May 2017 #IPEvents

by Giancarlo Moretti

Here is the list of Intellectual Property events occurring in May 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

  • 3 May – London – BLACA – The scope of “communication to the public” under EU law: is there still a borderline with indirect liability? Link.
  • 4 May – Glasgow – AIPLA – Women in IP Law EventLink.
  • 4-5 May – Glasgow – CREATe – Early Career Researcher Camp – Link.
  • 6 May – London – IAL – Study Forum in London – Link.
  • 8 May – Cambridge – CIPIL – Book Launch: Henning Grosse Ruse-Khan “The Protection of Intellectual Property in International Law”Link.
  • 9 May – London – CIPA & CITMA – Canadian IP and Patent Practice CPD Seminar – Link.
  • 9 May – Leamington Spa – LES Britain & Ireland – IP Strategy at Critical Points in the Life of a BusinessLink.
  • 9-10 May – London – Management Forum – The Formal Requirements of the European Patent SystemLink.
  • 10 May – Bournemouth – CIPPM – The Doctrine of Implied Licence and Copyright Balance Link.
  • 10 May – London – SCL – Big Data, AI, technology and the lawLink.
  • 10 May – London – IPSoc – Latest Developments in Copyright – Link.
  • 11 May – London – CITMA – IP Inclusive Afternoon Seminar – Link.
  • 11 May – Newport – CITMA – IP Inclusive Afternoon Seminar – Link.
  • 11 May – Edinburgh – MBL – Due Diligence on Intellectual Property – Link.
  • 11 May – Edinburgh – MBL – Intellectual Property in R&D Collaborations Link.
  • 11 May – London – QMUL – CCLS – The Intellectual Property CovenantLink.
  • 15 May – London – MBL – Copyright – Advanced Aspects Explored – Link.
  • 15 May – London – SCL – Renegotiation and DisputesLink.
  • 15 May – Bristol – MBL – All you need to know about the UK Patent BoxLink.
  • 16 May – Manchester – MBL – All you need to know about the UK Patent BoxLink.
  • 16 May – Oxford – FLJS – Free Speech: Ten Principles for a Connected World – Link.
  • 16 May – Oxford – Oxford University Intellectual Property Research Centre – Behind the Steele Curtain: An Empirical Study of Trademark Conflicts Law, 1952-2016Link.
  • 16 May – London – IPR – Data Risk Management in Financial Services Summit – Link.
  • 16 May – London – CITMA – Copyright Law refresher – Link.
  • 16 May – London – Management Forum – The Impact of Patent Construction – How to Prove Infringement and ValidityLink.
  • 17 May – London – ALPSP – Understanding Copyright – Link.
  • 17 May – London – Bird&Bird – The Unified Patent Court Breakfast Seminar Series Link.
  • 17 May – Cambridge – CILIP – Getting to grips with Copyright and Open Access – Link.
  • 17-18 May – London – Management Forum – How to Avoid Common Pitfalls in Combined EU/US Patent ApplicationsLink.
  • 18 May – London – MBL – Taking Security over Intellectual Property – Link.
  • 18 May – Cambridge – CIPIL – ‘Behind the Steele Curtain: An Empirical Study of Trademark Conflicts Law, 1952-2016 Link.
  • 18 May – Glasgow – CIPA – The Scotland Meeting 2017 – Link.
  • 18 May – London – Osborne Clark – Copyright in the digital environmentLink.
  • 18 May – Oxford – Oxford University Intellectual Property Research Centre – Trademarks and private governance – Link.
  • 22 May – Cambridge – MBL – All you need to know about the UK Patent BoxLink.
  • 22 May – Oxford – Assimilate IP – Freedom to Operate Link.
  • 22 May – Oxford – Assimilate IP – Introduction to Intellectual Property Link.
  • 23 May – Bristol – MBL – A practical guide to draft IT Contracts – Link.
  • 23 May – Manchester – MBL – Intellectual Property Law Update – Link.
  • 23-24 May – London – IQPC – Information Governance and eDiscovery SummitLink.
  • 26 May – Glasgow – CREATe – Copyright Innovation Network (CIN) LaunchLink.
  • 30 May – London – UCL – IP Licensing: An Advanced Level Drafting Workshop – Link.
  • 30 May – Bristol – MBL – Valuation of IP Rights, Intangible Assets & Goodwill Link.
  • 30 May – Oxford – Oxford University Intellectual Property Research Centre –Implied Licences in Copyright Law – Link.

CONTINENTAL EUROPE

  • 3 May – Paris, France – APEB – Tables Rondes Commission Innovation & RechercheLink.
  • 3-4 May – Munich, Germany – EPO – PATLIB 2017 Link.
  • 4 May – Porto, Portugal – SME IPR Helpdesk – The importance of IP in internationalization strategies: the case of Latin America Link.
  • 4 May – Strasbourg, France – CEIPI – Propriété intellectuelle et numérisation- Quels enjeux pour le management de la propriété intellectuelle?Link.
  • 4-5 May – Munster, Germany – Munster University – Trading Data in the Digital Economy: Legal Concepts and ToolsLink.
  • 5 May – Milan, Italy – Università Bocconi – Second-hand Markets for Digital Copies – An EU copyright chimera? – Link.
  • 5 May – Strasbourg, France – CEIPI – La jurisprudence européenne en propriété intellectuelle Link.
  • 7-9 May – Cascais, Portugal – ACC Europe – ACC Europe Annual Conference – Link.
  • 9 May – Basel, Switzerland – FORUM – FTO in Practice: Life Sciences & PharmaceuticalsLink.
  • 9-10 May – Munich, Germany – Pharmaceutical Patent Term ExtensionsLink.
  • 9-10 May – Luxembourg, Luxembourg – ICT – ICT Spring Europe 2017 – Link.
  • 9-10 May – Bucharest, Romania – WIPO – Sub-regional Seminar on Teaching Intellectual Property to the YouthLink.
  • 11 May – Strasbourg, France – CEIPI – Séminaire de préparation à l’examen français de qualification spécialisation «brevets d’invention» Link.
  • 11 May – Amsterdam, the Netherlands – Symposium on Copyright and Culture – Link.
  • 11-12 May – Munich, Germany – EPLIT – EPLIT’s 4th Annual MeetingLink.
  • 12 May – Paris, France – Sciences Po – Building a EU Unitary Copyright– Link.
  • 16 May – Paris, France – IRPI – Droit d’auteur et droits voisins – Link.
  • 16 May – Paris, France – LES France & YMC – La révolution ‘blockchain’ Link.
  • 16-17 May – Berlin, Germany – Marcus Evans – IT Governance Risk Compliance – Link.
  • 17 May – Paris, France – IRPI – Droit des marques et autres signes distinctifs – Link.
  • 16-18 May – Brussels, Belgium – Informa – EU Pharmaceutical Law Forum Link.
  • 17-19 May – Barcelona, Spain – IACC – IACC 2017 Annual Spring Conference – Link.
  • 17-19 May – Tilburg, the Netherlands – Tilburg University – Regulating a connected world – Link.
  • 17-20 May – Copenhagen, Denmark – ALAI – Copyright: to be or not to be?Link.
  • 18 May – Madrid, Spain – LES Spain – Caso práctico sobre protección y comercialización de secretos industriales y comerciales Link.
  • 18 May – Bern, Switzerland – AIPPI – AIPPI General Assembly and Swiss Day Link.
  • 18-19 May – Trier, Germany – ERA – Intellectual Property Enforcement and the Fight against Counterfeit Goods in the EULink.
  • 20-24 May – Barcelona, Spain – INTA – INTA 139th Annual Meeting – Link.
  • 22 May – Barcelona – EUIPO – TM5 Mid Term MeetingLink.
  • 25 May – Budapest, Hungary – Dentons – IP breakfast seminar on the present and future of collective rights managers Link.
  • 25 May – Bucharest, Romania – WIPO – National Seminar on Intellectual Property Protection and Enforcement Relating to the Automotive Spare PartsLink.
  • 30 May – Madrid, Spain – FIDE – Sociedad Digital- “Modelos de negocio digitales del siglo XXI regulados por marcos normativos analógicos del siglo XX – Link.
  • 30 May – Paris, France – FORUM – Gestion Stratégique de la Propriété Intellectuelle Link.
  • 31 May – Amsterdam, the Netherlands – FORUM – Quo Vadis, SPC? Link.
  • 31 May-1 June – Munich, Germany – EPO – Examination Matters 2017 – Link.
  • 31 May – Aci Castello, Italy – Union IP – Union Congress 2017 – Link.

USA & CANADA

  • 3 May – Seattle, WA, USA – Centerforce – IP Strategy – Link.
  • 4 May – Detroit, MI, USA – Global Business Media – IP In the Auto Industry Link.
  • 4 May – Sacramento, CA, USA – CLA – Common Trademark Issues Every Client Faces Link.
  • 5 May – Houston, TX, USA – USPTO – Lone Star Strategies for IP in China Link.
  • 5 May – L’Auberge del Mar, CA, USA – LAIPLA – LAIPLA Spring Seminar – Link.
  • 5 May – Chicago, IL, USA – John Marshall Law School – Ethics in the practice of Intellectual Property Law – Link.
  • 8 May – Stanford, CA, USA – Stanford Law School – The Unregulated Certification Mark(et)Link.
  • 8 May – Detroit, MI, USA – USPTO – Developments in trade secret protection – Link.
  • 8-9 May – Washington DC, USA – LES USA & Canada – Best Practices in Licensing: Developing, Negotiating & Executing Transactions Link.
  • 9 May – Boston, MA, USA – Dennemyer – The future of IP and Technology Law Forum – Link.
  • 9-12 May – Washington DC, USA – LES USA & Canada – LES Spring MeetingLink.
  • 10 May – Berkeley, CA, USA – CLA – Protecting Intellectual Property Rights in a Work-Made-for-Hire Economy – Link.
  • 10 May – Boston, MA, USA – Centerforce – IP Defense – Link.
  • 10-12 May – Palo Alto, CA, USA – IP Counsel Cafe – Where Are We in Eradicating Weak Patents? – Link.
  • 11 May – New York, NY, USA – Dennemyer – The future of IP and Technology Law Forum – Link.
  • 11 May – Vancouver, BC, Canada – LES USA & Canada – The European Unified Patent Court and Unitary Patent – What to ExpectLink.
  • 15 May – Ithaca, NY, USA – How to avoid pitfalls in IP deal making – Link.
  • 15 May – New York, NY, USA – CSUSA – Computing Machines Creating Protectable Works: The Future of Copyright?Link.
  • 16 May – Washington DC, USA – George Washington Law School – 2017 GW IP Law Symposium – Link.
  • 16 May – New York, NY, USA – Managing IP – PTAB Forum 2017 Link.
  • 17 May – Chicago, IL, USA – Centerforce – IP Defense – Link.
  • 17 May – Palo Alto, CA, USA – LES USA & Canada – Penny or a Pound: Apportioning Damages in Patent CasesLink.
  • 17 May – Montgomery, AL, USA – USPTO – Alabama Digital Governance Summit Link.
  • 17-18 May – Michigan, MI, USA – Michigan State University – The Ninth Annual Junior Scholars in Intellectual Property (JSIP) Workshop – Link.
  • 17-19 May – San Diego, CA, USA – AIPLA – AIPLA Spring Meeting 2017 Link.
  • 18 May – San Francisco, CA, USA – Global Business Media – The Software IP Summit – Link.
  • 18 May – San Jose, CA, USA – USPTO – Patent Brown BagLink.
  • 18-19 May – Mountain View, CA, USA – Berkeley Centre for Law and Technology & MLRC – Legal Frontiers in Digital Media 2017 Link.
  • 20-25 May – Atlanta, GA, USA – PIUG – PIUG 2017 Annual Conference – Link.
  • 23 May – Sacramento, CA, USA – CLA – Contract Basics for Creative Artists – Link.
  • 23 May – Chicago, IL, USA – CSUSA – Picture This: The “Monkey Selfie” and Granting Copyrights to Nonhuman Animals Link.
  • 23 May – San Jose, CA, USA – USPTO – Design Patent Brown BagLink.
  • 25 May – Stanford, CA, USA – Global Competition Review – GCR Live IP & Antitrust California – Link.

LATIN, CENTRAL & SOUTH AMERICA

  • 11 May – Sao Paulo, Brazil – ASPI – O Novo Cpc Em Seu Primeiro Ano De Vigência E A Propriedade IntelectualLink.
  • 17-19 May – Sao Paulo, Brazil – IBA – IBA 5th Biennial Technology Law Conference – Link.
  • 18-19 May – Sao Paulo, Brazil – SCL – Technology beyond the bounds: enterprise benefits and social and regulatory limitsLink.
  • 31 May – 2 June – Buenos Aires, Argentina – WIPO – Segundo Taller de Entrenamiento de la OMPI sobre información y búsqueda de patentes y la prestación de servicios de información de valor añadido para el personal de la Red Nacional de Centros de Apoyo a la Tecnología y la Innovación (CATI) de Argentina Link.

AFRICA, ASIA & OCEANIA

  • 4 May – Melbourne, VIC, Australia – ACC – Drafting IP Clauses: tips and tricks for in-house lawyersLink.
  • 9 May – Melbourne, VIC, Australia – IP Australia – Patent 101 for Startups – Link.
  • 9-12 May – Melbourne, VIC, Australia – LES Australia & New Zealand – 7th LES Asia Pacific conferenceLink.
  • 11 May – Melbourne, VIC, Australia – ACC – Protecting your brand in an online worldLink.
  • 17-18 May – Khartoum, Sudan – WIPO – National Seminar on Intellectual Property Policies for Universities and Research InstitutionsLink.
  • 25 May – Sydney, NSW, Australia – IP Australia – Patent 101 for StartupsLink.
  • 31 May-7 June – Nairobi, Kenya – ICANN – Africa Internet SummitLink.

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