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Welcome to Monday Miscellany - here you will find a mixed bag of reports, call for papers, events and job vacancies, enjoy!
IP is a barrier to the growth of creative industry freelancers, says Creative Industries Federation Report
Call for papers:
The 12th Edition of the Pan-European IP Summit will be held in Brussels on 7th and 8th of December 2017. The event hosts over 100 speakers on topics relating to patent, copyright, trademark, design and new technologies. More information can be found here: http://www.ipsummit.info/
Trademark enthusiasts may be interested in heading to New Orleans for the INTA Trademark Administrators and Practitioners Meeting (TMAP), which will take place from September 17th -19th . Featuring close to 30 speakers, attendees will experience three days of learning, networking and empowerment. For the first time, TMAP attendees and INTA staff will begin the meeting by building bicycles with a local non-profit for New Orleans teens in need. Early bird registration ends on Friday, August 4. To register, visit www.inta.org/2017TMAP.
Looking for something new? Here are some recent IP vacancies:
Motion Picture Association (MPA) EMEA is looking for a new Policy/Advocacy Intern in Brussels, Belgium. The internship is full-time for 6 months, to work closely with the MPA EMEA Policy Department, supporting the team in implementing the EMEA Policy Strategy. Full details here, hurry the deadline for applications is today, 31 July 2017!
Julia Reda is looking for a communications trainee to assist with spreading the word on Julia’s work and its underlying issues, and making it easy to understand, follow and participate in. Full details here, deadline 18th August 2017.
Google Policy Fellowship in Europe and Africa for undergraduate, graduate or law students interested in Internet and technology policy. The fellowship offers an opportunity to spend the summer contributing to the public dialogue on these issues, and exploring future academic and professional interests. More info here, apply here before 11th August 2017.
IP Junior Project Manager for the pan-European Intellectual Property Summit 2017, Brussels, Belgium. The position is for 6-12 months and involves the set-up of the IP Summit which will take place on 7-8 December. Full details here and here.
Think Tank Kennisland (KL) is offering a copyright internship in Amsterdam, the Netherlands from 1st October for four – six months. Full details here (the website is in Dutch but the language of the project work is English). Deadline to apply is 25th August 2017.
photo: Andrea Kirkby
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