April 2016 #IPEvents

by Giancarlo Moretti

Here is the list of Intellectual Property events occurring in April 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 and we can add it to the list.

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

As a final note, on behalf of QMJIP blog community, we would like to thank Pedro Malaquias for his efforts in setting up this IP Events list and for his amazing work during these years.

UNITED KINGDOM & IRELAND

  • 1 April – Leeds – MBL – All you need to know about the UK Patent Box – Link.
  • 5 April – London – King’s College London – 10th Annual International Graduate Legal Conference – Link.
  • 5 April – London – Osborn Clarke – The Internet of Things II | The Internet of Things II: connected homes and healthcare Link.
  • 6-8 April – London – Marcus Evans – Complying with the GDPR: International Data Protection and Privacy Excellence ForumLink.
  • 7 April – Dundee – UK IPO – Digital Creative Workshop Link.
  • 7 April – London – CILIP – CILIP Copyright Executive Briefing 2016Link.
  • 8 April – London – Queen Mary, University of London – CCLS – More than just a game: Interactive Entertainment and Intellectual Property Law (second edition)Link.
  • 11 April – London – SCL – SCL Junior Lawyers’ Group: Limitation Clauses Workshop – Link.
  • 11-15 April – London – UCL Institute of Brand and Innovation Law – IP Transactions: Law and PracticeLink.
  • 12 April – Cowes – UK IPO – Understanding IP – An interactive workshop – Isle of WightLink.
  • 13 April – London – LES Britain & Ireland – Trade Secrets: A round table discussion hosted by the LES Young MembersLink.
  • 13 April – London – Publishing Licensing Society – Charles Clark Memorial Lecture 2016Link.
  • 14 April – London – ALPSP/PSL – From Earthworms to Earthquakes: Driving public engagement with academic contentLink.
  • 14 April – London – ACID – 3D PRINTING : Identifying the Opportunities & Exploring the IP Challenges Link.
  • 14 April – London – MBL – A Practical Guide to draft IT Contract – Link.
  • 14 April – London – Osborne Clarke – Intellectual property | key issues and practical tips for protection and exploitationLink.
  • 14 April – London – SCL – Storing the firm’s knowledge – is the document management system the right place?Link.
  • 14 April – London – Taylor Wessing – Data Privacy Breakfast Seminar – Link.
  • 18 April – London – AssimilateIP – Freedom to OperateLink.
  • 18 April – London – New IP Lawyers – Performers’ Rights: An Evening of Discussion & Performance Link.
  • 18 April – Southampton – University of Southampton – The Institute for Law and the Web – ISP Liability in the Converging World – Link.
  • 19 April – London – Bristows & Marques– Arbitrating and Mediating Trademarks – Link.
  • 19 April – London – UK IPO – Intellectual Property: Snakes and Ladders for Start-ups – Link.
  • 20 April – Leeds – UK IPO & ITMA – IPO & ITMA RoadshowLink.
  • 20 April – London – ITMA – ITMA London Evening Meeting Link.
  • 20 April – London – MBL- The A to Z of Intellectual Property Law – In one day – Link.
  • 21 April – Bournemouth – CIPPM – The Unified Patents Court and the Unitary Patent – Link.
  • 21 April – Bristol – Osborne Clarke – Intellectual property | key issues and practical tips for protection and exploitationLink.
  • 21 April – Edinburgh – The WS Society – WS Intellectual Property Law Conference 2016 Link.
  • 21 April – Edinburgh – LES Britain & Ireland – LES Scotland World IP Day DinnerLink.
  • 21 April – London – Bristows – Medical Device Seminar with ABHI – Link.
  • 21 April – London – Osborne Clarke – Digital disruptors: the latest developments in digital mediaLink.
  • 22 April – Edinburgh – The Faculty of Advocates – World IP Day 2016 Link.
  • 22 April – London – MBL – Copyright Law& Practice – An update – Link.
  • 25 April – London – Osborne Clarke – Cybercrime | current threats, prevention and the role of criminal enforcement – Link.
  • 26 April – Birmingham – IoD West Midlands World Intellectual Property DayLink.
  • 26 April – London – Bond & Dickinson – Celebration of World IP Day – Branding – Link.
  • 26 April – London – MBL – IT, IP & Data Protection: What’s New? – Link.
  • 26 April – Yorkshire – Bond & Dickinson – Celebration of World IP Day – Innovation – Link.
  • 27 April – London – ITMA – ITMA Design Seminar – the Trunki case Link.
  • 28 April – London – LES Britain & Ireland and CIPA – IP Portfolio & Strategy Building for Start-Ups & Spin-OutsLink.
  • 28 April – London – MBL – The Legal Issues of Social Media – The Risks & Liabilities Explained – Link.
  • 28-29 April – London – Medicines for Europe – Ebg Biosimilars Conference 2016 – Link.
  • 29 April – London – Management Forum – The Patent Box – Link.

CONTINENTAL EUROPE

  • 1 April – Paris, France – CEIPI – La protection des secrets d’affaires : perspectives nationales et européennesLink.
  • 4 April – Helsinki, Finland – IPR University Centre – IPR in New Value Creation -projektin avoin seminaari – Link.
  • 5 April – Amsterdam, the Netherlands – SURFAcademy – Symposium Designing and shaping open scienceLink.
  • 6 April – Amsterdam, the Netherlands – FORUM – IP Agreements – Link.
  • 7 April – Amsterdam, the Netherlands – FORUM – Patent options – Link.
  • 7 April – Helsinki, Finland – IPR University Centre – Liikesalaisuus ja muuttuva sääntelyLink.
  • 7 April – München, Germany – FORUM – FTO In practice: Life science and PharmaceuticalsLink.
  • 7 April – Paris, France – ASPI – Synthèse “Droit des Marques” – Exploitation du droit sur la marqueLink.
  • 7-8 April – Geneva, Switzerland – WIPO – International Conference on Intellectual Property and Development – Link.
  • 8-9 April – Tutzing, Switzerland – Women in IP – Überzeugend Kommunizieren – Konstruktive GesprächsführungLink.
  • 11 April – Amsterdam, the Netherlands – EPLIT – EPLIT’s 3rd Annual Meeting – Link.
  • 11 April – Vienna, Austria – Nexa Politecnico di Torino – Is Your Smart Thermostat Yours? Reflecting on the Impact of the Internet of Things on Ownership and Control of Consumer GoodsLink.
  • 12 April – Alicante, Spain – EU Intellectual Property Office (former OHIM) – Webinar: Changes to the website and online tools as a result of the new EU trade mark RegulationLink.
  • 12 April – Geneva, Switzerland – WIPO – Global Challenges Seminar on Patents and the WHO Model List of Essential Medicines (18th Edition): Clarifying the Debate on IP and AccessLink.
  • 14 April – Paris, France – LES France – Conférence LES France: Journée Mondiale de la Propriété IntellectuelleLink.
  • 19 April – Strasbourg, France – CEIPPI – Le système de protection de la propriété intellectuelle de l’OAPI – Link.
  • 21-22 April – Berlin, Germany – DevOps – Define the future of Continuous Delivery & Improvement in a DevOps World – Link.
  • 21-22 April – Trier, Germany – ERA – The Protection of Geographical Indications – Link.
  • 21-23 April – Helsinki, Finland – AIPPI Finland & AIPPI Sweden –AIPPI Symposium 2016Link.
  • 21-22 April – Vienna, Austria – EPO – East meets WestLink.
  • 22 April – Frankfurt, Germany – FORUM – US and EU Licensing Law Link.
  • 22 April – Strasbourg, France – Les propriétés intellectuelles devant la Cour de justice de l’Union européenne – Link.
  • 23 April – Amsterdam, the Netherlands – CIPIL Univeristy of Cambridge and University of Amsterdam – Copyright, related rights and the news in the EU Assessing potential new laws Link.
  • 26 April – Milan, Italy – EUIPO – Make the most of your online IP management tools – Link.
  • 26 April – Tamppi, Finland – IPR University Centre – Maailman henkisen omaisuuden päiväLink.
  • 26-27 April – Graz, Austria – LES Austria – World IP Day und LES100 Seminar – Link.
  • 27-29 April – Nice, France – Management Forum – Biotechnology for non-biotechnologistLink.
  • 28 April – Helsinki, Finland – IPR University Centre – IPR klinikka startup-yrityksille – Link.
  • 28 April – Rome, Italy – Make the most of your online IP management tools – Link.

USA & CANADA

  • 31 March – 1 April – New York, NY, USA – Fordham IP Institute – Annual Fordham Intellectual Property Law & Policy Conference – Link.
  • 1 April – Bloomington, IN, USA – Maurer Law School – The Centre for Intellectual Property Research – Legal Profession Career Choice: IP Session – Link.
  • 1 April – San Jose, CA, USA – USPTO – Silicon Valley USPTO Public Tour – Link.
  • 4 April – Chicago, IL, USA – IPLAC, John Marshall Law School and the Copyright Society – Challenging Copyright in the World’s Most Popular Song: From Academic Article to $14 Million Settlement – Link.
  • 5 April – Atlanta, GA, USA – LES USA & Canada- Perspective on Commercialisation of Technology ResourceLink.
  • 5 April – Chicago, IL, USA – John Marshall Law School – Two Views of the U.S. Patent and Trademark OfficeLink.
  • 5 April – New York, NY, USA – The Copyright Society USA – Brown Bag Lunch: Music Licensing 101Link.
  • 5 April – Philadelphia, PA, USA – The Copyright Society USA – Copyright and Choreography: Copyright Issues Affecting Dance Companies, Choreographers, and DancersLink.
  • 5 April – Seattle, WA, USA – The Copyright Society USA – Jane Ginsburg on “From Humor to Eternity: The Reciprocal Relationship of Copyright & Trademark Law” – Link.
  • 5-15 April – Various cities, USA – INTA – As the World Turns – International Trademark Developments – Link.
  • 6 April – New York, NY, USA – Managing IP – MIP Africa Roadshow 2016Link.
  • 6 April – Santa Monica, CA, USA – CLA – Reading between the line of a publishing agreement – Link.
  • 6-8 April– Bethesda, MD, USA – ABA Section of Intellecutal Property Law – 31st Annual Intellectual Property Law Conference – Link.
  • 7 April – Chicago, IL, USA – Centre for Intellectual Property Law & Information Technology – DePaul University – IP Theory and Practice Session 6 – Patents 2 – Link.
  • 7 April – Stanford, CA, USA – Stanford Law School – Free Speech and the Internet: Paul Levy of Public CitizenLink.
  • 7 April – Toronto, ON, CAN – LES USA & Canada – Transfer Pricing & Tax Aspects of IP Offshoring Link.
  • 8 April – Santa Monica, CA, USA – LAIPLA – Spring Patent Luncheon – Link.
  • 11 April – Northfield, IL, USA – IPLAC – IPLAC Happy Hour at Happ Inn in Northfield, IL  Link.
  • 11 April – Stanford, CA, USA – Stanford Law School – Women in IP – Link.
  • 11 April – Portland, OR, USA – Lewis & Clark Law School – IP In the Trees – Link.
  • 12 April – Chicago, IL, USA – Center Force – The IP Strategy Summit: Enforcement Link.
  • 12 April – Chicago, IL, USA – IPAC – Women in IP Committee Eleventh Annual Federal Judicial Panel – April 11 2016 – Link.
  • 12 April – Durham, NC, USA – LES USA & Canada – Identifying Corridors of Indifference and Sprinting Down Them To In-License Pipeline ProductsLink.
  • 12 April – St Louis Park, MN, USA – LES USA & Canada – Abacavir: a Licence Success StoryLink.
  • 12 April – New York, NY, USA – Columbia Law School – Kernochan Center for Law, Media, and the Arts- Fair Use and the limits of transformative useLink.
  • 13 April – Nashville, TN, USA – WIPO Roving Seminar on WIPO Services and Initiatives – Link.
  • 13 April – Los Angeles, CA, USA – LAIPLA – LAIPLA Techtainment: Technology + EntertainmentLink.
  • 13 April – Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TN, USA – AIPLA, USPTO & WIPO – Protecting Your IP Overseas: WIPO Services and Initiatives
  • 14 April – Berkeley, CA, USA – BCLT – Software IP: The 20th Annual BCLT/BTLJ Symposium – Intellectual Property Protections for Computer Programs: What’s Going Right and What’s Going Wrong? – Link.
  • 14 April – Oakland, CA, USA – CLA – The Merch Table: Licensing & Merchandising for Creative ArtistsLink.
  • 14 April – Washington, DC, USA – George Washington University Law School – 4th Annual IP China Conference – Link.
  • 15 April – Atlanta, GA, USA – AIPLA, USPTO & WIPO – Protecting Your IP Overseas: WIPO Services and Initiatives
  • 15 April – Atlanta, GA, USA – WIPO Roving Seminar on WIPO Services and Initiatives – Link
  • 18 April – Alexandra, VA, USA – USPTO/AIPLA/ABA-IPL/IPO/IDSA – 2016 USPTO Design DayLink.
  • 19 April – New York, NY, USA – Columbia Law School – Kernochan Center for Law, Media, and the Arts- Open Access to Government and University-Funded Research Link.
  • 19 April – New York, NY, USA – Managing IP – MIP Luxury Brand & Retail Foeum – Link.
  • 20 April – Palo Alto, CA, USA – LES USA & Canada – 16th Annual Conference – Behind the Curtain: Money in Silicon Valley Intellectual PropertyLink.
  • 21 April – New York, NY, USA – World Trade Mark Review – Trademark Litigation 2016: Practical Strategies – Link.
  • 21 April – Palo Alto, CA, USA – The IP Strategy Summit: Enforcement/monetization – Link.
  • 21 April – San Jose, CA, USA – Patent Brown Bag “Lunch and Learn”Link.
  • 26-28 April – Houston, TX, USA – LES – LES 2016 Spring PanAm Meeting – Link.
  • 27 April – Los Angeles, CA, USA – CLA – Copyright Infringement in Movie Characters – Link.
  • 28 April – Los Angeles, CA, USA – The Copyright Society USA – Copyright Conversation with Martin Singer – Link.
  • 28 April – Stanford, CA, USA – Fashion, Art, and Design Law Society: A Conversation with Simon FrankelLink.
  • 29 April – Houston, TX, USA – CLP – CLP Exam Review CourseLink.
  • 29 April – Houston, TX, USA – LES USA & Canada – IP Business Basics 101 – Link.

LATIN, CENTRAL & SOUTH AMERICA

  • 6 April – Sao Paulo, Brasil – ASPI – 16th International Congress ASPILink.
  • 6-8 April – Buenos Aires, Argentina – LES –Innovation and new technologies in the IP Environment – Link.

ASIA & OCEANIA

  • 5 April – Singapore, Singapore –IP Academy – Intellectual Property (IP)/IPManagement Course for Public Agencies Link.
  • 5 April – Sydney, NSW, Australia – LES Australia & New Zealand – LESANZ & KCA Source IP Workshop Link.
  • 6-7 April – Adelaide, SA, Australia – IP Australia – Trade Marks for Startups – Link.
  • 6-8 April – Instanbul, Turkey – AIPPI Turkey – 4th IP Law Seminar – Link.
  • 8 April – Melbourne, VIC, Australia – University of Melbourne Law School – Hypernudge: Big Data as a Mode of Regulation by DesignLink.
  • 12 April 2016 – Taipei, Taiwan – IPBC Taiwan – Corporate IP Best Practice – Link.
  • 13-16 April – Gold Coast, QLD, Australia – IPTA – IPTA 2016 Annual Conference Link.
  • 14 April – Selangor, Malaysia – WIPO & UKM – Conference on International Technology Transactions – Intellectual Property and Dispute Resolution Link.
  • 15 April – Seoul, Korea – IPBC Korea – Corporate IP Best Practice – Link.
  • 15 April – Sydney, NSW, Australia – IP Australia – Trade Marks for Start-ups – Link.
  • 20 April – Brisbane, QLD, Australia – LES Australia and New Zealand – Branding & Trademarks for Consumer ProductsLink.
  • 20 April – New Dehli, India – LexisNexis – Global Legal Confex – Link.
  • 21-22 April – Beijing, China – IAM – IP Business Congress China – Link.
  • 22 April – Perth, WA, Australia – IP Australia – IP 101 and patents for Start-ups – Link.
  • 19 April – Singapore – Singapore – IP Academy – Fireside Chat with IP Senior Lawyers Link.
  • 26 April– Melbourne, VIC, Australia – ACC Australia & Gilbert Tobin – Melbourne: Digital innovation/disruption (half-day seminar)Link.
  • 26 April– Melbourne, VIC, Australia – ACC Australia & Watermark – Working with your marketing team to manage your company’s brandsLink.
  • 29 April – Toowoomba, QLD, Australia – IP Australia – IP 101 and patents for Start-ups

 

Giancarlo Moretti LL.M. (QMUL), Ph.D. Candidate (QMUL) @GiancaMoretti