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Intellectual Property Conference

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THE WS SOCIETY PRESENTS

INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY CONFERENCE


IP law and policy after Brexit

At this year’s conference expert speakers from across the country will consider the future of IP policy, law and regulation. The programme covers a range of IP matters in the UK post-Brexit, and the possibility of further devolution to the Scottish Government. Gill Grassie (Partner, Brodies LLP) returns as conference chairman.




Other speakers include:

  • Stephen Rowan (Director of Tribunals, Trade Marks and Design, UK’s Intellectual Property Office)
  • Ross Nicol (Partner, Maclay Murray & Spens LLP)
  • Lindesay Low (Senior Legal Counsel, Scotch Whisky Association)
  • Mark Cruickshank (IP Legal Counsel, RBS)
  • Helena Brackenridge (In House Counsel, Oil States International Inc)
  • Anoop Joshi (Brodies LLP)
  • Kathryn Pickard (Axiom Advocates)
  • Campbell Newell (Partner, Marks & Clerk)




Sessions:

  • The UK IP system after the UK leaves the EU - an insight from the coalface?
  • Recent developments in IP contracts and licensing agreements
  • Brexit, PGIs and trade marks
  • IP in the Scottish FinTech sector – a case study
  • Panel session: the experiences of in-house counsel - what's on their agenda?
  • Case law update - impct and implications




Delegate rates:

  • WS member: £150 + VAT

  • Non-member: £200 + VAT

  • Trainee/student: £80 + VAT




All rates include lunch at the Signet Library.

CPD: 3 hours (Law Society of Scotland)

For more information please contact Anna Bennett WS




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