San Francisco, California
London, United Kingdom
Thursday, September 12, 2013 5.30pm for 6pm
The UPC and what it means for your practice
Kevin Mooney, Partner, Simmons & Simmons
Laura Starrs, Policy Adviser, UKIPO
Darren Smyth, Partner, EIP, and IPKat
Venue: Freshfields (Fleet Street entrance), 65 Fleet Street, London, United Kingdom EC4Y 1HT
Drinks will be served afterwards
AIPPI is pleased to announce an event which brings together the practical and legal aspects of the new Unified Patent Court and Unitary Patent. As the public consultation on the draft rules continues, we will be looking more broadly at the progress being made towards a working Court and at the issues that lie ahead. This course is directed at all levels of practitioners with an interest in intellectual property. Our aim is to help you assess what changes may be needed in your own practice to build on this exciting new development.
Our speakers are at the heart of the work being done: Kevin Mooney has been involved in developing the rules from an early stage and is assisting in the public consultation; Laura Starrs heads the policy team at the UKIPO responsible for introducing enabling legislation, and Darren Smyth is an active blogger and commentator from within the patent attorney profession.
Attendance is free for members and new applicants for membership. The charge for non-members is £25 (including processing fee), payable online at the time of registration. New membership applications are welcome – please see our website www.aippi.org.uk or contact email@example.com for further details. Junior membership costs £30 and normal membership is £110. These details can also be found at www.aippi.org.uk/upc
SRA and IPReg, and (pending approval) BSB, CPD: 1.5 hours. AIPPI United Kingdom is accredited under the Solicitors Regulation Authority’s and the Bar Standards Board’s CPD schemes.