Intellectual Property Law Seminar 2023

8 November 2023 13:00-18:30, London, United Kingdom

The RSC Law Group will be holding its annual and highly popular IP law seminar on Wednesday, 8 November from 1pm at Burlington House, Piccadilly, London W1J 0BA. Our excellent speakers will be discussing recent high profile law and practice developments in the world of intellectual property, including in areas of law where IP plays an important role – all with a chemical flavour.

The schedule is as follows:

Program details are as follows:
1.00-1.30 pm Registration

1.30-2:00 pm Rachel Bateman (Partner, D Young & Co) & Leon Harrington (Patent Attorney, D Young & Co) – EPO Case Law Update 1

2:00-2:30 pm Sam Judge (Partner, Page White Farrer) — Navigating a Maze: AI and Software in Chemical Patents

2:30-3:00 pm Katie McMullan (Counsel, Hogan Lovells) – Data protection – 5 things every IP lawyer should know

3.00-3.30 pm Coffee break

3:30-4:00 pm Rachel Bateman (Partner, D Young & Co) & Leon Harrington (Patent Attorney, D Young & Co) – EPO Case Law Update 2

4:00-4:30 pm Jamie Rowlands (Partner, HLK) – Trade secrets – how to maximise their value

4:30- 5:00 pm Richard Davis KC (IP Barrister, Hogarth Chambers) –  UPC – the First Six Months

5:00-6.30 pm Canapé and drinks reception

Chair: Claire Weston (Patent attorney, AstraZeneca)

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

The registration page is linked on this page  ̶  please use the "Book Now" link above.

The standard registration deadline is 31 October 2023. 

Accessibility: The event is located in the RSC building at the historic Burlington House. The RSC can provide a mobile ramp to access the building. Toilet facilities including an accessible toilet are on ground level and a lift provides access to the first floor where the Library is located. A hearing loop is available in the Library. The registration page has a section to indicate accessibility requirements, but please feel free to contact us separately to indicate these. Should you have any other accessibility requirements then please contact us and we will work with the RSC to determine how we can help.

Join us: You can join the RSC as a legal professional and there are several interest groups for those working outside the lab. You do not need a chemical sciences degree to be an affiliate member of the RSC. Please see for further details.
Please note the RSC will need to have processed your membership application before registering for this event for the RSC discount to apply.

The terms and conditions of the RSC Events registration page are included as a document on this page.
The Royal Society of Chemistry

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

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Royal Society of Chemistry Law Group
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