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Unitary Patent & Unified Patent Court Conference, A Final Countdown? European Patent Office, Munich, Germany. 

Unitary Patent & Unified Patent Court Conference, A Final Countdown? European Patent Office, Munich, Germany. 

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07/07/2016 00:00:00

The Conference was very well attended, providing the first opportunity for comment on the impact of Brexit by many of those involved in progressing the UP and UPC project including Benoit Batistelli, Margot Froehlinger and Alexander Ramsay. 

Dr Penny Gilbert chaired a panel of judges from the UK, Germany, Belgium and the Netherlands discussing ‘Rules of Procedures and material law. How to get consistency between the Divisions?’:


Unitary Patent & Unified Patent Court Conference, A final Countdown? - European Patent Office, Munich, Germany on Thursday 7th July 2016
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Powell Gilbert is pleased to co-sponsor Premier Cercle™’s conference on the progress towards implementation of the Unified Patent Court and the Unitary Patent. Key decision makers, industry representatives, institutional, academic and legal experts will provide a 360º overview and tackle the timely topics on the latest updates and recent developments of the UPC before it's coming into force
The event, which promises a full day of great debates, will be held in The European Patent Office in Munich on Thursday 7th July 2016.

Key Topics:

UP & UPC latest updates from EPO Select and Preparatory Committees: Overview on the state of work, Recruitment of judges: selection, appointment, education & training; Issues of Art. 83 of the Treaty - Implementations
Ratification and implementation updates from France, Germany and the United Kingdom
Rules of Procedures and material law. How to get consistency between the Divisions?
Tailoring new IP Strategies for your Business: How to rationally prepare your portfolio for the new opportunities
UP&UPC : An International Perspective

Speakers include:

Sergio Lasca - PATENT & KNOW
Francesco Macchetta - PROPERTY BRACCO IMAGING SPA
Richard Lloyd, Patent Development Director - HP
Alexander Ramsay - SWEDISH MINISTRY OF JUSTICE
Prof.Dr. Ansgar Ohly, Chair for Civil Law, Intellectual Property and Competition Law - UNIVERSITY OF MUNCHEN
Benoît Battistelli, President - EUROPEAN PATENT OFFICE
Dr. Carsten Zülch, Deputy Chair of the Patent Senate - OBERLANDESGERICHT KARLSRUHE
Gabriel Cuonzo - TREVISAN & CUONZO
Dr. György Kozma - PERMANENT REPRESENTATION OF HUNGARY TO EU
Lord Justice Hacon, Presiding Judge - UK IP ENTERPRISE COURT (IPEC)
Dr. Hugo N. Caro, Head of Intellectual Property - FERRER
Jennifer Polse, Senior Patent Litigation Counsel - GOOGLE
Jérôme Debrulle, Advisor General - FPS ECONOMY - BELGIAN INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY OFFICE
Margot Fröhlinger, Principal Director Unitary Patent, European and International Legal Affairs - EUROPEAN PATENT OFFICE
Max Brunner, Chargé de Mission JUB, General Secretariat - EUROPEAN AND INTERNATIONAL AFFAIRS MINISTRY OF JUSTICE
Dr. Mirko Weinert - HOYNG ROKH MONEGIER
Motoyuki Nakashima - INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY HIGH COURT OF JAPAN
Dr Penny Gilbert - POWELL GILBERT LLP
Rainer Hilli - ROSCHIER
Rian Kalden - COURT OF APPEAL OF THE HAGUE
Samuel Granata - COMMERCIAL COURT OF ANTWERP
Seong-Soo Park, Attorney, IP Practice Group - KIM & CHANG
Tobias Bremi, Second Ordinary Judge - SWISS FEDERAL PATENT COURT

Venue : European Patent Office, Bob-van-Benthem-Platz 1, 80469 Munich, Germany http://www.epo.org/service-support/contact-us/munich/isar.html
Date : Thursday 7th July 2016
Time : From 8:30 AM to 6.30 PM

Programme and registration may be found here.