From March to September 2016 the team is joined by Guest Kats Emma Perot and Mike Mireles.

From April to September 2016 the team is also joined by InternKats Eleanor Wilson and Nick Smallwood.

Forthcoming Events

Forthcoming Events for your delectation

2016 

28 July 2016: Rapid Response Event: Blocking Injunctions after Cartier, panel discussion at the London offices of Simmons & Simmons. Further details soon


1-5 August 2016: "IT Law Summer School", course by IBC Legal Conferences. 15% discount for IPKat readers.

15 - 19 August 2016 "Intellectual Property Law Summer School", IBC, Downing College, Cambridge. 10% discount for IPKat readers with this code: FKW82654IPKL

3-5 September 2016: European Policy for Intellectual Property (EPIP) - 11th Annual Conference, taking place at Oxford this year. 

13-15 September 2016: Pharma Law Academy 2016, IBC, Downing College, Cambridge. 10% discount for IPKat readers with this code: FKW82658IPK

22 September 2016: Protecting the media 2016, IBC, Central London
10% Discount VIP code: FKW82666IPK
23 September 2016: The present and future of data mining and data sharing, University of Southampton.

28 September 2016: "Patent Valuation", course organised by FORUM Institut in Amsterdam. 

30 September 2016: "Best Practices for Parallel EP & US Patent Applications", course organised by FORUM Institut in Amsterdam.

15-16 September 2016: ALAI 2016 International Congress - "Applied Arts Under IP Law: The Uncertain Border Between Beauty and Usefulness", Rome (Italy)

5-8 October 2016: Autumn Meeting of Pharmaceutical Trademark Group (PTMG) in Oslo (Norway)

6 October 2016: "US Patent Applications for European Practitioners", course organised by FORUM Institut in Amsterdam. 

13 October 2016: "Royalty clauses in IP licensing", course organised by FORUM Institut in Amsterdam. 

14 October 2016: "Mock UPC Trial" by European Patent Litigator's Association (EPLIT).

20-21 October 2016: Annual Conference on Trade Marks and Designs in Europe 2016, Trier, Germany. The aim of this conference organised by ERA (Academy of European Law) is intended to keep trade mark and design law practitioners informed about the recent case law and the latest EU legislative developments.

26 October 2016: Copyright in Europe: Adapting EU Rules to the New Digital Age, Thon Hotel Brussels City Centre, Brussels

9 November 2016: "Patent Due Diligence", course organised by FORUM Institut in Amsterdam. 

10-11 November 2016: "Supplementary Protection Certificates", advanced course organised by FORUM Institut in Amsterdam. 

16 November 2016: "EU Design Law", course organised by FORUM Institut in Amsterdam. 

17-18 November 2016: Annual Conference on European Copyright Law 2016, Trier, Germany. The aim of this conference organised by ERA (Academy of European Law) is to inform copyright law practitioners about the recent case law and the latest EU legislative developments. The focus will be on the new Digital Single Market Strategy which is anticipated to significantly impact EU copyright and its enforcement. 

17 November 2016: "Russia Patents 2016", course organised by FORUM Institut in Munich. 

21-23 November 2016: 4th Annual TAU Workshop for Junior Scholars Tel-Aviv University Faculty of Law. Will include at least one panel on IP. 

24 November 2016: "International R&D. Implications of Employee Inventions", course organised by FORUM Institut in Amsterdam. 

24-25 November 2016: "The Patent Roadmap. How to Identify, Secure and Protect Inventions", organised by FORUM Institut in Amsterdam. 

29 November -1 December 2016: "IP Strategy! 2.5 days intensive winter special course", organised by FORUM Institut in Basel. 

1 December 2016: "FTO in Practice: Life Sciences & Pharmaceuticals", course organised by FORUM Institut in Amsterdam. 

1 December 2016: "FTO in Practice: Engineering, Material Science & High Tech", course organised by FORUM Institut in Amsterdam. 

1-2 December 2016: "Licensing", course organised by FORUM Institut in Munich. 

2 December 2016: "IP & Change Management", course organised by FORUM Institut in Basel. 


Distance learning courses and e-learning


LLM in Computer and Communications Law. 2-6 year distance learning course at Queen Mary University London commencing 31 August 2016 and 9 January 2017. Details here, and Diploma/Postgraduate Certificate in Computer and Communications law here.

Postgraduate Diploma/LLM in Media and Entertainment Law. 12 month coure commences 26 September 2016, London Metropolitan university. Details here

E-Learning @ ERA. Leading practitioners and academics are filmed at ERA events. The recording and the speaker’s presentation are combined in a split-screen video podcast, together with full hyperlinked supporting material. The package can be viewed as a video or downloaded as an audio file. ERA's IP e-learning programme is available here

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