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Intellectual Property Case Law Seminar 2022

2 November 2022 13:00-18:00, London, United Kingdom

The RSC Law Group will be holding its annual and highly popular IP case law seminar on Wednesday, 2 November from 1pm at Burlington House, Piccadilly, London W1J 0BA. Our excellent speakers will be discussing recent high profile developments in the world of intellectual property law, with a chemical flavour. Our speakers will be providing updates from the European Patent Office and the UK Courts, catching up on developments for SPCs, as well as a looking at IP considerations in joint development and open innovation agreements. 

Our first in-person event since 2019 will be followed by a canape and drinks reception, giving attendees the chance to network in the great surroundings of Burlington House.

Provisional programme details are:

1.00-1.30pm   Registration

1.30-2.15pm   Michelle Pratt (Partner, Boult Wade Tennant) & Olivia Murray (Patent Attorney, Boult Wade Tennant)  – EPO case law update

2.15-3.00pm    Alexis Karfopoulos (European Patent Attorney, Croda) – IP in joint development and open innovation agreements

3.00-3.30pm   Coffee break and networking

3.30-4.00pm   Charlie Davies (Solicitor, Pinsent Masons) – Sufficiency and plausibility in the UK courts

4.00-4.30pm   Bobby Smithson (Partner, Appleyard Lees) – EPO Oppositions and Appeals: potential pitfalls for chemists and practice following RPBA 2020

4.30-5.00pm   Ben Heller (Associate, Kilburn & Strode) – SPC case law update

5.00-6.00pm   Canapé and drinks reception

Chair: Claire Weston (Associate, Kilburn & Strode)

We hope to welcome many of our RSC law group members to this seminar. The seminar is also open to non-members, so please do feel free to circulate details to any colleagues and contacts who may be interested.

Registration Fees:
£80  RSC member
£95  Non-member
£10  RSC student member
£15  Student non-member

Online registrations will close on 28 October 2022, and the registration link is included on this page.

For late registrations, please contact Charlotte Jones (see contact information below).
The Royal Society of Chemistry

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

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