Computer Technology Committee Virtual Seminar

Audience

Fellows & Students 

Event information

Computer Technology Committee Virtual Seminar
Start date Tuesday, May 25, 2021 10:00 AM
End date Tuesday, May 25, 2021 12:30 PM
Price Non Member £144.00 (Includes £24.00 VAT)
Member £120.00 (Includes £20.00 VAT)

Synopsis

Join us for a  virtual seminar spread over two mornings to hear discussion and updates on patents in a digital world.  Topics will include G1/19, EPO guidelines updates pertinent to CII, database rights post Brexit, UKIPO consultation on AI, AI and patentability. The event will be held on Tuesday 25th May and Thursday 27th May starting at 10:00 am.


We hope to virtually see you there! 


Tuesday, 25 May 2021

10:00 - 10:10

Introduction

 Simon Davies, CTC Chair & Mike Jennings, Partner at AA Thornton & CTC Vice Chair 

 10:10 – 10:50

Session 1

G1/19, Speaker TBC

10:50 -11:30

Session 2

Panel Discussion on G1/19

Moderated by Mike Jennings, panel members to include Scott Roberts, BT, and Richard Lawrence, Keltie LLP

11:30 -11:45

Refreshment Break

11:45 – 12:25

Session 3

T 0944/15 and T161/18: the EPO Boards of Appeal assess computer-implemented inventions in the field of medical procedures and AI

Simon Davies, Chair of CTC Committee

12:25- 12:30

Closing Remarks

Mike Jennings, Partner at AA Thornton & CTC Vice Chair 


Thursday, 27 May 2021

10:00 - 10:05

Introduction, Rachel Free, CTC Vice Chair 

10:05 – 10:15

Session 1

AI Patent Landscape - Alec Griffiths, Patent Seekers 

10:15 – 10:55

Session 2 

Results of the UK IPO Consultation on AI and IP - Phil Thorpe, Deputy Director, UKIPO

10:55- 11:30

Session 3

Panel discussion on the UK IPO Consultation on AI and IP 

Moderated by Rachel Free, panel members to include Phil Thorpe, UKIPO and Samantha Funnell 

11:30 -11:45

Refreshment Break

11:45– 12:25

Session 4

Database Rights and Trade Secrets Post-Brexit - Joel Vertes

12:25- 12:30

Closing Remarks, Rachel Free, Vice Chair CTC



Additional Information: 

Please note this is a two day event, that only requires one booking. 

CIPA Students Members are offered a discounted rate of £50.00 Plus VAT, please email CPD@cipa.org.uk for bookings.