September 2015 IP Events

by Pedro Malaquias

Here is the list of Intellectual Property events occurring in September 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 @PedroMMalaquias #IPEvents and we can add it to the list.

A PDF version of this list is available here.

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

UNITED KINGDOM

  • 2-4 September – Glasgow – EPIP, CREATe & University of Glasgow – EPIP 2015 Link.
  • 3 September – Glasgow – ITMA – ITMA Scottish Evening Meeting: IP ValuationsLink.
  • 4-5 September – Cambridge – Von Hügel Institute, St. Edmund’s College, University of Cambridge – Patents on Life: Through the Lenses of Law, Religious Faith and Social JusticeLink.
  • 7 September – London – Assimilate IP – Introduction to Intellectual Property and Patent LawLink.
  • 8 September – Manchester – ITMA – ITMA Manchester Lunchtime Meeting: Designs and the role of dotted linesLink.
  • 8 September – London – GRUR & JIPLP – 5th GRUR Int./JIPLP Joint Seminar: Enforcement of IP rightsLink.
  • 10 September – London – BLACA – The Impact in the UK of CJEU RulingsLink.
  • 10 September – Bournemouth – CIPPM – Designing a Limitation for Creative Use in Copyright LawLink.
  • 10 September – London – LES Britain & Ireland – Trends in IP protection in China; The value of second medical use patents; The impact of the Kimble decision in a worldwide licensing scenario Link.
  • 10 September – London – CILIP PATMG – The 2015 Annual General Meeting & Current Developments in the Future Certification of Patent Information ProfessionalsLink.
  • 10 September – London – OHIM & IPO – OHIM British DayLink.
  • 10 September – London – MBL Seminars – Intellectual Property Rights & the Fashion IndustryLink.
  • 11 September – Bournemouth – CIPPM – Geographical Indications in the EU: Policy Aspects and Future RegulationLink.
  • 14 September – London – CIPA – Mock Oral ProceedingsLink.
  • 16 September – London – Bristows – Second medical use: a practical perspectiveLink.
  • 16 September – Leeds – MBL Seminars – Intellectual Property Rights in SoftwareLink.
  • 16 September – London – SCL: The IT Law CommunitySCL Foundations of IT Law Programme: Module 1: Software Licensing LawLink.
  • 17 September – London – ITMA – ITMA Afternoon Seminar & Drinks: Representing before the registryLink.
  • 17-18 September – Southampton – iCLIC – Enrolling Internet intermediaries in the law enforcement process: Challenges and opportunitiesLink.
  • 21 September – London – EPO & EPI – Guidelines2day and Article 123(2) EPCLink.
  • 22 September – London – ITMA – Parallel proceedings: Evidence and delays at OHIM and the courtsLink.
  • 22 September – Bristol – MBL Seminars – Intellectual Property Rights in SoftwareLink.
  • 22 September – Manchester – MBL Seminars – A to Z of Intellectual Property Law In One DayLink.
  • 23 September – Leeds – MBL Seminars – Intellectual Property Rights in R&D CollaborationsLink.
  • 23 September – Leeds – MBL Seminars – Drafting Effective Service Level AgreementsLink.
  • 23 September – London – ITMA – ITMA Autumn Seminar: Hot Topics in Industry: The In-House PerspectiveLink.
  • 23 September – London – MIP – MIP Luxury Brand & Retail Forum 2015Link.
  • 24 September – London – IBC Legal – Protecting the Media 2015Link.
  • 25 September – London – The London Escalator – Innovation to Investment: How to capitalise on your IPLink.
  • 26 September – London – CREATe Goldsmiths – Friction and Fiction: IP, Copyright and Digital Futures Link.
  • 28 September – London – IPR Connections – Global Pharma IP ForumLink.
  • 29 September – London – Digital Catapult – Copyright and Orphan Works Link.
  • 30 September – London – Bristows – Competition law in the pharmaceutical industry: Finding the bright lines in a grey areaLink.
  • 30 September – Bristol – MBL Seminars – A Practical Guide to Drafting IT ContractsLink.
  • 30 September – London – MBL Seminars – An Introduction to Publishing & the LawLink.

CONTINENTAL EUROPE

  • 1 September – Munich, Germany – EPO & EPI – Guidelines2day and Article 123(2) EPCLink.
  • 2-4 September – Tallinn, Estonia – AIPPI, Estonia – AIPPI Baltic Conference 2015: What’s up IP? Developments in Intellectual Property Law and Practice Link.
  • 6-8 September – Oslo, Norway – LES Scandinavia – LES Scandinavia Annual Conference 2015: Collaborative InnovationLink.
  • 8 September – Munich, Germany – MIP – MIP European Patent Reform Forum 2015Link.
  • 8-9 September – Alicante, Spain – OHIM – Enforcement Database Forum 2015 – Link.
  • 10 September – Paris, France – MIP – MIP European Patent Reform Forum 2015Link.
  • 14-18 September – Cedzyna, Poland – WIPO – 34th Seminar for Patent Attorneys from UniversitiesLink.
  • 15 September – Madrid, Spain – EPO, OEPM & COAPI – PCT seminar Madrid, validation with MoroccoLink.
  • 15 September – Munich, Germany – GRUR – S. Design Patents The Good, the Bad, the Ugly … and the AbsurdLink.
  • 15 September – Paris, France – IRPI – Droit d’Auteur et Droits VoisinsLink.
  • 15-18 September – Vienna, Austria – MARQUES – MARQUES 29th Annual Conference: Mind the Brand! Psychology of BrandsLink.
  • 16 September – Brussels, Belgium – Public Policy Exchange – Copyright in Europe: Adapting to the New Digital RealityLink.
  • 16-17 September – Amsterdam, The Netherlands – Arena International – Global Brand Protection Summit 2015Link.
  • 18 September – Barcelona, Spain – LES Spain & Portugal – LES100 Course: Commercializing Technology through the Power of LicensingLink.
  • 21 September – Milan, Italy – INTA – IP Mediation in EuropeLink.
  • 23-26 September – Freiburg im Breisgau, Germany – GRUR – GRUR Annual Meeting 2015Link.
  • 24 September – Stockholm, Sweden – FICPI Sweden – The impact of innovation A full day seminar on how to take proper care of your ideas and how to set up strategic plans for long lasting and valuable intellectual property protectionLink.
  • 24 September – Paris, France – ASPI – Due Diligence Propriété IntellectuelleLink.
  • 24 September – Geneva, Switzerland – WIPO – Advanced Seminar on the Patent Cooperation Treaty (PCT)Link.
  • 24-25 September – Berlin, Germany – Alexander von Humboldt Institute for Internet and Society – Gikii 2015Link.
  • 28-30 September – Copenhagen, Denmark – IQPC – Global Patent Congress 2015Link.
  • 28-29 September – Munich, Germany – V.O. – European Patent SeminarLink.
  • 28-29 September – Petropavlovsk, Russian Federation – WIPO – National Seminar on Current IP Challenges and Traditional Knowledge in the Far Eastern Region of the Russian FederationLink.
  • 30 September – Barcelona, Spain – INTA – Current issues in Intellectual Property: Professional Challenges and OpportunitiesLink.
  • 30 September to 1 October – Skopje, the former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia – WIPO – National Workshop on Intellectual Property Law Enforcement OfficialsLink.
  • 30 September to 2 October – Warsaw, Poland – Pharmaceutical Trade Mark Group – PTMG 2015 Autumn ConferenceLink.

NORTH AMERICA

  • 9 September – Toronto, Canada – INTA – Expert Evidence in Trademark ProceedingsLink.
  • 9 September – Chicago, IL, USA – The John Marshall Law School – Annual Chinese IP Law Conference: The Latest Development on SIPO Design Patent Examination of Graphical User Interface (GUI) Link.
  • 10 September – Bloomington, IN, USA – Indiana University Maurer School of Law – Governing Digitally Integrated Genetic Resources, Data and Literature: Global Intellectual Property Strategies for a Redesigned Microbial Research CommonsLink.
  • 10 September – Cambridge, MA, USA – AIPLA – Biotech Patent Law Road ShowLink.
  • 11 September – Chicago, IL, USA – LES YMC – 1st Pan-American YMC EventLink.
  • 15 September – Seattle, WA, USA – The Copyright Society of the USA – The Blurred Lines Between Theft and HomageLink.
  • 16 September – Alexandria, VA, USA – ABA-IPL & USPTO – 3rd Annual ABA-IPL Trademark Day: Behind the Scenes at the USPTOLink.
  • 16 September – Berkeley, CA, USA – California Lawyers for the Arts – Copyright Mechanics for Writers, Filmmakers, and ArtistsLink.
  • 16-19 September – Toronto, Canada – International Generic Pharmaceutical Alliance – The Annual IGPA Conference 2015 – Link.
  • 16 September – Houston, TX, USA – USPTO & INTA – INTA-USPTO RoundtableLink.
  • 17 September – New York, NY, USA – NYIPLA, WIPO, Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law, USPTO and USCC – Seminar on WIPO Services and InitiativesLink.
  • 17 September – Bloomington, IN, USA – Indiana University Maurer School of Law – What Should Intellectual Property Law Do, and How Should We Measure It?Link.
  • 18 September – Alexandria, VA, USA – Biotechnology Industry Organization – 2015 BIO IP & Diagnostics SymposiumLink.
  • 18 September – Dallas, TX, USA – The Center for Law, Science and Innovation at Dedman School of Law – Symposium on Emerging Intellectual Property Issues: The Future of Innovation and Intellectual PropertyLink.
  • 21-25 September – Chicago, IL, USA – The John Marshall Law School – Annual Chinese IP Law Conference: Updates on the Latest Chinese IP PracticesLink.
  • 22 September – Colorado Springs, CO, USA – INTA – Trademark Protection for Nonprofits WorkshopLink.
  • 23 September – Berkeley, CA, USA – California Lawyers for the Arts – Create Your Art, Create Your Brand: Trademarks and Other IP Issues for Creative ArtistsLink.
  • 24 September – Berkeley, CA, USA – California Lawyers for the Arts – Trademarks: An Overview of Trademark ProtectionLink.
  • 24 September – Washington DC, USA – AIPLA – IP Licensing: Implications & Best Practices in Light of Brulotte [Kimble v. Marvel]Link.
  • 24 September – New York, NY, USA – CenterForce – The IP Strategy Summit: IP Monetization: New York 2015Link.
  • 24 September – New York, NY, USA – The Copyright Society of the USA – Copyright and Collaborative Works: Important Lessons from Recent CasesLink.
  • 25 September – Chicago, IL, USA – The John Marshall Law School – The Interplay between Antitrust and IP Law: A Legal Realist’s PerspectiveLink.
  • 25 September – Chicago, IL, USA – IIT Chicago-Kent College of Law – 6th Annual Supreme Court IP Review (SCIPR 2015) Link.
  • 25-26 September – Boston, MA, USA – Boston University School of Law – Notice and Notice Failure in Intellectual Property LawLink.
  • 26 September – San Francisco, CA, USA – The USF School of Law McCarthy Institute, INTA and Microsoft Corporation – McCarthy Symposium 2015: Trademark Law and Its Challenges Link.
  • 27-29 September – Chicago, IL, USA – Intellectual Property Owners Association – 2015 IPO Annual meetingLink.
  • 27-29 September – Lost Pines, TX, USA – IQPC – 2015 U.S. Chief IP Counsel ExchangeLink.
  • 28 September – Los Angeles, CA, USA – INTA – Aspects of Trademark Due Diligence in M&A TransactionsLink.
  • 28 September – New York, NY, USA – INTA – Aspects of Trademark Due Diligence in M&A TransactionsLink.
  • 28 September – San Antonio, TX, USA – INTA – Aspects of Trademark Due Diligence in M&A TransactionsLink.
  • 28-30 September – New York, NY, USA – IQPC – 15th Anti-Counterfeiting and Brand Protection SummitLink.
  • 29 September – New York, NY, USA – GW Law Alumni Association – Adversity in Patent Practice and Beyond and Professionalism in Fee AgreementsLink.
  • 29 September – Los Angeles, CA, USA – California Lawyers for the Arts – Collaboration Agreements for Creative PeopleLink.
  • 29 September – Pittsburgh, PA, USA – USPTO & INTA – INTA-USPTO RoundtableLink.
  • 30 September – Philadelphia, PA, USA – INTA – Aspects of Trademark Due Diligence in M&A TransactionsLink.
  • 30 September to 1 October – Arlington, VA, USA – The Center for the Protection of Intellectual Property at George Mason University School of Law – CPIP 2015 Fall Conference: The IP Platform: Supporting Innovation and InspirationLink.
  • 30 September to 2 October – Toronto, Canada – Association of Intellectual Property Firms – 2015 AIPF Annual Meeting: Cross Border IP: Globalization of IP Rights and ProtectionsLink.

SOUTH AMERICA

  • 10-11 September – Lima, Peru – Universidad Peruana Cayetano Heredia & ASIPI – VI Seminario Latinoamericano sobre el valor de la Propiedad Intelectual para la Innovación y la SaludLink.

ASIA

  • 7-9 September – Singapore, Singapore – IP Academy – Review Risk Management in Intellectual PropertyLink.
  • 10-11 September – Beijing, China – Jiho Plus – 2015 Intellectual Property Innovation Forum: China Focus 2.0Link.
  • 10-11 September – Mumbai, India – IPERA – 4th Global Edition: IPR 2015 Conclave & AwardsLink.
  • 14-18 September – Seoul, Republic of Korea – WIPO, MCST & KCC – Interregional Workshop on Copyright EnforcementLink.
  • 15 September – Singapore, Singapore – IP Academy – IPM Course & Toolkit for Procurement OfficersLink.
  • 15 September – Singapore, Singapore – IP Academy – Copyright for the CET SectorLink.
  • 15-17 September – Bangkok, Thailand – Intellectual Professionals – World IP Forum Link.
  • 17 September – Singapore, Singapore – IP Academy – Considerations on Leveraging on Social Media PlatformsLink.
  • 17 September – Seoul, Republic of Korea – WIPO & KCC – 2015 WIPO-KCC Copyright Mediation Seminar for International DisputesLink.
  • 21 September – Singapore, Singapore – IP Academy – ALAP-IPA IP Knowledge Series: Understanding Rights and Contracts for Writers and IllustratorsLink.
  • 30 September – Singapore, Singapore – Maxwell Chambers – Singapore International Arbitration Forum (SIAF) 2015 – Asia: Looking Beyond the Horizon – Link.
  • 30 September to 2 October – Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia – LES Malaysia – Game Changing Licensing Strategies: Navigating the challenges aheadLink.

OCEANIA

  • 1 September – Ringwood, Australia – IP Australia – IP for Small BusinessLink.
  • 14-16 September – Adelaide, Australia – Australian Copyright Council – Australian Copyright Council National Seminar Series AdelaideLink.
  • 15 September – Sydney, Australia – IP Australia – Trade marks for start-upsLink.
  • 17 September – North Ryde, Australia – ACLA – Trade Marks: more than words and logosLink.
  • 18-20 September – Sydney, Australia – The Intellectual Property Society of Australia & New Zealand – IPSANZ 29th Annual ConferenceLink.
  • 24 September – Perth, Australia – ACLA – Dealing with Threatening PatentsLink.

AFRICA

  • 7-9 September – Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of the Congo – WIPO – Atelier sur la mise en pratique des informations techniques et scientifiques suivi du lancement officiel du CATI et du renforcement de la formation des formateursLink.
  • 7 September to 8 October – Harare, Zimbabwe – WIPO – WIPO Patent Drafting Course for Patent Agents from the ARIPO Member States and Observer StatesLink.
  • 15-16 September – Pretoria, South Africa – WIPO & CIPC – Sub-Regional Workshop on Building Respect for IP for Prosecutors and Senior Police Officers of Selected Countries of Southern AfricaLink.
  • 27-30 September – Cape Town, South Africa – ATRIP – 34th Annual Congress of the International Association for the Advancement of Teaching and Research in Intellectual PropertyLink.

 

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