The team is joined by Guest Kats Rosie Burbidge, Stephen Jones, Mathilde Pavis, and Eibhlin Vardy, and by InternKats Verónica Rodríguez Arguijo, Hayleigh Bosher, Tian Lu and Cecilia Sbrolli.

Sunday, 18 June 2017

Sunday Surprises

BREXIT: proprietà intellettuale e concorrenza will take place on 22 June 2017 at the LUISS School of Law in Rome. The event is organized in cooperation with AIPPI and will have as speakers IPKat Eleonora Rosati, Luigi Carlo Ubertazzi, Franceso Casale, Lamberto Liuzzo, and Luciano Bosotti. More information here.

Ready for the summer!
New Approaches to the Orphan Works Problem symposium is taking place on 23 June 2017 at Centre for Intellectual Property Policy & Management (CIPPM) of Bournemouth University. The innovative solutions to the requirement of diligent search established in the legislation and the outcomes of the EnDOW project will be discussed. Some of the speakers are Maurizio Borghi, Lillà Montagnani, Kris Erickson, Maarten Zeinstra, Annabelle Shaw, Dan Hunter and David Hansen. More information here.

UKIPO is inviting bids for the research into the effectiveness of the UK’s enforcement framework. The research is divided into two parts. The first one is aimed to assess the processes of enforcing IPRs and, depending on the outcomes of this research, the second one will provide recommendations regarding the current framework. There will be an open meeting to discuss the research tender on 5 July 2017 at 2 pm. The complete bids should be sent before 26 July 2017 at 5 pm. More information, here.

The Intellectual Property Lawyer’s Organisation (TIPLO) Dinner Meeting is taking place on 18 July 2017 at the House of Lords in London. Lord Hope of Craighead will share his judicial experiences in the House of Lords and as a Supreme Court Justice. In addition, the event provides a great opportunity for networking. Register before 7 July 2017. More information, here.

REDA 2017: Regulation and Enforcement in the Digital Era is calling for papers. The bi-annual conference is organized by the European University Cyprus and the University of Cyprus. The event will take place on 16 and 17 November 2017 in Nicosia, Cyprus. Submission of papers in the field of data protection, copyright in the digital era, consumer protection in the online environment, cybercrime and internet regulation, are encouraged. An abstract and short CV should be sent before 30 June 2017 to Prof. Synodinou (synodint@ucy.ac.cy). More information here.

Last, but not least, WIPO has released the Global Innovation Index 2017, in which Switzerland, Sweden, the Netherlands, the USA and the UK top the list of the most innovative countries. More information, here.

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