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Thursday, 23 November 2017

Thursday Thingies

Lecturer/Senior Lecturer vacancy. The Faculty of Law of the University of East Anglia is looking for a Lecturer/Senior Lecturer in Competition Law and Intellectual Property. Applicants for Senior Lecturer should hold a Ph.D. in Law or equivalent. Meanwhile, applicants for Lecturers must be near completion of the Ph.D. Apply here before 24 November 2017. More information, here.

Miau! So many IP events...
The Intellectual Property Lawyers Organisation (TIPLO) Christmas dinner will take place on 5 December 2017 at The Large Pension Room, Gray’s Inn, in London. The event is a good opportunity for networking and there will be a quiz! More details, here.

INTA’s Ladas Memorial Award Competition. The annual awards will be granted to three top papers related to trademark law or topics affecting trademarks in the categories of student and professional. Two students will be awarded $2,500 USD and a complimentary registration to the 2018 INTA Annual Meeting in Seattle in May. Meanwhile, the professional winner will receive a set of the Patents, Trademarks, and Related Rights treatise by Stephen P. Ladas. The winner papers will be considered for publication in The Trademark Reporter, INTA’s legal journal. Deadline for submissions is 19 January 2018. More information, here.

Calling for Internship applications. The Secretariat of the Internet & Jurisdiction Policy Network is looking for an intern interested in internet governance and multistakeholder cooperation issues. Applicants must be enrolled in a master’s or Ph.D. program in the field of policy, law, international relations, internet studies or a related field. The position involves, among other activities, analysis and research of internet topics, and preparing blog posts, newsletters, and reports. The paid internship will last from four to six months and will take place in Paris. The working language is English. Apply by sending CV, cover letter and two writing samples to More information, here.

INTA’s 2018 events. INTA has organized several events as follows for the next year. The Trademark Administrators Mini-seminar will take place on 8 February 2018 in Munich. The 2018 Designs Conference: The Power of Design will take place on 26 and 27 February 2018 in London. The Brands and Innovation Conference will take place on 19 and 20 March 2018 in New York. The 140th Annual Meeting will take place from 19 to 23 May 2018 in Seattle. The Trademark Administrators and Practitioners Meeting (TMAP) will take place from 12 to 14 September 2018 in Orlando. The Australia Conference will take place on 11 and 12 October 2018 in Sydney. Finally, the Dubai Conference will take place on 10 and 11 December 2018 in Dubai.

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