US IP Law and Practice Seminar 2019

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US IP Law and Practice Seminar 2019
Start date Monday, June 3, 2019 02:00 PM
End date Monday, June 3, 2019 06:30 PM
Venue The Honourable Society Of Gray's Inn, The Bingham Room, Gray's Inn Library, 5-7 South Square, London, WC1R 5ET
CPD Points 3.0
Price Non Member £126.00 (Includes £21.00 VAT)
Member £84.00 (Includes £14.00 VAT)
A visiting delegation of eminent attorneys from AIPLA (the American Intellectual Property Law Association) will give an update on US IP, law and practice, including topics such as: patent eligibility of computer related inventions and personalised medicine, trade mark damages damages and trade dress infringement.


14:00 – 14:30 


14:30 - 15:00 

Update on U.S. Patent Eligibility of Computer Related Inventions: New USPTO Guidance and Court Interpretation

Bret Hrivnack

15:00 - 15:30

Hurdles in patenting personalized medicine: Subject matter eligibility and the new enablement requirements for patenting antibodies.

Joyce von Natzmer

15:30 - 16:00

Update on U.S. IP Policy under Iancu

John Pegram

16:00 - 16:30

Refreshment Break

16:30 - 17:00

IP Litigation – TM/Copyright/Design

* Damages for TM infringement – split in U.S. circuits on whether proof of wilfulness required to receive award of defendant’s profits

* Copyright Infringement – U.S. registration now compulsory, to pursue civil action (SCOTUS decision)

* Trade Dress Infringement – BIC lighter case, use of US ITC proceedings to halt importation of goods

Maria Scungio and Roxana Sullivan

17:00 - 17:30

You say “X”, I hear “Y” – How to Work with Colleagues Across the Pond More Efficiently and Effectively: Common Pitfalls and Real-Life Anecdotes

Yelena Morozova

7:30 - 19:00

   Drinks Reception