Powell Gilbert is pleased to co-sponsor Premier Cercle™’s conference on progress towards implementation of the Unified Patent Court and the Unitary Patent.
The event, which promises a full day of great debates, will be held in The European Patent Office in Munich on Thursday 16th July 2015.
UP and UPC EPO Select and Preparatory Committees: Status and reports
Appointments and training of judges
Proposed costs and fees
Rules of Procedure of the Unified Patent Court: Where we are and where it ends?
IP-Intensive Companies: Will Innovation & Growth Really Be at the End of the Road?
Rules of Procedure amendments and progress
UPC Agreement ratification process checklist
New IP strategies for patent applicants, licensing issues, patent litigation and settlements
Benoît Battistelli – President of the European Patent Office
Alain Girardet - Adviser, Presiding Judge of Chamber 4 at the French Supreme Court of Judicature
Cornelis Schüller - Group Head of Patents, Assistant Vice-President at Nestec SA
Dr Roya Ghafele - Director and Member of the Board at Oxfirst Ltd
Mrs Justice Macken - former Judge at the Court of Justice of the European Union
Prof. Dr. Christian Osterrieth - Honorary Professor for Patent Law at the University of Constance
Francesco Macchetta - Director Intellectual Property at Bracco Imaging SpA
Karl-Georg Aspacher - Division IP Counsel at Siemens AG
Hon.Dieter Brändle – President of the Swiss Federal Patent Court
Catriona Hammer - Senior IP Counsel at GE Healthcare
Kevin Jakel - Chief Executive Officer at Unified Patents, Unified Patents
Robert van Peursem - Advocate-General at the Supreme Court of the Netherlands
Paul van Beukering – Ministry of Economic Affairs of The Netherlands
Margot Fröhlinger - Principal Director of Patent Law and Multilateral Affairs of the European Patent Office
Luboš Knoth - Vice Chair at the EPO Select Committee
Ulrike Voß - Presiding Judge, Patent Senate of the Higher Regional Court of Dusseldorf
Venue : European Patent Office, Bob-van-Benthem-Platz 1, 80469 Munich, Germanyhttp://www.epo.org/service-support/contact-us/munich/isar.html
Date : Thursday 16th July 2015
Time : From 8:30 AM to 6.30 PM
Programme and registration may be found here: http://www.premiercercle.com/index.php?item=event-details&ide=208