Reminder: De Clercq & Partners IP Seminar - Friday 26 May 2023
We are thrilled to announce that the 2023 De Clercq & Partners Intellectual Property seminar is in exactly 22 days!
Mark your calendars for Friday, May 26, 2023, as we take over the magnificent Auberge du Pêcheur once again for an exciting day filled with insightful talks and unparalleled networking opportunities. As always, we strive to keep you informed with the latest updates in patent and trademark prosecution, making this event an absolute must for industry professionals and IP enthusiasts alike. Don't miss out on this engaging and informative seminar!
Chaired by Caroline Hennin (European & Belgian Patent Attorney – De Clercq & Partners)
|Registration and Coffee
|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
|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
|Brief update on Chinese IP
Wei Zhao - China Science Patent & Trademark Agent Ltd
|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.