Patent Law Hot Topics - 2011 Under the Microscope

07 March 2012 London, England Past Event

Location

Eversheds LLP
One Wood Street
London, United Kingdom
EC2V 7WS

Contact Information

Delia Dai
ddai@foley.com

Agenda

7 March 2012
14:00 — 17:00
We are delighted to invite you to attend this afternoon seminar addressing some of the hottest issues in the world of patent litigation in the United Kingdom and United States. Focusing on key court decisions in 2011, members of our international patents team will bring you up-to-date with the developments that you need to have at your fingertips and discuss the implications of them for your business.

Topics will include:

  • The leading 2011 U.K. and U.S. cases and their likely impact
  • Leahy-Smith America Invents Act: What EU businesses need to know
  • Top five patent tips for EU businesses operating in the United States
  • Update on the EU Patent and Unified Patent Court
  • U.K. Patents County Court — the first 12 months
  • Predictions for 2012

Speakers

  • Adrian Toutoungi, Partner, Intellectual Property & Technology Group, Eversheds LLP
  • Rouget F. (Ric) Henschel, Partner, Chemical, Biotechnology & Pharmaceutical Practice, and Co-Chair, Life Sciences Industry Team, Foley & Lardner LLP

The seminar is co-hosted by Eversheds LLP and Foley & Lardner LLP and will take place at Eversheds’ London office on Wednesday, 7 March 2012 between 14:00 and 17:00. Registration will commence at 13:30. We encourage questions and discussion during the seminar and we hope that these will continue over drinks and canapés following the close of the seminar at 17:00.

There is no cost to attend this event however places are limited. To register, please contact Delia Dai at ddai@foley.com.

Programme

13:30 – Registration
14:00 to 14:10 — Introduction
14:10 to 15:00 — Review of key decisions in the English courts in 2011
15:00 to 15:10 — Break
15:10 to 16:00 — Review of key decisions in U.S. courts in 2011; headlines on implementation of Leahy-Smith America Invents Act; top five patent tips for EU businesses operating in the United States
16:00 to 16:15 — Tea
16:15 to 16:45 — Latest news on EU Patent and Unified Patent Court; U.K. Patents County Court — the first 12 months
16:45 to 17:00 — Questions
17:00 — Drinks and canapés

CPD accredited: This course qualifies for 2.5 CPD points.

Insights

Patent Law Hot Topics - 2011 Under the Microscope

Location

Eversheds LLP
One Wood Street
London, United Kingdom
EC2V 7WS

Contact Information

Delia Dai
ddai@foley.com

Agenda

7 March 2012
14:00 — 17:00