May 2016 #IPEvents

by Giancarlo Moretti

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

UNITED KINGDOM & IRELAND

  • 3 May – Oxford – OIPRC – Drones and Privacy in Public – Link.
  • 4 May – London – Osborne Clarke – The Internet of Things III | security by design – Link.
  • 5 May – Blackburn – IPO – Understanding IP – An Interactive Workshop – Link.
  • 5 May – Glasgow – CREATe – Fashion as urban creative economy; start ups, IP and the rise of e-commerceLink.
  • 5 May – Manchester – LES – IPEC – The Judge’s Perspective from HHJ Hacon Link.
  • 5 May – Oxford – OIPRC – Challenging Compliance with International Intellectual Property Norms in Investor-state Dispute Settlement Link.
  • 6 May – Leeds – MBL – Registered Designs & Design Right Litigation ExplainedLink.
  • 6 May – Manchester – MBL – IP for Commercial Lawyers – A Practical GuideLink.
  • 9 May – London – LSE – Building, Managing and Monetizing Your IP PortfolioLink.
  • 10 May – London – IPO – Intermediate Guide to CopyrightLink.
  • 10 – 12 May – London – IPO – IP Masterclass 2016 Course – Link.
  • 10 May – London – ITMA – ITMA London Evening MeetingLink.
  • 11 May – London – CIPA –CIPA’s One Hundred and Thirty Fourth Annual General Meeting – Link.
  • 11 May – London – Osborne & Clarke – Foundations of IT Law Programme: Module 5 – Negotiating IT ContractsLink.
  • 11 May – Kent – Revolutionary Events – Kent Vision Live Link.
  • 11 May – Cambridge – CIPA – East of England Happy Hour –Link.
  • 11 May – London– OIPRC & AIPPI– A Brave New World – an in depth look at the EU Trade Mark reforms – Link.
  • 11 – 12 May – London – The London Business ShowLink.
  • 12 May – Edinburgh – IPO & ITMA – IPO & ITMA RoadshowLink.
  • 12 May – TBC – BLACA – Money In The Bank Or Pie In The Sky? Remuneration Rights As An Alternative To Copyright Enforcement Link.
  • 12 May – London – CILIP & UKeiG – UKeiG Training: Social Media and Digital Marketing for Information ProfessionalsLink.
  • 12 May – London – CIPA – The Brexit Symposium – Link.
  • 12 May – Oxford – OIPRC – Are We Running Out of Trademarks? An Empirical Study of Trademark DepletionLink.
  • 13 May – Stoke-on-Trent – Staffordshire Chamber of Commerce – Finest Intellectual Property – The Value within – Link.
  • 16 May – London – MBL – Patents Court Litigation – An Advanced GuideLink.
  • 17 May – Oxford – OIPRC – What is the practical significance of Myriad for genomic medicine?Link.
  • 17-18 May – London – IBC – Telecoms Law and Regulation Europe Conference 2016Link.
  • 18 May – Cheltenham – The Gloucestershire Business Show 2016 Link.
  • 18 May – London – CIPA – An Insight into the Patentability and Enforcement of Second Medical Use Patents in the Epo and English Courts, Seminar Link.
  • 18 May – Hatfield –Enterprise Europe Network – IP and Cyber Security: how to protect yourselfLink.
  • 18-19 May – London – IQPC – Information Governance & eDiscovery Summit 2016Link.
  • 18-19 May – London – Managing IP – Technology, Media and Telecommunications forum – Link.
  • 19 May – Bristol – University of Bristol – The Right of the Dot – Link.
  • 19 May – Newcastle – MBL – Intellectual Property Rights in Software – Link.
  • 19 May – Bournemouth – CIPPM – Trevor Cook on Copyright Parody – Link.
  • 19 May – London – MBL – Copyright Law and Practice in one day – Link.
  • 20 May – London – IALS – Intellectual Property and the Politics Knowledge – Link.
  • 23 May – London – MBL –The Law of Design: a detailed introduction – Link.
  • 23 May – SCL – IT Contracts Update – Part 2: The In-house PerspectiveLink.
  • 24 May – London – CREATe – Copyright Education and Awareness Symposium – Link.
  • 24 May – London – JA Kemp – How to Get More from the Patent System in Technology Transfer Link.
  • 24 May – London – UCL IBIL – Drafting and Negotiating Contracts with Universities – Link.
  • 24 May – Newmarket – Venturefest East – Venturefest EastLink.
  • 25 May – Glasgow – CREATe – Government’s position and public debates on UGC and fair use in Hong Kong – Link.
  • 25 May – London – MBL – A Practical Guide to Trade Secrets – Key Risks, Exploitation & More!Link.
  • 25 May – London – MBL – Due Diligence on Intellectual PropertyLink.
  • 26 May – Leeds – SCL – Foundations of IT Law – Module 3: Outsourcing Law and Practice and Module 4: Internet Law and Social MediaLink.
  • 27 May – Bristol – MBL – Intellectual Property Rights in Software – Link
  • 31 May – London – CILIP – Copyright: challenges and solutions for information professionalsLink.

CONTINENTAL EUROPE

  • 3 May – Copenhagen, Denmark – WIPO – Roving Seminars on WIPO Services Link.
  • 3-4 May – Helsinki, Finland – EPO – PATLIB 2016Link.
  • 5 May – Prague, Czech Republic – Bird & Bird – Bird & Bird & FinTech Seminar Series 2016 – Link.
  • 5-6 May – Alicante, Spain – EUIPO (former OHIM) – IP Case Law – Substantive and Procedural issues of TM and Dispute ResolutionLink.
  • 9 May – Strasbourg, France – CEIPI – 3D printing, trademark protection and the luxury industryLink.
  • 10 May – Barcelona, Spain – LES Spain & Portugal – Puesta en común de un caso práctico sobre licenciamiento: Barcelona 10 de MayoLink.
  • 10-11 May – Luxembourg, Luxembourg – ICT – ICT Spring Europe 2016Link.
  • 11 May – Barcelona, Madrid and Sevilla, Spain – OEPM – Talleres prácticos sobre búsquedas de patentes en el sector sanitario- Madrid, Barcelona y SevillaLink.
  • 11 May – Leon, Spain – OEPM – Protección de la artesanía a través de la Marca y el Diseño Link.
  • 13 May – Amsterdam, the Netherlands – UNION IP – ExCo Spring 2016Link.
  • 23 May – Madrid, Spain – OEPM – Jornada de estudio y actualización en materia de patentes (Los Lunes de Patentes)” – Link.
  • 24 May – Brussels, Belgium – Bristows – EU Pharmaceutical Law ForumLink.
  • 24 May- Amsterdam, the Netherlands – FORUM – Patent for Software – PART I – Link.
  • 25 May – Sevilla, Spain – LES Spain & Portugal – Puesta en común de un caso práctico sobre licenciamiento: Barcelona 10 de MayoLink.
  • 25 May – Amsterdam, the Netherlands – FORUM – Patent for Software – PART II – Link.
  • 25 May – Amsterdam, the Netherlands – FORUM – Masterclass: EPO Oral Proceeding – Link.
  • 26-27 May – Geneva, Switzerland – WIPO – Seminar on Intellectual Property and Genetic ResourcesLink.
  • 26-27 May – Strasbourg, France – CEIPI – Séminaire de préparation à l’examen français de qualification, spécialisation « brevets d’invention »Link.
  • 27 May – Paris, France – IRPI – Design, mode, objets connectés et droitLink.
  • 31 May – Frankfurt, Germany – TechnolgieAllianz – TechnologieAllianz-KonferenzLink.
  • 31 May – Basel, Switzerland – FORUM – Quo Vadis, SPC?Link. 

USA & CANADA

  • 2 May – Detroit, MI, USA – USPTO – Madrid Update Link.
  • 3 May – Detroit, MI, USA – Finnegan – Maximizing IP Effectiveness in the Auto Industry – Link.
  • 3-4 May – Palo Alto, CA, USA – IP Counsel Café – Patent Protection in Flux: Emerging Trends and How to RespondLink.
  • 3-5 May – San Francisco, CA, USA – Bio – BioSafe Meetings – Link.
  • 4 May – Chicago, IL, USA – IPLAC – IPLAC Annual MeetingLink.
  • 4 May – Philadelphia, PA, USA – LES USA & Canada – Medical Device Development – From Conception to Market Success Link.
  • 4 May – Stanford, CA, USA – Stanford Law School – How Intellectual Property Adds Value to Start-Ups – Link.
  • 4 May – Stanford, CA, USA – Stanford Law School – Stanford IP Law and the Biosciences Conference – Link.
  • 5 May – Alexandra, VA, USA – USPTO – Patent Public Advisory Committee Quarterly Meeting – May 2016Link.
  • 5 May – Cambridge, MA, USA – LES USA & Canada – Boston Celebrates Around the World IP DayLink.
  • 5 May – Oakland, CA, USA – CLA – Music Publishing 101: An introduction to the Intricate and Important World of Music Publishing Music Publishing 101: An introduction to the Intricate and Important World of Music Publishing Link.
  • 6 May – San Jose, CA, USA – USPTO – Silicon Valley USPTO Public TourLink.
  • 9 May – Atlanta, GA, USA – The Copyright Society of the USA – Blurred Lines and Pretty Woman: Substantial Similarity and Fair Use in Music Infringement CasesLink.
  • 10 May – Cleveland, OH, USA – USPTO – OH PTRC Public Training ProgramLink.
  • 10 May – New York, NY, USA – LES USA & Canada – Boston Celebrates Around the World IP DayLink.
  • 10 May – San Jose, CA, USA – USPTO – Trademark Tuesdays – Link.
  • 10 May – Washington, DC, USA – George Washington University Law School – 2016 Symposium on Intellectual PropertyLink.
  • 11 May – El Segundo, CA, USA – CLA – Legal Basis for Creative Businesses Link.
  • 12 May – Houston, TX, USA – Center Force – The IP Strategy Summit – Link.
  • 12 May – New York, NY, USA – Managing IP – MIP PTAB Forum 2016 – Link.
  • 16 May – TBC, California, USA – LAIPLA – LAIPLA Annual Meeting Dinner & Young Lawyers EventLink.
  • 17 May – Minneapolis, MN, USA – AIPLA – 2016 Chemical Practice Boot Camp– Link.
  • 17 May – New York, NY, USA – The Copyright Society of the USA – The “cool” side of copyright law: tattoos, street art and beyond Link.
  • 17 May – Sacramento, CA, USA – CLA – 9th Annual Artistic License Award – Link.
  • 19 May – Alexandria, VA, USA – USPTO – Additive Manufacturing Partnership MeetingLink.
  • 19 May – San Jose, CA, USA – USPTO – Patent Brown Bag “Lunch and Learn”Link.
  • 18 May – Venice, CA, USA – CLA – Music Business: Creation and Distribution in the Digital Age – Link.
  • 18 May – Minneapolis, MN, USA – AIPLA – AIPLA 2016 Spring Conference – Link.
  • 18-20 May – Orlando, FL, USA – IACC – IACC 2016 Spring ConferenceLink.
  • 19 May – Boston, MA, USA – Center Force – The IP Strategy Summit – Link.
  • 19 May- Chicago, IL, USA – IPLAC – IPLAC Trademark Committee Panel DiscussionLink.
  • 19 May – Stanford, CA, USA – Stanford Law School – Fashion, Art, and Design Law Society: A Conversation with Simon Frankel – Link.
  • 19-20 May – Mountain View, CA, USA – MCLR – Legal Frontiers in Digital Media 2016 Link.
  • 20 May – Detroit, MI, USA – The Copyright Society of the USA – A Clear View of Blurred Lines – Link.
  • 21-25 May – Orlando, FL, USA – INTA – 138th INTA Annual Meeting – Link.
  • 21-26 May – Vancouver, BC, Canada – PIUG – PIUG 2016 Annual ConferenceLink.
  • 25 May – Kansas City, MO, USA – USPTO – USPTO Midwest Regional Seminar– Link.
  • 26 May – New York, NY, USA – Dentons – A World Tour of Recent Developments in Trademark LawLink.
  • 26 May – Wilmington, DE, USA – USPTO – Women’s Entrepreneurship SymposiumLink.

LATIN, CENTRAL & SOUTH AMERICA

  • 3 May – Sao Paulo, Brazil – Associação Paulista de Propriedade Intelectual – 30º grupo de estudos de propriedade intelectual – gepi – tema: secondary meaningLink.
  • 4 May – Sao Paulo, Brazil – Associação Paulista de Propriedade Intelectual – Tutelas Provisórias no Novo CPC e a Propriedade IntelectualLink.
  • 10-12 May – La Habana, Cuba – OCPI – Desafíos mundiales de la Propiedad IndustrialLink.

AFRICA, ASIA & OCEANIA

  • 3 May – North Ryde, NSW, Australia – Watermark – North Ryde: Innovation capture – mechanics, culture and processLink.
  • 4 May – Eveleigh, NSW, Australia – LES ANZ – License Agreement Workshop – Link.
  • 4-5 May – Tunisi, Tunisia – ICANN – Middle East DNS Forum 2016Link.
  • 4-6 May – Sydney, NSW, Australia – LES ANZ – Annual 2016 Conference – Link.
  • 5 May – North Ryde, NSW, Australia – Watermark – North Ryde: Protecting IT-Based Inventions Internationally: the Legal Minefield Facing ‘Software Patents’ Link.
  • 5 May – Sydney, NSW, Australia – IP Australia – IP 101 and patents for start-upsLink.
  • 10 – 11 May – Adelaide, SA, Australia – AusBiotech – AusMedTech 2016Link.
  • 12 May – Auckland, New Zealand – LES ANZ – Plant variety licensing: insights and examples PLUS tour – Plant & Food Research – NZ Link.
  • 17 May – Brisbane, QLD, Australia – IP Australia – Learn to protect your brand and product with Intellectual PropertyLink.
  • 17 May – Seoul, South Korea – GRC – GCR Live 2nd Annual IP & Antitrust Asia-PacificLink.
  • 15 – 18 May – Beijing, China – LES – LESI International Annual Conference 2016 – Link.
  • 28 May – Sydney, NSW, Australia – IP Australia – 2016 Good Design Festival – Link.

 

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