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Nov 14, 2016

Conference

Europe and its Neighbourhood

London, United Kingdom
Europe's ability to manage and contribute to the peaceful resolution of a number of crises in its southern and eastern neighbourhoods has been an increasingly urgent concern since the outbreak of the Arab uprisings in 2011. Security worries alongside alarm at rising trends in irregular (and other) migration have fused notions of what constitutes foreign policy on the one hand, and domestic on the ...

Chatham House - The Royal Institute of International Affairs
Nov 15, 2016

Conference

Customs Compliance held in partnership with HMRC

London, United Kingdom
This November, C5 will be hosting the 9th Advanced Forum on Customs Compliance held in Partnership with HMRC. On the 1st May 2016 the European Union’s Union Customs Code (UCC) officially went into effect, bringing a plethora of changes to customs procedures and practices throughout Europe. This event will bring together senior government officials from HMRC as well as seasoned customs and interna...

C5 Communications
Nov 16, 2016

Conference

IBA European Start Up Conference

London, United Kingdom
We are delighted to present the first IBA European Start Up Conference. This conference will be hosted in Level39 in London’s Canary Wharf. Level39 is Europe’s largest technology accelerator for finance, retail, cyber-security and future cities technology companies. The conference will look at current trends in the industry, best practices in the supporting of the life of a start-up, creating a ...

International Bar Association
Nov 17, 2016

Conference

IBA Private Equity Transactions Symposium 2016

London, United Kingdom
This year’s event will once again cover the current trends and latest developments in the private equity market and explore the hottest issues from markets around the world as well as providing unparalleled opportunities to network with international peers. Topics will include: - Overview of global private equity market – issues and trends - How investors view the asset class today and their plan...

International Bar Association
Nov 21, 2016

Conference

The Art of European Claim Drafting

London, United Kingdom
This seminar combines one day of claim drafting fundamentals with a further day of focused workshops. Attendees have the choice of either a mechanical or chemical workshop. PLEASE NOTE Attendees will benefit from bringing a copy of the European Patent Convention with them.

Management Forum Ltd
Nov 21, 2016

Training

Postgraduate Diploma in International Maritime Law

London, United Kingdom
The renowned 16 month part-time distance learning Postgraduate Diploma from Lloyd’s Maritime Academy and the World Maritime University. The programme develops leading knowledge and awareness of international trade and maritime law, increasing understanding of how commercial trade ventures may give rise to legal issues. The renowned part-time distance learning Postgraduate Diploma from Lloyd’s Mar...

Lloyd's Maritime Academy
Nov 22, 2016

Seminar

Drafting and Managing Pharmaceutical Safety Exchange Agreements

London, United Kingdom
COURSE OVERVIEW The effective management of the pharmacovigilance aspects of commercial agreements is essential for all parties involved. Ensuring the inclusion of key pharmacovigilance-relevant terms in agreements and monitoring compliance with them can be challenging, but is essential for compliance with current regulatory requirements relating to medicinal products. This interactive seminar w...

Management Forum Ltd
Nov 22, 2016

Seminar

The future for probation in England and Wales

London, United Kingdom
This seminar will bring out latest thinking on the future of probation in England and Wales, and what more can be done to improve efficiency, effectiveness and public safety in the delivery of non-custodial offender management services. It is scheduled to follow the recent transitional period for the sector brought about by Government’s Transforming Rehabilitation Programme last year, and follows...

Westminster Legal Policy Forum
Nov 23, 2016

Seminar

Drafting Commercial Contracts for the Pharmaceutical Industry

London, United Kingdom
In such a highly regulated industry, understanding the key challenges of negotiation and drafting an effective and watertight contract on an international level is a complex topic. They can be difficult for even the most well equipped in-house lawyer and most often it is not the lawyer in the driving seat. Commercial managers from all areas of the pharmaceutical industry are leading negotiations a...

Management Forum Ltd
Nov 23, 2016

Seminar

Advanced Drafting Techniques for Successful EPO Patent Applications

London, United Kingdom
COURSE OVERVIEW Many patent applications and patents are lost before the EPO Boards of Appeal due to incorrect original drafting. Added subject matter is a recurrent problem: Amendments made during grant procedure, to take account or new prior art, amount to added subject-matter, often fatal in opposition procedure before the EPO, and national courts. Sufficiency of disclosure can also be a prob...

Management Forum Ltd
Nov 24, 2016

Seminar

Effective Defence of EPO Patent Applications

London, United Kingdom
COURSE OVERVIEW Clarity in drafting patent applications has always been a serious issue: Complete clarity is required to distinguish the subject-matter of a claim from prior art, and an unclear claim can be interpreted to the disadvantage of the applicant or proprietor. The ‘problem/solution’ approach is not officially part of the EPC, but is a criterion which has been developed by case law. It ...

Management Forum Ltd
Nov 28, 2016

Conference

International Copyright Law 2016

London, United Kingdom
International Copyright Law is the only conference of its kind which deals with International Copyright law policies and cases in a two-day event format. Punchy, comprehensive and entertaining....you wont find a better standard of conference. We pride ourselves on being THE forum for you to meet your peers, hear the latest in this fast paced and often complex area and enjoy a higher level of deba...

IBC Legal Conferences
Nov 29, 2016

Training

Certificate in Marine Claims

London, Alaska, United Kingdom
This essential 12 week Certificate in Marine Claims course covers the wide range of legal, technical and managerial aspects of claims and disputes. Practical guidance accompanies the broader perspective of maritime commerce equipping you with the information required to prevent problems escalating into potential disasters. This short distance learning course is written by a team of experienced la...

Lloyd's Maritime Academy
Dec 1, 2016

Conference

Advanced PCT Formalities

London, United Kingdom
TOPICS TO BE COVERED AT THIS COURSE Latest developments of the PCT System Filing requirements and amendments Correction of defects International Search, the ISR, Written Opinion of the ISA International Preliminary Examination Requirements for entre into the national phase, including US national phase Procedural safeguards, withdrawals Making effective use of ePCT

Management Forum Ltd
Dec 1, 2016

Conference

Business and Contract Law

London, United Kingdom
This programme combines up-to-date commercial law with practical methods of translating this law into documentation. It identifies and analyses the different types of contract and how the various statutes affect them, ensuring that you fully grasp the impact of current legislation and case law. By the end of the course you will be able to recognise and deal confidently with the risks and benefits ...

Management Forum Ltd
Dec 5, 2016

Conference

US Patent Practice ~ What European Patent Attorneys Need to Know

London, United Kingdom
KEY TOPICS TO BE COVERED AT THIS SEMINAR US Patent Law Update Claim Interpretation Subject Matter Eligibility Sufficiency of Disclosure Novelty, Nonobviousness, Utility Inventorship Double Patenting Inequitable Conduct and the Duty of Candor Procedural aspects of US Patent Prosecution Interferences Post-grant Review under the AIA Reexamination and Supplemental Examination Reissues Direct and Indi...

Management Forum Ltd
Dec 6, 2016

Conference

Risk Management and Compliance for Law Firms 2016

London, United Kingdom
Monitoring emerging threats is a key priority for every firm in 2016. With many firms and practices falling prey to cybercrime in the past year, these challenges are a constant reminder of the risks that your firm can face in its everyday practice. Is the monitoring of this kind of threat a consistent priority for your board? Legal regulation could face large-scale change in the next two years. A...

ARK Group (UK)
Dec 7, 2016

Seminar

Tackling the disability employment gap

London, United Kingdom
This event is CPD Certified This seminar will discuss the further action that can be taken to support disabled employees, and those with long-term health conditions, to find or maintain employment. It is scheduled to follow the Government's White Paper on employment support for these employees, expected to be published later this year, and delegates will discuss opportunities for further integr...

Westminster Employment Forum
Dec 7, 2016

Seminar

The Impact of Patent Construction - How to Prove Infringement and Validity

London, United Kingdom
This seminar will:- Examine the principles of claim construction in the three jurisdictions Contrast the doctrines of equivalents and purposive construction Analyse validity requirements Illustrate the major issues with panel discussion, comparative examples and case studies

Management Forum Ltd
Dec 8, 2016

Conference

How to Avoid Common Pitfalls in Combined EU/US Patent Applications

London, United Kingdom
THIS SEMINAR WILL INCLUDE:- The often unseen traps posed by differing EU and US requirements Best practices for reconciling the EU and US requirements and drafting an application to: Maximise scope of protection Reduce objections Minimise costs and maximise flexibility Prosecution procedures EPO and USPTO approaches to rejections Responding to EPO and USPTO rejections, based on an optimised speci...

Management Forum Ltd
Jan 17, 2017

Seminar

FinTech in the UK - next steps for regulation, skills and investment

London, United Kingdom
This conference will focus on key challenges and opportunities for developing the UK’s FinTech industry. Delegates will have the opportunity to engage with officials and frontline stakeholders on a range of issues and opportunities for the industry, including latest thinking on improving sector skills, attracting investment, and developing a regulatory framework that supports innovation and consu...

Westminster Business Forum
Jan 25, 2017

Seminar

Innovation and the business of law: technology, regulation, client services and new business models

London, United Kingdom
This event is CPD Certified. As the legal sector responds to trends in new technologies and business structures, this timely discussion will assess the next steps for law firms and other legal service providers in adopting emerging technologies, maintaining a competitive advantage and responding to changes to client and business needs in a developing market. It follows the latest SRA marketplac...

Westminster Legal Policy Forum
Jan 31, 2017

Seminar

Health in the justice system - next steps for policy

London, United Kingdom
This conference will examine the future provision of healthcare services across the criminal justice system. Following Government’s recently announced proposals to move towards full co-commissioning for mental health services and drug treatment funding within custody - to be underpinned by a Prison and Courts Reform Bill - delegates will discuss the way forward for improving the health outcomes a...

Westminster Legal Policy Forum
Feb 7, 2017

Conference

Patentability and State of the Art Searching

London, United Kingdom
A new comprehensive and practical two day seminar covering topics such as:- Background and motivations to patentability searching Differences between state-of-the-art, patentability and landscaping Choosing a data collection Understanding the background to a search Fundamentals of search scope Tools and methods for searching and analysis Communication aspects

Management Forum Ltd
Feb 14, 2017

Conference

3-day Drafting Commercial Contracts

London, United Kingdom
Draft clear and concise commercial agreements that meet the challenges of today’s commercial environment All legal disputes are founded in the interpretation of written contracts; they are one of the largest causes of costly commercial litigation. Clarity and fair constructions are the key to a successful commercial agreement, and quick and reasonable dispute resolution, if dispute should arise. ...

Management Forum Ltd






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