This yearly seminar provides an excellent opportunity to become updated on the latest developments in IP, and to exchange experiences and information with others in your field.
Chaired by Liesbet Paemen (Partner – De Clercq & Partners)
08.45h: Registration and Coffee
09.15h: Welcome and introduction
Ann De Clercq, Founding Partner – De Clercq & Partners
09.20h: Sufficiency of disclosure, scope of protection and amendments
Sjoerd Hoekstra, Director Organic Chemistry - European Patent Office, NL
10.10h: Plausibility in life sciences patenting: what experimental evidence is required?
Sven Bostyn, Senior Lecturer in Intellectual Property Law – University of Liverpool, UK
11.00h: Coffee break
11.30h: Recent UK case law on infringement: evolution or revolution?
Mike Snodin, CPA EPA Director – Park Grove IP, UK
12.30h: Walking lunch, served in Auberge du Pêcheur
Chaired by Sakina Bounaga (Partner – De Clercq & Partners)
14.00h: Capping lawyer's fees and offering a patented process
Bruno Vandermeulen, Partner – Bird&Bird, BE
14.50h: Unitary patent package: update of the day
Pieter Callens, Partner – Eubelius, BE
15.40h: Coffee break
16.10h: Essentially biological products – where patents meet politics
Philippe De Jong, Partner – Altius, BE
17.00h: Closing remarks
17.15h: 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,
• Industry representatives involved in IP,
• Legal representatives,
€ 200.00 for companies and private practitioners
€ 100.00 for universities and non-profit organizations
An invoice will be issued after payment of the registration fee.
De Clercq & Partners