The team is joined by Guest Kats Rosie Burbidge, Stephen Jones, Mathilde Pavis, and Eibhlin Vardy, and by InternKats Verónica Rodríguez Arguijo, Hayleigh Bosher, Tian Lu and Cecilia Sbrolli.

Sunday, 6 August 2017

Sunday Surprises

Kind reminder! The Public Consultation on the Database Directive launched by the European Commission closes on 30 August 2017. Responses to the Consultation and more details, here.

 Thrilled about upcoming events!
IT for Change is calling researchers for the project “Policy Frameworks for digital platforms – Moving from openness to inclusion”, which is supported by the International Development Research Centre (IDRC). IT for Change is seeking ten researchers (3 in Asia, 2 in Africa, 2 in South America and 3 for Europe and North America) for a period of 14 months starting in October 2017. Expressions of interested must be submitted before 31 August 2017. More information, here.

2017 UK-China IP Symposium, co-hosted by the UKIPO and China’s State Intellectual Property Office, will take place on 22 September 2017 in London. The event will cover, among other topics, IP valuation, international enforcement, and new developments in trademark policies and practice. More information, here.

“The Strategic Inventor” seminar, organized by BananaIP Counsels, will take place on 22 September 2017 in Bangalore, India. The event is aimed to help companies to develop business by providing insights regarding patent law through different learning techniques, such as storytelling, creative problem solving, experiments and role playing. More details, here.

IBIL Autumn Courses. The Institute of Brand and Innovation Law (IBIL) is offering several courses from September to December in London. Drafting & Negotiating IP Terms in Research Contracts by Prof. Mark Anderson, will take place on 26 September 2017. IP Licensing: An Advanced Level Drafting Workshop by Prof. Mark Anderson, will take place on 3 October 2017. Drafting “Legal” Clauses in Commercial Contracts, by Prof. Mark Anderson, will take place on 10 October 2017. Central Concepts in Agency Law – A CPD course by Prof. Peter Watts QC, Prof. Paul Davies, and Magda Razcynska, will take place on 12 October 2017. Drafting and Negotiating Contracts with Universities, by Prof. Mark Anderson, will take place on 17 October 2017. Post Mortem Auctoris: Copyright and Estate Planning by Prof. Amanda Harcourt will take place on 23 and 24 October 2017. Drafting and Negotiating Clinical Trial Agreements, by Prof. Mark Anderson, will take place on 24 October 2017. Drafting and Negotiating Preliminary Agreements: CDAs, Options and MOUs, by Prof. Mark Anderson, will take place on 31 October 2017. Drafting Clearer Contracts, by Ken Adams, will take place on 6 November 2017. More information for the Autumn courses, here.

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