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

Forthcoming Events


11 September 2017: Roving Seminar on WIPO Services and InitiativeState Public Scientific and Technical Library of the Siberian Branch of the Russian Academy of Sciences, 15, Voskhod st., Novosibirsk.

14 September 2017: Roving Seminar on WIPO Services and InitiativeMoscow, Russian Federation.

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

17-19 September 2017: INTA’s Trademark Administrators and Practitioners (TMAP) Meeting, New Orleans, Louisiana.

19-20 September 2017: Intellectual Property Wealth Generation at the University of Oxford.

22 September 2017: 2017 UK-China IP Symposium, co-hosted by the UKIPO and China’s State Intellectual Property Office, in London.

22 September 2017: “The Strategic Inventor” seminar, organized by BananaIP Counsels, in Bangalore, India.

23-25 September 2017: The Rotterdam Connection, Rotterdam, The Netherlands.

25 September 2017: LeadershIP conference, in Brussels. 

26 September 2017: Drafting & Negotiating IP Terms in Research Contracts, organized by IBIL, in London.

27 September 2017: IPAN Seminar: Protecting IT and data assets with Intellectual Property, 3-5pm, CIPA, Holborn, London.

27- 30 September 2017:  GRUR Annual Meeting, at Hotel Grand Elysée in Hamburg, Germany.

28 September 2017: UNION-IP September Dinner meeting - "Actavis v Lilly, interpretation and file wrapper  - what do we do now?", in London.

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.

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

3 October 2017: IP Licensing: An Advanced Level Drafting Workshop, organized by IBIL, in London.

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

10 October 2017: Drafting “Legal” Clauses in Commercial Contracts, organized by IBIL, in London.

12 October 2017: Central Concepts in Agency Law – A CPD course, organized by IBIL, in London.

12 October 2017: CITMA Autumn Conference -- IP and social media, in Birmingham. 

17 October 2017: Drafting and Negotiating Contracts with Universities, organized by IBIL, in London.

23-24 October 2017: Post Mortem Auctoris: Copyright and Estate Planning, organized by IBIL, in London.

24 October 2017: Drafting and Negotiating Clinical Trial Agreements, organized by IBIL, in London.

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

27-27 October 2017: ERA Academy of European Law Annual Conference on European Patent Law, Brussels.

31 October 2017: Drafting and Negotiating Preliminary Agreements: CDAs, Options and MOUs, organized by IBIL, in London.

1 November 2017: Equivalents: K=Na. Is the genie out of the bottle?", UCL Institute of Education (Logan Hall), Bloomsbury.

6 November 2017: Drafting Clearer Contracts, organized by IBIL, in London.

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.

14-15 November 2017: IP Statistics for Decision Makers, Mexico City, Mexico.

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

16-17 November 2017: REDA 2017: Regulation and Enforcement in theDigital Era, at Nicosia in Cyprus.


23 - 25 January 2018: 10th Global Intellectual Property Convention, in Bengaluru, India.

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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