From October 2016 to March 2017 the team is joined by Guest Kats Rosie Burbidge and Eibhlin Vardy, and by InternKats Verónica Rodríguez Arguijo, Tian Lu and Hayleigh Bosher.

Forthcoming Events


19-21 March 2017: Showbiz and more … Intellectual Property in the Entertainment Industry, organized by the Inter-American Association of Intellectual Property (ASIPI) in Puerto Rico.

24 March 2017: Going for Gold: 3D Printing, Jewellery and the Future of Intellectual Property Law, Executive Business Centre, Bournemouth University.

24 March 2017: The Fashion Law Masterclass, at the Condé Nast College of Fashion & Design, 16-17 Greek Street, London.

28 March 2017: UNION-IP Spring Dinner, The Royal Overseas League, Overseas House, Park Place, St. James Street, London SW1A 1LR.

4-5 April 2017: WIPO Sub-Regional Seminar on Copyright in the Digital Age in Budapest. More information, here and here.

7-8 April 2017: Patent Conference (PatCon 7), Northwestern University Pritzker School of Law, Chicago.

11-13 April 2017: 12th Baltic AIPPI Conference on IP rights, Globalization and New Technologies which will take place in Jurmala, Latvia.

21 April 2017: The New Era of Trade Secret Law: The DTSA and other Developments, at Mitchell Hamline School of Law, 875 Summit Avenue, St. Paul, USA.

26 April 2017: World Intellectual Property Day!

11 May 2017: Stanford Patent Litigation Policy Practicum’s Symposium on Patent Assertion Entities Stanford Law School.

17-18 May 2017: 9th Annual Junior Scholars in Intellectual Property (JSIP) Workshop organized by the Michigan State University College of Law.

18 – 19 May 2017: ERA Academy of European Law Conference on Intellectual Property Enforcement and the Fight against Counterfeit Goods in the EU, Trier, Germany.

29-30 May 2017: 9th Annual Conference on Innovation and Communications Law (CICL), at The Faculty of Law at the University of Szeged, Hungary.

9 June 2017: Innovation and Competition in Life Sciences Law conference at the Faculty of Law of the University of Basel.

19-30 June 2017: WIPO-WTO Colloquium for Teachers and Researchers of Intellectual Property in Geneva.

26-30 June 2017: CREATe IP Summer Summit 2017, No. 10, The Square, University Avenue, University of Glasgow, G12 8QQ, Scotland.

26-30 June 2017: ERA Academy of European Law Summer Course on European Intellectual Property Law, Trier, Germany.

3-7 July 2017: 18th International Copyright Law summer course at IViR, Amsterdam.

3-7 July 2017: 5th Privacy Law and Policy summer course at IViR, Amsterdam.

4-5 July 2017: The Art in Law in Art conference, will take place at the Art Gallery of Western Australia. The conference will be hosted by the University of Western Australia Law school and will consider how the Law views visual art and vice versa.

15 July 2017: Annual IP Ball , De Vere Grand Connaught Rooms, Holborn, London.

4-6 September 2017: 12th Annual Conference entitled “Claims on Area: The Geography-IP Interface, organised by the European Policy for Intellectual Property association (EPIP) will take place in Bordeaux, France.

28 – 29 September 2017: ERA Academy of European Law Annual Conference on Trade Marks and Designs in Europe 2017, Alicante, Spain.

26 – 27 October 2017: 1st Future of Law Conference: The Internet of Things, Smart Contracts and Intelligent Machines, School of Law, Singapore Management University.

Distance learning courses and e-learning

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

MSc in Intellectual Property, Innovation and the Creative Economy, developed by CREATe, School of Law, University of Glasgow. This online programme is intended for people working in sectors where digital rights and obligations are a key concern. Apply now for the September 2017 intake, full details here.

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