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Queen Mary Journal of Intellectual Property

Category: Event Review

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

March 2016 #IPEvents

by Pedro Malaquias

UNITED KINGDOM

  • 1 March – Leeds – ITMA – ITMA & CIPA Talk in Leeds: EU Trade Mark & Copyright ReformsLink.
  • 2 March – Reading – Osborne Clarke – IP and IT | current issues for IP specialistsLink.
  • 3 March – Oxford – OIPRC – OIPRC Invited Speaker Series Professor Severine Dusollier: Principles underlying copyright exceptions in the European Union and what could lie ahead?Link.
  • 3-4 March – Bournemouth – CIPPM – PhD School on Economics of CopyrightLink.
  • 4 March – London – CIPA – Successful Negotiation of Claim Eligibility in United States IT & Software CasesLink.
  • 4 March – Cambridge – MBL Seminars – Intellectual Property Rights in Software Link.
  • 7 March – London – CCLS Queen Mary University of London –Human gene patenting – Link.
  • 7 March – Manchester – IPO & ITMA – IPO & ITMA RoadshowLink.
  • 7 March – London – University Of Westminster & BBM/BMC – Culture, Appropriation, Authorship And Copyright – The Story Of ‘The Lion Sleeps Tonight’Link.
  • 7-8 March – London – MBL Seminars – A to Z of Negotiating & Drafting IT Contracts In 2 Days Link.
  • 8 March – Cambridge – CIPIL – 11th Annual International Intellectual Property Lecture: ‘Big Data in the platform economy: a need to redesign the rules?’Link.
  • 8 March – Oxford – OIPRC – Impact of EU Geographical Indications Legislation on National IPR ProtectionLink.
  • 9 March – London – MBL Seminars – Anti-Trust & Competition Aspects of Intellectual Property Link.
  • 9 March – Leeds – MBL Seminars – A Practical Guide to Trade Secrets: Key Risks, Exploitation & More! Link.
  • 9-10 March – London – Managing IP –MIP International Patent Forum 2016 – Link.
  • 10 March – Oxford – OIPRC – OIPRC Invited Speaker Series Professor Bernt Hugenholtz: Copyright in the EU digital single market. The end of territorialityLink.
  • 12 March – Cambridge – CIPIL – CIPIL Spring Conference 2016: The Essence of IP: Scope of ProtectionLink.
  • 14 March – London – Assimilate IP –Freedom to Operate for the Life Sciences and Pharmaceutical Industries – Link.
  • 14-15 March – London – PTMG – 92nd Pharmaceutical Trade Marks Group Spring Conference 2016Link.
  • 15 March – Leeds – MBL Seminars – The Law of Passing Off Link.
  • 16 March – London – Osborne Clarke – Commercialising your IP assets in the retail and leisure sectorLink.
  • 16 March – Glasgow – CREATe – Workshop “Openness and IP”, presented by Dr. Stefan Haefliger (Cass Business School and others)Link.
  • 16 March – Glasgow – CREATe – Public Lecture by Rufus Pollock ‘Openness, Power and Equality in the Information Age’Link.
  • 16 March – London – Events 4 Sure – Global IP ConfexLink.
  • 16-18 March – London – ITMA – ITMA Spring Conference 2016Link.
  • 17 March – Bournemouth – CIPPM – The future of publishers in the online environment (Martin Senftleben)Link.
  • 17 March – London – CIPA – The Yorkshire MeetingLink.
  • 17 March – London – Bristows – Patents Review of the Year 2015 AM sessionLink.
  • 17 March – Cambridge – MBL Seminars – A Practical Guide to Copyright Litigation Issues & Pleadings Link.
  • 21 March – Leeds – MBL Seminars – A Practical Guide to Copyright Litigation Issues & Pleadings Link.
  • 21-22 March – Leeds – MBL Seminars – A to Z of Negotiating & Drafting IT Contracts In 2 Days Link.
  • 22 March – London – Bristows – Patents Review of the Year 2015 PM sessionLink.
  • 23 March – Birmingham – MBL Seminars – IP for Commercial Lawyers: A Practical Guide – Link.
  • 31 March – Manchester – MBL Seminars – IP for Commercial Lawyers: A Practical Guide – Link.

CONTINENTAL EUROPE

  • 1-2 March – Munich, Germany – Management Circle – Patente 2016Link.
  • 3-4 March – Frankfurt, Germany – MARQUES – Spring Team MeetingLink.
  • 3-4 March – Madrid, Spain – FIDE – IV Congreso Propiedad Industrial, Propiedad Intelectual y Nuevas Tecnologías Link.
  • 4 March – Ludwigshafen, Germany – Women in IP – Spring Forum 2016 – Link.
  • 7-9 March – Hamburg, Germany – Legal IQ – Global IP ExchangeLink.
  • 8 March – Aachen, Germany – EU IPR Helpdesk – Intellectual Property Rights (IPR) in Horizon 2020Link.
  • 8 March – Paris, France – ASPI –L’évolution des pratiques et de la jurisprudence à l’étranger: focus sur les droits de PI et les brevets au Japon et en Allemagne – Link.
  • 8 March – Bilbao, Spain – LES – Puesta en común de un caso práctico sobre licenciamientoLink.
  • 8 March – Athens, Greece – WIPO – Roving Seminars on WIPO Services and InitiativesLink.
  • 8-9 March – Brussels, Belgium – EGA – 12th Legal Affairs Conference Link.
  • 9-11 March – Alicante, Spain – FORUM Institut für Management – Trademark Conference at OHIMLink.
  • 10 March – Munich, Germany – FORUM Institut für Management – US Design PatentsLink.
  • 10 March – Thessaloniki, Greece – WIPO – Roving Seminars on WIPO Services and InitiativesLink.
  • 10-11 March – Dusseldorf, Germany – Heinrich-Heine-Universität Düsseldorf – Düsseldorfer Patentrechtstage 2016 – Link.
  • 11 March – Madrid, Spain – LES – Innovación y TransformaciónLink.
  • 11 March – Moscow, Russia – FICPI Russia – SeminarLink.
  • 14 March – Barcelona, Spain – OEPM & Centro de Patentes de la Universidad de Barcelona – Jornada de estudio y actualización en materia de patentes (Los Lunes de Patentes)Link.
  • 14-15 March – Amsterdam, Netherlands – C5 –Pharmaceutical & Biotech Patent Litigation Conference – Link.
  • 14-16 March – Noordwijk, Netherlands – Consero –IP Forum For Pharmaceuticals & Biotechnology – Link.
  • 15 March – Paris, France – FNDE –Synthèse Droit des Marques – Link.
  • 15 March – Stockholm, Sweden – AIPPI –AIPPI Day 2016 – Link.
  • 15-16 March – Copenhagen, Denmark – Legal IQ – Nordic IPRLink.
  • 15-16 March – Amsterdam, Netherlands – FORUM Institut für Management – The Art of EP Claim DraftingLink.
  • 15-17 March – Heidelberg, Germany – FORUM Institut für Management – IP StrategyLink.
  • 16 March – Brussels, Belgium – ECTA – Workshop on the Implementation of the Trade Mark Reform, Internet of Things and Intellectual Property Rights Link.
  • 16 March – Zeist, Netherlands – AIPPI –IE Symposium Zeist – Link.
  • 17 March – Paris, France – Premier Cercle –Les nouvelles frontières de la Propriété intellectuelle : état des lieux et perspectives – Link.
  • 17 March – Helsinki, Finland – IPR University Centre – The Logistics of Ideas: managing technology assets as part of an IPR Strategy implementationLink.
  • 22 March – Paris, France – IRPI – Droit des MarquesLink.
  • 31 March – Dusseldorf, Germany – FORUM Institut für Management – China IP 2016Link.
  • 31 March – Madrid, Spain – FIDE – Reciente jurisprudencia del TJUE y de la jurisprudencia española relativa a la protección internacional de los derechos de propiedad intelectual e industrial Link.

USA & CANADA

  • 1 March – Atlanta, GA, USA – Center Force –The 2nd Annual IP Strategy Summit Atlanta – Link.
  • 1 March – New York, NY, USA – Kernochan Center for Law, Media, and the Arts – The Section 1201 RulemakingLink.
  • 3 March – New York, NY, USA – LES – To Fail or Not to Fail: Pitfalls in Funding and Sustaining a Biotech StartupLink.
  • 3 March – Basking Ridge, NJ, USA – LES – Commercializing Genetic Therapies: Innovating Science, Supply Chain and ReimbursementLink.
  • 8 March – San Francisco, CA, USA – SFIPLA – Beyond Bullet Points: Visual Presentation of an IP CaseLink.
  • 8 March – New York, NY, USA – Kernochan Center for Law, Media, and the Arts – Copyright TrollsLink.
  • 9 March – Montréal, Quebec, Canada – LES – IP and GenomicsLink.
  • 9 March – Austin, TX, USA – CSUSA – Software Licenses in Today’s World: A Software Licensing WorkshopLink.
  • 14 March – Portland, OR, USA – Lewis & Clark Law School – IP in the Trees Workshop Series: Professor Christopher NewmanLink.
  • 15 March – Silicon Valley, CA, USA – Managing IP –MIP US Patent Forum – Link.
  • 15 March – Princeton, NJ, USA – LES – IP & Licensing Basics: A One-Day ReviewLink.
  • 15-16 March – New York, NY, USA – INTA – Brands and Sports Conference 2016Link.
  • 16 March – Washington DC, USA – GW Law – IP Speaker Series: Tagmarks by Alexandra Roberts Link.
  • 17 March – Portland, OR, USA – Lewis & Clark Law School – Professor Loren’s 2015-16 ‘The Business of IP’ Lunchtime SeriesLink.
  • 17 March – Washington DC, USA – Managing IP –MIP US Patent Forum – Link.
  • 22 March – New York, NY, USA – IAM – NPE 2016: The Business of Responsible LicensingLink.
  • 22 March – New York, NY, USA – CSUSA – New York Chapter Lunch at the Princeton ClubLink.
  • 23 March – Chicago, IL, USA – John Marshal Law School – The Enforcement World is Turning: Recent Changes in USITC Law and PracticeLink.
  • 23 March – Quebec, Canada – LES – La propriété intellectuelle dans le monde des jeux vidéo et des applications mobilesLink.
  • 23-24 March – New York, NY, USA – World Congress – The 8th Annual Corporate IP CounselLink.
  • 24 March – Boston, MA, USA – CSUSA – The Music Business and Music Copyright: In Honor of Mark Fischer, Esq.Link.
  • 30 March – Houston, TX, USA – Denneymer – Denneymer Annual MeetingLink.
  • 31 March to 1 April – New York, NY, USA – Fordham IP Institute – Fordham Intellectual Property Law and Policy ConferenceLink.

LATIN, CENTRAL & SOUTH AMERICA

  • 2-4 March – Guadalajara, Mexico – AMPII – 5th International AMPII ConferenceLink.
  • 13-15 March – Aruba, MA, USA – ASIPI –Seminario ASIPI – Link.

ASIA & OCEANIA

  • 2 March – Mumbai, India – INTA – Strategic Brand Management Workshop: Preparing for India’s Emergence as a Global Economic PowerhouseLink.
  • 3 March – Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia – AIPPI & ASEAN –AIPPI ASEAN Regional Meeting 2016: Changing IPR Dynamics in ASEAN – Link.
  • 9 March – Ringwood, Australia – IP Australia – Start Me Grow MeLink.
  • 9 March – Chermside, Australia – IP Australia – IP for Start-ups and Small BusinessLink.
  • 8-10 March – Singapore – IP Academy – WSQ Evaluate IP ValuationLink.
  • 10 March – Brisbane, Australia – IP Australia – IP for Start-ups and Small BusinessLink.
  • 10 March – Singapore – IP Academy – From Idea to Invention: Realising the Commercial Potential of your Invention through the Invention Assessment ProcessLink.
  • 11 March – Singapore – IP Academy – Building a Competitive Edge with IP: Leveraging on your Trade $ecretsLink.
  • 11 March – Singapore – IP Academy – Trade SecretsLink.
  • 15 March – Singapore – IP Academy – IP in the CloudLink.
  • 15-16 March – Tokyo, Japan – BIO – 13th Annual BIO Asia International ConferenceLink.
  • 17 March – North Ryde, Australia – Association of Corporate Counsel –IP Masterclass – Link.
  • 17 March – Perth, Australia – Association of Corporate Counsel –Trade Marks, domain names and online issues – Link.
  • 20 March – Jerusalem, Israel – AIPPI Israel –The 2nd International Convention on The Economy of Innovation Pre-Conference: Start-Up Nation Tour – Link.
  • 21-22 March – Tel-Aviv, Israel – AIPPI Israel –The 2nd International Convention on The Economy of Innovation – Link.
  • 23 March – Singapore – IP Academy – IPM Course & Toolkit for Procurement OfficersLink.

 

@PedroMMalaquias (LL.M. in Intellectual Property Law at Queen Mary, University of London)

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.)

 

January 2016 #IPEvents

by Pedro Malaquias

Here is the list of Intellectual Property events occurring in January 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

  • 11 January – London – CCLS QMUL – The challenge of live-streaming to IP based media models: the case of English Premier League Football rightsLink.
  • 14 January – London – eLAWnora – Dreams are my reality: what lies ahead for EU copyrightLink.
  • 14 January – London – BLACA –Contractual Override of Copyright Exceptions – Link.
  • 14 January – London – Competition Law Association – EU Copyright Reforms and what they mean for the UK Link.
  • 15 January – London – ITMA – ITMA Trade Mark Administrators’ Course 2016Link.
  • 18 January – London – CCLS QMUL – Communication to the PublicLink.
  • 18-22 January – London – UCL IBIL – A course for Copyright, Entertainment & Media Law PractitionersLink.
  • 19 January – London – ITMA – ITMA Moot Trial ‘Jack Wills v House of Fraser’Link.
  • 20 January – London – MBL Seminars – Intellectual Property in R&D CollaborationsLink.
  • 25 January – London – CCLS QMUL – Free speech and industrial property cases: the good, the bad and the commercialLink.
  • 25 January – Manchester – EPO – Guidelines2day and Article 123(2) EPCLink.
  • 26 January – London – ITMA – ITMA London Evening MeetingLink.
  • 26-28 January – London – IQPC – Oil & Gas IP 2016Link.
  • 27 January – London – MBL Seminars – IP for Commercial Lawyers: A Practical GuideLink.
  • 28 January – Bristol – MBL Seminars – A to Z of Intellectual Property Law In One DayLink.

Continental Europe

  • 12-13 January – Amsterdam, Netherlands – Research and markets – Design IP Strategy ConferenceLink.
  • 14 January – Madrid, Spain – FIDE – Tributación de los derechos de propiedad industrial e intelectualLink.
  • 14-15 January – Helsinki, Finland – IPR University Center – Tavaramerkit ja brändit kilpailutekijänäLink.
  • 20 January – Milan, Italy – DE International – Detassazione degli utili prodotti dai beni immateriali: cd. patent boxLink.
  • 21 January – Paris, France – FNDE –Synthèse : Contrats de propriété industrielle sur brevets et savoir-faire – Link.
  • 21 January – Zurich, Switzerland – WIPO – In-House Counsel Seminar Alternative Dispute Resolution for IP and Technology Disputes Recent DevelopmentsLink.
  • 22 January – Lisbon, Portugal – LES – Can You Keep a Secret? Developments in EU and Brazilian Trade Secrets LawLink.
  • 22 January – Brussels, Belgium – ERA –Annual Conference on the EU Unitary Patent 2016 – Link.
  • 22 January – Munich, Germany – EPLIT – UPC Mock TrialLink.
  • 26 January – Madrid, Spain – PT Carratera – Jornada sobre aspectos legales de la I+D+i en el sector de la carreterasLink.
  • 28 January – Munich, Germany – INTA – Trademark Administrators and Paralegals in Germany – Make Yourselves Invaluable to your Firm and Company!Link.
  • 28-30 January – Strasburg, France – EIPIN – La propriété intellectuelle et le pouvoir judiciaireLink.

North America

  • 7 January – San Francisco, California, USA – CSUSA – Copyright Litigation: The Year in Review with Robert ClaridaLink.
  • 14 January – Seattle, Washington, USA – LES – IP value: techniques, recent court decisions, and the impact of proposed USPTO changesLink.
  • 16 January – West Sacramento, CA, USA – California Lawyers for the Arts – 33rd Annual Music Business SeminarLink.
  • 19 January – New York, NY, USA – CSUSA – Copyright & Technology ConferenceLink.
  • 21 January – Houston, TX, USA – LES – Licensing in the CloudLink.
  • 21 January – Los Angeles, CA, USA – CSUSA – Copyright Conversation with Howard KingLink.
  • 22 January – Los Angeles, CA, USA – LAIPLA – LAIPLA Washington in the West 2016Link.
  • 24-27 January – Miami, FL, USA – ACPC – 2016 ACPC Winter MeetingLink.
  • 25-27 January – San Francisco, California, USA – Legal IQPC – 16th Anti-Counterfeiting & Brand ProtectionLink.
  • 27-30 January – LaQuinta, CA, USA – AIPLA –AIPLA 2016 Mid-Winter Institute: Enforcing IP – From Creation to Monetization and Litigation – Link.
  • 28 January – Philadelphia, PA, USA – CSUSA – Online Video DistributionLink.

Asia

  • 7-9 January – New Delhi, India – ITAG Business Solutions –8th Global IP Convention – Link.
  • 11 January – Singapore – IP Academy – IP/ IPM Course for Public AgenciesLink.
  • 11 January – Singapore – IP Academy – Apply Basic Knowledge of Patents Law to Support an OrganisationLink.
  • 11-27 January – Singapore – IP Academy – Apply Basic Knowledge of Intellectual Property Law to Support an OrganisationLink.
  • 12-26 January – Singapore – IP Academy – 3rd Development in IP Law SeriesLink.
  • 13 January – Singapore – IP Academy – Apply Basic Knowledge of Registered Designs Law to Support an OrganisationLink.
  • 18-19 January – Dubai, United Arab Emirates – IIPLA – 2nd Dubai IP Congress 2016Link.
  • 19 January – Singapore – IP Academy – IPM Course & Toolkit for Procurement OfficersLink.
  • 20-21 January – Phnom Penh, Cambodia – WIPO – National Workshop for the Effective Utilization of the Madrid System for Trademark Agents & SpecialistsLink.
  • 20-22 January – Singapore – ITECH Law – 2016 International Asia-Pacific ConferenceLink.
  • 22-24 January – Beijing, China – China IP and the IPR Channel of China Daily Website – The 6th China IP International Annual Forum 2016 Annual Conference of In-house IP Managers in China: IP Route and Strategy: Internationalization of Chinese EnterprisesLink.
  • 24 January – Singapore – IP Academy – Apply Basic Knowledge of Trade Marks Law to Support an OrganisationLink.
  • 26-27 January – Tehran, Iran – WIPO – WIPO National Workshop on the Patent Cooperation Treaty (PCT): The System for Worldwide Filing of Patent ApplicationsLink.
  • 27 January – Singapore – IP Academy – Apply Basic Knowledge of Copyrights Law to Support an OrganisationLink.

December 2015 #IPEvents

by Pedro Malaquias

Here is the list of Intellectual Property events occurring in December 2015. 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

  • 1 December – Oxford – Oxford Intellectual Property Research Centre – Intellectual Property Discussion Group: Is Licensing the Answer to the Impediments to Data Mining posed by the Existing Copyright and Sui Generis Database Rights?Link.
  • 1 December – London – Bird and Bird – Tackling design copycats: tips and strategiesLink.
  • 1 December – London – IBC Legal – Internet & Social Media Law 2015Link.
  • 1 December – London – The British Library – Introducing Copyright Workshop – Link.
  • 1-2 December – London – IBC Legal – Standards, Patents & Competition: Law & Litigation 2015Link.
  • 1-2 December – London – Management Forum – Advanced PCT FormalitiesLink.
  • 2 December – London – City Law School – Video games and IP: The intricate relationship between Interactivity and CreativityLink.
  • 2 December – Leeds – MBL Seminars – Advanced Trade Marks: Adwords & MoreLink.
  • 2 December – Leeds – MBL Seminars – Patents Court Litigation: An Advanced GuideLink.
  • 2-3 December – London – IBC Legal – International Copyright Law 2015Link.
  • 3 December – London – Union IP – The changing face of IP litigationLink.
  • 3 December – London – Osborne Clarke – Interactive entertainment summitLink.
  • 3 December – London – London – Queen Mary Intellectual Property Research Institute & CCLS QMUL – Reforming Freedom of Expression Legislation in Brazil: from Online Public Participation to the Impact on Intellectual Property – Link.
  • 4 December – London – MBL Seminars – The Law of Designs: A Detailed IntroductionLink.
  • 7 December – London – Queen Mary Intellectual Property Research Institute – 2015 Herchel Smith Intellectual Property Lecture: The Hon Mr Justice CarrLink.
  • 7 December – Southampton – Southampton Law School – Responsibilities, permissions and exceptions: Google and online copyrightLink.
  • 7 December – Bristow – CIPA – Patent Case LawLink.
  • 7 December – London – Assimilate IP – Building, Managing and Monetizing Your IP Portfolio Link.
  • 7 December – Bristol – MBL Seminars – The Law of Passing OffLink.
  • 7 December – London – MBL Seminars – All You Need to Know About the UK Patent BoxLink.
  • 8 December – Middlesbrough – Navigator North – Contracts and copyright: uses and abusesLink.
  • 8-9 December – London – EPO – EPO and UK IPO online services workshop Link.
  • 9 December – London – CIPPM – Copyright and Business Models in Music PublishingLink.
  • 9 December – London – Competition Law Association – EU Trade Mark Law reform and its impact on practiceLink.
  • 9 December – London – LES B&I – Has the Supreme Court re-written the rule on penalty clauses? What you need to know when drafting contracts; The relevance gap – why isn’t IP top priority for most companies?Link.
  • 9 December – London – MBL Seminars – A Practical Guide to Trade Secrets: Key Risks, Exploitation & More!Link.
  • 9 December – London – MBL Seminars – Due Diligence on Intellectual PropertyLink.
  • 14 December – Manchester – CIPA – Patent Case LawLink.
  • 14 December – London – Queen Mary Intellectual Property Research Institute & CCLS QMUL – Research Cafe: Adrian Sterling discusses Copyright in Space – Link.
  • 16 December – London – PLS – Introduction to Collective Licensing Sector focus: STM and academic publishersLink.

Continental Europe

  • 1 December – Milan, Italy – EPO – Guidelines2day and Article 123(2) supported by the epi Link.
  • 1 December – Munich, Germany – FORUM Institut für Management GmbH – 3D Printing & IP RightsLink.
  • 2 December – Strasburg, France – CEIPI & BETA – Economics and the future of collecting societiesLink.
  • 2 December – Barcelona, Spain – LES Spain & Portugal – El reto de invertir en innovación: identificación y evaluación de intangiblesLink.
  • 2 December – Barcelona, Spain – OEPM & UB – Patent Highlights: US Patent Challenges: Post-grant Trials and Subject-matter EligibilityLink.
  • 2 December – Madrid, Spain – ITENE & European Commission – Innovación y tradición, las claves para proteger e innovar tu ventaja competitiveLink.
  • 2-3 December – Brussels, Belgium – EPO & OHIM – IP essentials for EU officials Link.
  • 3-4 December – Berlin, Germany – Premier Cercle – Pan-European Intellectual Property Summit (IP Summit) 2015Link.
  • 3-4 December – Amsterdam, Netherlands – FORUM Institut für Management GmbH – Intellectual Property Protection for Plant Innovation 2015 7th International ConferenceLink.
  • 3-4 December – Helsinki, Finland – IPR University Centre – Legal Transplant for Innovation and Creativity: China and the evolution of IP NormsLink.
  • 3-4 December – Munich, Germany – FORUM Institut für Management GmbH – LicensingLink.
  • 4 December – Paris, France – APRAM – Propriété Intellectuelle et Legal PrivilegeLink.
  • 8 December – Paris, France – APRAM & OHIM – Marques et Modèles de l’Union Européenne: bilan de l’année 2015 et perspectives 2016Link.
  • 8 December – Munich, Germany – Bayern Innovativ – Commercial legal protection in the field of technology transfer – Link.
  • 8 December – Antwerp, Belgium – University of Antwerpen – Copyright Reform in the US: Some Judicial Developments Overripe for Legislative Rejection, these are Things that Congress Could Do – If you would be interested in participating in the Public Lecture, please register at the latest on December 4th 2015 with Valerie Dehaeck at valerie.dehaeck at uantwerpen.be.
  • 9 December – Kyiv, Ukraine – INTA & PETOŠEVIC – Latest IP Developments in Ukraine: Trademark Infringement on the InternetLink.
  • 9 December – Braga, Portugal – CREATe – Fourth International Workshop on Artificial Intelligence and IP law: The Story(s) of CopyrightLink.
  • 9-11 December – Braga, Portugal – JURIX – JURIX 2015Link.
  • 10 December – Munich, Germany – ECTA – ECTA Workshop The EU Trade Mark Reform and its Implementing and Delegated Acts: Quo VadisLink.
  • 10 December – Brussels, Belgium – AEDC – Dites-moi ce que vous mangez… Exposé sur les appellations d’origine, accompagné d’une dégustation de produits locauxLink.
  • 10-11 December – Amsterdam, Netherlands – Tilburg Law and Economics Center – Competition, Standardization and Innovation Link.
  • 10-11 December – Rome, Italy – INTA – The Geographical Names Conference: Protecting and Enforcing Geographic Names, GIs, Trademarks and Domain NamesLink.
  • 10-11 December – Amsterdam, Netherlands – FORUM Institut für Management GmbH – EP Claim Drafting Practice (Advanced Course) for the chemical, pharmaceutical and life sciences industryLink.
  • 14-15 December – Munich, Germany – EPO – Developments in Pharmaceutical Patent LitigationLink.
  • 15 December – Lisbon, Portugal – PLMJ & FBAUL – Noções Essenciais de Direito de Autor e Alguns Temas ConexosLink.
  • 17 December – Lisbon, Portugal – PLMJ & FBAUL – Noções Essenciais de Direito de Autor e Alguns Temas ConexosLink.
  • 17 December – Munich, Germany – BARDEHLE PAGENBERG – Patent invalidation procedures at the EPO and the German Federal Patent Court: A fair balancing of the interests of the public and the patentee?Link.

North America

  • 2 December – Santa Monica, CA, USA – California Lawyers for the Arts – How to Avoid Common Pitfalls in Entertainment Employment ContractsLink.
  • 3 December – New York, NY, USA – CSUSA – Termination of Copyright Interests: Legal Updates and Practical DevelopmentsLink.
  • 3 December – Pittsburgh, PA, USA – ABA – After Lexmark: Is International Patent Exhaustion on the Horizon?Link.
  • 3-4 December – Washington DC, USA – University of Washington School of Law – Future of Innovation in Medicine: Incentives for New Medical Treatments and Global HealthLink.
  • 4 December – Los Angeles, CA, USA – LAIPLA – LAIPLA Goest to Court 2015Link.
  • 4 December – Toronto, Ontario, Canada – Ontario Library Association – 3D Printing: Copyright and Other Intellectual Property Implications for LibrariesLink.
  • 8 December – New York, NY, USA – Managing IP – MIP European Patent Reform Forum USA 2015Link.
  • 9 December – Washington DC, USA – CATO Institute – The ITC and Digital Trade: The ClearCorrect Decision – Link.
  • 9 December – Santa Monica, CA, USA – California Lawyers for the Arts – Fashion Law: Protecting the Intellectual Property Rights of Apparel BrandsLink.
  • 10-11 December – East Palo Alto, CA, USA – Berkeley Center for Law and Technology & Stanford Law School – The 16th Annual Advanced Patent Law Institute Link.
  • 10 December – San Jose, CA, USA – Managing IP – MIP European Patent Reform Forum USA 2015Link.
  • 11 December – San Jose, CA, USA – Managing IP – International Women’s Leadership Forum 2015Link.
  • 17 December – San Francisco, CA, USA – CSUSA – You Say You Want a Revolution: Music Streaming and the Copyright WarsLink.

South America

  • 29 November to 2 December – Cartagena, Colombia – ASIPI – XIX Congress of the Inter-American Association of Intellectual PropertyLink.

Asia

  • 3-4 December – Hong Kong Special Administrative Region of the People’s Republic of China – KSAR Government, Hong Kong Trade Development Council and Hong Kong Design Centre – Business of IP Asia Innovation Link.
  • 15-17 December – Delhi, India – The Fourth Global Congress on Intellectual Property and the Public Interest: Three Decades of Openness; Two Decades of TRIPSLink.

 

@PedroMMalaquias (Researcher KU Leuven CiTiP; Queen Mary Journal of Intellectual Property, Associate Editor; Portuguese Qualified lawyer; LL.M. in Intellectual Property Law at Queen Mary, University of London)

November 2015 IP Events

by Pedro Malaquias

Here is the list of Intellectual Property events occurring in November 2015. 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.

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

 

United Kingdom and Republic of Ireland

  • 3 November – Bournemouth – CIPPM – Hyperlinking and copyright infringement after ‘Svensson’ (case C-466/12): what’s new under the sun? Link.
  • 3 November – London – Open Data Institute – ODI Summit 2015Link.
  • 4-6 November – London – ITechLaw – ITechLaw 2015 European ConferenceLink.
  • 9 November – London – PLS – Straightforward permissions: Getting the basics right and maximising your incomeLink.
  • 10 November – London – Queen Mary University of London CCLS – Paula Westenberger discusses Copyright law, freedom of artistic expression and the future of appropriative artistic practices in BrazilLink.
  • 10 November – London – MusicTank – Creators’ Rights In The Digital LandscapeLink.
  • 11 November – London – Bristows – Life Sciences Pharmaceutical Update seminarLink.
  • 12 November – Bournemouth – CIPPM – Copyright reform: The implications one year on Link.
  • 12 November – Cardiff – CIPA – The Wales MeetingLink.
  • 12 November – Edinburgh – ITMA – Discussion of Recent OHIM CasesLink.
  • 13 November – Naas, Co. Kildare, Ireland – Knowledge Transfer Ireland – Licensing Intellectual Property: Strategies and Pitfalls – Link.
  • 13 November – Dublin – ITMA & APTMA – APTMA & ITMA present the Irish PerspectiveLink.
  • 16 November – Oxford – OIPRC – Copyright Formalities: Fairness or ForfeitureLink.
  • 17 November – Oxford – OIPRC – When Trademark Parody Meets Fashion; an Analysis of European Trademark LawLink.
  • 17 November – Bournemouth – CIPPM – Encouraging interoperability by the sharing of interface information obtained by reverse engineering Link.
  • 17 November – London – HGF – IP in Retail Conference 2015 – Link.
  • 17 November – Birmingham – Enterprise Europe Network Midlands and UK IPO – Intellectual Property: What do You Really Own? – Link.
  • 18 November – London – Fashion Law and Business, Condé Nast College of Fashion & Design – The Future of Fashion: Luxury, IP & Digital TechnologyLink.
  • 18 November – London – UCL IBIL – IP and Ethics: The impact of ethical considerations on the existence or enforcement of IP RightsLink.
  • 18 November – London – RSC Law Group – IP Case Law SeminarLink.
  • 19-20 November – Newport – CIPA – The 2015 CIPA Life Science ConferenceLink.
  • 20 November – Bangor – BLACA – The Unification of European Copyright LawsLink.
  • 23 November – London – CIPA – Patents Case LawLink.
  • 23 November – London – Wragge Lawrence Graham & HSBC Bank – Fashion & IP Seminar – Link.
  • 24 November – London – ITMA – CJEU and General Court Decisions 2015Link.
  • 25 November – Bristol – ITMA – Trade Mark and Passing off actions in the IPECLink.
  • 26 November – London – JIPLP – JIPLP’s 10th Anniversary ConferenceLink.
  • 26 November – London – Bird & Bird – Annual IP SeminarLink.
  • 26 November – Oxford – OIPRC – The British Patent System during the Industrial RevolutionLink.
  • 26 November – London – LES B&I – London Evening MeetingLink.
  • 26 November – London – HGF – IP in Retail Conference 2015 – Link.
  • 30 November – Edinburgh – CIPA – Patents Case LawLink.

 

Continental Europe

  • 2-4 November – Munich, Germany – BIO – BIO-Europe 2015Link.
  • 3-4 November – Vienna, Austria – EPO – IP Statistics for Decision Makers Conference 2015Link.
  • 3-4 November – Geneva, Switzerland – WIPO – WIPO Advanced Workshop on Domain Name Dispute Resolution: Update on Precedent and PracticeLink.
  • 4 November – Amsterdam, Netherlands – FORUM Institut für Management – 83 EPC: Don’t Say Too Much or Too Little!Link.
  • 4 November – Warsaw, Poland –Fundacja Nowoczesna Polska – CopyCamp 2015Link.
  • 5 November – Amsterdam, Netherlands – FORUM Institut für Management – 123(2) EPC: How to Avoid Pitfalls!Link.
  • 5 November  – Hague, Netherlands –  BOIP and OHIM – Event European Trade Mark and Design network – Link.
  • 5 November – Madrid, Spain – AIPPI & OEPM – Jornada sobre la Nueva Ley de PatentesLink.
  • 5 November – Lisbon, Portugal – PLMJ & FBAUL – Noções Essenciais de Direito de Autor e Alguns Temas ConexosLink.
  • 5-6 November – Stockholm, Sweden – National Library of Sweden – Access to Digital Archives and Libraries through Cross Border Collective Rights Management of CopyrightLink.
  • 6 November – Madrid, Spain – Alumni Association of the Magister Lvcentinvs – AAAML XIII Congres:s Update in Matters of IP: Reforms into the practiceLink.
  • 10-11 November – Frankfurt, Germany – IQPC – IP Life Sciences Exchange Link.
  • 10-12 November – Copenhagen, Denmark – EPO – Patent Information Conference 2015Link.
  • 11 November – Hague, Netherlands – MARQUES – Trade Mark Judges on Trade Mark LawLink.
  • 11 November – Turin, Italy – Università degli Studi di Torino & European IPR Helpdesk – Impact and Innovation in Horizon 2020. Strategies for successful exploitation of research results. Focus on intellectual property issues – Link.
  • 11-12 November – Alicante, Spain – Magister Lvcentinvs – Plant Variety Rights Intensive ModuleLink.
  • 12 November – Sofia, Bulgaria – PETOŠEVIĆ – Enforcement of REGULATION (EU) No 608/2013 – Step in the right direction and some improvements for brand ownersLink.
  • 12 November – Paris, France – FNDE – Droit du NumériqueLink.
  • 13-14 November – Basel, Switzerland – Queen Mary University of London CCLS & University of Basel – IP and the Life SciencesLink.
  • 16-17 November – Trier, Germany – ERA – Annual Conference on European Copyright Law 2015Link.
  • 16-18 November – Geneva, Switzerland – WIPO – WIPO Seminar on Current Issues in Intellectual Property RightsLink.
  • 17 November – Paris, France – FNDE – Droit des Brevets Link.
  • 17-18 November – Berlin, Germany – IQPC – Brand Protection & Anti-Counterfeiting Link.
  • 18 November – Warsaw, Poland – LES Poland – Commercial Side of IP – Link.
  • 19 November – Geneva, Switzerland – WIPO – Seminar on the Hague System for the International Registration of Industrial Designs: Practical Approach and How to Use ItLink.
  • 19 November – Lisbon, Portugal – PLMJ & FBAUL – Noções Essenciais de Direito de Autor e Alguns Temas ConexosLink.
  • 19 November – Vilnius, Lithuania – The State Patent Bureau of the Republic of Lithuania – Unitary patent protection: what’s next? – Link.
  • 19-20 November – Alicante, Spain – ICALI, ICOPAL & OAMI – X Jornadas del Tribunal de Marca ComunitariaLink.
  • 20 November – Leuven, Belgium – KU Leuven CiTiP – Développements récents dans les secteurs du droit des médias, des droits intellectuels et de la technologie de l’information – Link.
  • 20 November – Eindhoven, Netherlands – EPI – Patent eligibility in the US and EuropeLink.
  • 20 November – Munich, Germany – MARQUES – Meet the JudgesLink.
  • 20 November – Madrid, Spain – Elzaburu – Jornada sobre la nueva Ley de Patentes – Link.
  • 23-24 November – Munich, Germany – Management Circle – IP Service World 2015Link.
  • 24 November – Strasburg, France – CEIPI – Is copyright in the EU fit for the 21st century?Link.
  • 24 November – Paris, France – IRPI – Les médicaments, entre logiques de santé, d’innovation et de concurrenceLink.
  • 25 November – Stockholm, Sweden – FICPI Sweden – The IP Practitioner: Adding to Innovation?Link.
  • 25 November – Amsterdam, Netherlands – FORUM Institut für Management – FTO in Practice: Engineering, Material Science & High TechLink.
  • 25 November – Amsterdam, Netherlands – FORUM Institut für Management – International R&DLink.
  • 25-26 November – Lisbon, Portugal – SPA – Cultura, Lusofonia e Direito de Autor na Era Digital – Link.
  • 26 November – Brussels, Belgium – ERA – Annual Conference on the EU Unitary Patent 2015 Link.
  • 26-27 November – Geneva, Switzerland – WIPO – Seminar on the Madrid System for the International Registration of MarksLink.
  • 26-27 November – Lyon, France – FNDE – Droit des Brevets Link.
  • 26-27 November – Munich, Germany – EPO – Boards of appeal and key decisions 2015Link.

 

USA

  • 2 November – New York City, NY, USA – CSUSA – Donald C. Brace Memorial Lecture: Reconceptualizing Copyright’s Merger Doctrine Link.
  • 3 November – Chicago, IL, USA – IPLAC – Update On The Implementation Of The Unified Patent Court In The EULink.
  • 3 November – Washington, D.C., USA – CSUSA – Dancing Baby v. Prince: The Lenz Decision and the Rationale of Shared Responsibility Under the DMCALink.
  • 3 November – San Francisco, CA, USA – SFIPLA – Protecting Your IP: Don’t Forget a Privacy Program (presented by Sharon Anolik)Link.
  • 4 November – Santa Clara, CA, USA – Hogan Lovells – Hogan Lovells’ IP, Media and Technology Group: Law in the Global Marketplace SymposiumLink.
  • 4 November – Berkeley, CA, USA – California Lawyers for the Arts – Fashion Law Primer: Protection your DesignsLink.
  • 4 November – Santa Monica, CA, USA – California Lawyers for the Arts – Music Royalties 101: Monetizing Your MusicLink.
  • 5-6 November – Washington, DC, USA – UCL IBIL, George Washington University’s Faculty of Law, GSMA, ITU & ETSI – Patents in TelecomsLink.
  • 6 November – Washington, DC, USA – Georgetown Law & Berkeley Center for Law and Technology – The Seventh Annual Patent Law and Policy ConferenceLink.
  • 9 November – Bloomington, IN, USA – Maurer School of Law – IP Lunch Talk: Prof. Brad Sherman Link.
  • 10 November – New York, NY, USA – CenterForce – IP Strategy Summit: New YorkLink.
  • 10 November – Sacramento, CA, USA – California Lawyers for the Arts – Copyright Law: An OverviewLink.
  • 11 November – Washington, DC, USA – George Washington University – IP Speaker Series: Stephanie Bair, Employee Creativity: To Promote the Progress of Science and Useful Arts in the FirmLink.
  • 12 November – Philadelphia, PA, USA – PIUG – Freedom to Operate Fundamentals: Comprehensive Techniques for Researching Freedom to OperateLink.
  • 12 November – New York, NY, USA – CenterForce – Trademark & Copyright: New YorkLink.
  • 12 November – Chicago, IL, USA – IPLAC – IPLAC IP Law SymposiumLink.
  • 12-13 November – Palo Alto, CA, USA – WIPO – WIPO Mediation and Arbitration WorkshopLink.
  • 12-13 November – Boston, MA, USA – AIPLA – AIPLA 2015 Trade Secret Law SummitLink.
  • 13 November – Los Angeles, CA, USA – CSUSA – I Created It, But Do I Own It? The Effects of 16 Casa Duse v Merkin and Garcia v GoogleLink.
  • 13 November – Chicago, IL, USA – IPLAC – 121st Annual IPLAC Annual Judges DinnerLink.
  • 13 November – Chicago, IL, USA – John Marshall Law School – William Kovacic & Hugh Hansen on the IP-Antitrust Interface: A ConversationLink.
  • 16 November – New York, NY, USA – Dentons – Trademark Licences in Bankruptcy Link.
  • 16-18 November – Cary / Raleight, NC, USA – BIO – BIO Intellectual Property Counsels Committee ConferenceLink.
  • 17 November – Houston, TX, USA – HIPLA – Ethical Conundrums for IP AttorneysLink.
  • 16-17 November – Plano, TX, USA – The Center for American and International Law – CAIL 53rd Annual Conference on Intellectual Property LawLink.
  • 17 November – Washington, DC, USA – George Washington University – The Christopher A. Meyer Memorial LectureLink.
  • 17 November – Washington DC, USA – IAM – Patent Law and Policy: Courts, Congress and the Monetisation Landscape Link.
  • 17-18 November – New York, NY, USA – IP Counsel Café – Patents and the Convergence of Business + Technology – Link.
  • 18 November – Palo Alto, CA, USA – CenterForce – IP Strategy Summit: Silicon Valley 2015Link.
  • 18 November – Berkeley, CA, USA – California Lawyers for the Arts – Drone Law for Photographers & VideographersLink.
  • 19 November – Palo Alto, CA, USA – CenterForce – Trademark & Copyright: Silicon Valley 2015Link.
  • 24 November – Portland, OR, USA – Lewis & Clark Law School – 2015 Distinguished Intellectual Property Visitor: ‘Hitting Refresh: Intellectual Property Rights and the InternetLink.

 

South and Latin America

  • 9 November – Assunción, Paraguay – APAPI – VII Seminario Internacional Propiedad IntelectualLink.
  • 9 November – Ciudad de Mexico, Mexico –IFRRO and CeMPro – Copyright in the XXI Century: The Challenges of Collective Management; New Business Models  – Link.
  • 12 November – Rio de Janeiro, Brazil – ASIPI & EMERJ – A Escalada da Pirataria no BrasilLink.
  • 29 November to 2 December – Cartagena, Colombia – ASIPI – XIX Congress of the Inter-American Association of Intellectual PropertyLink.

 

Asia and Oceania

  • 3-4 November – Singapore – IP Academy – WSQ Monitor and Maintain IP Processes Link.
  • 4-6 November – Tokyo, Japan – Fujisankei Business – 2015 Patent Information Fair & Conference – Link.
  • 4-7 November – Chengdu, China – FICPI & ACPAA – The 5th China Intellectual Property SymposiumLink.
  • 8-10 November – Tokyo, Japan – IAM – IPBC Asia 2015 Link.
  • 10 November – China – Wragge Lawrence Graham – Protecting design patents online: a perspective from Europe and ChinaLink.
  • 18-20 November – Shanghai, China – BIPF – BRICS IP Forum 2015Link.
  • 26 November – Singapore – IP Academy – Media Producer’s IP Toolkit Link.
  • 26 November – Makati City, Philippines – INTA – Best practices and current challenges of brand management and protection in the PhilippinesLink.
  • 27 November – Auckland, New Zealand– Asian Pacific Copyright Association – Copyright Law and Policy in the Asia Pacific Link.

 

@PedroMMalaquias (Researcher KU Leuven CiTiP; Queen Mary Journal of Intellectual Property, Associate Editor; Portuguese Qualified lawyer; LL.M. in Intellectual Property Law at Queen Mary, University of London)

October 2015 IP Events

by Pedro Malaquias

Here is the list of Intellectual Property events occurring in October 2015. 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 check the IPKat’s list of forthcoming events, available here.

UNITED KINGDOM

  • 1-2 October – London – CIPA – The Global IP System: is it fit for purpose?Link.
  • 1-2 October – London – IPAG & ITMA – 12th Annual IPAG Conference in association with ITMALink.
  • 7 October – London – City Law School – Much ado about nothing? Is IP law ready for the 3D printing “revolution”Link.
  • 7 October – Edinburgh – ITMA – European Court decisions on admissibility, evidence and bad faithLink.
  • 8 October – London – BLACA – Developments in Europe Link.
  • 8 October – London – SCL – SCL Annual IT Law Conference: Challenges for 2016 Link.
  • 9 October – Cambridge – MBL Seminars – All You Need to Know About the UK Patent BoxLink.
  • 12 October – London – MBL Seminars – A Practical Guide to Copyright Litigation Issues & PleadingsLink.
  • 12 October – London – SCL – Cloud computing for financial institutions: Adopting cloud computing solutions in a regulated environment Link.
  • 12-13 October – London – IPR Connections – The London IP Summit 2015Link.
  • 13 October – Birmingham – ITMA – Colour IssuesLink.
  • 13 October – Leeds – MBL Seminars – A Practical Guide to Trade Secrets – Key Risks, Exploitation & More!Link.
  • 13 October – Leeds – MBL Seminars – Due Diligence on Intellectual PropertyLink.
  • 14 October – Bristol – SCL – An Introduction to Free and Open Source Software for Lawyers Link.
  • 14 October – London – MBL Seminars – A to Z of Intellectual Property Law – In One DayLink.
  • 14 October – London – UCL IBIL & MARQUES – Question the Trade Mark JudgesLink.
  • 14 October – Leeds – ITMA – Representing before the RegistryLink.
  • 14 October – Manchester – MBL Seminars – Registered Designs & Design Right Litigation ExplainedLink.
  • 15 October – Leeds – CIPA – IP Taxation seminarLink.
  • 15 October – London – SCL – Mock appeal of an IT dispute Link.
  • 16 October – London – MBL Seminars – Community Trade Mark UpdateLink.
  • 16 October – London – MBL Seminars – Copyright in New MediaLink.
  • 19 October – Leeds – MBL Seminars – Trade Marks – Advanced: LitigationLink.
  • 19 October – London – SCL – The Evolution of the Web: from the Wild West to a Brave New World? Link.
  • 20 October – London – Queen Mary University of London – Geographic “commons” and IP protection of Country Names – two weights, two measuresLink.
  • 20 October – Oxford – Oxford IP Research Centre – Trends in IPLink.
  • 20 October – London – ITMA – Discussion of Recent OHIM casesLink.
  • 20 October – London – MBL Seminars – A Practical Guide to Drafting IT ContractsLink.
  • 20 October – Bristol – MBL Seminars – All You Need to Know About the UK Patent BoxLink.
  • 20 October – Leeds – MBL Seminars – Intellectual Property Law UpdateLink.
  • 21 October – London – CBBC & BCCC – UK-China Intellectual Property SymposiumLink.
  • 22 October – Edinburgh – SCL – SSCL IT Contract UpdateLink.
  • 22 October – Manchester – LES Britain & Ireland – Mediation and the art of effective preparation and representationLink.
  • 22 October – Oxford – Oxford IP Research Centre – Striving for a Better Balance: changes in the catalogue of Trade Mark limitations and exceptionsLink.
  • 22 October – London – MBL Seminars – Technology Transfer Agreements: The IP & Competition Law AspectsLink.
  • 27 October – London – WilmerHale – The Third WilmerHale UK Intellectual Property Seminar: In Conversation With Former UK and US Intellectual Property Appellate Judges – Sir Robin Jacob and Judge Arthur J. GajarsaLink.
  • 29 October – London – ITMA – Behind the Scenes at the UK IPOLink.
  • 29-30 October – London – Management Forum – 14th Annual Conference for Senior Patent Administrators Link.
  • 30 October – London – MBL Seminars – IT, IP & Data Protection: A Comprehensive UpdateLink.
  • 30 October – London – MBL Seminars – Taxation of Intellectual PropertyLink.
  • 30 October – London – MBL Seminars – The Legal Issues of Social Media: The Risks & Liabilities ExplainedLink.

CONTINENTAL EUROPE

  • 1 October – Madrid, Spain – Zurich Club – Productos Falsificados: una Amenaza GlobalLink.
  • 1-3 October – Barcelona, Spain – OVP & UAB – Patents in BiomedicineLink.
  • 1-4 October – Stockholm, Sweden – LIDC – 2015 CongressLink.
  • 6 October – Strasbourg, France – CEIPI – La propriété intellectuelle et le changement climatiqueLink.
  • 6 October – Lyon, France – ASPI – Actualité du droit des brevets aux Etats-UnisLink.
  • 7 October – Paris, France – ASPI – Actualité du droit des brevets aux Etats-UnisLink.
  • 8 October – Rennes, France – ASPI – Actualité du droit des brevets aux Etats-UnisLink.
  • 8 October – Lyon, France – Premier Cercle – Optimising Patent CostsLink.
  • 8-9 October – Lisbon, Portugal – APDI & Almedina – II Congresso de Propriedade IntelectualLink.
  • 8-9 October – Alicante, Spain – ERA – Annual Conference on Trade Marks and Designs in Europe 2015Link.
  • 9 October – Lyon, France – EPO & SIPO – Users’ opportunities in the evolving global patent systemLink.
  • 13 October – Paris, France – ASPI – Synthèse “Droit des brevets 2015”: Obtention du brevetLink.
  • 13 October – The Hague, Netherlands – Bird & Bird – Bird & Bird Media SeminarLink.
  • 13-15 October – Alicante, Spain – INTA – Trademark Administrators & Practitioners MeetingLink.
  • 14 October – München, Germany – FORUM Institut für Management – Intellectual Property in India 2015Link.
  • 14 October – Stockholm, Sweeden – SFU – Oh dear, how (un)civilised: EU copyright and its reform debateLink.
  • 15 October, Geneva, Switzerland – WIPO – Digitization and the Quality and Quantity of New Music, Books, and MoviesLink.
  • 15 October – München, Germany – FORUM Institut für Management – Patent Due DiligenceLink.
  • 16 October – Lisbon, Portugal – ECTA & WIPO – Round Table on the Hague SystemLink.
  • 20 October – Paris, France – FORUM Institut für Management – EU Design LawLink.
  • 20 October – Barcelona, Spain – BCD – Diferenciación a través de la marca y del diseñoLink.
  • 20-22 October – Budapest, Hungary – WIPO & HIPO – Worldwide Symposium on Geographical IndicationsLink.
  • 21 October – München, Germany – FORUM Institut für Management – Quo vadis, SPC?Link.
  • 21 October – Strasbourg, France – CEIPI – La Réforme du Droit d’Auteur au Niveau Européen: Défis et PerspectivesLink.
  • 22-23 October – Berlin, Germany – C5 – Life Sciences in IP Summit 2015Link.
  • 22 October – Amsterdam, Netherlands – FORUM Institut für Management – Russia Patents 2015Link.
  • 22-23 October – Zurich, Switzerland – EPO – Open Services User DayLink.
  • 26 October – Geneva, Switzerland – ECTA & WIPO – Madrid insights and Domain Name updatesLink.
  • 29 October – München, Germany – FORUM Institut für Management – Best Practices for Using the PCTLink.
  • 29-30 October – Amsterdam, Netherlands – FORUM Institut für Management – EPO Oppositions & AppealLink.
  • 30 October – Barcelona, Spain – LES Spain & Portugal – Desayunos LES: Desayuno de preguntas y respuestas con un examinador de la Oficina Europea de PatentesLink.

NORTH AMERICA

  • 1 October – Bloomington, IN, USA – Maurer School of Law Center for Intellectual Property Research – Functionality and Expression in Computer ProgramsLink.
  • 2 October – New York, NY, USA – Kernochan Center for Law, Media and the Arts – The Kernochan Center Annual Sypmosium: Copyright Outside the BoxLink.
  • 6 October – Boston, MA, USA – CenterForce – The IP Strategy Summit: BostonLink.
  • 8 October – Portland, OR, USA – Lewis & Clark Law School – EASL & IPSO Present: Professor Loren’s 2015-16 ‘The Business of IP’ Lunchtime SeriesLink.
  • 8 October – Stanford, CA, USA – ABA IP Section & Stanford Law School – Antitrust Intellectual Property ConferenceLink.
  • 8-9 October – Berkeley, CA, USA – Berkeley Center for Law & Technology, Loyola Law School & Renmin University of China Law School – The 4th Annual US-China IP Conference: Best Practices for Innovation and CreativityLink.
  • 12 October – New Brunswick, NJ, USA – PIUG – PIUG 2015 Northeast ConferenceLink.
  • 13 October – Cambridge, MA, USA – CSUSA – The Orphan Works PuzzleLink.
  • 13 October – Washington D.C., USA – GW Law – Post-Grant Practice Roundtable DiscussionLink.
  • 13 October – Chicago, IL, USA – CenterForce – The IP Strategy Summit Defense: ChicagoLink.
  • 14 October – New York, NY, USA – CSUSA – Protecting Superheroes: Copyright & Comic Book CharactersLink.
  • 14 October – New Brunswick, NJ, USA – PIUG & USPTO – Global Dossier Focus SessionLink.
  • 14 October – San Pedro, CA, USA – CLA – Fair Use & Friction: Fan At, Remix, Appropriation & the LawLink.
  • 14-16 October – Banff, Alberta, Canada – IPIC – 89th Annual MeetingLink.
  • 15 October – Chicago, IL, USA – CenterForce – The IP Strategy Summit Trademark & Copyright: ChicagoLink.
  • 16 October – Bloomington, IN, USA – Maurer School of Law Center for Intellectual Property Research – Trademark, Copyright and Contract Law for Visual Artists, Musicians and Other Creative FolkLink.
  • 20 October – Los Angeles, CA, USA – LAIPLA – Fall Patent Litigation Dinner and Young Lawyers Event: Tips for Presenting a Technical Expert in Federal CourtLink.
  • 20-21 October – Washington D.C., USA. – AIPLA – Patent Prosecution Boot CampLink.
  • 21 October – Alexandria, VA, USA – USPTO & AIPLA – 2015 Partnering in PatentsLink.
  • 21 October – Santa Monica, CA, USA – CLA – Reading Between the Lines of a Publishing AgreementLink.
  • 22 October – Miami, FL, USA – CSUSA – Copyright Law & Political Campaigns SeminarLink.
  • 22 October – Bloomington, IN, USA – Maurer School of Law Center for Intellectual Property Research – “Buy Now” and Other Lies todayLink.
  • 22 October – San Francisco, CA, USA – SFIPLA – Indemnities in Tech Contracts: Tackling Data Breaches, Patent Trolls, IP Gremlins, and Other MonstersLink.
  • 22 October – Toronto, Canada – INTA – “What is it worth to you?”: Valuation of BrandsLink.
  • 22 October – Portland, OR, USA – Lewis & Clark Law School – EASL & IPSO Present: Professor Loren’s 2015-16 ‘The Business of IP’ Lunchtime SeriesLink.
  • 22-24 October – Washington D.C., USA. – AIPLA – AIPLA Annual MeetingLink.
  • 25-28 October – New York, NY, USA – LES – LES 2015 Annual MeetingLink.
  • 26-27 October – Gatineau, Quebec, Canada – IPIC – Canadian PCT Roundtable 2015Link.
  • 27-28 October – Washington D.C., USA – CHIPS – The ChIPs Women in IP Global Summit 2015, Tenth Anniversary CelebrationLink.
  • 27-29 October – Seattle, WA, USA – NIH – 17th Annual NIH SBIR/STTR ConferenceLink.
  • 29 October – New York, NY, USA – World Trademark Review – Managing the Trademark Asset LifecycleLink.
  • 29 October – Bloomington, IN, USA – Maurer School of Law Center for Intellectual Property Research – A Property Theory of Medical InnovationLink.

SOUTH AMERICA

  • 5-26 October – Sao Paulo, Brazil – ASPI – A Propriedade Intelectual e o Novo CPCLink.
  • 10-14 October – Rio de Janeiro, Brazil – AIPPI – AIPPI 2015 World CongressLink.

ASIA

  • 8-9 October – Singapore, Singapore – IP Academy – From Ideas to Invention: Realising the Commercial Potential of your Invention through the Invention Assessment ProcessLink.
  • 12 October – Singapore, Singapore – IP Academy – GCIP 2015/2016 Auditing Programme: Law of Copyright and DesignsLink.
  • 15 October – Singapore, Singapore – IP Academy – Overlapping IP RightsLink.
  • 21 October – Singapore, Singapore – IP Academy – IPM Course & Toolkit for Procurement OfficersLink.
  • 21 October – Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia – INTA – Online Brand ProtectionLink.
  • 27 October – Singapore, Singapore – IP Academy – IPOS Practice Package: Trade Marks Proceedings And MediationLink.
  • 29 October – Singapore, Singapore – IP Academy – IP/IPM Course for Public AgenciesLink.
  • 30 October – Singapore, Singapore – INTA – Online Brand ProtectionLink.

OCEANIA

  • 15 October – North Ryde, Australia – ACLA Australia – IP and Collaborative Technology DevelopmentLink.
  • 15 October – Perth, Australia – ACLA Australia – IP Warranties and Indemnities: where to draw the lineLink.
  • 20 October – Alice Springs, Australia – IP Australia & Wrays – Protecting your Business and Creative WorkLink.
  • 21 October – Darwin, Australia – IP Australia & Wrays – Protecting your Business and Creative WorkLink.

 

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

September 2015 IP Events

by Pedro Malaquias

Here is the list of Intellectual Property events occurring in September 2015. 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 check the IPKat’s list of forthcoming events, available here.

UNITED KINGDOM

  • 2-4 September – Glasgow – EPIP, CREATe & University of Glasgow – EPIP 2015 Link.
  • 3 September – Glasgow – ITMA – ITMA Scottish Evening Meeting: IP ValuationsLink.
  • 4-5 September – Cambridge – Von Hügel Institute, St. Edmund’s College, University of Cambridge – Patents on Life: Through the Lenses of Law, Religious Faith and Social JusticeLink.
  • 7 September – London – Assimilate IP – Introduction to Intellectual Property and Patent LawLink.
  • 8 September – Manchester – ITMA – ITMA Manchester Lunchtime Meeting: Designs and the role of dotted linesLink.
  • 8 September – London – GRUR & JIPLP – 5th GRUR Int./JIPLP Joint Seminar: Enforcement of IP rightsLink.
  • 10 September – London – BLACA – The Impact in the UK of CJEU RulingsLink.
  • 10 September – Bournemouth – CIPPM – Designing a Limitation for Creative Use in Copyright LawLink.
  • 10 September – London – LES Britain & Ireland – Trends in IP protection in China; The value of second medical use patents; The impact of the Kimble decision in a worldwide licensing scenario Link.
  • 10 September – London – CILIP PATMG – The 2015 Annual General Meeting & Current Developments in the Future Certification of Patent Information ProfessionalsLink.
  • 10 September – London – OHIM & IPO – OHIM British DayLink.
  • 10 September – London – MBL Seminars – Intellectual Property Rights & the Fashion IndustryLink.
  • 11 September – Bournemouth – CIPPM – Geographical Indications in the EU: Policy Aspects and Future RegulationLink.
  • 14 September – London – CIPA – Mock Oral ProceedingsLink.
  • 16 September – London – Bristows – Second medical use: a practical perspectiveLink.
  • 16 September – Leeds – MBL Seminars – Intellectual Property Rights in SoftwareLink.
  • 16 September – London – SCL: The IT Law CommunitySCL Foundations of IT Law Programme: Module 1: Software Licensing LawLink.
  • 17 September – London – ITMA – ITMA Afternoon Seminar & Drinks: Representing before the registryLink.
  • 17-18 September – Southampton – iCLIC – Enrolling Internet intermediaries in the law enforcement process: Challenges and opportunitiesLink.
  • 21 September – London – EPO & EPI – Guidelines2day and Article 123(2) EPCLink.
  • 22 September – London – ITMA – Parallel proceedings: Evidence and delays at OHIM and the courtsLink.
  • 22 September – Bristol – MBL Seminars – Intellectual Property Rights in SoftwareLink.
  • 22 September – Manchester – MBL Seminars – A to Z of Intellectual Property Law In One DayLink.
  • 23 September – Leeds – MBL Seminars – Intellectual Property Rights in R&D CollaborationsLink.
  • 23 September – Leeds – MBL Seminars – Drafting Effective Service Level AgreementsLink.
  • 23 September – London – ITMA – ITMA Autumn Seminar: Hot Topics in Industry: The In-House PerspectiveLink.
  • 23 September – London – MIP – MIP Luxury Brand & Retail Forum 2015Link.
  • 24 September – London – IBC Legal – Protecting the Media 2015Link.
  • 25 September – London – The London Escalator – Innovation to Investment: How to capitalise on your IPLink.
  • 26 September – London – CREATe Goldsmiths – Friction and Fiction: IP, Copyright and Digital Futures Link.
  • 28 September – London – IPR Connections – Global Pharma IP ForumLink.
  • 29 September – London – Digital Catapult – Copyright and Orphan Works Link.
  • 30 September – London – Bristows – Competition law in the pharmaceutical industry: Finding the bright lines in a grey areaLink.
  • 30 September – Bristol – MBL Seminars – A Practical Guide to Drafting IT ContractsLink.
  • 30 September – London – MBL Seminars – An Introduction to Publishing & the LawLink.

CONTINENTAL EUROPE

  • 1 September – Munich, Germany – EPO & EPI – Guidelines2day and Article 123(2) EPCLink.
  • 2-4 September – Tallinn, Estonia – AIPPI, Estonia – AIPPI Baltic Conference 2015: What’s up IP? Developments in Intellectual Property Law and Practice Link.
  • 6-8 September – Oslo, Norway – LES Scandinavia – LES Scandinavia Annual Conference 2015: Collaborative InnovationLink.
  • 8 September – Munich, Germany – MIP – MIP European Patent Reform Forum 2015Link.
  • 8-9 September – Alicante, Spain – OHIM – Enforcement Database Forum 2015 – Link.
  • 10 September – Paris, France – MIP – MIP European Patent Reform Forum 2015Link.
  • 14-18 September – Cedzyna, Poland – WIPO – 34th Seminar for Patent Attorneys from UniversitiesLink.
  • 15 September – Madrid, Spain – EPO, OEPM & COAPI – PCT seminar Madrid, validation with MoroccoLink.
  • 15 September – Munich, Germany – GRUR – S. Design Patents The Good, the Bad, the Ugly … and the AbsurdLink.
  • 15 September – Paris, France – IRPI – Droit d’Auteur et Droits VoisinsLink.
  • 15-18 September – Vienna, Austria – MARQUES – MARQUES 29th Annual Conference: Mind the Brand! Psychology of BrandsLink.
  • 16 September – Brussels, Belgium – Public Policy Exchange – Copyright in Europe: Adapting to the New Digital RealityLink.
  • 16-17 September – Amsterdam, The Netherlands – Arena International – Global Brand Protection Summit 2015Link.
  • 18 September – Barcelona, Spain – LES Spain & Portugal – LES100 Course: Commercializing Technology through the Power of LicensingLink.
  • 21 September – Milan, Italy – INTA – IP Mediation in EuropeLink.
  • 23-26 September – Freiburg im Breisgau, Germany – GRUR – GRUR Annual Meeting 2015Link.
  • 24 September – Stockholm, Sweden – FICPI Sweden – The impact of innovation A full day seminar on how to take proper care of your ideas and how to set up strategic plans for long lasting and valuable intellectual property protectionLink.
  • 24 September – Paris, France – ASPI – Due Diligence Propriété IntellectuelleLink.
  • 24 September – Geneva, Switzerland – WIPO – Advanced Seminar on the Patent Cooperation Treaty (PCT)Link.
  • 24-25 September – Berlin, Germany – Alexander von Humboldt Institute for Internet and Society – Gikii 2015Link.
  • 28-30 September – Copenhagen, Denmark – IQPC – Global Patent Congress 2015Link.
  • 28-29 September – Munich, Germany – V.O. – European Patent SeminarLink.
  • 28-29 September – Petropavlovsk, Russian Federation – WIPO – National Seminar on Current IP Challenges and Traditional Knowledge in the Far Eastern Region of the Russian FederationLink.
  • 30 September – Barcelona, Spain – INTA – Current issues in Intellectual Property: Professional Challenges and OpportunitiesLink.
  • 30 September to 1 October – Skopje, the former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia – WIPO – National Workshop on Intellectual Property Law Enforcement OfficialsLink.
  • 30 September to 2 October – Warsaw, Poland – Pharmaceutical Trade Mark Group – PTMG 2015 Autumn ConferenceLink.

NORTH AMERICA

  • 9 September – Toronto, Canada – INTA – Expert Evidence in Trademark ProceedingsLink.
  • 9 September – Chicago, IL, USA – The John Marshall Law School – Annual Chinese IP Law Conference: The Latest Development on SIPO Design Patent Examination of Graphical User Interface (GUI) Link.
  • 10 September – Bloomington, IN, USA – Indiana University Maurer School of Law – Governing Digitally Integrated Genetic Resources, Data and Literature: Global Intellectual Property Strategies for a Redesigned Microbial Research CommonsLink.
  • 10 September – Cambridge, MA, USA – AIPLA – Biotech Patent Law Road ShowLink.
  • 11 September – Chicago, IL, USA – LES YMC – 1st Pan-American YMC EventLink.
  • 15 September – Seattle, WA, USA – The Copyright Society of the USA – The Blurred Lines Between Theft and HomageLink.
  • 16 September – Alexandria, VA, USA – ABA-IPL & USPTO – 3rd Annual ABA-IPL Trademark Day: Behind the Scenes at the USPTOLink.
  • 16 September – Berkeley, CA, USA – California Lawyers for the Arts – Copyright Mechanics for Writers, Filmmakers, and ArtistsLink.
  • 16-19 September – Toronto, Canada – International Generic Pharmaceutical Alliance – The Annual IGPA Conference 2015 – Link.
  • 16 September – Houston, TX, USA – USPTO & INTA – INTA-USPTO RoundtableLink.
  • 17 September – New York, NY, USA – NYIPLA, WIPO, Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law, USPTO and USCC – Seminar on WIPO Services and InitiativesLink.
  • 17 September – Bloomington, IN, USA – Indiana University Maurer School of Law – What Should Intellectual Property Law Do, and How Should We Measure It?Link.
  • 18 September – Alexandria, VA, USA – Biotechnology Industry Organization – 2015 BIO IP & Diagnostics SymposiumLink.
  • 18 September – Dallas, TX, USA – The Center for Law, Science and Innovation at Dedman School of Law – Symposium on Emerging Intellectual Property Issues: The Future of Innovation and Intellectual PropertyLink.
  • 21-25 September – Chicago, IL, USA – The John Marshall Law School – Annual Chinese IP Law Conference: Updates on the Latest Chinese IP PracticesLink.
  • 22 September – Colorado Springs, CO, USA – INTA – Trademark Protection for Nonprofits WorkshopLink.
  • 23 September – Berkeley, CA, USA – California Lawyers for the Arts – Create Your Art, Create Your Brand: Trademarks and Other IP Issues for Creative ArtistsLink.
  • 24 September – Berkeley, CA, USA – California Lawyers for the Arts – Trademarks: An Overview of Trademark ProtectionLink.
  • 24 September – Washington DC, USA – AIPLA – IP Licensing: Implications & Best Practices in Light of Brulotte [Kimble v. Marvel]Link.
  • 24 September – New York, NY, USA – CenterForce – The IP Strategy Summit: IP Monetization: New York 2015Link.
  • 24 September – New York, NY, USA – The Copyright Society of the USA – Copyright and Collaborative Works: Important Lessons from Recent CasesLink.
  • 25 September – Chicago, IL, USA – The John Marshall Law School – The Interplay between Antitrust and IP Law: A Legal Realist’s PerspectiveLink.
  • 25 September – Chicago, IL, USA – IIT Chicago-Kent College of Law – 6th Annual Supreme Court IP Review (SCIPR 2015) Link.
  • 25-26 September – Boston, MA, USA – Boston University School of Law – Notice and Notice Failure in Intellectual Property LawLink.
  • 26 September – San Francisco, CA, USA – The USF School of Law McCarthy Institute, INTA and Microsoft Corporation – McCarthy Symposium 2015: Trademark Law and Its Challenges Link.
  • 27-29 September – Chicago, IL, USA – Intellectual Property Owners Association – 2015 IPO Annual meetingLink.
  • 27-29 September – Lost Pines, TX, USA – IQPC – 2015 U.S. Chief IP Counsel ExchangeLink.
  • 28 September – Los Angeles, CA, USA – INTA – Aspects of Trademark Due Diligence in M&A TransactionsLink.
  • 28 September – New York, NY, USA – INTA – Aspects of Trademark Due Diligence in M&A TransactionsLink.
  • 28 September – San Antonio, TX, USA – INTA – Aspects of Trademark Due Diligence in M&A TransactionsLink.
  • 28-30 September – New York, NY, USA – IQPC – 15th Anti-Counterfeiting and Brand Protection SummitLink.
  • 29 September – New York, NY, USA – GW Law Alumni Association – Adversity in Patent Practice and Beyond and Professionalism in Fee AgreementsLink.
  • 29 September – Los Angeles, CA, USA – California Lawyers for the Arts – Collaboration Agreements for Creative PeopleLink.
  • 29 September – Pittsburgh, PA, USA – USPTO & INTA – INTA-USPTO RoundtableLink.
  • 30 September – Philadelphia, PA, USA – INTA – Aspects of Trademark Due Diligence in M&A TransactionsLink.
  • 30 September to 1 October – Arlington, VA, USA – The Center for the Protection of Intellectual Property at George Mason University School of Law – CPIP 2015 Fall Conference: The IP Platform: Supporting Innovation and InspirationLink.
  • 30 September to 2 October – Toronto, Canada – Association of Intellectual Property Firms – 2015 AIPF Annual Meeting: Cross Border IP: Globalization of IP Rights and ProtectionsLink.

SOUTH AMERICA

  • 10-11 September – Lima, Peru – Universidad Peruana Cayetano Heredia & ASIPI – VI Seminario Latinoamericano sobre el valor de la Propiedad Intelectual para la Innovación y la SaludLink.

ASIA

  • 7-9 September – Singapore, Singapore – IP Academy – Review Risk Management in Intellectual PropertyLink.
  • 10-11 September – Beijing, China – Jiho Plus – 2015 Intellectual Property Innovation Forum: China Focus 2.0Link.
  • 10-11 September – Mumbai, India – IPERA – 4th Global Edition: IPR 2015 Conclave & AwardsLink.
  • 14-18 September – Seoul, Republic of Korea – WIPO, MCST & KCC – Interregional Workshop on Copyright EnforcementLink.
  • 15 September – Singapore, Singapore – IP Academy – IPM Course & Toolkit for Procurement OfficersLink.
  • 15 September – Singapore, Singapore – IP Academy – Copyright for the CET SectorLink.
  • 15-17 September – Bangkok, Thailand – Intellectual Professionals – World IP Forum Link.
  • 17 September – Singapore, Singapore – IP Academy – Considerations on Leveraging on Social Media PlatformsLink.
  • 17 September – Seoul, Republic of Korea – WIPO & KCC – 2015 WIPO-KCC Copyright Mediation Seminar for International DisputesLink.
  • 21 September – Singapore, Singapore – IP Academy – ALAP-IPA IP Knowledge Series: Understanding Rights and Contracts for Writers and IllustratorsLink.
  • 30 September – Singapore, Singapore – Maxwell Chambers – Singapore International Arbitration Forum (SIAF) 2015 – Asia: Looking Beyond the Horizon – Link.
  • 30 September to 2 October – Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia – LES Malaysia – Game Changing Licensing Strategies: Navigating the challenges aheadLink.

OCEANIA

  • 1 September – Ringwood, Australia – IP Australia – IP for Small BusinessLink.
  • 14-16 September – Adelaide, Australia – Australian Copyright Council – Australian Copyright Council National Seminar Series AdelaideLink.
  • 15 September – Sydney, Australia – IP Australia – Trade marks for start-upsLink.
  • 17 September – North Ryde, Australia – ACLA – Trade Marks: more than words and logosLink.
  • 18-20 September – Sydney, Australia – The Intellectual Property Society of Australia & New Zealand – IPSANZ 29th Annual ConferenceLink.
  • 24 September – Perth, Australia – ACLA – Dealing with Threatening PatentsLink.

AFRICA

  • 7-9 September – Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of the Congo – WIPO – Atelier sur la mise en pratique des informations techniques et scientifiques suivi du lancement officiel du CATI et du renforcement de la formation des formateursLink.
  • 7 September to 8 October – Harare, Zimbabwe – WIPO – WIPO Patent Drafting Course for Patent Agents from the ARIPO Member States and Observer StatesLink.
  • 15-16 September – Pretoria, South Africa – WIPO & CIPC – Sub-Regional Workshop on Building Respect for IP for Prosecutors and Senior Police Officers of Selected Countries of Southern AfricaLink.
  • 27-30 September – Cape Town, South Africa – ATRIP – 34th Annual Congress of the International Association for the Advancement of Teaching and Research in Intellectual PropertyLink.

 

@PedroMMalaquias (LL.M. in Intellectual Property Law at Queen Mary, University of London; Portuguese Qualified lawyer; Queen Mary Journal of Intellectual Property, Associate Editor)

August 2015 IP Events

by Pedro Malaquias

Here is the list of Intellectual Property events occurring in August 2015. 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 check the IPKat’s list of forthcoming events, available here.

 

UNITED KINGDOM

  • 3 to 7 August – Cambridge – IBC Legal – IT Law Summer School 2015 Link.
  • 6 August – London – qLegal – Navigating the Tech Maze: A qLegal Workshop for Women EntrepreneursLink.
  • 17 to 21 August – Cambridge – IBC Legal – IP Law Summer School 2015 Link.
  • 18 August – London – LSE – Tech Talks: Copyright Essentials with Dr Jane SeckerLink.
  • 20 August – London – qLegal – qLegal meetup: LawTech – Speakers Lexoo and Living Lawyers FoundersLink.
  • 25 to 27 August – Cambridge – IBC Legal – Pharmaceutical Law Academy 2015 Link.

 

USA

  • 3 August – Sacramento, California – California Lawyers for the Arts – IP Is Everywhere: Common Intellectual Property Law Issues Every Client FacesLink.
  • 6 August – Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA – CSUSA – Rip-Off or Fair Use? Copyright Law, Photography and the Visual ArtsLink.
  • 6-7 August – Chicago, Illinois, USA – DePaul University, College of Law – 15th Annual Intellectual Property Scholars ConferenceLink.
  • 18 August – Washington D.C., USA – LES USA & CANADA – Global Intellectual Property Strategy Center, PCLink.
  • 24 August – Santa Clara, California, USA – AIPLA/USPTO – AIPLA/USPTO Road Show Series: Enhancing Patent Quality and Conducting AIA TrialsLink.
  • 26 August – Dallas, Texas, USA – AIPLA/USPTO – AIPLA/USPTO Road Show Series: Enhancing Patent Quality and Conducting AIA TrialsLink.
  • 28 August – Alexandria, Virginia, USA – AIPLA/USPTO – AIPLA/USPTO Road Show Series: Enhancing Patent Quality and Conducting AIA TrialsLink.

 

REST OF THE WORLD

  • 3 and 10 August – North Ryde, Australia – ACLA – IP Warranties and Indemnities: where to draw the line?Link.
  • 7 August – Buenos Aires, Argentina – AIPPI – Regional seminar on trademarks and patent issues – Link.
  • 12 August – Sydney, Australia – INTA & IP Australia – Trade Mark Examination and Hearings Practice TipsLink.
  • 18 August – Santiago de Chile, Chile – INAPI – Trademark Administrators in Chile: Make Yourselves Invaluable to Your FirmLink.
  • 20 August – Melbourne, Australia – ACLA – Taking Your Patent Portfolio to the World: International Patent System and StrategiesLink.
  • 20 August – Perth, Australia – ACLA – Copyright in the Digital Age: downloading, data, directories and 3D printingLink.
  • 24 August – Singapore, Singapore – IP Academy – IP Battlefront IP Deployment Strategies from China’s Leading IP DirectorsLink.
  • 24-26 August – Sydney, Australia – Australian Copyright Council – Australian Copyright Council National Seminar Series SydneyLink.
  • 25 August – Santiago de Chile, Chile – ACHIPI – VIII Jornadas ACHIPI 2015Link.
  • 25-26 August – Singapore, Singapore – Government of Singapore – 5th Global Forum on Intellectual Property 2015Link.
  • 26 August – Singapore, Singapore – Managing IP – MIP Global Intellectual Property Briefing 2015 – Link.
  • 26-28 August – Bogotá, Colombia – Superintendecia de Industria y Comercio – Simposio sobre el Sistema de la Propiedad Industrial de la Comunidad AndinaLink.
  • 27 August – Singapore, Singapore – IPOS, IP Academy & WIPO Arbitration and Mediation Center – WIPO-IPOS Mediation Seminar: Win-win in IP DisputesLink.
  • 28 August – Singapore, Singapore – MARQUES – Protecting Trademarks with Arbitration and Domain Name UDRPLink.

 

@PedroMMalaquias (LL.M. in Intellectual Property Law at Queen Mary, University of London; Portuguese Qualified lawyer; Queen Mary Journal of Intellectual Property, Associate Editor; Queen Mary University of London, Research Assistant)

July 2015 IP Events

by Pedro Malaquias

Here is the list of Intellectual Property events occurring in July 2015. 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

  • 1 July – London – qLegal – The upcoming Unitary Patent and Unified Patent Court: opportunities, threats and what should my business be doing now to prepare? Link.
  • 1 July – London – Publishers Licensing Society – PLS Annual Open Meeting 2015 Link.
  • 1 July – London – Publishers Licensing Society – Licensing your Content Link.
  • 1 July – London – ALPSP – ALPSP Training Course: Licensing your ContentLink.
  • 1 July – London – ASLIB – Copyright EssentialsLink.
  • 2 July – London – ASLIB – Copyright MasterclassLink.
  • 2 July – Glasgow – MBL Seminars – A to Z of Intellectual Property Law In One DayLink.
  • 2-3 July – London – IQPC – IP Litigation and Enforcement 2015Link.
  • 3 July – London – Centre for Commercial Law Studies, Queen Mary University of London, in collaboration with the Department of International Development, LSE – No Boring Day: IP Pharmaceutical and Biotechnology Issues in BrazilLink.
  • 6 July – London – Hogarth Chambers – The IP ZeitgeistLink.
  • 6 July – London – IP Bar Association – 2015 Annual IP Bar Association Summer Lecture: Fair Use for the UK? Copyright Exceptions after the Hargreaves ReformLink.
  • 6 July – London – Taylor Wessing – Women in IP: Economic aspects of the Unified Patent CourtLink.
  • 8 July – London – Publishers Licensing Society – Introduction to Collective LicensingLink.
  • 9 July – London – BLACA – The impact in the UK of CJEU rulingsLink.
  • 9 July – London – ASLIB – Copyright EssentialsLink.
  • 9 July – London – ASLIB – How to design an effective Knowledge Transfer ProgrammeLink.
  • 16 July – London – Competition Law Association – Copyright Exceptions: private copying, including the recent judicial review of the new UK exception; parody and freedom of expression after Deckmyn; other UK and European developmentsLink.
  • 20 July to 7 August – London – University of Notre Dame – Summer IP Programme in LondonLink.
  • 21 July – London – ITMA – ITMA London Evening Meeting: Domain Name/ICANN IssuesLink.
  • 22 July – London – LES Britain & Ireland – IP Strategy: A key driver in successful companies both big and small’Link.
  • 28 July – London – Bristows – Competition law and patent law: creative tension or cutting edge? Link.
  • 29-30 July – London – IIPLA – Global IP Summit 2015Link.

 

CONTINENTAL EUROPE

  • 1 July – Brussels, Belgium – Young Professionals in Digital Policy – Lunch Discussion with MEP & Copyright Rapporteur Julia RedaLink.
  • 1 July – Barcelona, Spain – LES Spain and Portugal – On the Road LES: How to use the market value of the intangible assets of technology-based companiesLink.
  • 2-10 July – Paris, France – CEIPI – Summer School on European Intellectual Property LawLink.
  • 3 July – Munich, Germany – LES International – 3rd pan-European Young Members Event: Young Members Congress of LESILink.
  • 6-10 July – Lisbon, Portugal – APDI – Intellectual Property Law: The State of Affairs in 2015 – Link.
  • 8 July – Stuttgart, Germany – WIPO – Roving Seminar on WIPO Services and InitiativesLink.
  • 9 July – Milan, Italy – Union-IP – IP and FoodLink.
  • 9-10 July – Amsterdam, The Netherlands – FORUM · Institut für Management GmbH – LicensingLink.
  • 11 July – Amsterdam, The Netherlands – Institute for Information Law, University of Amsterdam – 2015 IViR Symposium On Alternative Compensation Systems for Digital Copyright – Link.
  • 13-17 July – Santander, Spain – Spanish Patent and Trademark Office (SPTO), in collaboration with the International University Menéndez Pelayo (UIMP) – Summer Course: Counterfeit: Crimes Against Intellectual PropertyLink.
  • 16 July – Munich, Germany – Premier Cercle – 3rd Annual UP&UPC Conference: Unitary Patent & Unified Patent Court 2015Link.

 

USA & CANADA

  • 8 July – Chicago, Illinois, USA – Copyright Society of the USA – Blurred Lines & Bright Lines: Copyright Lessons from the Blurred Lines TrialLink.
  • 8 July – Austin, Texas, USA – Copyright Society of the USA – “We’re Not Gonna Take It”: The New Grass Roots, #irespectmusic & Fair Play Fair PayLink.
  • 15 July – Berkeley, California, USA – California Lawyers for the Arts – Introduction to Copyright LawLink.
  • 16 July – New York, New Yorks, USA – No Longer Empty – Legal Basis for ArtistsLink.
  • 19-22 July – Montréal, Québec, Canada – Biotechnology Industry Organisation – 12th Annual World Congress on Industrial BiotechnologyLink.
  • 20-21 July – San Francisco, California, USA – AIPLA – 2015 Patent Cooperation Treaty SeminarLink.
  • 20-22 July – Los Angeles, California, USA – IQPC – 6th Annual Anti-Piracy & Content Protection SummitLink.
  • 20 July to 7 August – Montréal, Québec, Canada – IPIC – IPIC/McGill Summer IP Courses 2015Link.
  • 22 July – Berkeley, California, USA – California Lawyers for the Arts – Collaboration Agreements & Copyright BasicsLink.
  • 23-24 July – Alexandria, Virginia, USA – AIPLA – 2015 Patent Cooperation Treaty SeminarLink.
  • 27-31 July – Chicago, Illinois, USA – LES USA and Canada – LES University 2015Link.
  • 30 July – San Francisco, California, USA – San Francisco Intellectual Property Law Association – Blurred Lines of IP Protection (Presented by Frank Goldberg and Jed Wakefield)Link.

 

REST OF THE WORLD

  • 2 July – Singapore, Singapore – IP Academy – Criminal Enforcement of IP RightsLink.
  • 3 and 10 July – Singapore, Singapore – IP Academy – Patent Agent Training Series: Handle Patent Infringement and InvalidityLink.
  • 7 July – Canberra, Australia – ACLA – ICT Procurement: Legal Risks and IssuesLink.
  • 9, 16 and 23 July – Singapore, Singapore – IP Academy – Patent Agent Training Series: Handle Written Opinion/Office ActionsLink.
  • 14 July – Singapore, Singapore – IP Academy – IPM Course & Toolkit for Procurement OfficersLink.
  • 14, 20 and 27 July – Singapore, Singapore – IP Academy – Patent Agent Training Series: Draft Patent ClaimsLink.
  • 16 July – Auckland, Australia – LES ANZ – Intellectual Asset Management Course 102-103: AdvancedLink.
  • 23 July – Singapore, Singapore – IP Academy – IPM Course & Toolkit for Procurement OfficersLink.
  • 23-24 July – Bogotá, Colombia – AP Legis and ACPI – Intellectual Property in the Market: Economical Dimension and Monetisation of Intangibles Link.
  • 27-29 July – Melbourne, Australia – Australian Copyright Council – National Seminar Series 2015Link.

 

@PedroMMalaquias (LL.M. in Intellectual Property Law at Queen Mary, University of London; Portuguese Qualified lawyer; Queen Mary Journal of Intellectual Property, Associate Editor; Queen Mary University of London, Research Assistant)