The team is joined by Guest Kats Rosie Burbidge, Stephen Jones, Mathilde Parvis, and Eibhlin Vardy, and by InternKats Verónica Rodríguez Arguijo, Hayleigh Bosher, Tian Lu and Cecilia Sbrolli.

Forthcoming Events


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

29-30 May 2017: Conference on Innovation, Research and Competition in the EU: The Future of Open and Collaborative Standard Setting, Brussels, Belgium.

30 May 2017: Roving Seminars on WIPO Services and InitiativesRennes, France.

1 June 2017: Roving Seminars on WIPO Services and InitiativesLyon, France.

1 June 2017: On Trial: Mozart and Other Pirates, at UCL Cruciform Building, London.

8-9 June 2017: ERA Academy of European Law Annual Conference on European Media Law, in Brussels.

9 June 2017: Innovation and Competition in Life Sciences Law, Faculty of Law of the University of Basel, Switzerland.

12 June 2017: GRUR meets Brussels Workshop 2017: The Digital Single Market Copyright Directive Proposal and beyond: Towards a ‘toolbox’ for future European Copyright Law, Rue Montoyer 47, B-1000 Brussels.

12 June 2017: Are Non-Traditional Trademarks Aesthetically Functional?, City, University of London, St John Street.

12-13 June 2017: Intellectual Property, Ethics and the Market in the Era of Personalised Medicine conference, at the St Anne’s College in Oxford.

13 June 2017: Competition Law Association (CLA), LIDC Questions Workshop, Redd Solicitors LLP, London. 

19-30 June 2017: WIPO-WTO Colloquium for Teachers and Researchers of Intellectual Property, in Geneva.

21 June 2017: 9th Annual Sir Hugh Laddie Lecture - Making International IP Policy, at UCL Cruciform Building in London.

26 –30 June 2017: CREATe IP Summer Summit (CIPSS’17), The Square, University Avenue, University of Glasgow, G12 8QQ, Scotland.

26-30 June 2017: ERA Academy of European Law Summer Course on European Intellectual Property Law, Trier, Germany.

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.

3-15 July 2017: 2017 International Summer School of Intellectual Property, organized by the Intellectual Property Research Institute of Xiamen University, China.

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.

7 July 2017: Flynn Pharma and Pfizer: the IP and competition aspects of Phenytoin Sodium Flynn, organised by the Competition Law Association (CLA), Arnold & Porter Kaye Scholer LLP offices, London.

15 July 2017: Annual IP Ball, De Vere Grand Connaught Rooms, Holborn, London.

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.

28-29 September 2017: CopyCamp 2017 conference in Warsaw.

28-29 September 2017: ERA Academy of European Law Annual Conference on Trade Marks and Designs, in Alicante.

5-8 October 2017: Ligue Internationale du Droit de la Concurrence/International League for Competition Law (LIDC) Annual Congress 2017, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. 

28–29 September 2017: ERA Academy of European Law Annual Conference on Trade Marks and Designs in Europe 2017, Alicante, Spain.

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

9-10 November 2017: ERA Academy of European Law Annual Conference on European Copyright Law, in Trier.

9-10 November 2017: Unitary Patent Package Conference, The Hague, The Netherlands

16-17 Nobember 2017: The 2017 CIPA Life Science Conference, Whittlebury Hall Hotel, Whittlebury, Towcester, Northamptonshire

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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