UCL's newly formed Institute of Brand and Innovation Law (IBIL for short), under the stewardship of Professor Sir Hugh Laddie QC, is holding a launch seminar on 3 June, 3.30-6.30pm.
The event focuses on the latest developments in UK and European patent, trade mark and copyright law. Lord Neuberger is in the chair. Speakers are:
- Geoffrey Hobbs QC (One Essex Court) on O2 and comparative advertising
- Robin Stout (Head of EU Policy, UKIPO) on the prospects for the Community patent and the EPLA
- Lord Justice Jacob on second use patent claims
- Dr Tilman Lueder (Head of Copyright, DG Internal Market) on copyright harmonisation
All are welcome, but you must RSVP to Lisa Penfold (details here).