Programme
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Evolving Programme:

 

8.15 - 8.45
Coffee and Registration
    
8.45 - 9.00: Welcome and Introduction
Tony Rollins, CIPA President
   
9.00 - 9.30: Keynote Speaker

Benoît Battistelli, President of the EPO       

  
9.30 - 10.30: Pushing the boundries
Heli Pihlajamaa, EPO
    
10.30 - 11.00: Tea/Coffee Break
   
11.00 - 12.00: Advocacy - Tips and Techniques   
Chair - Chris Mercer, CIPA Council    
Kristina Cornish, Kilburn & Strode   
Richard Davis, Hogarth Chambers
Andrew Sheard, Andrew Sheard IP 

    
12.00 - 13.00: Review of the Lambert Toolkit
Panel - 
Sue Ratcliffe, Swansea University 
 Mike Barlow of Fairoaks IP 
Christine Reid of Northwood Reid 
Seshadri Vasan, University of York and PHE

  • 13.00 - 14.00: Lunch


14.00 - 14.30: Keynote Speaker
Sir Mike Pitt, Chair of the LSB


    14.30 - 15.30: Competition Law and Patents
Speakers TBC

15.30 - 16.00: Tea/Coffee Break

16.00 - 17.15: The UPC and Litigation
Speakers TBC

17.15 - 17.30: Closing remarks
Stephen Jones, CIPA Vice President

17.30 onwards - Networking Drinks and Canapes