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Intellectual property conference

Date: 30th January 2020

Time: 09:00 - 16:15

Location:
Law Society of Scotland
Atria One
144 Morrison Street
Edinburgh
EH3 8EX

CPD Hours: 6hours

Join us as we explore the latest developments in intellectual property law, from protecting your clients creative rights to insights into GDPR we'll get you up to speed on how to best advise your clients.

Book by 6 December to save 20% with our Early Bird rate

6 hours verifiable CPD

How to protect your client’s creative rights? How to draw a future-ready contract and deliver a winning brand protection strategy? What are the key court reforms and recent decisions from the Scottish IP Court that impact your practice?  Brexit or GDPR on your mind?

Join our expert speaker to answer these questions and much more. Whether you are new to the fast-paced world of intellectual property or have many years of experience under your belt, we have something for everybody. With plenty of opportunities to engage in lively and extensive discussions during this full day conference put together in a dynamic format of briefing and in-depth analysis, you will be 2020 ready.

 Are you a solicitor who specialises in Intellectual Property law and would like to develop your career and marketing in this area? If so you may want to think about applying to  become an Law Society of Scotland accredited specialist. To find out more see Accredited Specialisms

*Agenda subject to change

By attending this conference, you will: 

  • Understand creative rights and how to draft future-ready contracts
  • Get top tips from delivering a winning brand protection strategy to your clients 
  • Insights into GDPR and social media issues for IP practitioners
  • Update on Scottish IP Court reforms and recent decisions
  • Colin Hulme, Partner, Burness Paull - Accredited Specialist in Intellectual Property Law
  • Usman Tariq, Ampersand Advocates
  • David Goodbrand, Partner, Burness Paull
  • Alison Bryce, Partner, Dentons 
  • Roisin Higgins QC, Axiom Advocates
  • Neeraj Thomas, CMS Cameron McKenna Nabarro Olswang LLP - Accredited Specialist in Intellectual Property Law
  • Gemma Kelly, Associate, Thorntons
  • Rebecca Henderson, Solicitor, MacRoberts LLP
  • Susan O'Farrell, Associate, MacRoberts LLP
  • 09:00 - 09:20

    Registration and refreshments
  • Speaker
    Colin Hulme, Partner, Burness Paull
  • 09:30 - 10:10

    Creative rights and IPR contracts

    10:10 - 10:15

    Questions and discussion

    10:15 - 10:55

    Delivering a winning brand protection strategy

    Speakers
    Rebecca Henderson, Solicitor, MacRoberts LLP
    Susan O'Farrell, Associate, MacRoberts LLP

    10:55 - 11:00

    Questions and discussion

  • 11:00 - 11:15

    Refreshments and networking
  • 11:15 - 11:45

    GDPR issues for IP lawyers

    Speaker
    David Goodbrand, Partner, Burness Paull

    11:45 - 11:50

    Questions and discussion

    11:50 - 12:20

    IP infringement and social media - an overview of the issues and remedies

    Speaker
    Neeraj Thomas, Of Counsel, Cameron McKenna Nabarro Olswang LLP

    12:20 - 12:25

    Questions and discussion

    12:25 - 12:55

    Learning from negative spaces of intellectual property

    Speaker
    Alison Bryce, Partner, Dentons

    12:55 - 13:00

    Questions and discussion

  • 13:00 - 13:45

    Lunch and networking
  • 13:45 - 14:45

    Reform of the Scottish IP Court

    Speakers
    Colin Hulme, Partner, Burness Paull
    Usman Tariq, Ampersand Advocates

    14:45 - 15:10

    Recent decisions from the Scottish IP Court

    Speaker
    Gemma Kelly, Associate, Thorntons

    15:10 - 15:15

    Questions and discussion

  • 15:15 - 15:25

    Refreshments and networking
  • 15:25 - 16:10

    The impact of Brexit on UK IP law - no more CJEU?

    Speaker
    Roisin Higgins QC, Axiom Advocates
  • 16:10 - 16:15

    Closing remarks

Prices

prices exclude VAT

Member:
£226.35
 
New member:
£187.91
 
Accredited Paralegal:
£187.91
 
Trainee:
£187.91
 
Unemployed member:
£170.84
 
Non-member:
£247.41
 

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