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May 2017 #IPEvents

by Giancarlo Moretti

Here is the list of Intellectual Property events occurring in May 2017. If you have knowledge of or are organising any IP event not shown on the list, we would be grateful if you would let us know. Simply leave us a comment or tweet us @QMJIP and we can add it to the list.

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

UNITED KINGDOM & IRELAND

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

CONTINENTAL EUROPE

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

USA & CANADA

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

LATIN, CENTRAL & SOUTH AMERICA

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

AFRICA, ASIA & OCEANIA

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

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

April 2017 #IPEvents

by Giancarlo Moretti

Here is the list of Intellectual Property events occurring in April 2017. If you have knowledge of or are organising any IP event not shown on the list, we would be grateful if you would let us know. Simply leave us a comment or tweet us @QMJIP and we can add it to the list.

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

UNITED KINGDOM & IRELAND

  • 6-7 April – London – QMUL – CCLS – More than just a Game – Link.
  • 3-7 April – London – UCL IBIL – IP Transactions – Link.
  • 5 April – London – Osborne Clarke – Digital disruptors: the latest developments in digital media – Link.
  • 6 April – Bournemouth – CIPPM – Carlos Correa: The TRIPS Agreement: what impact after 20 years of adoption? Link.
  • 6 April – London – Competition Law Association – How should “geo-blocking” practices be assessed from a Competition law and IP perspective in light of the European Commission’s e-commerce sector inquiry and Paramount Studios commitments decision, and what are the proposals for reform? Link.
  • 6 April – York – CIPA – York Meeting Link.
  • 6 April – London – LES Britain & Ireland – IP Strategy & Management in Healthcare – Link.
  • 6 April – Birningham – CITMA – Recent developments in design law and the impact Brexit may have on design protection and enforcement Link.
  • 7 April – London – CILIP – CILIP Copyright Conference – Link.
  • 11 April – London – MBL – Intellectual Property Rights in Software – Link.
  • 12 April – London – QMUL CCLS – UPC Event Link.
  • 20 April – London – MBL – A to Z of Intellectual Property Rights – Link.
  • 21 April – London – MBL – Taking Security over Intellectual Property – Link.
  • 24 April – Southampton – iCLIC – Copyright, linking and the CJEU decision in GS Media, C-160/15 Link.
  • 24 April – London – SCL – Software Patent Disputes: what can be protected and what are the challenges in enforcement Link.
  • 25 April – London – Bird&Bird – The Unified Patent Court Breakfast Seminar Series – Link.
  • 25 April – London – Competition Law Association – Trade marks and Designs – where next when the UK leaves the EU Link.
  • 25 April – Rotherham – IPO – Everyone Owns IP….What do you own? Link.
  • 25 April – London – CITMA –Parallel Imports – now and in a Post Brexit World – Link.
  • 25 April – London – KCL – Art and Law Seminar with David Tovey – Link.
  • 25-27 April – London – IPO – IP Masterclass – Link.
  • 26 April – London – MIP – MIP IP Strategy Forum 2017 Link.
  • 26-27 April – Manchester – MBL – A to Z of Negotiating & Drafting IT ContractsLink.
  • 27 April – London – MBL – IP Licensing & Competition Law – A Workshop – Link.
  • 27 April – London – Osborne Clarke – IP key issues and practical tips for protection and exploitation – Link.
  • 27 April – London – SCL – Big Data and IoT Link.
  • 27 April – Manchester – MBL – Intellectual Property Law Update – Link.
  • 27 April – Oxford – University of Oxford – The Judicial Expansion of Trade Mark Tarnishment in IndiaLink.
  • 28 April – London – Fashion Law & Business – Fashion Law Masterclass – Link.

 

CONTINENTAL EUROPE

  • 4-5 April – Budapest, Hungary – WIPO – Subregional on Copyright in the Digital Age Link.
  • 4-5 April – Amsterdam, the Netherlands – FORUM – IP Agreements – Link.
  • 5 April – Alicante, Spain – ICALI – Aspectos Prácticos de la entrada en vigor de la nueva Ley de Patentes Link.
  • 5 April – Alicante, Spain – EUIPO – IP in eduction – Link.
  • 5 April – Madrid – LES Espana & Portugal – Preparación de un litigio por infracción de patente: las diligencias de comprobación de hechos Link.
  • 6 April – Paris, France – QMUL – CCLS – Brexit and the UPC – Link.
  • 6 April – Alicante, Spain – Magister Lucentinus- Alicante – New Patent Law 24/2015 Seminar – Link.
  • 6-7 April – Vienna, Austria – EPO – East meets West 2017 Link.
  • 7 April – Eindhoven, the Netherlands – The Netherlands Institute of Patent Attorneys – The Netherlands Institute of Patent Attorneys Annual Conference – Link.
  • 7 April – Milano, Italy – Ordine Consulenti Proprietá Industriale – Domini: Diritto e pratica – Link.
  • 11-12 April – Copenaghen, Denmark – IQTC – Nordic IPR Conference Link.
  • 11-13 April – Jurmala, Latvia – AIPPI – 12th AIPPI Baltic Conference – Link.
  • 18 April – Milan, Italy – INTA – Five Years of Opposition Proceedings in Italy: Developments, Differences, and Alignment to EU Practice and Case Law Link.
  • 20 April – Madrid, Spain – FIDE – La objetividad y veracidad de la publicidad comparativa Link.
  • 20 April – Helsinki, Finland – IPR University Centre – Exclusive rights and liability of internet platforms. Dead end or key to a fair balance? – Link.
  • 23-25 April – Paris, France – LES International – LESI International Annual Conference 2017 Link.
  • 25 April – Munich, Germany – MARQUES – Mastering the Hague Agreement: From Asia to the USA, through the EU Link.
  • 24-26 April – Alicante, Spain – EUIPO – IP Course for Paralegal – Link.
  • 25-26 April – Alicante, Spain – EUIPO – 17 LM Trade Marks – Link.
  • 26-28 April – Nice, France – Management Forum – Biotechnology for the Non-BiotechnologistLink.
  • 27 – 28 April – Prague, Czech Republic – NCP – NCP Academy Training on Intellectual Property Rights Academy – Link.
  • 28-29 April – Firenze, Italy – European University Institute – European Copyright – Quo Vadis Link.
  • 28 April – Geneva, Switzerland – WIPO – International Conference on Artist’s Resale Right Link.

 

USA & CANADA

  • 3 April – New York, NY, USA – Columbia Law School – Toward a Global Copyright Law? Link.
  • 4-6 April – Arlington, VA, USA – ABA – 32nd Annual Intellectual Property Law Conference Link.
  • 5 April – Chicago, IL, USA – DePaul University – 2017 Edward D. Manzo Scholars in Patent Law Series IV: Erik Hovenkamp – Link.
  • 6 April – Chicago, IL, USA – DePaul University – IP Theory and Practice – Session 6 Patent II Link.
  • 6 April – Berkeley, CA, USA – CLA – Legal Issues for the Sale and Use of Photography Link.
  • 6 April – New York, NY, USA – MIP – MIP Luxury Brand and Retail Forum 2017 Link.
  • 6 April – Seattle, WA, USA – Copyright Society USA – The Entrenched Irrationality of Statutory Damages in Copyright Law – Link.
  • 7 April – Toronto, ON, Canada – LES USA & Canada – IP & Licensing Basics – Link.
  • 7 April – San Jose, CA, USA – USPTO – Trademark Basics: What Every Small Business Should Know Now, Not Later – Link.
  • 8-9 April – Boston, MA, USA – Boston College Law School – PATCON Link.
  • 10-12 April – St Louis, MO, USA – NTCA – IP Vision – Link.
  • 12 April – Dallas, TX, USA – Dentons – Best Practices in Battling the New IPR Trolls Link.
  • 13 April – Boston, MA, USA – Copyright Society USA – Mind The Gap: IP Protection for Software After Alice Corp. v. CLS Bank InternationalLink.
  • 13 April – Washington DC, USA – George Washington University School of Law – IP Speaker series: Patent Clutter Link.
  • 18 April – Alexandria, VA, USA – USPTO – Consumer Messaging in Connection with Online Transactions Involving Copyrighted Works Link.
  • 18 April – Los Angeles, CA, USA – LAIPLA – LAIPLA Annual Meeting and Patent Litigation Dinner & Young Lawyers Event – Link.
  • 19 April – Sacramento, CA, USA – CLA – Getting Out There: Promote, develop, and market your art and your brand Link.
  • 19 April – Toronto, ON, Canada – LES USA & Canada – Navigating your IP in the United StatesLink.
  • 20 April – Alexandra, VA, USA – AIPLA – AIPLA Law Students Committee Program – Link.
  • 20-21 April – New York, NY, USA – Fordham University – 25th Annual Fordham IP Conference Link.
  • 20-21 April – Berkeley, CA, USA – University of Berkeley – The 21st Annual BCLT/BTLJ Symposium – Link.
  • 20-21 April – St Paul, MN, USA – Mitchell Hamline School of Law – The New Era of Trade Secret Law: The DTSA and other Developments Link.
  • 21 April – Los Angeles, CA, USA – LAIPLA – LAIPLA Digital Piracy LuncheonLink.
  • 24 April – New York, NY, USA – Copyright Society USA – Copyright, Dance & Choreography – Link.
  • 25 April – Palo Alto, CA, USA – MIP – MIP Global Patent Roadshow 2017 – Link.
  • 26 April – Palo Alto, CA, USA – LES USA & Canada – Do Patents still matter? Link.
  • 27 April – New York, NY, USA – Centerforce – IP Defence Summit – Link.
  • 27 April – Chicago, IL, USA – MIP – MIP Global Patent Roadshow 2017 – Link.
  • 27 April – San Jose, CA, USA – USPTO – Hands-of Patent Search Workshop – Link.
  • 29 April – Venice, CA, USA – CLA – Entertainment & The Law: The Stairway Into a Blurry 2017Link.

 

AFRICA, ASIA & OCEANIA

  • 4 April – Melbourne, VIC, Australia – IP Australia – Trade marks 101 for start-ups – Melbourne CBD – Link.
  • 6 April – Sydney, NSW, Australia – IP Australia – Trade marks 101 for start-ups – Melbourne CBD – Link.
  • 12 April – Melbourne, VIC, Australia – University of Melbourne – Website blocking injunctions: lessons from the UK and EU – Link.
  • 12-20 April – Tokyo, Japan – WIPO – Training Course on the Enforcement of Intellectual Property RightsLink
  • 21-23 April – Manila, Philippine – Asean IP Association – 21st ASEAN Intellectual Property Association Annual Meeting & ConferenceLink.
  • 24-25 April –Manila, Philippine – WIPO – Workshop on Collective Management of Related RightsLink.
  • 24-26 April – Matsapha, Swaziland – SATA – Annual Conference Link.
  • 25 April – Beijing, China – IAM – IPBC – Maximising IP Value in China – Link.
  • 25 April – Brisbane, QLD, Australia – IP Australia – Patents 101 for start-ups – Melbourne CBD – Link.
  • 25-28 April – Jakarta, Indonesia – WIPO – Workshop on Access to Technology for Innovation and Establishing a Technology and Innovation Support Center (TISC)Link.
  • 26-28 April – Bengaluru, India – World Intellectual Property Forum – World Intellectual Property Forum 2017 Link.
  • 27 April – Melbourne, VIC, Australia – ACC Australia – IT contracting trends and challenges in the age of disruption – Link.
  • 27 April – Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia – INTA – Trademark Administrators Mini-Seminar in Malaysia Link.
  • 28 April – Seoul, South Korea – IPBC Korea – Corporate IP Best Practice – Link.
  • 29 April – Perth, WA, Australia – IPTA – IPTA 2017 Annual conference – Link.
  • 29 April – 1 May – Tel Aviv, Israel – AIPPI – 3rd International Convention on the Economy of Innovation – Link.

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

 

February 2017 #IPEvents

by Giancarlo Moretti

Here is the list of Intellectual Property events occurring in February 2017. If you have knowledge of or are organising any IP event not shown on the list, we would be grateful if you would let us know. Simply leave us a comment or tweet us @QMJIP and we can add it to the list.

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

UNITED KINGDOM & IRELAND

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

CONTINENTAL EUROPE

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

USA & CANADA

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

LATIN, CENTRAL & SOUTH AMERICA

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

AFRICA, ASIA & OCEANIA

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

 

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

December 2016 #IPEvents

by Giancarlo Moretti

Here is the list of Intellectual Property events occurring in December 2016. If you have knowledge of or are organising any IP event not shown on the list, we would be grateful if you would let us know. Simply leave us a comment or tweet us @QMJIP and we can add it to the list.

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

 

UNITED KINGDOM & IRELAND

  • 1 December – London – Queen Mary, CCLS – The Future of the European Concept of Trade Mark Functionality  Link.
  • 1 December – London – IBC – Internet & Media Law 2016Link.
  • 1 December – London – MBL – ‘Brexit’ – The Implications for European Trade Marks & Community Designs Link.
  • 1 December – Cambridge – CIPIL – Hyperlinking and website blocking injunctions: recent copyright case law from the European and English courts – Link.
  • 1-2 December – London – Premier Circle – IP Summit – Link.
  • 5 December – London – Assimilate IP – Building, Managing and Monetizing Your IP Portfolio Link.
  • 5 December – London – LES – Interesting IP Developments in the Past Year Link.
  • 5 December – London – MBL – Registered Designs & Design Right Litigation ExplainedLink.
  • 5 December – London – MBL – All You Need to Know About the UK Patent BoxLink.
  • 5-6 December – London – IBC – The 10th Annual Standards, Patents & Competition: Law & Litigation Link.
  • 5-6 December – London – Management Forum – US Patent Practice – Link.
  • 6 December – London – IP Union – British Group Dinner Meeting Link.
  • 6 December – Bristol – SCL – Key legal issues for tech-centric business in 2016: Office banter – the changing face of harassment and discrimination, reputation management, advertising and social media Link.
  • 7 December – London – Bond Dickson – Why were Trunki sent packing again? (and other recent developments in IP law) Link.
  • 7 December – London – iVIR – From Research to Market: Protect, Innovate and Prosper – Link.
  • 7 December – London – QMUL – qLegal – Be Forearmed – A Cyber Crime 101 for Startups – Link.
  • 8 December – Newcastle – Bond Dickson – Why were Trunki sent packing again? (and other recent developments in IP law) Link.
  • 8 December – London – Osborne Clarke – Interactive Entertainment Summit – Link.
  • 12 December – Edinburgh – MBL – Taxation of Intellectual Property – Link.
  • 12 December – London – MBL – Copyright Law & Practice in Just One Day Link.
  • 12-13 December – London – MBL – A to Z of Negotiating & Drafting IT Contracts – In 2 Days Link.
  • 13 December – Southampton – iCLIC – iCLIC Seminar: Guest Speaker Simon Morrison from Google Link.
  • 13 December – London – QMUL – qLegal – Getting Your Head Around Software PatentsLink.
  • 15 December – Queen Mary, CCLS – Intellectual Property in Business – Link.
  • 15 December – London – IALS – The Competence of the European Union in Copyright Lawmaking Link.
  • 16 December – London – Taylor & Wessing – IBA European Start Up Conference – Link.
  • 16 December – Birmingham – CITMA – TM protection for product attributes beyond brand names and logos – an update Link.

CONTINENTAL EUROPE

  • 1 December – Amsterdam, The Netherlands – FORUM – FTO in Practice: Life Sciences &
    Pharmaceuticals –
    Link.
  • 1 December – Munich, Germany – FORUM – 3D Printing & IP Rights – Link.
  • 1 December – Helsinki, Finland – IPR University Centre – Digital Rights, Markets and Innovation Link.
  • 1-2 December – Brussels, Belgium – INTA – Digital World Conference Link.
  • 1-2 December – Munich, Germany – FORUM – Licensing – Link.
  • 2 December – Grenoble, France – CUERPI – La Propriété intellectuelle en dehors de ses frontières – Link.
  • 2 December – Munich, Germany – FORUM – US Design Patents – Link.
  • 5 December – Milan, Italy – Milan Bar Association (Ordine Avvocati Milano) – Processo Simulato in Materia di Proprietà Industriale – Link.
  • 6 December – Munich, Germany – EPO – Guidelines2day and Article 84 EPC Link.
  • 8 December – Riga, Latvia – ECTA – The Implementation of Trade Mark Directive – Link.
  • 8 December – Paris, France – LES – Actualités du licensing 2016Link.
  • 9 December – Strasbourg, France – CEIPI – Quels défis internationaux pour la propriété intellectuelle Link.
  • 9 December – Munich, Germany – EPO – Industry 4.0 and its impact on the patent system Link.
  • 12 December – Madrid, Spain – FIDE – Balance de la actividad a nivel europeo en materia de propiedad intelectual durante el año 2016. La Propuesta de Directiva sobre los Derecho de autor en el mercado único digital y la jurisprudencia del TJUELink.

USA & CANADA

  • 1 December – Santa Monica, CA, USA – CLA – Copyright Basics – Link.
  • 1 December – Washington DC, USA – ALPSP – All things disruptive: surviving innovation – Link.
  • 2 December – New York, NY, USA – MIP – European Patent Reform Forum – Link.
  • 2 December – Los Angeles, CA, USA – LAIPLA – Effective Oral Advocacy in IP Cases – Link.
  • 5 December – Chicago, IL, USA – LES – What does fruit have to do with licensing? Link.
  • 5 December – Denver, CO, USA – USPTO – Intellectual Property Protection and Enforcement Abroad Link.
  • 6-7 December – Santa Monica, CA, USA – IPQC – Global IP Exchange US – Link.
  • 7 December – Chicago, IL, USA – IPLAC – The new TTAB Rules of Practice Link.
  • 7 December – Santa Monica, CA, USA – Internet and Social Media Legal Issues for Artists and Business OwnersLink.
  • 7-8 December – Palo Alto, CA, USA – Berkeley & Stanford Universities – 17th Stanford/Berkeley Advanced Patent Law Institute: Silicon Valley Link.
  • 9 December – Alexandria, VA, USA – USPTO – Public Meeting on Developing the Digital Marketplace for Copyrighted Works – Link.
  • 12 December – San Francisco, CA, USA – SIFPLA – How to Win a Trade Dress Case After Apple v. Samsung Link.
  • 16 December – New York, NY, USA – Copyright Society of the USA – The Copyrightability of Constructed Languages Link.

LATIN, CENTRAL & SOUTH AMERICA

AFRICA, ASIA & OCEANIA

  • 1 December – Sydney, NSW, Australia – ACC – Doing business in a digital era: where is the law up to? – Link.
  • 1 December – Melbourne, VIC, Australia – IP Australia – IP Management on a Lean Budget – Link.
  • 4-6 December – Shanghai, China – IPBC – Maximizing Corporate IP Value – Link.
  • 5 December – Tokyo, Japan – FICPI – FICPI Japan Seminar – Link.
  • 5-9 December – Seoul, South Korea – WIPO – Interregional Workshop on Copyright Enforcement – Link.
  • 6 December – Melbourne, VIC, Australia – LES – Agile IP Management – Link.
  • 13-14 December – Dushanbe, Tajikistan – WIPO – National Workshop on IP Valuation – Link.

 

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

 

November 2016 #IPEvents

by Giancarlo Moretti

Here is the list of Intellectual Property events occurring in November 2016. If you have knowledge of or are organising any IP event not shown on the list, we would be grateful if you would let us know. Simply leave us a comment or tweet us @QMJIP and we can add it to the list.

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

UNITED KINGDOM & IRELAND

  • 1 November – Oxford – Oxford Intellectual Property Research Centre – Protecting Authors’ Rights through Human Rights Rationales: A Latin American comparative perspective Link.
  • 2 November – Glasgow – CREATe – CREATe Public LectureLink.
  • 2 November – London – CIPA – The 818th Ordinary General Meeting of the Chartered Institute – Link.
  • 2 November – London – ITMA – Women in IP – Launch eventLink.
  • 3 November – Bournemouth – CIPPM – Is there a European future for UK Intellectual Property Law- Link.
  • 3 November – London – ITMA – 2016 ITMA Seminar for Litigators Link.
  • 3 November – London – CCLS – Systemic Implications of the Enhanced Patent Cooperation Link.
  • 3 November – Oxford – Oxford Intellectual Property Research Centre – The Propertisation of Trade Mark Law – Link.
  • 7 November – London – QMUL-CCLS & IPKey – EU-China Intellectual Property Forum: Preparing for Opportunities, Responding to Challenges Link.
  • 7 November – London – UCL – Drafting Clearer Contracts – Link.
  • 7 November – Southampton – iCLIC – It’s too complicated: How the Internet upends Katz, Smith, and electronic surveillance law – Link.
  • 8 November – Glasgow – CREATe – Copyright and Creation Link.
  • 8 November – London – MBL – A to Z of Intellectual Property Law – Link.
  • 8 November – London – Music tank – Rock ‘n’ Roll Disasters & What They Taught Me
    Read –
    Link.
  • 9 November – London – Osborne & Clarke – Commercialising your IP assets in the Life Sciences sector – Link.
  • 8 November – Manchester – ITMA – CJEU and General Court decisions 2016Link.
  • 9 November – Bournemouth – CIPPM – Opening PANDORA’S BOX: bridging the gap between film preservation and IP Link.
  • 9 November – Leeds – MBL – ‘Brexit’ – The Implications for European Trade Marks & Community Designs Link.
  • 9 November – London – FBLIP – Food And Beverage Law and IP – Link.
  • 10 November – Glasgow – CREATe – Open Innovation Design Jam – Link.
  • 10 November – Cambridge – BLACA & CIPIL – News and Copyright – Link.
  • 10 November – London – SCL – Advising in a time of technological change – Link.
  • 10 November – London – Taylor & Wessing – The British Fashion Council Fashion Trust & Taylor Wessing Seminar – Link.
  • 11 November – London – LES Britain and Ireland – The New Lambert Agreement Seminar Link.
  • 14-15 November – London- CIPA – The 2016 Life Sciences Conference – Link.
  • 15 November – London – Bird&Bird – Annual TechLaw Day 2016Link.
  • 15 November – London – UCL – IP Licensing: An Advanced Level Drafting WorkshopLink.
  • 15 November – Edinburgh- UK IPO – Intellectual Property: the Value within – Link.
  • 16 November – London – CIPA & UCL – Do Patents have a ‘Chilling Effect’ on the Incentives for Research and Development?Link.
  • 16 November – London – UCL & IBIL – Annual Innovation Panel – Link.
  • 18 November – London – MBL – Patent Court Litigation – Link.
  • 21 November – London – CIPA – Patent Case Law – Link.
  • 22 November – London – CCLS – Introduction to US Intellectual Property Law Research – Link.
  • 23 November – London – UK IPO – Enforcing IP on a Budget Link.
  • 23 November – London – Management Forum – Advanced Drafting Techniques for Successful EPO Patent Applications – Link.
  • 24 November – London – Bond Dickinson – Why were Trunki sent packing again? (and other recent developments in IP Law)Link.
  • 24 November – London – Bird& Bird – 2016 Annual IP SeminarLink.
  • 24 November – Manchester – ITMA – Recent developments on online blocking Injunctions and colour TMsLink.
  • 24 November – Oxford – OIPRC – Copyright and Course Packs: A Collision of Competing Values? – Link.
  • 28 November – London – Assimilate IP – Freedom to Operate for the Engineering Industries – Link.
  • 28 November – London – CIPA –CIPA/ITMA New Student Induction Day – Link.
  • 28 November – Bristol – CIPA – Patent Case Law – Link.
  • 29 November – London – UCL – Drafting and Negotiating Contracts with Universities Link.
  • 28-29 November – London – IBC Legal – International Copyright Law 2016Link.

CONTINENTAL EUROPE

  • 1 November – Helsinki, Finland – IPR – The Logistic of Ideas – Link.
  • 3 November – Strasbourg, France – CCI Alsace – Brexit – Consequences pour la PI Link.
  • 3 November – Munich, Germany – IAM – Pharma and Biotech IP Summit – Link.
  • 3 November – Madrid, Spain –EPO – PCT at EPO – Link.
  • 5 November – Amsterdam, the Netherlands – Vrije University – Selected Problems of the EU Trademark Law Reform Link.
  • 7-8 November – Paris, France –Dennemayer – Dennemayer Annual Meeting – Link.
  • 7-9 November – Cologne, Germany – BIO Europe – 22nd Annual International Partnering Conference – Link.
  • 8-10 November – Madrid, Spain – EPO – Patent Information Conference 2016 – Link.
  • 9 November – Amsterdam, the Netherlands – FORUM – Patent Due DiligenceLink.
  • 10 November – Paris, France – ASPI – Droit des Brevets – Link.
  • 10 November – Basel, Switzerland – University of Basel – IP Protection of Biological Inventions – Link.
  • 10 November – Geneva, Switzerland – WIPO – Conference on IP Dispute Resolution in Life Sciences – Link.
  • 10-11 November – Amsterdam, the Netherlands – FORUM – Supplementary Patent Certificates – Link.
  • 10-11 November – Stockholm, Sweden – IRI – The XXXI Nordic Conference on Law & IT Link.
  • 14 November – Berlin, Germany – GRUR & OUP – (Non-)Regulation of online platforms and internet intermediaries: state of play, visions, and next steps in Germany, UK, the Netherlands and at EU level – Link.
  • 14-15 November – Berlin, Germany – IQPC – Brand Protection & Anti-Counterfeiting – Link.
  • 15-16 November – Brussels, Belgium – CREATe – EU Hackathon – Link.
  • 15-16 November – Munich, Germany – IQPC – IP Life Sciences Exchange – Link.
  • 16 November – Zagreb, Croatia – Zagrebački Velesajam – INOVA – Link.
  • 17 November – Brussels, Belgium – Bird&Bird – Sample Management, Biobanking and Clinical Trials Link.
  • 17 November – Paris, France – FNDE – Droit du Numérique – Link.
  • 17-18 November – Trier, Germany – ERA – Annual Conference on European Copyright Law 2016 – Link.
  • 17-18 November – Vienna, Austria – Fleming – 4th Annual Open Innovation – Life Science, Pharma & BiotechLink.
  • 17-18 November – Amsterdam, the Netherlands – Marcus Evans – 10th Pan-European Conference in the P2P Series – Link.
  • 22 November – Anwtwerp, Belgium – Bird&Bird – Pharmaceutical Law Seminar – Link.
  • 22 November – Amsterdam, the Netherlands – FORUM – EU Design Law – Link.
  • 22 November – Basel, Switzerland – FORUM – Pharma IP Management – Link.
  • 22-23 November – Sofia, Bulgaria – WIPO – National Seminar on Copyright in the Digital Age – Link.
  • 23-24 November – Munich, Germany – EPO – Boards of Appeal and Key Decisions – Link.
  • 23 November – Amsterdam, the Netherlands – FORUM – Design Protection in China – Link.
  • 24 November – Amsterdam, the Netherlands – FORUM – International R&D – Link.
  • 24-25 November – Amsterdam, the Netherlands – FORUM – The Patent Roadmap – Link.
  • 24-25 November – Geneva, Switzerland – WIPO – Seminar on Intellectual Property and Traditional Knowledge – Link.
  • 24-25 November – Geneva, Switzerland – WIPO – Seminar on the Practical Aspects of the Madrid System for the International Registration of Marks – Link.
  • 24-25 November – Helsinki, Finland – IPR – Unfair Competition within (and beyond) IP ­– Link.
  • 24 November – Lyon, France – ASPI – Droit des Brevets – Link.
  • 24 November – Madrid, Spain – FIDE – Análisis de las Reclamaciones internacionales de inversión presentadas por Philip Morris contra Uruguay y Australia Link.
  • 26 November – Bologna, Italy – EPO – PCT at the EPO – Link.
  • 29 November – 1 December – Basel, Switzerland – FORUM – IP Strategy! – Link.
  • 29-30 November – Frankfurt, Germany – IICE – Information Management & Information Compliance – Link.
  • 30 November – Brussels, Belgium – INTA – Internet and the Rights HolderLink.
  • 30 November – Milano, Italy – EUIPO – DesignEuropa Awards – Link.

USA & CANADA

  • 1 November – Baton Rouge, LA, USA – USPTO – Patent and Trademark SeminarLink.
  • 2 November – San Diego, CA, USA – AIPF – Protecting your IP overseas Link.
  • 2 November – Washington DC, USA – George Washington Law School – IP Speaker Series: Stephen YeldermanLink.
  • 2 November – Whitewater, WI, USA – LES US&Canada – IP Business Basics 101 – Link.
  • 3 November – Bloomington, IN, USA – Maurer School of Law – IP Colloquium: Lisa P. Ramsey – Link.
  • 3 November – Los Angeles, CA, USA – CLA – Navigating the Legal Side of the Entertainment Business, the Right Way: Immigration & Contract DealsLink.
  • 3 November – Boston, MA, USA – CenterForce – The IP Strategy Summit: DefenseLink.
  • 3 November – Toronto, ON, Canada – LES US&Canada – IP Valuation: Options for Determining Value in Today’s Global Innovation Economy Link. ottom of Form

 

  • 3-4-November – Washington DC, USA – BIO – BIO Patient and Health Advocacy Summit Link.
  • 4 November – Los Angeles, CA, USA – LAILPA and Loyola Law School – TechTainment 2.0: Technology + Entertainment Link.
  • 4 November – Salt Lake City, UT, USA – AIPF – Protecting your IP overseas Link.
  • 4 November – Washington DC, USA – LES USA&Canada – IP Update: developments in Europe – Link.
  • 8 November – Chicago, IL, USA – CenterForce – The IP Landscape Has Changed: But Has Your Strategy?Link.
  • 8 November – Palo Alto, CA, USA – USPTO – Trademark Tuesday – Link.
  • 9 November – Cleveland, OH, USA – INTA – Young Practitioners and Trademark Administrators Reception and Roundtable – Link.
  • 9 November – Philadelphia, PE, USA – The Copyright Society of the USA – Star Athletica v. Varsity Brands: Separating the Useful and the Aesthetic for Copyright Protection Link.
  • 9 November – Santa Monica, CA, USA – CLA – Understanding Music Royalties and Copyright for Attorneys – Link.
  • 10 November – Boston, MA, USA – The Copyright Society of the USA – Public Art, Activism and Intellectual Property Link.
  • 10-11 November – Santa Monica, CA, USA – The State Bar of California – IP Section – IP On the American Riviera – Link.
  • 11 November – Québec City, QC, Canada – LES USA&Canada – Assurance en propriété intellectuelle: utile et rentable Link.
  • 15 November – Washington DC, USA – IAM – Patent Law & Policy 2016 – Link.
  • 15 November – Palo Alto, CA, USA – CenterForce – The IP Landscape Has Changed: But Has Your Strategy?Link.
  • 15-18 November – Hollywood, FL, USA – INTA – Leadership meeting – Link.
  • 16 November – Berkeley, CA, USA – CLA – Publishing Law 101: What Every Author MUST Know Before Getting Published – Link.
  • 17 November – New York, NY, USA – The Copyright Society of the USA – Donald C. Brace Memorial LectureLink.
  • 18 November – Dallas, TX, USA – USPTO – Spanish IP SeminarLink.
  • 24 November – Portland, OR, USA – Lewis&Clark Law SchoolHitting Refresh: Intellectual Property Rights and the Internet – Link.
  • 30 November – Palo Alto, CA, USA – Managing IP – European Patent Reform Forum – Link.
  • 30 November – 2 December – Philadelphia, PE, USA – IPQC – Pharmaceutical Packaging and Labeling Forum – Link.

LATIN, CENTRAL & SOUTH AMERICA

  • 13 September – Sao Paulo, Brazil – ASPI – Contratos e Parcerias sob a Lei Brasileira de Inovação – Oportunidades e Riscos – Link.

AFRICA, ASIA & OCEANIA

  • 1 November – Seoul, South Korea – CREATe – 2016 Seoul Copyright Forum – Link.
  • 3 November – Perth, WA, Australia – ACC Australia – IP Litigation – the real costs to your business and how best to manage itLink.
  • 8 November – Sydney, NSW, Australia – ACC Australia – Cyber Resilience Session Link.
  • 10 November – Melbourne, VIC, Australia – IAM – IPBC Australasia – Link.
  • 9-11 November – Tokyo, Japan – Japan Institute for Promoting Invention and Innovation, Japan Patent Information – Patent Information Fair & Conference – Link.
  • 11 November – Singapore, Singapore – IP Academy – Recent trends of IP Laws in Japan & Singapore – Link.
  • 14-15 November – Shenzen, China – Berkeley Centre for Law & Technology – The 5th Annual US-China IP Conference: Intellectual Property and Economic TransformationLink.
  • 15-16 November – Sydney, NSW, Australia – Australian Government & OECD – IP Statistics for Decision Makers – Link.
  • 17-18 November – Shangai, China – YIP – China Pharma Intellectual Property Summit 2016Link.
  • 20-22 November – Hong Kong – APCA – APCA Conference 2016 – Link.
  • 22 November – Sydney, NSW, Australia – University of Melbourne – What does a good IP system look like Link.
  • 24 November – Perth, WA, Australia – University of Melbourne – What does a good IP system look like – Link.

 

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

May 2016 #IPEvents

by Giancarlo Moretti

Here is the list of Intellectual Property events occurring in May 2016. If you have knowledge of or are organising any IP event not shown on the list, we would be grateful if you would let us know. Simply leave us a comment or tweet us @QMJIP and we can add it to the list.

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

UNITED KINGDOM & IRELAND

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

CONTINENTAL EUROPE

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

USA & CANADA

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

LATIN, CENTRAL & SOUTH AMERICA

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

AFRICA, ASIA & OCEANIA

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

 

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

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.