February 2016 #IPEvents

by Pedro Malaquias

Here is the list of Intellectual Property events occurring in February 2016. 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 consult the IPKat’s list of forthcoming events, available here.

United Kingdom and Ireland

  • 2 February – London – CCLS Queen Mary University of London –The role of copyright in the digitisation of cultural heritage (Pinar Oruc) – Link.
  • 3 February – London – City Law School –Enter the Matrix: the Effects of the CJEU’s Case Law on Linking and Beyond – Link.
  • 3 February – London – CCLS Queen Mary University of London –IP Policy Making in the 21st century; The Trans-Pacific Partnership, a “Made in America” Agreement – Link.
  • 4 February – Oxford – OIPRC –Professor Dirk Visser: ‘Shavers, bricks and highchair tricks? The shape of things to come in EU trade mark law?’ – Link.
  • 4 February – London – CIPA –Patentable Subject Matter: Keeping up with 101 in Software Patents – Link.
  • 8 February – London – CCLS Queen Mary University of London –IP limitations and exceptions – Link.
  • 9 February – London – CCLS Queen Mary University of London –Standard-Essential Patents: the EU Landscape (Stylianos Alexandridis) – Link.
  • 9 February – Oxford – OIPRC –Trade secrets in the context of EU law and international law – Link.
  • 9 February – Glasgow – MBL Seminars –A to Z of Intellectual Property Law In One Day – Link.
  • 10 February – London – University of Westminster –Stop me if you think that you’ve heard this one before: music, copyright and plagiarism – Link.
  • 10 February – London – MBL Seminars –Patents Law: Secrets, Threats & More – Link.
  • 11 February – London – LES Britain and Ireland –LES Annual Licensing Update Seminar – Link.
  • 12 February – London – CIPA –Effective use of procedural options at the EPO – Link.
  • 12 February – Dublin, Ireland – ICEL, School of Law, Trinity College Dublin–Modernising Copyright in the EU Digital Single Market: – Link.
  • 15 February – London – CCLS Queen Mary University of London –Free speech and copyright – Link.
  • 15 February – London – Assimilate IP –Building, Managing and Monetizing Your IP Portfolio – Link.
  • 16 February – London – Competition Law Association –BEPS and state aid: a shifting landscape for IP planning – Link.
  • 17 February – London – Osborne Clarke –Current Issues for IP Specialists – Link.
  • 18 February – Oxford – OIPRC –Mr Kevin Mooney: ‘The proposed Unified Patent Court-European thoroughbred or camel’ – Link.
  • 18 February – London – CIPA –Initial Public Offering (IPO) Due Diligence: The Patent Attorney’s Perspective – Link.
  • 18 February – Bournemouth – CIPPM – Public lectures series 2016:Public art and copyright law (Maria Lillà Montagnani) – Link.
  • 19 February – London – MBL Seminars –IP Licensing & EU Competition Law: A Workshop – Link.
  • 22 February – London – CCLS Queen Mary University of London –Beyond warp technology: an analysis of the IP regime on stardate 41978.8 – Link.
  • 22 February – London – ITMA & CIPA –Japanese IP Law & Practice – Link.
  • 23 February – Oxford – OIPRC –Furthering the Development of the Communication to the Public Right Under EU Copyright Law – Link.
  • 23 February – London – Managing IP –MIP International Women’s Leadership Forum 2016 – Link.
  • 23 February – London – ITMA –Patent Plus Designs – Pros and cons of a blended IP portfolio – Link.
  • 23 February – London – CCLS Queen Mary University of London –Farming and intellectual property: the case of Greece (Paraskevi Kollia) – Link.
  • 24 February – Bristol – MBL Seminars –IP for Commercial Lawyers: A Practical Guide – Link.
  • 29 February – London – CCLS Queen Mary University of London –Policy Watch: International Copyright Reforms – Link.

Continental Europe

  • 2 February – Paris, France – FNDE –Dessins et Modèles – Propriété littéraire et artistique – Link.
  • 3 February – Lyon, France – Université Jean Moulin Lyon 3 –Les indications géographiques protégeant les produits industriels et artisanaux (IGPIA) : un nouvel actif immatériel – Perspectives spatiales et substantielles – Link.
  • 3 February – Florence, Italy – European University Institute – Copyright challenges in researchLink.
  • 4-5 February – Amsterdam, The Netherlands – Euroforum –Unitary Patent Package – Link.
  • 9-10 February – Courbevoie, France – EPO –Ateliers sur le dépôt en ligne auprès de l’OEB et de l’INPI – Link.
  • 11 February – Helsinki, Finland – IPR University Center –Digitaalinen opetus ja tekijänoikeus – Link.
  • 11 February – Geneva, Switzerland – Faculte de Droit Université de Genève & ECTA –Geographical Indications: Global and Local perspectives – Link.
  • 11-12 February – Paris, France – UNIFAB –21stEuropean Forum of Intellectual Property – Link.
  • 18 February – Alicante, Spain – ECTA –Round Table on Geographical Indications – Link.
  • 18 February – Brussels, Belgium – ERA Academy of European Law –New EU Rules for Digital Contracts – Link.
  • 18 February – Warsaw, Poland – MARQUES –Coexistence Agreement Workshop – Link.
  • 18-19 February – Madrid, Spain – AIPPI Spain –XXXI Jornadas de Estudio sobre Propiedad Industrial e Intelectual – Link.
  • 18-19 February – Cologne, Germany – Wolters Kluwer –Cologne Symposium 2016 – Link.
  • 19 February – Barcelona, Spain – UAB, OMPI, OEPM & CSIC –Comunidad científica y patentes como fuente de innovación – Link.
  • 22 February – Munich, Germany – European Patent Academy –Oral proceedings at the EPO – Link.
  • 23 February – Riga, Latvia – European Patent Academy & Patent Office of the Republic of Latvia –Guidelines2day and Article 123(2) EPC – Link.
  • 23 February – Munich, Germany – European Patent Office –Workshop zur Online-Einreichung unter besonderer Berücksichtigung der formalen und verfahrenstechnischen Anforderungen im Patenterteilungsverfahren – Link.
  • 25-26 February – Brussels, Belgium – ERA Academy of European Law –Annual Conference on EU Law in the Pharmaceutical Sector 2016 – Link.
  • 26 February – Munich, Germany – Union IP –Patent priority: prosperous or poisonous? – Link.
  • 28 February to 2 March – Munich, Germany – IPI Organization –IPI-ConfEx 2016 – Link.
  • 29 February – Brussels, Belgium – Liege Competition & Innovation Institute –Regulating Patent “Hold-Up”? An Assessment in Light of Recent Academic, Policy and Legal Evolutions – Link.
  • 29 February – Vienna, Austria – EPO, Patent Information Promotion & Training –Business use of patent information – Link.

USA & Canada

  • 2 February – Boston, MA, USA – CSUSA –Edge Cases in Copyright: Theoretical Problems and Practical Solutions – Link.
  • 3 February – Austin, TX, USA – CSUSA –The Current State of Software Protection, Enforcement, and Licensing – Link.
  • 3 February – Washington, District Of Columbia, USA – CSUSA –The Lingering Legacy of Common Law Copyright: Sound Recordings and Beyond – Link.
  • 3 February – Washington, District Of Columbia, USA – The George Washington University Law School –IP Speaker Series: Branded – Link.
  • 3 February – Bloomington, IL, USA – Maurer School of Law –IP Practitioner-in-Residence: Joel Tragesser – Link.
  • 4 February – Madison, WI, USA – LES US & CANADA –Top 10 Court Cases of 2015 Affecting Licensing – Link.
  • 4 February – Denver, CO, USA – CSUSA –Copyright 101: The Top 5 Things You Cannot Afford to Ignore – Link.
  • 4-5 February – Denver, CO, USA – Denver Law Review –Future World IP: Legal Responses to the Tech Revolution – Link.
  • 5 February – Portland, OR, USA – Lewis & Clark Law School –‘IP In The Trees’ Workshop Series – Sarah Wasserman Rajec – Link.
  • 7-9 February – Phoenix, AZ, USA – LES US & CANADA –The 2006 IP100 Executive Forum – Link.
  • 9 February – Durham, NC, USA – LES US & CANADA –Do’s and Don’t’s of a Licensing Transaction: Questions You Should Ask Your Lawyer – Link.
  • 9 February – Chicago, IL, USA – LES US & CANADA –Perspective on Trades Secrets in a First to File World – Link.
  • 10 February – Charlotte, NC, USA – LES US & CANADA –Licensing the Components of a Sophisticated Biochemical Technique – Link.
  • 11 February – Toronto, Ontario, Canada – LES US & CANADA –Software Licensing: Advanced Issues, Cloud, Open-source Considerations, and the Fallout from Alice – Link.
  • 11 February – Washington, District Of Columbia, USA – LES US & CANADA –The Importance of the U.S. Patent System: A Former Chief Judge’s Perspective – Link.
  • 11 February – New Orleans, Louisiana, USA – CSUSA –Trans-Pacific Partnership: What It Means for Copyright in the U.S. and Beyond – Link.
  • 11-13 February – New Orleans, Louisiana, USA – CSUSA –2016 CSUSA Mid-Winter Meeting – Link.
  • 17 February – Oakland, CA, USA – California Lawyers for the Arts –Copyright Fundamentals in the Music Industry – Link.
  • 11 February – Montreal, Quebec, Canada – LES US & CANADA –Cloud Computing Demystified – Link.
  • 18 February – San Francisco, CA, USA – IAM –Inside Europe’s New Patent Market: Winning Strategies for the UPC Regime – Link.
  • 19 February – San Francisco, CA, USA – SFIPLA –International Patent Practice Update – Link.
  • 19-20 February – Washington, District Of Columbia, USA – University of Washington Law School & CASRIP –Works-in-Progress Intellectual Property (WIPIP) Colloquium 2016 – Link.
  • 23 February – Seattle, WA, USA – CenterForce –The 2nd Annual IP Strategy Summit Seattle – Link.
  • 23 February – New York City, NY, USA – Kernochan Center for Law, Media and the Arts –Oracle v. Google: What is the Scope of Copyright Protection in a Computer Program? – Link.
  • 23-24 February – Boston, MA, USA – PIUG –PIUG 2016 Biotechnology Conference – Link.
  • 24 February – Palo Alto, CA, Canada – LES US & CANADA –The Unitary Patent System and the Unified Patent Court: The Practical Effects of Europe’s New Patent – Link.
  • 24 February – Berkeley, CA, USA – California Lawyers for the Arts –International IP Protection for Your Art and Technology – Link.
  • 25 February – Chicago, IL, USA – IPLAC –Women in IP Committee Eleventh Annual Federal Judicial Panel – Link.
  • 26 February – Chicago, IL, USA – The John Marshall Law School –60th Annual Intellectual Property Law Conference: Hot Topics and Current Developments in Patent, Trademark, Copyright, and Trade Secrets Law – Link.
  • 26 February – New York City, NY, USA – AIPLA –AIPLA/NYU Conference on Innovation Clusters – Link.

Asia & Oceania

  • 2-5 February – Fremantle, Australia – The University of Western Australia –Intellectual Property Academic Conference – Link.
  • 8 February – Melbourne, Australia – IP Australia –Trade marks for start-ups – Link.
  • 10 February – Canberra, Australia – IP Australia –Trade marks for start-ups – Link.
  • 11 February – North Ryde, Australia – Association of Corporate Counsels Australia –IP disputes including trade marks, patents, litigation – Link.
  • 11 February – Perth, Australia – Association of Corporate Counsels Australia –IP disputes including trade marks, patents, litigation – Link.
  • 16 February – Singapore – IP Academy –IP/ IPM Course for Public Agencies – Link.
  • 19 February – Singapore – IP Academy –Trade Mark Basics: A Guide for Businesses – Link.
  • 23 February – Singapore – IP Academy –IPM Course & Toolkit for Procurement Officers – Link.
  • 23 February – Melbourne, Australia – Association of Corporate Counsels Australia –Drafting IP Clauses: Tips and Traps for In-House Counsel – Link.
  • 24-26 February – Sydney, Australia – WIPO –Sub-Regional Workshop on Copyright and Related Rights in the South Pacific for Decision Makers – Link.
  • 29 February to 1 March – Singapore – AIPPI & INTA –Designs: Into the Future – Link.

 

@PedroMMalaquias (Queen Mary Journal of Intellectual Property Associate Editor; Legal Researcher at KU Leuven Centre for IT & IP Law; LL.M. in Intellectual Property Law at Queen Mary, University of London.)