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Oct 2, 2017

Seminar

Patentability and State of the Art Searching

London, United Kingdom
COURSE OVERVIEW Topics to be covered include: 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 PLEASE NOTE THAT DELEGATES ATTENDING THIS EVENT WILL NEED TO BRING...

Management Forum Ltd
Oct 2, 2017

Conference

International Business Agreements

London, United Kingdom
With the increasing number of cross-border transactions, understanding how to negotiate and draft the terms of international business agreements plays a vital role in achieving successful cross-border deals. With this in mind, Falconbury have developed this three-day highly practical training programme for in-house lawyers, private practice lawyers, commercial managers and others responsible for t...

Management Forum Ltd
Oct 4, 2017

Seminar

Freedom to Operate Searching

London, United Kingdom
COURSE OVERVIEW A comprehensive one day seminar covering topics such as:- Background and motivations to searching freedom-to-operate Understanding the background, defining terms and objectives Fundamentals of FTO search scope Methods for searching for claimed features Using basic legal status tools to assist evaluation Understanding and reporting the results from an FTO perspective

Management Forum Ltd
Oct 10, 2017

Conference

International Conference on Gender Studies and the Status of Women

Edinburgh, United Kingdom
This conference offers a platform for: Discussion relating to the current status of women, with a special focus on the following categories that constitute potential challenges to gender equality and women’s rights: the UK’s decision to leave the EU, the refugee crisis, rising levels of (and political legitimisation of) sexual violence and misogyny, cuts in child-care and services for disabled pe...

Queen Margaret University
Oct 10, 2017

Conference

Managing the Gig Economy conference

London, United Kingdom
Join Europe's first Managing the Gig Economy conference to explore all the most pressing aspects of the rapidly evolving on-demand sector. Engage with C-level representatives from a wide range of gig economy platforms, leading legal, tax and HR advisors as well as finance, strategy and HR directors managing flexible workforces. As a HG.com reader, you will benefit from a 10% discount by registeri...

KNect365
Oct 12, 2017

Conference

Financial Institutions Litigation Conference

London, United Kingdom
Join the fifth annual Financial Institutions Litigation conference. Attend to understand some of the most important issues facing the financial industry, including a look at the new FCA powers from the former chief prosecutor. Free places for in-house counsel and other executives available until next Friday 8th September. For anybody else, benefit from an early bird saving of £100 available unti...

KNect365
Oct 12, 2017

Conference

Priorities for regulating consumer credit in the UK - competition, standards and consumer protection

Central London, United Kingdom
This seminar will consider key policy priorities for consumer credit regulation. It is timed to facilitate engagement on the FCA’s current call for input on its work relating to high cost credit, overdraft charges and the payday loans price cap - which will consider whether further policy interventions in the market are needed - and will also bring out discussion on the impact of proposed new rul...

Westminster Forum Projects
Oct 13, 2017

Conference

Next steps for civil justice reform

Central London, United Kingdom
Bringing together policymakers with key stakeholders, this conference will focus on the future for civil justice in England and Wales. The discussion is timed to to consider the future for proposals to reform the Soft Tissue Injury (‘whiplash’) Claims process, and will look at how changes to the fixed tariff for minor claims and the small claims track might impact on claimants, insurers and the fu...

Westminster Forum Projects
Nov 2, 2017

Conference

Addressing an ageing population and work

London, United Kingdom
Addressing an ageing population and work - implementing the Fuller Working Lives strategy and reforming the State Pension Morning, Thursday, 2nd November 2017 Central London THIS EVENT IS CPD CERTIFIED Guest of Honour Anna Dixon, Chief Executive, Centre for Ageing Better Please note the date of this seminar has changed. Delegates at this conference will consider the challenges ahead for policym...

Westminster Forum Projects
Nov 7, 2017

Conference

Where next for probation services in England and Wales

Central London, United Kingdom
It is scheduled to give delegates an opportunity to engage on the findings of HM Prisons and Probation Service’s probation system review - which is expected to be published in the autumn, and will assess the future of government’s Transforming Rehabilitation framework. Sessions will focus on the options for reform, looking in particular at the performance of community rehabilitation companie...

Westminster Forum Projects
Nov 7, 2017

Seminar

Drafting and Negotiating Clinical Trial Agreements

London, United Kingdom
This intensive one-day programme, delivered by experts in the field, will provide you with a full understanding of the importance of CTAs. It will describe how the regulatory environment affects them and explain the typical clauses which make up a CTA and what the key differences are between European and the US. By the end of this seminar you will be confident in spotting and addressing issues whi...

Management Forum Ltd
Nov 9, 2017

Conference

6th Edition Legal Era Conclave 2017, London

London, United Kingdom
Theme of the Conclave: Global Business Lawyers & Their Challenges to Business & Trade. Global Business Lawyers & Their Challenges to Business & Trade: The last 18 months have generated a swirl of uncertainty for business. The USA looks to promote America First and creates policy by tweets, the UK makes a Brexit decision then has to come to terms with what that means in reality. The Indian Governm...

Legal Media Group (Legal Era)
Nov 14, 2017

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 probl...

Management Forum Ltd
Nov 15, 2017

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 i...

Management Forum Ltd
Nov 20, 2017

Seminar

Drafting Commercial Contracts for the Pharmaceutical Industry

London, United Kingdom
COURSE OVERVIEW *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. It is vital that both legal counsel and commercial executives not only have the key skills and tactics to create a win:win scenario but also the knowledge to ensure any agreement is within the laws and...

Management Forum Ltd
Nov 21, 2017

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 wi...

Management Forum Ltd
Nov 29, 2017

Conference

LegalWeek Connect: Uniting the Legal Profession, London

London, United Kingdom
About LegalWeek Connect LegalWeek Connect will act as a unique catalyst to drive engagement across internal functions and externally, between law firms and their clients. It is the first event of its kind that will connect all stakeholders who are empowered to drive change in their respective firms. With content being at the heart of the summit, the agenda is informed by an influential and prestig...

ALM
Nov 29, 2017

Seminar

Quality assurance and standards in legal services

London, United Kingdom
This seminar will focus on the priorities for ensuring quality and upholding standards in the legal sector. It is timed to consider next steps for the implementation of the recommendations within the Competition and Markets Authority’s legal services market study - which found that the market was not working well for consumers, and included provisions to increase competition and transparency for ...

Westminster Legal Policy Forum
Nov 30, 2017

Seminar

Monetising digital content: growth, trust and regulation

London, United Kingdom
This timely seminar assesses the future for monetising digital content across sectors including music, screen, publishing and radio. With Digital Adspend surpassing TV, and streaming online set to outstrip physical music sales in 2017, delegates will discuss the next steps for developing digital platforms and growing digital revenues, including how industry can utilise new technologies and person...

Westminster eForum
Nov 30, 2017

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 6, 2017

Conference

Reforming employment rights and practices in the UK

London, United Kingdom
Reforming employment rights and practices in the UK - options for policy in a changing labour market Morning, Thursday, 6th December 2017 Central London THIS EVENT IS CPD CERTIFIED Considering options for policy reform in employment rights and practices to keep pace with the rapidly changing nature of work, emerging business trends and policy priorities, this timely conference comes as Matthew T...

Westminster Forum Projects
Feb 6, 2018

Seminar

Patentability and State of the Art Searching

London, United Kingdom
Topics to be covered include: 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 8, 2018

Seminar

Freedom to Operate Searching

London, United Kingdom
A comprehensive one day seminar covering topics such as:- Background and motivations to searching freedom-to-operate Understanding the background, defining terms and objectives Fundamentals of FTO search scope Methods for searching for claimed features Using basic legal status tools to assist evaluation Understanding and reporting the results from an FTO perspective

Management Forum Ltd
Feb 13, 2018

Seminar

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
Feb 13, 2018

Seminar

Drafting R&D Collaboration and Joint Venture Agreements

London, United Kingdom
When you are embarking on a project, which is in partnership with another organisation, be they academia or industry, both parties are looking for a successful outcome, and both have their roles and responsibilities in achieving this. Before work gets underway both parties need to agree on the thorny topic of IP ownership, other common provisions and the type of collaboration structure, which suit...

Management Forum Ltd






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