From March to September 2016 the team is joined by Guest Kats Emma Perot and Mike Mireles.

From April to September 2016 the team is also joined by InternKats Eleanor Wilson and Nick Smallwood.

Forthcoming Events

Forthcoming Events for your delectation

2016 

28 September 2016: "Patent Valuation", course organised by FORUM Institut in Amsterdam. 

30 September 2016: "Best Practices for Parallel EP & US Patent Applications", course organised by FORUM Institut in Amsterdam.

15-16 September 2016: ALAI 2016 International Congress - "Applied Arts Under IP Law: The Uncertain Border Between Beauty and Usefulness", Rome (Italy)

5-8 October 2016: Autumn Meeting of Pharmaceutical Trademark Group (PTMG) in Oslo (Norway)

6 October 2016: "US Patent Applications for European Practitioners", course organised by FORUM Institut in Amsterdam. 

13 October 2016: "Royalty clauses in IP licensing", course organised by FORUM Institut in Amsterdam. 

13 October 2016: WIPO Roving Seminar, Ikast, Denmark.

14 October 2016: "Mock UPC Trial" by European Patent Litigator's Association (EPLIT).

17 October 2016: WIPO Roving Seminar, Oslo, Norway.

19 October 2016: WIPO Roving Seminar, Bologna, Italy.

20-21 October 2016: Annual Conference on Trade Marks and Designs in Europe 2016, Trier, Germany. The aim of this conference organised by ERA (Academy of European Law) is intended to keep trade mark and design law practitioners informed about the recent case law and the latest EU legislative developments.

24 October 2016: Freedom to Operate for the Life Sciences and Pharmaceutical Industries, course organised by Assimilate IP, London School of Economics. 10% discount available for IPKat readers.

26 October 2016: Copyright in Europe: Adapting EU Rules to the New Digital Age, Thon Hotel Brussels City Centre, Brussels

9 November 2016: "Patent Due Diligence", course organised by FORUM Institut in Amsterdam. 

10-11 November 2016: "Supplementary Protection Certificates", advanced course organised by FORUM Institut in Amsterdam. 

10 November 2016: "IP Protection of Biological Inventions", workshop by VIPS and University of Basel.

14 November 2016: "7th GRUR Int./JIPLP Joint Seminar "(Non-)Regulation of online platforms and internet intermediaries: state of play, visions, and next steps in Germany, UK, the Netherlands and at EU level", Berlin.

16 November 2016: "EU Design Law", course organised by FORUM Institut in Amsterdam. 

17-18 November 2016: Annual Conference on European Copyright Law 2016, Trier, Germany. The aim of this conference organised by ERA (Academy of European Law) is to inform copyright law practitioners about the recent case law and the latest EU legislative developments. The focus will be on the new Digital Single Market Strategy which is anticipated to significantly impact EU copyright and its enforcement. 

17 November 2016: "Russia Patents 2016", course organised by FORUM Institut in Munich. 

20-22 November 2016: “Copyright in the Asian Pacific: the challenges and opportunities” APCA, University of Hong Kong

21-23 November 2016: 4th Annual TAU Workshop for Junior Scholars Tel-Aviv University Faculty of Law. Will include at least one panel on IP. 

24 November 2016: "International R&D. Implications of Employee Inventions", course organised by FORUM Institut in Amsterdam. 

24-25 November 2016: "The Patent Roadmap. How to Identify, Secure and Protect Inventions", organised by FORUM Institut in Amsterdam. 

28 November 2016: Freedom to Operate for the Engineering Industries, course organised by Assimilate IP, London School of Economics. 10% discount available for IPKat readers.

28-29 November 2016: "International Copyright Law 2016", IBC conference

29 November -1 December 2016: "IP Strategy! 2.5 days intensive winter special course", organised by FORUM Institut in Basel. 

1 December 2016: "FTO in Practice: Life Sciences & Pharmaceuticals", course organised by FORUM Institut in Amsterdam. 

1 December 2016: "FTO in Practice: Engineering, Material Science & High Tech", course organised by FORUM Institut in Amsterdam. 

1-2 December 2016: "Licensing", course organised by FORUM Institut in Munich. 

2 December 2016: "IP & Change Management", course organised by FORUM Institut in Basel. 

5 December 2016: Building, Managing and Monetizing Your IP Portfoliocourse organised by Assimilate IP, London School of Economics. 10% discount available for IPKat readers.


2017

23-24 January 2017: "Privacy online and offline: the citizen, the personal and the public interest", UCL IBIL, London


2 February 2017: "The future for the UK's patent framework", Westminster policy forum

27-28 February 2017: "Post Mortem Auctoris: Copyright & Estate Planning", course organised by the UCL Institute of Brand & Innovation Law

Distance learning courses and e-learning


LLM in Computer and Communications Law. 2-6 year distance learning course at Queen Mary University London commencing 31 August 2016 and 9 January 2017. Details here, and Diploma/Postgraduate Certificate in Computer and Communications law here.

Postgraduate Diploma/LLM in Media and Entertainment Law. 12 month coure commences 26 September 2016, London Metropolitan university. Details here

E-Learning @ ERA. Leading practitioners and academics are filmed at ERA events. The recording and the speaker’s presentation are combined in a split-screen video podcast, together with full hyperlinked supporting material. The package can be viewed as a video or downloaded as an audio file. ERA's IP e-learning programme is available here

Postgraduate Diploma in UK, EU & US Copyright Law. 8 month course delivered by distance learning. Commencing 3 October 2016. Details here



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