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10 June 2022
08h30 - 18h00
Auberge du Pêcheur, Pontstraat 41, 9831 Sint-Martens-Latem
De Clercq & Partners is happy to announce the programme of our yearly one-day IP seminar, an event that brings together cutting-edge topics and prominent figures from the industry to provide you with the latest developments in Intellectual Property.
Join us on Friday June 10, 2022 at the Auberge du Pêcheur in Sint-Martens-Latem (Belgium) for an engaging day full of thought-provoking talks and invaluable networking opportunities!
Chaired by Koen Vanhalst (Partner– De Clercq & Partners)
|08.30h||Registration and Coffee|
|08.55h||Welcome and introduction
Ann De Clercq, Founding Partner – De Clercq & Partners
|09.00h||Unified Patent Court: finally becoming a new reality
Pieter Callens, Partner – Eubelius, BE
Unitary Patent: an update
European Patent Attorney - De Clercq & Partners, BE
|11.00h||SPC Decisions: an update
Mike Snodin, CPA EPA Director – Park Grove IP, UK
|12.00h||Walking lunch, served in Auberge du Pêcheur|
Chaired by Joost Muylle (Partner– De Clercq & Partners)
Updates on EPO case law, examination practices and new referrals
|15.20h||Bolar Exemption and Research Exemption: is the current balance to be revisited?
Geert Glas, Senior IP Counsel – Allen & Overy, BE
|16.00h||Weak Brands, Strong Brands
Karen Ongena, Partner - IP Porta, BE
|17.00h||Closing reception at the Conference Venue, Auberge du Pêcheur|
WHO SHOULD ATTEND?
• Practitioners involved in drafting, prosecuting and litigating patents
• Representatives from technology transfer offices
• Legal representatives
Auberge du Pêcheur
Registration fee (excl. VAT):
- € 200.00 for companies and private practitioners
- € 100.00 for universities and non-profit organizations
Please note that all invoices will be issued after payment of the registration fee.