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Jun 7, 2016

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 8, 2016

Seminar

Effective Defence of EPO Patent Applications

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 15, 2016

Conference

15th Annual Information Operations: Countering Violent Extremism

SW1V 1JZ, United Kingdom
The threat posed by extremist groups is only likely to increase over the next year. The series of attacks witnessed over the past 6 months have shocked and surprised the world; from Paris to Jakarta, extremist organisations are plotting attacks to impact public opinion and leverage towards their recruitment efforts. The 15th annual Information Operations: Countering Violent Extremism symposium ha...

Defence IQ
Jun 16, 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
Jun 16, 2016

Conference

US Patent Practice

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
Jun 16, 2016

Conference

Consumer law and alternative dispute resolution in the UK

London, United Kingdom
This timely conference will assess the impact of ongoing changes to the framework for consumer rights and dispute resolution in the UK. The discussion is timed to consider policy priorities for consumer protection and enforcement mechanisms following the recent passage of the Consumer Rights Act, expected to come into force in October 2015, as well as the Consumer Protection Partnership’s recent ...

Westminster Forum Projects
Jun 20, 2016

Conference

Tax and State Aid 2016

London, United Kingdom
In October 2015, the European Commission declared that the tax rulings on transfer pricing granted by Luxembourg to Fiat and by the Netherlands to Starbucks to be illegal under European Union state aid rules. It is estimated that Luxembourg and the Netherlands must now recover between €20 and €30 million in unpaid tax from each of the companies. Attend this conference to ensure that you understan...

IBC Legal Conferences
Jun 20, 2016

Conference

Anti-Corruption: London

London, United Kingdom
Now on its 10th Anniversary, C5’s International Annual Conference on Anti-Corruption in London brings together key enforcement officials including David Green CB QC, Director of the SFO, Kathleen McGovern, Senior Deputy Chief, Fraud Section, U.S. Department of Justice, Kara N. Brockmeyer, Chief FCPA Unit, Division of Enforcement, U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission and the UK National Crime Ag...

C5 Communications
Jun 22, 2016

Conference

Information Governance in Health and Social Care Conference

Salford, United Kingdom
The University of Salford is offering free funded places for this conference. To take advantage of this opportunity, click the register button on the top right and fill in your details. Within 24 hours of registering, our Delegate Acquisition Executive will be in touch to confirm your free place. Information Governance in Health and Social Care Conference Moving all records online and creating...

Salford Professional Development
Jun 23, 2016

Conference

Globalization of Competition Policy

London, United Kingdom
A common global approach to competition policy and regulation remains elusive. The multitude of policy jurisdictions and divergent national frameworks has hindered the path to convergence upon an ‘optimal’ set of standards, but to what extent is this a desirable goal? What value would a universal set of standards and procedures have for regulators and anti-trust enforcement, and what are the poten...

Chatham House
Jun 27, 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
Jun 28, 2016

Conference

IP Minds 2016

London, UK, United Kingdom
IBC Legal are proud to present the inaugural IP Minds Summit - London's flagship intellectual property event. Bringing together 80+ experts from leading firms across the globe, this is the must-attend event in the IP calendar, providing comprehensive coverage for all legal advisors - whether your area of focus is trademarks, copyright, or standards & patents. Insight from 80+ experts from leadin...

IBC Legal Conferences
Jun 30, 2016

Conference

Growth Strategies for Legal Services

London, United Kingdom
On the 30th June ARK Group is bringing you THE legal conference to combat the number one issue on your agenda – how do you grow your firm? One of the most well-anticipated events in the legal calendar, Growth Strategies for Legal Services, is back for the second time delivering you crucial information on pricing, client insight, talent retention, risk appetite and creating a comprehensive and rel...

ARK Group
Jul 5, 2016

Conference

Consumer credit in the UK - next steps for standards, competition and consumer protection

London, United Kingdom
Delegates at this seminar will consider the future regulation of the consumer credit market in the UK, and what more can be done to promote standards, market competition and consumer protection across the sector. It is timed to consider the impact of the Financial Conduct Authority’s current credit card market study - which is expected to report its final findings in the spring - and will also be...

Westminster Business Forum
Jul 6, 2016

Conference

The 2nd Planning for the Super-Rich, an Offshore Investment Event

London SW1X 7LF, United Kingdom
This two-day event presents expert analysis on legislation, international initiatives and influential cases over the last 12 months, offering an indispensable insight into how these developments will affect both you and your client. With unrivalled access to the industry’s foremost professionals and academics through networking opportunities which include three course luncheons and an early evenin...

Offshore Investment
Jul 12, 2016

Conference

The pensions market - policy priorities for transparency, trust and consumer confidence

London, United Kingdom
This conference will examine the key challenges for policymakers and the pensions industry in improving transparency and developing greater consumer trust. It follows the Government’s consultation Transaction costs disclosure: improving transparency in workplace pensions, with legislation expected this year. Delegates will also consider the further action that can be taken to ensure that custome...

Westminster Forum Projects
Jul 13, 2016

Conference

Reforming the youth justice system - prevention, rehabilitation and reintegration

London, United Kingdom
Guest of Honour: Rt Hon the Lord McNally, Chair, Youth Justice Board Delegates at this conference will consider options ahead for reforming the youth justice system in England and Wales. It is timed to consider the impact of Government’s current Review of the Youth Justice System, which recently reported interim findings, and is expected to conclude in the summer. Planned sessions focus on poss...

Westminster Legal Policy Forum
Jul 14, 2016

Training

Report And Statement Writing Skills - Achieving Clinical Excellence

London, United Kingdom
A day course to gain expertise in preparing a statement or report that complies with professional best practice legal principles. Overview: The ability to prepare a statement or report that complies with professional best practice legal principles and is fit for purpose is a required skill of all healthcare professionals. Report writing can be used both internally and externally and the poor pre...

Royal Society Of Medicine
Aug 1, 2016

Conference

IT Law Summer School 2016

Cambridge,, United Kingdom
Join us in Cambridge for the 19th annual IT Law Summer School - a unique 5 day event providing newly qualified lawyers and those choosing a career in IT with a sophisticated and comprehensive guide to UK IT Law and Practice. This residential summer school held in the beautiful setting of Downing College will provide the chance to learn in a variety of formats to gain essential advice, analyse key...

IBC Legal Conferences
Aug 8, 2016

Conference

EU Competition Law Summer School

Cambridge, United Kingdom
This 18th annual IBC Legal event is a unique 5-day residential experience providing a comprehensive foundation in the area. Gain expert insights and practical, instantly applicable advice from our eminent speaker faculty through a mixture of high quality presentations, practical case studies and interactive sessions during the day... and then consolidate your knowledge & network with your new con...

IBC Legal
Aug 15, 2016

Conference

Intellectual Property Law Summer School

Cambridge, United Kingdom
IBC Legal's 16th Annual Intellectual Property Law Summer School promises to offer you detailed and elaborate guidance in all the central concepts of IP law from a faculty of distinguished, international experts, all in the beautiful setting of Downing College. The 5-day all-inclusive residential conference will combine case studies, discussion groups, question and answer sessions, in-depth prese...

IBC Legal Conferences
Sep 5, 2016

Conference

Construction Law Summer School 2016

Cambridge, United Kingdom
IBC Legal's annual Construction Law Summer School is the ideal solution for anyone looking for detailed and intensive guidance on all the key aspects of international construction and engineering law: http://www.ibclegal.com/FKW82645HGL 2016 sessions include: FIDIC; NEC3; termination & insolvency; time & delay; global claims & disputes; dispute boards; international arbitration; EU procurement r...

IBC Legal
Sep 6, 2016

Conference

Next steps for data protection: implementation, compliance and best practice

Edinburgh, United Kingdom
In advance of the new European Data Protection Regulation, currently making its way through the European Parliament, this seminar will provide a timely opportunity for delegates to discuss the implications of the regulatory changes on data protection in Scotland. Delegates will consider the impact of the European Commission’s proposals, which will strengthen the role of the European Union by har...

Westminster Forum Projects
Sep 6, 2016

Conference

Commercial Law Summer School

Cambridge, United Kingdom
Join us in Cambridge for the 4th annual Commercial Law Summer School - a unique 3 day residential event providing a comprehensive foundation in key areas of commercial contracts and agreements, including risk limitation, drafting standard clauses, outsourcing contracts, franchising and much more besides. Gain expert insight and practical, applicable advice from our eminent speaker faculty through...

IBC Legal
Sep 12, 2016

Conference

The legal services market - regulation, innovation and the future of the Legal Services Act

London, United Kingdom
Bringing together key policymakers and stakeholders, this seminar will focus on the future development of legal services regulation in England and Wales. It is scheduled to follow Government’s forthcoming consultation on options for removing barriers to entry for alternative business structures (ABS) and for making legal service regulators independent from their representative bodies. It will al...

Westminster Legal Policy Forum






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