SpicyIP Events: MIP International Patent Forum 2017 on March 8 & 9 in London

We are pleased to announce that the 7th Annual MIP International Patent Forum 2017 will take place on March 8 & 9 at the Waldorf Hilton Hotel in London. The Forum brings together leading IP experts from multiple jurisdictions and industries to discuss and debate on significant international patent developments. The agenda for this year also includes a session on ‘Exploring India’s developing IP landscape’. Registration for the Forum is open. To know more about the event and register for it, please see the details below.

About the Forum

“With a swathe of IP developments on the horizon, influenced in no small part by the UK’s decision to leave the European Union, IP experts will inevitably face numerous challenges and changes in the coming months. The seventh annual MIP International Patent Forum 2017 will be navigating the implications of Brexit on the Unified Patent Court, giving some clarity on how other jurisdictions in Europe will be affected by this momentous change.

It will also examine recent EU regulations relating to the Nagoya Protocol in the UK and strategies to protect your IP in the Internet of Things space. The continued uncertainty of patentable subject eligibility will be analysed, alongside significant legal developments including trade secret protection, second medical use patents and latest case updates on Frand. This forum will provide answers to unanswered questions that may have arisen from the uncertain legal landscape over the past 12 months.

The programme addresses the major issues at hand and will encourage participation and debate on all of the pertinent topics and technical matters from the varied perspectives of a wide range of stakeholders. In addition, MIP brings to the agenda its global expertise so as to offer multinational corporations cuttingedge guidance on handling IP portfolios in a globalised world. The MIP International Patent Forum 2017 brings together world leaders in corporations, industry associations and leading legal experts to discuss and impart valuable knowledge.”

Agenda and Session on Indian IP Landscape

The detailed programme for the Forum can be viewed here. The programme for day one also includes a session on ‘Exploring India’s developing IP landscape’ wherein the following issues will be addressed:

• The waiting game: what improvements have been made over the past year?

• Progress report: Specialist IP courts

• Why you should consider India as a jurisdiction to protect your IP?

The speakers for this session will be Mr. Pravin Anand, Managing Partner, Anand & Anand (moderator) and Mr. Patrick Kilbride, Executive Director, International Intellectual Property, US Chamber of Commerce

Registration and Other Details

To register for the event, please click here. For more information, please contact at the following:

Registration & Marketing Queries: [email protected]

Sponsorship Queries: [email protected]

Speaking Queries: [email protected]

Website: http://www.managingip.com/patentforum2017


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