CIPA Administrators Conference

CIPA Administrators Conference 2017

Event information

CIPA Administrators Conference 2017
Capacity 120
Start date Thursday, September 28, 2017 08:15 AM
End date Thursday, September 28, 2017 05:00 PM
Venue Glaziers Hall, 9 Montague Close, London, SE1 9DD
Price Early Bird Non Member £270.00 (Includes £45.00 VAT)
Early Bird Member £240.00 (Includes £40.00 VAT)

Non members please book by emailing

Draft Programme

Please note - times and speakers are subject to change     

8:15am - 8:45am
Coffee and Registration

8:45am - 9:00am
Welcome and Introduction
Vicky Maynard of Openshaw & Co./ CIPA Administrator Committee Chair

9:00am - 9:45am
Emily Cottrill, A.A Thornton & Co
9:45am - 10:45am
Unitary Patent and Unified Patent Court for Administrators

Speaker TBC

10:45am - 11:15am   
Tea/Coffee Break
11:15am - 12:00pm
Formalities Updates from the EPO    
Speaker TBC   

12:00pm - 1:00pm

1:00pm - 2:00pm
Trade Secrets
Donal O'Connell, Chawton Innovation Services Limited

2:00pm - 3:00pm
IPO Patents Transformation Project - IT Progress Update
Peter Slater, IPO Deputy Director and Patents Transformation Project Service Manager

3:00pm - 3:30pm 
Tea/Coffee break

3:30pm - 4:15pm
Varuni Paranavitane, A.A Thornton & Co

4:15pm - 5:30pm
CIPA Panel Discussion - Updates and Progress
Vicky Maynard of Openshaw & Co./ CIPA Administrator Committee Chair
Lee Davies, CIPA Chief Executive
Julia Tribe, Edwards Limited/ CIPA Administrators Committee Vice Chair

5:30pm - 5:45pm
Closing remarks

Followed by canapes and drinks reception