Intellectual Property Case Law Seminar

26 November 2018 11:30-18:00, London, United Kingdom

The RSC Law Group will be holding its tenth annual and highly popular IP case law seminar on Monday, 26 November 2018 from 1pm at Burlington House, Piccadilly, London W1J 0BA. We will be focussing on recent high profile developments in the world of intellectual property law, all with a chemical flavour. The seminar will cover developments at the EPO and in the UK, as well as touching on the ever changing SPC landscape.

Our excellent speakers include Jocelyn Man (Gilead), Joanna Peak (Boult Wade Tennant), Rob Whittock (Hardwicke Chambers), Alexandra Pygall (Stephenson Harwood),  Mark Abthorpe (Kilburn & Strode) and Joseph Lenthall (Haseltine Lake). 

Our speakers will be discussing topics including updates on SPCs and from the EPO Boards of Appeal, Warner-Lambert v Generics (UK) and Actavis (UK Supreme Court), the patentability of chemical compositions – novelty of overlapping ranges, as well as providing a run through of interesting IP cases with a chemistry flavour, covering a range of IP rights. 

Registration for the seminar will open at 1pm, with the seminar taking place from 1.30 to 5pm, followed by a networking drinks reception from 5 to 6pm. 

Registration Fees:
£75  RSC member
£90  Non-member
£20  RSC student member
£25  Student non-member

Please follow the booking link to register or contact Jennifer Harris at with any queries or for late registration requests. 

The RSC Law Group will also hold its annual general meeting prior to the seminar, at 11.30am. All Law Group members are encouraged to attend. Please notify Oliver Rutt by e-mail at if you would like to attend the AGM. 

We also encourage any members who would be interested in putting themselves forward to join the committee to contact Oliver Rutt at and attend the meeting. 
The Royal Society of Chemistry

Science Suite, The Royal Society of Chemistry, Burlington House, Piccadilly, London, W1J 0BA, United Kingdom

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