February 2017 #IPEvents

by Giancarlo Moretti

Here is the list of Intellectual Property events occurring in February 2017. 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

  • 2 February – London – CIPA – The future for the UK’s Patent Framework Link.
  • 2 February – Leeds – SCL – Annual IT Contracts Update – Link.
  • 2 February – London – PLS – Introduction to Collective Licensing – Link.
  • 3 February – London – City University of London – The Rise of Web Blocking Orders in the UK: Empirical Evidence Perspectives Link.
  • 6 February – London – University of Westminster – Current issues in entertainment law: an intellectual property perspectiveLink.
  • 6 February – London – MIB ­– Taxation of Intellectual Property – Link.
  • 6 February – Sheffield – CIPA/CITMA – CITMA/CIPA Best practices for filing design applications – Link.
  • 7 February – London – ALPSP – The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR): What you need to know – and do – about it Link.
  • 7 February – London – INTA – Is Alternative Dispute Resolution a realistic option in IP disputes? Link.
  • 7-8 February – London – Management Forum – Patentability and State of the Art Searching Link.
  • 8 February – Leeds – SCL – Annual IT Contracts Update – Link.
  • 8 February – London – City University of London – Analysing the Impact of Brexit on Patent Law and UK-EU relations – what future for the Unified Patent Court?Link.
  • 8 February – London – UCL – Copyright and Freedom of Speech Link.
  • 8 February – London – MIB – All you need to know about the UK Patent Box – Link.
  • 9 February – London – Lewis Silkin – Brand Academy 2017 Link.
  • 9 February – London – Management Forum – Freedom to operate searching Link.
  • 9 February – London – Managing IP – MIP International Women’s Leadership Forum 2017 Link.
  • 9 February – Bournemouth – CIPPM – Damages for Intellectual Property Infringement under EU Law Link.
  • 9 February – London – MIB – Trade Marks- Advanced Law Link.
  • 14 February – London – UCL – Drafting and Negotiating IP Terms in Research Contracts – Link.
  • 14 February – Newport – IPO – Intellectual Property Clinics Link.
  • 14 February – Glasgow – CREATe – Public Lecture Series 2017 (Prof. Dr. Thomas Höppner) Link.
  • 15 February – London – CITMA – BSB Workshop: CPD 2017 – Understanding the new regime – Link.
  • 16 February – London – CCLS-QMUL – From TRIPS to FTAs and back: the role of a multilateral IP Framework in a TRIPS-plus world – Link.
  • 16 February – London – Osborne Clarke – Annual IP Law Update – Link.
  • 16 February – Oxford – OIPRC – “One contract to rule them all”? – The hidden battle between contract and copyright law in the Digital Single Market Strategy Link.
  • 16 February – Sutton Scotney – CIPA – The South of England Seminar Link.
  • 20 February – London – Assimilate IP – Building, Managing and Monetizing Your IP PortfolioLink.
  • 20 February – London – SCL – Content licensing: recent trends and virtual worlds Link.
  • 21 February – London – CITMA – Trade marks in the digital domain’s workLink.
  • 21 February – Oxford – OIPRC – Brexit and the Unified Patent Court – Link.
  • 21 February – London – UCL – IP Licensing: an Advanced Legal Drafting CourseLink.
  • 21 February – Manchester – MIB- Taking Security over Intellectual Property –
  • 22 February – Bournemouth – CIPPM – Beyond IP – The Cost of Free Link.
  • 22 February – London – CIPA – Intellectual Property Enterprise Court – Use your rights! And learn skills for the UPCLink.
  • 22 February – London – MIB –The Law of Passing Off – Link.
  • 23 February – London – JA Kemp – Intellectual Property, Funding and Commercial Legal Issues for Startups Link.
  • 27 February – London – Assimilate IP – IP for the Life Science and Pharmaceutical IndustriesLink.
  • 27-28 February – London – UCL – Post Mortem Auctoris: Copyright and Estate PlanningLink.
  • 28 February – Birmingham – MIB – IP for Commercial Lawyers – A practical guide – Link.

CONTINENTAL EUROPE

  • 1 February – Sofia, Bulgaria –Marques – Co-existence Agreements Workshop – Link.
  • 2 February – Berlin, Germany – Dentons – Technology Meets Law – Link.
  • 2 February – Geneva, Switzerland – WIPO – In-House Counsel Seminar:
    Contracts and Disputes in MedTech and BioTech 
    – Problems and Solutions Link.
  • 7 February – Brussels, Belgium – Bird&Bird – R&D Seminar: The new Belgian “innovation box deduction” Link.
  • 9 February – Amsterdam, the Netherlands – Bird&Bird – Fourth Annual Unitary Patent Package Conference – Link.
  • 9 February – Stockholm, Sweden – FICPI – FICPI Sweden Open Seminar February 2017 Link.
  • 9 February – Amsterdam, the Netherlands – Tracking Walls, Take-It-Or-Leave-It Choices, and EU Data Privacy Law – Link.
  • 9-10 February – Paris, France – FORUM – Licensing Link.
  • 10 February – Amsterdam, the Netherlands – VvA – Extended Collective Licensing Under the Proposed DSM Directive Link.
  • 13 February – Helsinki, Finland – IPR – IPR-päivä Link.
  • 14 February – Paris, France – FORUM – Evaluation financière de la
    Propriété Intellectuelle –
    Link.
  • 15 February – Coimbra, Portugal – WIPO – Roving Seminar on WIPO Services and Initiatives – Link.
  • 16 February – Amsterdam, the Netherlands – FORUM – Patent Valuation Link.
  • 16 February – Amsterdam, the Netherlands – iVIR – Wat heeft waarheid in de publieke discussie nog te betekenen? – Link.
  • 16 February – Koln, Germany – Wolters Kluwer – Kölner Symposium 2017 Link.
  • 16-17 February – Barcelona, Spain – OEPM – XXXII Jornadas de Estudio sobre Propiedad Industrial e Intelectual – Link.
  • 17 February – Lisbon, Portugal – WIPO – Roving Seminar on WIPO Services and Initiatives – Link.
  • 21 February – Geneva, Switzerland – WIPO – IPC Workshop – Link.
  • 21 February – The Hague, The Netherlands – New Online Filing (CMS) workshop in The -HagueLink.
  • 23-24 February – Brussels, Belgium – Annual Conference on EU Law in the Pharmaceutical Sector 2017Link.
  • 24 February – Munich, Germany – UNION-IP – UNION-IP Round Table – Link.
  • 28 February – La Valletta, Malta – EUIPO – Public Sector Meeting Link.

USA & CANADA

  • 29 January – 1 February – Orlando, FL, USA – ACFC – 2017 ACFC Winter MeetingLink.
  • 1-3 February – Santa Monica, CA, USA – LAIPLA – 3rd IBA Silicon Beach Conference Link.
  • 1 -4 February – Fort Lauderdale, FL, USA – AIPLA – AIPLA Mid-Winter Institute Link.
  • 1-7 February – Miami, FL, USA – ABA – ABA Midyear Meeting Link.
  • 2 February – Chicago, IL, USA – Center for Intellectual Property Law & Information Technology – IP Theory and Practice – Session 1 – Trademarks – Link.
  • 2 February – Detroit, MI, USA – USPTO – Introduction to Intellectual Property and Midwest USPTO – Link.
  • 3 February – San Jose, CA, USA – USPTO – Silicon Valley USPTO Public Tour – Link.
  • 7 February – Seattle, WA, USA – WIPLA – Discover IP Japan Conference 2017 Link.
  • 7 February – New York, NY, USA – Columbia Law School – Recent development in Fair Use Link.
  • 9 February – Chicago, IL, USA – Center for Intellectual Property Law & Information Technology – IP Theory and Practice – Session 2 – Trademarks II – Link.
  • 9 February – San Pedro, CA, USA – CLA – Protecting Creativity: Collaboration Agreements Link.
  • 9-11 February – Napa Valley, CA, USA –Copyright Society of USA- Mid-Winter Meeting 2017 – Link.
  • 10 February – Portland, OR – Lewis & Clark Law School – Trademark as a property right – Link.
  • 13 -14 February – New York, NY, USA – BIO – BIO CEO Investor Conference – Link.
  • 14 February – New York, NY, USA – Columbia Law School – Cambridge University Press v. Patton: Fair Use and Course Websites Link.
  • 14 February – Ann Arbor, MI – USPTO – Seminar for Startups: Understanding Intellectual Property Link.
  • 15 February – Los Angeles, CA, USA – LAIPLA – TTAB comes to Los Angeles –
  • 16 February – Berkeley, CA, USA- BCLT – BCLT Tech Spring Tech Fair – Link.
  • 16 February – Washington DC, USA – George Washington University Law School – IP Networking Fair – Link.
  • 16 February – Washington DC, USA – Copyright Society of USA – Copyright and Fair Use – Link.
  • 20-21 February – San Diego, CA, USA – Devops – Industry of Things World USA – Link.
  • 21 February – San Diego, CA, USA – CLA – Legal Issues in Photography – Link.
  • 22 February – Los Angeles, CA, USA – CLA – What’s New in Copyright & Entertainment: A Review of Recent Case LawLink.
  • 22 February – Detroit, MI, USA – LES USA & Canada – Intellectual Property and Licensing Symposium Link.
  • 23 February – Orange County, CA, USA – Centerforce – The IP Strategy Summit Link.
  • 23 February – San Francisco, CA, USA – Legal & IP Confex – IP’s Emerging Role in Corporate Deal-MakingLink.
  • 23 February – Washington DC, USA – LES USA & Canada – Patent Damages Symposium Link.
  • 24 February – Houston, TX, USA – AIPLA – 2017 Chemical Practice Road ShowLink.
  • 27-28 February – Boston, MA, USA – PIUG – PIUG 2017 Technology Conference – Link.
  • 28 February – New York, NY, USA – Columbia Law School – Are the ASCAP and BMI Consent Decrees Effective in the Digital Environment? Link.
  • 28 February – Munich, Germany – Max Planck – Dual Trademark system in Europe – Link.

LATIN, CENTRAL & SOUTH AMERICA

  • 14 February – Sao Paulo, Brazil – Os Reflexos Jurídicos dos Sinais não Tradicionais Visualmente PerceptíveisLink.

AFRICA, ASIA & OCEANIA

  • 6-7 February – Hong Kong, China Anticounterfeiting Conference: Staying Ahead of the Curve – Link.
  • 8 February – Hong kong, China – Free Trade Zones: Commerce v Counterfeiting Link.
  • 8 February – Singapore, Singapore – Alternative Dispute Resolution for IP and Technology Disputes Recent DevelopmentsLink.
  • 9 February – Sydney, NSW, Australia – 2016’s Licensing Lesson – Link.
  • 16 February – Singapore, Singapore – Legal & IP Confex – Dispute Resolution Strategies for an Increasingly Litigious World; IP Risk, Security & Compliance – Are You In for the New Game?Link.
  • 16 February – Singapore, Singapore – IP Academy – IP Management Course & Toolkit for MOE Link.
  • 20 February – 2 March – Ho Chi Min City, Vietnam ICANN – Asia Pacific Internet Conference on Operational Technologies (APRICOT 2017) – Link.
  • 21-23 February – Dakar, Senegal – WIPO – Projet de l’OMPI sur l’établissement des Centres d’appui à la technologie et à l’innovation (CATI): Atelier sur le renforcement des capacités en matière de recherches d’informations techniques et scientifiques Link.
  • 23 February – Adelaide, SA, Australia – The new unfair contract provisions – how will your license (& other) agreements be affected? – Link.
  • 23 February – Melbourne, VIC, Australia – Access Barriers to Big Data Link.
  • 24 February – Beijinh, China – INTA – The Function and Use of Mediation in Intellectual Property Protection Link.
  • 24 February – Singapore, Singapore – IP Academy – IPM Course & Toolkit for Procurement Officers – Link.
  • 28 February – Mumbai, India – IPBC India – Corporate IP Best Practice – Link.

 

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