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


25 April 2017: Trademarks and Designs - where next when the UK leaves the EU? Bristows, 100 Victoria Embankment, London EC4Y 0DH.

25 April 2017: The UK Pre INTA Annual Meeting Event, Simmons & Simmons, Citypoint, Moorgate, London.

24 April 2017: Lecture: GS Media and the evolving linking regime – Did we just wreck the Internet? at the University of Southampton.

26 April 2017: World Intellectual Property Day!

2 May 2017: IP 4 Global Business: The Protection and Commercial use of Inventions, Trademarks and Designs: WIPO services and initiatives, Utrecht, The Netherlands.

2 May 2017: Edinburgh Faculty of Advocates World IP Day 2017, Mackenzie Building, Old Assembly Close, 172 High Street, Edinburgh.

4 May 2017: The importance of IP in internationalization strategies: the case of Latin America, Porto, Portugal, INESC TEC Campus da FEUP, Rua Dr. Roberto Frias 4200 - 465 Porto, Portugal.

10 May 2017: IPSoc’s educational event: Latest Developments in copyright, Simmons & Simmons 1 Ropemaker Street EC2Y 9SS London.

12 May 2017: ECS Conference, Building a EU unitary copyright, SciencesPo - Auditorium Caquot, 28 rue des Saints-Pères, 75007 Paris.

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

18 – 19 May 2017: ERA Academy of European Law Conference on Intellectual Property Enforcement and the Fight against Counterfeit Goods in the EU, Trier, Germany.

20 – 24 May 2017: The INTA Annual Meeting, Fira Gran Via, Barcelona.

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

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.

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

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.

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.

14 September 2017: New IP Lawyers 2nd Workshop Series, New Technologies and Challenges to the Existing Intellectual Property SystemBocconi University, Milan

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

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

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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