Events

De Clercq & Partners Seminar 2016

30 November 2016

ONE-DAY SEMINAR

Wednesday November 30, 2016

Auberge du Pêcheur
Sint-Martens-Latem, Belgium

Our yearly seminar provides an excellent opportunity to become updated on the latest developments in IP, and to exchange experiences and information with others in your field.

 

WHO SHOULD ATTEND?

• Practitioners involved in drafting, prosecuting and litigating patents,
• Representatives from technology transfer offices,
• Industry representatives involved in IP,
• Legal representatives,
• Policymakers,
• Inventors,
• Investors,
• CEOs


MORNING SESSION
Chaired by Liesbet Paemen
(Partner De Clercq & Partners)

08.45h: Registration and Coffee

09.15h: Welcome and introduction
Ann De Clercq, Founding Partner –  De Clercq & Partners

09.20h: Patenting biotechnological inventions after the European Commission Expert Group Report: still business as usual?
Sven Bostyn, Senior Lecturer in Intellectual Property Law – University of Liverpool, UK

10.10h: Latest developments in EPO Case Law
Koen Vanhalst, Belgian and European Patent Attorney  De Clercq & Partners, BE
Andrej Michalík, European Patent Attorney
 De Clercq & Partners, BE

11.00h: Coffee break

11.30h: SPC developments
Mike Snodin, CPA EPA Director – Park Grove IP, UK

12.30h: Walking lunch, served in Auberge du Pêcheur

 

AFTERNOON SESSION
Chaired by Ann De Clercq
(Founding Partner
De Clercq & Partners)

14.00h: The recoverability of (patent) attorney fees after the ECJ decision in United Video Properties / Telenet
Stijn Debaene, Partner – Fieldfisher, BE

14.50h: The Unitary patent package: the life after Brexit
Pieter Callens, Partner – Eubelius, BE

15.40h: Coffee break

16.10h: Recent developments on Innovation Income Deduction
Andres Delanoy, Director –  KPMG, BE

17.00h: Closing remarks

17.15h: Closing reception at the Conference Venue, Auberge du Pêcheur

 

LOCATION

Auberge du Pêcheur
Pontstraat 41
9831 Sint-Martens-Latem
Belgium
www.auberge-du-pecheur.be

Please click here for a route description.


REGISTRATION

To register, please click this link to open a pre-filled e-mail form, and confirm your presence. Your registration will be confirmed by reply e-mail.

Registration fee (ex VAT):

€ 200.00 for companies and private practitioners
€ 100.00 for universities and non-profit organizations

An invoice will be issued after payment of the registration fee.

 

We hope to meet you there!