Sunday Surprises

The IPKat is here for your Sunday round-up of events across the IP world.


Queen Mary | University of London – “IELR 5.1 pre-publication event: EULAs: Friends or Foes?” 3 March 2022 – 18:00 – 19:00 CET (Online)

The Centre for Commercial Law Studies at Queen Mary is hosting an online seminar on the challenges between the access and distribution of copyright-protected content over the Internet. The seminar will address the fair balance between the interests of rights holders and the rest of digital society. It will discuss how content providers can effectively regulate and enforce this balance in their role as intermediaries in this ecosystem through their private norms, particularly end-user license agreements (EULAs) and terms of use/service. For more information about the panel and to register for the event, click here.

UCL Faculty of Laws – “Hybrid | Naughty Trade Marks and Greedy Owners
23 March 2022 – 18:00 – 19:30 GMT (Online)

UCL will hold its annual IBIL Brands Seminar, which will examine the extent to which ethical values are shaping - and should shape - the nature and scope of trade mark protection, taking into account trends in the US, UK and EU. The panel will discuss the balance between the obligation of signatory countries to the Paris Convention to reject trade marks that are 'contrary to morality or public order' and the freedom of speech of trade mark owners. The panel discussion is intended to shed light on the extent to which ethical values influence - and should influence - the nature and scope of trade mark protection. For more information on this event, ticket prices, and inquiries and registration, click here.

ALAI Conference 2022 – “Copyright, Neighbour and Special Rights – State of affairs and further outlook” 15-16 September 2022 (Estoril Congress Centre in Cascais, Portugal)

The annual ALAI conference has been announced and will be held on September 15-16, 2022, at the Estoril Congress Centre in Cascais, Portugal. Panel discussions will cover topics such as a comparative overview of the rights of performers, the rights of phonogram producers, the rights of broadcasters and producers of films and audiovisual media, and the rights of database producers and publishers. In addition, the panel will discuss new neighbouring rights with respect to the organisers of sporting events and the protection of creative contributions to theatrical performances. A plenary discussion will address Article 17 of the CDSM Directive and the main conclusions and future trends in EU copyright law. For more information, the full programme and the list of panellists, click here.


Robert Schuman Centre | EUI Florence Competition Programme – "Florence Seminar on Standard-Essential Patents (SEPs)6 October 2022 (14:00) CET | 7 October 2022 (18:00) CET - European University Institute - Badia Fiesolana (Italy)

The European University Institute and the Max Planck Institute for Innovation and Competition (MPI-IC) invite submissions for their Scientific Seminar on the Standard Essential Patent (SEP) to be held in Florence on October 6-7, 2022 at the EUI premises. The seminar will be held in the framework of the Florence Competition Programme and the ongoing project 'Innovation and Intellectual Property in the Digital Age'. Submission of extended abstracts or full papers is open until May 31, 2022. Acceptance confirmations will be sent by mid-June 2022. Final versions of the selected papers must be submitted by September 18, 2022. More information about the proposed topics and the scientific committee can be found here.


UCL Faculty of Laws – “Online Course | Intellectual property agreements: law and practice” 21 March 2022 – 18 May 2022 | 13:00 – 14:00 GMT (Online)

The UCL Faculty of Laws has announced a new series of sessions for the online course "Intellectual property agreements: law and practice." This course will explore a range of legal and practical issues relevant to different types of intellectual property agreements in 12 one-hour sessions. Each session will last 1 hour from 13:00 - 14:00 GMT. For a complete list of sessions, topics covered, and registration, click here.

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