From October 2016 to March 2017 the team is joined by Guest Kats Rosie Burbidge and Eibhlin Vardy, and by InternKats Verónica Rodríguez Arguijo, Tian Lu and Hayleigh Bosher.

Forthcoming Events

2017

20-22 February 2017: WIPO-WTO Colloquium for IP Teachers and Researchers in Asia in Singapore.

22 February 2017: Conference Copyright 4.0 at the Faculty of Law of the University of Geneva.

23 February 2017: Free webinar on “IP Commercialization Tactics for Wealth Generation & Innovation”, hosted by OxFirst.

23 February 2017: IP Out Event: Drinks and Networking, Marks & Clerk, 90 Long Acre, WC2E 9RA London.

23-24 February 2017: 2nd Works-in-Progress Conference “IPScholars Asia” at the Singapore Management University.

27-28 February 2017: Post Mortem Auctoris: Copyright & Estate Planning, course organised by the UCL Institute of Brand & Innovation Law.

1 March 2017: 'Going for Gold': 3D Scanning, 3D Printing and Mass Customisation and the Future of Intellectual Property Law, City Law School , City University of London.

1-3 March 2017, 6th International AMPPI Conference, Mexico City.

6 March 2017: CLA 19th Annual Burrell Lecture and Dinner, The Honourable Society of Gray’s Inn, 8 South Square, London WC1R 5ET.

8-9 March 2017: MIP International Patent Forum 2017, at the Waldorf Hilton Hotel in London. Free for In-house, patent and IP counsel; reduced fee of £995 for Private Practice IPKat readers by quoting IPK-MIP.

11 March 2017: CIPIL Annual Spring Conference 2017 – Intellectual Property and Human Rights, University of Cambridge.

17 March 2017: Ethics of Intellectual Property Rights: Challenges & Solutions, workshop supported by the Centre for Intellectual Property Policy & Management at Bournemouth University.

19-21 March 2017: Showbiz and more … Intellectual Property in the Entertainment Industry, organized by the Inter-American Association of Intellectual Property (ASIPI) in Puerto Rico.

7-8 April 2017: Patent Conference (PatCon 7), Northwestern University Pritzker School of Law, Chicago.

11-13 April 2017: 12th Baltic AIPPI Conference on IP rights, Globalization and New Technologies which will take place in Jurmala, Latvia.

26 April 2017: World Intellectual Property Day!

11 May 2017: Stanford Patent Litigation Policy Practicum’s Symposium on Patent Assertion Entities Stanford Law School.

17-18 May 2017: 9th Annual Junior Scholars in Intellectual Property (JSIP) Workshop organized by the Michigan State University College of Law.

29-30 May 2017: 9th Annual Conference on Innovation and Communications Law (CICL), at The Faculty of Law at the University of Szeged, Hungary.

3-7 July 2017: 18th International Copyright Law summer course at IViR, Amsterdam.

3-7 July 2017: 5th Privacy Law and Policy summer course at IViR, Amsterdam.

4-5 July 2017: The Art in Law in Art conference, will take place at the Art Gallery of Western Australia. The conference will be hosted by the University of Western Australia Law school and will consider how the Law views visual art and vice versa.

4-6 September 2017: 12th Annual Conference entitled “Claims on Area: The Geography-IP Interface, organised by the European Policy for Intellectual Property association (EPIP) will take place in Bordeaux, France.

26 – 27 October 2017: 1st Future of Law Conference: The Internet of Things, Smart Contracts and Intelligent Machines, School of Law, Singapore Management University.

Distance learning courses and e-learning

LLM in Computer and Communications Law. 2-6 year distance learning course at Queen Mary University London commencing 9 January 2017. Details here, and Diploma/Postgraduate Certificate in Computer and Communications law here.

E-Learning @ ERA. Leading practitioners and academics are filmed at ERA events. The recording and the speaker’s presentation are combined in a split-screen video podcast, together with full hyperlinked supporting material. The package can be viewed as a video or downloaded as an audio file. ERA's IP e-learning programme is available here.


MSc in Intellectual Property, Innovation and the Creative Economy, developed by CREATe, School of Law, University of Glasgow. This online programme is intended for people working in sectors where digital rights and obligations are a key concern. Apply now for the September 2017 intake, full details here.

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