seminars – The Law of Designs: A Detailed Introduction Link.
  • 24-25 June – London – Research and Markets – Advanced Drafting Techniques for Successful EPO Patent ApplicationsLink.
  • 25 June – London – MBL Seminars – Intellectual Property in R&D Collaborations Link.
  • 25 June – London – MBL Seminars – A Practical Guide to Trade Secrets: Key Risks, Exploitation & More! Link.
  • 25 June – London – Practical Law – Life Sciences ForumLink.
  • 25 June – London – Music Tank – Private Copy Exemption: Rightsholders And RemunerationLink.
  • 25 June – London – ASLIB – Copyright Policies, Dealing with Infringements, and Risk ManagementLink.
  • 25 June – London – Management Forum – Effective Defence of EPO Patent Applications – Avoiding Common Pitfalls Link.
  • 25 June – Buckinghamshire – CIPA – Intellectual Property Enterprise Court – Use your rights!Link.
  • 26 June – London – Dentons – International Retail Franchising Masterclass: IP StrategyLink.
  • 25-26 June – London – Management Forum – US Patent Practice – What European Patent Attorneys Need to Know Link.
  • 26 June – London – MBL Seminars – All You Need to Know About the UK Patent Box Link.
  • 30 June – London – Osborne Clarke – Patent strategies: technology as a strategic corporate assetLink.

 

CONTINENTAL EUROPE

  • 2 June – Madrid, Spain – OEPM & ANDEMA – Cooperation, the key element in the fight against counterfeits Link.
  • 2 June – Oviedo, Spain – OEPM & IDEPA – Differentiation Through Trade Marks and DesignsLink.
  • 2 June – Merida, Spain – OEPM & Consejería de Economía, Competitividad e Innovación de Extremadura – Protection of Handicrafts Through Trade Marks and DesignsLink.
  • 2 June – Lyon, France – Bird & Bird – Business secrecy within companies: from the current regime to the future European DirectiveLink.
  • 3 June – Madrid, Spain – Universidad Autónoma de Madrid & Queen Mary University of London – Third International IP Congress: European Challenges in Intellectual Property LawLink.
  • 3-6 June – Warsaw, Poland – MOCA – CEPIC Congress – Link.
  • 4 June – Brussels, Belgium – Global Competition Review – GCR Live 3rd Annual IP & AntitrustLink.
  • 4 June – Sophia Antipolis, France – ETSI & WIPO – Workshop on Alternative Dispute Resolutions for FRAND DisputesLink.
  • 5 June – Madrid, Spain – UNION & AEDC – How to Protect your Company Know-How: the New Regulatory Framework for the Protection of Trade Secrets Link.
  • 7-12 June – Helsinki, Finland – IPR University Centre – IPR Summer School 2015 Link.
  • 8 June – Brussels, Belgium – Mercosur IPR SME Helpdesk– 2nd Academic EU-CELAC Summit: Innovation and Intellectual Property Rights: Looking towards a stronger EU-CELAC partnershipLink.
  • 8 June – Munich, Germany – MIPLC – Governing Knowledge Commons – Link.
  • 9 June – Amsterdam, Netherlands – FORUM · Institut für Management GmbH – US Patent Applications for European PractitionersLink.
  • 9 June – Munich, Germany – Bayern Innovativ – Chancen und Risiken des Einheitspatents für den MittelstandLink.
  • 9-11 June – Hamburg, Germany – FORUM · Institut für Management GmbH – IP StrategyLink.
  • 10 June – Rome, Italy – LES Italy – Patenting procedures in the food industryLink.
  • 10 June – Madrid, Spain – PONS Patentes y Marcas – Towards a New European Trade Marks Law: Substantive and Procedural AspectsLink.
  • 10-12 June – Madrid, Spain – Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, IALE & ZBM Patents & Trademarks – Competitive Intelligence and Effective Exploitation of PatentsLink.
  • 10-12 June – Ilmenau, Germany – PATON – PATINFO2015: IP: cooperation, competition, confrontationLink.
  • 10-13 June – Hamburg, Germany – ECTA – 34th Annual Conference Link.
  • 11 June – Frankfurt, Germany – FORUM · Institut für Management GmbH – Patents for SoftwareLink.
  • 11 June – Maastricht, Netherlands – Faculty of Law, Maastricht University – The Innovation, 3D Printing and IPLink.
  • 11 June – Madrid, Spain – OPEM, OEVV & OCVV – Conference on the Protection of Plant Varieties and Other Industrial Property Rights in the Development of AgricultureLink.
  • 11 June – Munich, Germany – Managing IP – MIP IP in Asia Forum 2015: Growth and Opportunities for European CompaniesLink.
  • 11 June – Lisbon, Portugal – APEL – Grandes Desafios da Indústria Editorial – Três Perspetivas Internacionais» com a presença do Presidente da IPA – International Publishers Association, Dr. Richard CharkinLink.
  • 12 June – Frankfurt, Germany – FORUM · Institut für Management GmbH – Patents for Software: Claim DraftingLink.
  • 15 June – Paris, France – IRPI – Droit des créations techniquesLink.
  • 15 June – Alicante, Spain – OHIM – Intellectual Property Mediation Open DayLink.
  • 15-18 June – Madrid, Spain – ICAM – Introduction to Modern Trade Mark Law – Link.
  • 15-26 June – Strasburg, France – CEIPI, WIPO & INPI – Intellectual Property, Technology Transfer And Licensing Link.
  • 16 June – Geneva, Switzerland – WIPO – Copyright and the Value of the Public Domain: An Empirical AssessmentLink.
  • 17 June – Rotterdam, Netherlands – LES – Worldwide Trends in IP and Technology TransferLink.
  • 17-18 June – Geneva, Switzerland – Université de Genève Faculté de Droit – Jurisdiction & Dispute Resolution in the Internet Era: Governance and Good PracticesLink.
  • 18 June – Munich, Germany – FORUM · Institut für Management GmbH – Joint Exploitation of IPLink.
  • 18-19 June – Geneva, Switzerland – WIPO – Madrid System SeminarLink.
  • 18-20 June – Bonn, Germany – ALAI Deutschland – ALAI 2015 International Congress Link.
  • 19 June – Munich, Germany – Technische Universität München, Chair for Intellectual Property Law, Bavarian State Ministry of Justice Regional Court Munich I & DPMA – Munich International Patent Law Conference 2015: The Cost of Litigating PatentsLink.
  • 22 June – Milan, Italy – AIPPI Italy – IP & Food: A journey through name, appearance and innovation of Italian Food: Food Design: Value and ProtectionLink.
  • 23 June – Paris, France – Queen Mary University of London – Parody in European Copyright Law: The Deckmyn Case and the Member States – Link.
  • 25 June – Paris, France – ASPI – 3D Printing: Industrial Revolution and Intellectual PropertyLink.
  • 25-26 June – Zurich, Switzerland – MARQUES – Luxury Brands Symposium: The Protection of Luxury Brands in a Fast Moving WorldLink.
  • 25-26 June – Baden-Baden, Germany – VPP – Die vier Perspektiven des Patentverletzungsstreits – Voraussetzungen für den Erfolg: Die Sicht des Verletzungsrichters, des Nichtigkeitsrichters, der Prozessanwälte und der ParteienLink.
  • 29 June – 3 July – Trier, Germany – ERA – Summer Course on European Intellectual Property LawLink.

 

NORTH AMERICA

  • 2 June – Houston, Texas, USA – Houston Intellectual Property Law Association – Conversation with the EPO and USPTOLink.
  • 2 June – Boston, Massachusetts, USA – INTA & USPTO – INTA-USPTO RoundtableLink.
  • 4 June – New York, New York, USA – Managing Intellectual Property – International Women’s Leadership ForumLink.
  • 4 June – Albany, New York, USA – Historical Society of the New York Courts – Dancing with the Law: Counsel, Choreography and CopyrightLink.
  • 4 June – Baltimore, Maryland, USA – LES (USA & CANADA) – Getting to Yes: “High-Low” Patent License and Settlement AgreementsLink.
  • 4-5 June – Berkeley, California, USA – Berkeley Centre for Law and Technology – The 8th Annual Privacy Law Scholars ConferenceLink.
  • 4-5 June – Alexandria, Virginia, USA – AIPLA – 7th Annual Trademark Boot CampLink.
  • 5-7 June – Healdsburg, California, USA – San Francisco Intellectual Property Law Association – SFIPLA Annual Seminar 2015Link.
  • 6-9 June – Newport, Rhode Island, USA – The Copyright Society of the USA – CSUSA Annual Meeting 2015Link.
  • 9 June – Seattle, Washington, USA – LES (USA & CANADA) – What Has Happened to the Value of Patents?Link.
  • 9-11 June – Las Vegas, Nevada, USA – UBM – Licencing Expo 2015Link.
  • 11 June – New York, New York, USA – LES (USA & CANADA) – Due Diligence: Avoiding the Potholes on the Road to a Successful LicenseLink.
  • 11 June – New Haven, Connecticut, USA – Yale University Library – Copyright and Unpublished Works: Overview and UpdateLink.
  • 12 June – Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA – SLA – Best Practices for Copyright ComplianceLink.
  • 12-13 June – Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA – IBA – 3rd Annual IBA World Life Sciences ConferenceLink.
  • 13 June – Boston, Massachusetts, USA – SLA – Copyright Literacy in Your OrganizationLink.
  • 14-16 June – San Francisco, California, USA – IAM – Intellectual Property Business Congress 2015Link.
  • 15-18 June – Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA – Biotechnology Industry Organization – BIO International ConventionLink.
  • 16 June – Dallas, Texas, USA – AIPLA – AIPLA 2015 Electronic & Computer Patent Law SummitLink.
  • 17 June – Burlingame, California, USA – LES (USA & CANADA) – IP Implications of Self-Propelled Mobile Devices: Patent Strategy in the New World of Connected CarsLink.
  • 18 June – Alexandria, Virginia, USA – AIPLA & USPTO – PTAB Bench and Bar ConferenceLink.
  • 18 June – Toronto, Ontario, Canada – LES (USA & CANADA) – Infringement and Induced InfringementLink.
  • 18 June – New York, New York, USA – Metropolitan New York Library – Getting it Right on Rights and Orphan WorksLink.
  • 18 June – Silicon Valley, California, USA – CenterForce – The IP Strategy Summit: Silicon ValleyLink.
  • 21-24 June – Truckee, California, USA – Association of Corporate Patent Counsel – 2015 ACPC Summer MeetingLink.
  • 23 June – New York, New York, USA – CenterForce – The IP Strategy Summit: New York CityLink.
  • 25 June – Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada – LES (USA & CANADA) – How Recent Case Law and Post-Grant Challenges Affect Patent ValuationLink.
  • 25 June – Vancouver, New Jersey, USA – LES (USA & CANADA) – Assessing Business Models: From A to ZLink.
  • 27 June – Stanford, California, USA – Stanford Law School – 4th Waseda Global Patent Strategy ConferenceLink.

 

REST OF THE WORLD

  • 2 June – Singapore, Singapore – IP Academy – IPM Course & Toolkit for Procurement Officers Link.
  • 3-4 June – Singapore, Singapore – IP Academy & LES Singapore – LES Singapore Basic Licencing Course Link.
  • 9 June – Singapore, Singapore – IP Academy – Watch it or Lose it: Safeguarding Your Corporate IP Assets and Brand Link.
  • 10 June – São Paulo, Brazil – ASPI – Novo Marco Legal do Acesso aos Recursos Genéticos Nacionais – Link.
  • 13 June – Tokyo, Japan – Alexander Zahlten (Dept. of East Asian Languages and Civilizations, Harvard University), Roland Domenig (Meiji Gakuin University) – Redefining Access: Issues of Access, Archives and Copyright in JapanLink.
  • 16 June – North Ride, Australia – ACLA – Maximising IP Value – Link.
  • 21-25 June – Buenos Aires, Argentina – ICANN – ICANN 53Link.
  • 23-26 June – Singapore, Singapore – IP Academy – Apply Basic Knowledge of Intellectual Property Law to Support an Organisation Link.
  • 30 June – Singapore, Singapore – IP Academy – IPM Course & Toolkit for Procurement Officers 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)