October 2-3 2014 – London, United Kingdom
The Chartered Institute of Patent Attorneys Congress is part of the largest UK patent event. The two-day programme covers intellectual property from cradle to grave, featuring sessions on portfolio management; the new Trademark Directive and Regulation; prosecution; oppositions (post-grant issues); in and out-licensing; litigation and IP; and access to medicine. With ample opportunities to network and an impressive line-up of keynote speakers, the event is run in conjunction with the Intellectual Property Administrators Group Conference.
December 7-9 2014 – Shanghai, China
The IPBC Asia 2014 will build on the phenomenal success of last year’s event in Singapore, which attracted close to 400 delegates from 33 countries. The event will focus on the business of intellectual property as it develops across the Asia-Pacific region, providing three days of high-level discussion and unparalleled networking opportunities with thought leaders from Asia-Pacific, Europe and North America. For more information on the IPBC Asia 2014 please visit the event website.
October 23-25 2014 – Washington DC, United States
The American Intellectual Property Law Association Annual Meeting will cover topics including post-grant proceedings after the America Invents Act; IP and regulatory protection in the pharmaceutical field in Latin America; the Unified Patent Court in the European patent litigation landscape; best practices in trade secret protection and the latest in cyber-security law and standards. Delegates will hear from European Patent Office President Benoît Battistelli and the Honourable Raymond T Chen, US Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit judge.