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26 May 2023
09h00 - 19h00
Auberge du Pêcheur, Pontstraat 41, 9831 Sint-Martens-Latem
We are excited to announce the date of the 2023 De Clercq & Partners Intellectual Property seminar.
On Friday May 26, 2023, we will be taking over Auberge du Pêcheur once again for an engaging day full of thought-provoking talks and invaluable networking opportunities! By good custom, we aim to provide you with the latest updates in patent and trademark prosecution.
Chaired by Caroline Hennin (European & Belgian Patent Attorney – De Clercq & Partners)
|08.30h||Registration and Coffee|
|09.10h||Welcome and introduction
Ann De Clercq, Founding Partner – De Clercq & Partners
Subject Matter Eligibility in the US and Practical Examples
G2/21 : White Smoke, let the Exegesis begin !
The Limits of Design Protection
|12.00h||Walking lunch, served in Auberge du Pêcheur|
Chaired by Sakina Bounaga (Partner– De Clercq & Partners)
Unified Patent Court and Unitary Patent: finally becoming a New Reality
All very well to have a Unitary Patent: but what about the Conundrum of Unitary SPCs?
Plant related Exceptions under the UPC
Brief Update on Patentability of Plants at the EPO
Panel Discussion on UP, UPC and USPC
Moderator: Liesbet Paemen, Partner, European Patent Attorney, De Clercq & Partners, BE
|16.45h||Brief update on Chinese IP
Wei Zhao - China Science Patent & Trademark Agent Ltd
|17.05h||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.