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May 26, 2015

Conference

Judicial Review

London, United Kingdom
With the number of judicial reviews involving the government continuing to rise despite recent reforms, IBC Legal's Judicial Review conference is the perfect opportunity to gain insight into this rapidly evolving area of law. Featuring leading experts with experience of both the claimant and defendant side, you will be able to examine the latest proposals for reform in detail and gain valuable in...

IBC Legal
May 27, 2015

Conference

Telecoms Law & Regulation Europe Conference 2015

London, United Kingdom
It's all change in telecoms. Convergence... Network consolidation... Mergers... Digital transformations... OTT providers... Roaming reform... How are the regulators responding? How should you be amending your commercial, legal and regulatory strategies? This IBC Legal conference brings together key industry players, regulators and top legal minds in a comprehensive programme that helps ensure y...

IBC Legal Conferences
Jun 3, 2015

Conference

Insolvency Litigation Conference 2015

London, United Kingdom
This conference, chaired by Philip Coates, focuses on the key topical issues this year. Ranging from an analysis of the remedies to preserve the assets of the Defendant in asset recovery proceedings through to the issues to consider in insolvency sale agreements in relation to property, all the speakers are experts in this complex area of work and will cover the following topics: Recent developme...

MBL
Jun 4, 2015

Conference

EU Trade Marks 2015 Conference

London, United Kingdom
Following on from the highly successful 2014 conference, this year's event co-chaired by Lorna Brazell and Amanda Michaels, has been completely redesigned to examine a new range of hot topics and difficult issues. The speakers combine a wealth of experience both in-house and in private practice. They will cover the following topics: Dilution in the context of oppositions and infringement cases T...

MBL
Jun 4, 2015

Seminar

The future of the claims management sector - regulation, standards and growth

London, United Kingdom
Guest of Honour: Kevin Rousell, Head of Claims Management Regulation, Ministry of Justice This seminar will consider the future of the claims management sector at a time of significant regulatory reform. It is scheduled to follow the introduction of Government's revised framework of regulatory enforcement across the Claims Management Company (CMC) sector, and also comes as the Legal Ombudsman is...

Westminster Legal Policy Forum
Jun 5, 2015

Conference

VAT Update Conference 2015

London, United Kingdom
Following last year's popular conference, the programme has been entirely updated to take account of the most recent developments. This practical conference with a panel of expert speakers, chaired by Etienne Wong, will examine a wide range of important issues. It will appeal to all those who need to keep up to date with all the latest hot topics, including: A review of recent case law and other...

MBL
Jun 9, 2015

Seminar

The future of probation in England and Wales

London, United Kingdom
Guests of Honour: Paul McDowell, HM Chief Inspector of Probation and Speaker confirmed from the Ministry of Justice Scheduled as Government takes forward significant structural reforms to the probation landscape in England and Wales, this seminar will focus on the future of offender management in the community, and next steps for the Transforming Rehabilitation Programme. Sessions will bring tog...

Westminster Legal Policy Forum
Jun 18, 2015

Conference

European IP Law

London, United Kingdom
Those attending this two day seminar will: • Learn why it is important to protect IP in Europe • Analyse the rationale, substantive content, evolution and development of IP law at European level • Gain an understanding of IP rights within the framework of EU primary and secondary legislation •Understand how to acquire, protect and exploit IP rights in Europe, (i) how to balance the need to protec...

Management Forum Ltd
Jun 23, 2015

Seminar

The Law of Passing Off

London, United Kingdom
This intensive half-day course will address many important and practical aspects of the modern and still developing law of passing off. Assuming a basic knowledge of passing off and registered trade mark law, this intermediate level course is aimed at both solicitors and trade mark attorneys. What You Will Learn This course will cover the following: An update on recent passing off case law Rel...

MBL
Jun 24, 2015

Seminar

Advanced Drafting Techniques for Successful EPO Patent Applications

London, United Kingdom
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 problem, as if initia...

Management Forum Ltd
Jun 25, 2015

Seminar

Effective Defence of EPO Patent Applications - Avoiding Common Pitfalls

London, United Kingdom
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 is now is hard to...

Management Forum Ltd
Jun 25, 2015

Conference

US Patent Practice ~ What European Patent Attorneys Need to Know

London, United Kingdom
US and European patent practice differ in many essential ways. The comprehensive programme of this course, with practical examples, will highlight and explain these differences from the US point of view, giving delegates a better understanding of the US system, and enabling them to work more effectively with their US counterparts. THIS INTERACTIVE SEMINAR WILL EXPLAIN: • The latest changes in st...

Management Forum Ltd
Jun 25, 2015

Conference

Agricultural Law Conference 2015

London, United Kingdom
Following last year's successful conference, this year focuses on a new set of topical subjects that will be of interest to all those who need to keep up to date with all the difficult issues in this complex and wide ranging area of practice. Major new case law on countryside access issues CAP: Implications of the new Basic Payment Scheme The Localism Act and "assets of community value" The struc...

MBL
Jun 25, 2015

Conference

Acting for Elderly Clients - 2015 Conference

London, United Kingdom
With its panel of leading experts, this annual conference chaired by Senior Judge Denzil Lush examines a range of topical issues ranging from financial abuse to end of life decision making. Conference Agenda This conference will cover the following: 9.30am - 10.15am: Health and Welfare Decision Making as an Attorney - Caroline Bielanska, Caroline Bielanska Consultancy 10.15am - 11.00am: Disclo...

MBL
Jun 26, 2015

Seminar

How to Conduct Successful Oral Proceedings Before the EPO

London, United Kingdom
Oral Proceedings are appointed in the majority of appeal cases, and in many opposition and examination cases, and so a European patent attorney will almost certainly at some point have to attend oral proceedings, either to defend a client’s invention or to attack a patent held by a competitor. To defend your client’s interests correctly and competently it is vital to know what to expect at this Eu...

Management Forum Ltd
Jun 29, 2015

Conference

2015 Personal Injury Conference

London, United Kingdom
Following last year's popular and well received conference, the programme has been completely revised for 2015. Chaired by Dominic Regan it is guaranteed to be informative, lively and thought-provoking. The subjects to be covered include: Fraud and Exaggerated Claims Res Judicata and the PI/Employment Law Crossover Part 45 Fixed Costs, Cost Budgeting and Provisional Assessment Recent Decisions ...

MBL
Jun 30, 2015

Conference

Construction Law: Contracts & Dispute Management Conference 2015

London EC3N 2BQ, United Kingdom
Equip your team with guidance on how best to minimise risks, avoid unnecessary conflicts and cut the costs of resolving disputes by getting guidance from 35 speakers at this IBC Legal event. Taking place in London, delegates will be able to focus their time but choosing from these five separately bookable segments… Main Conference Day 1, 30th June Contract and Risk Management • Contract Drafti...

IBC Legal Conferences
Jul 1, 2015

Conference

IP Litigation and Enforcement

London, United Kingdom
Strenthening Your Litigation Strategies to Protect and Enforce Your IP, Whilst Maximising Profits. The IP Litigation and Enforcement Summit, 2015 will focus on the latest judicial developments, alternative trends and how decisions in various countries will inevitably impact on the litigation and enforcement strategies you employ. After all, well-run enforcement strategies set clear boundaries wi...

Legal IQ - IQPC
Jul 8, 2015

Conference

Planning for the Super-Rich

London SW1X 7LF, United Kingdom
A two day conference chaired by Paul Stibbard, Rothschild Trust, Rothschild, London, focusing on sophisticated & multi-faceted planning strategies for the Super-Rich. Experts will discuss succession, multi-generational & multi-jurisdictional family planning, investment, taxation, 'the global citizen', philanthropy, dispute resolution & other niche services which have emerged that satisfy the speci...

Offshore Investment
Jul 9, 2015

Seminar

IP Due Diligence

London, United Kingdom
TOPICS AT THE IP DUE DILIGENCE MEETING INCLUDE: The Organisation of an IP Due Diligence Project The Nature of the Deal The Acquisition Process Developing Comprehensive Checklists Pieces of a Due Diligence Evaluation Evaluating the Patent Portfolio Mitigation of Risk Impacts on the Value of the Deal DELEGATES AT THIS COURSE WILL • Gain practical advice from highly-rated experts on how best to p...

Management Forum Ltd
Jul 10, 2015

Seminar

Freedom to Operate

London, United Kingdom
TOPICS AT THE FREEDOM TO OPERATE MEETING INCLUDE Best Practices for Setting Up and Conducting a Freedom to Operate Analysis Validity and Infringement Analysis – European and US Perspective Use of Post-Grant Procedures under the AIA Wrestling the Chinese Dragon FTO Risks: Never Black and White Litigation Planning in the Context of FTO DELEGATES AT THIS COURSE WILL • Be prepared for the FTO questi...

Management Forum Ltd
Jul 13, 2015

Conference

Patent Summer School ~ Working With Patents

London, United Kingdom
AT THIS COURSE YOU WILL LEARN ABOUT: Basic concepts of intellectual property The fundamentals of patent law Patent protection method Global patent systems/protection process Patent searching and information Third party considerations, timing and actions Patent litigation Patents – commercial implications Creation of an IP portfolio of value IP strategy Lectures will be illustrated by practical ex...

Management Forum Ltd
Jul 14, 2015

Seminar

Drafting and Negotiating an IT Supply Contract

London, United Kingdom
This practical seminar provides an in-depth analysis of the main legal issues that arise in the course of contracting for large enterprise software solutions. It will be of interest to both customers and vendors/suppliers alike, as well as system integrators and consultants. The seminar will look at: • Why getting the procurement Invitation to Tender is key to a successful outcome • The main negot...

Management Forum Ltd
Jul 14, 2015

Conference

Disciplinary Tribunals Conference 2015

London E1 8GP, United Kingdom
Protect your organisation by getting the latest guidance on regulatory and disciplinary proceedings directly from some of the UK's foremost experts - including 6 top QCs and an exceptional keynote from The Hon. Mr Justice Ouseley! They'll be sharing their advice on: • Regulators in the courts • Process improvement for regulators including Lean Six Sigma • Top tips for defending registrants • Imp...

IBC Legal Conferences
Jul 14, 2015

Conference

Competition Law Challenges in Asia

London, United Kingdom
IBC Legal’s inaugural Competition Law Challenges in Asia event will bring together leading regulators, in-house and private practice lawyers to offer you an in-depth review of the developing competition law regimes across Asia and the challenges this produces. Key areas of focus include: • Review of legal developments in key jurisdictions • Merger control • Information exchange • Filings • Co...

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