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Intellectual Property Beyond Brexit - Washington DC

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AIPLA Offices

Crystal Drive

Suite 600

Arlington, VA VA 22202

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09:30 – 10:15
Breakfast and registration

10:15 – 10:30
Introduction by Tony Rollins, Past President, CIPA

10:30 - 11:45
Patent aspects of Brexit and hot topics (including the patentability of artificial intelligence)
Panellists:
Moderator – Thomas Moga, LeClair Ryan
Julia Florence, President, CIPA
Simon Wright, CIPA Council and Partner, JA Kemp
Nicholas Fox, Partner, Finnegan
Mike Jennings, Partner, AA Thornton

11:45 – 12:15
Refreshment Break

12:15 – 13:15
UKIPO and USPTO session:
Moderator - Richard Roberts, Potter Clarkson
IP aspects of Brexit and Trade – the UK IPO perspective
Adam Williams, Director International Policy Directorate UK IPO
The global IP system threats and opportunities: A view from the UK IPO
Andy Bartlett, Divisional Director UK IPO
Mark Powell, Deputy Commissioner for International Patent Cooperation, USPTO

13:15 – 14:15
Lunch with keynote speech
Sir Colin Birss, Judge of the High Court of England and Wales

14:15 – 15:15
Trademark & Design aspects of Brexit and hot topics
Moderator – Michael Connelly, DOAR
Tania Clark, President, Chartered Institute of Trade Mark Attorneys (CITMA)
Richard Goddard, Vice President, CITMA
Matt Maitland, EIP
Clare Cornell, Partner, Finnegan

15:15 – 16:00
Comparison of court practices and procedures in the UK and US
  • Standard essential patents and FRAND
  • The internationalisation of IP
  • Specialist IP courts - the US and UK experience
  • Court reforms - streamlining, speed, disclosure and bifurcation. The Intellectual Property Enterprise Court and Patent Trial and Appeal Board
  • The business of judging - lengthy briefs, learned friends and law clerks
Raja Saliba, Partner, Sughrue Mion
Sir Colin Birss, Judge of the High Court of England and Wales
Paul R Michel (Ret.), Judge of U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit.

16:00 – 16:30
Closing remarks
Julia Florence, President, CIPA
Tania Clark, President, CITMA

16:30 – 18:00
Cocktail reception with canapés


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