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Unitary Patent & Unified Patent Court 2015
Unitary Patent & Unified Patent Court 2015
The Last Miles
Government Officials, EU Representations,
EU Commission & Parliament Members,
Officials from the European Patent Office
and National/EU member States' IP Offices,
World Intellectual Property Organization,
Judicial, Innovation, Finance Administrations,
Universities and Public R&D Centres,
European Judges: 1st Instance, Appeals, Supreme Courts,
Judges of Specialized National Patent and EPO Jurisdictions,
Commercial Court Judges, Expert Judges, Arbitrators,
European and National/Regional Patent Attorneys,
IP Agents, Barristers and Sollicitors,
Chief IP Officers,
Directors of IP Litigation,
Heads/members of Patent Departments,
Managers of Patent Administration,
CTOs, Chief R&D Officers,
Private Equity Funds,
IP Specialized Funds,
Brokers and Advisors,
Strategy & Valuation Consulting Firms,
Audit & Taxation Consultancies,
8:30 am Welcome coffee 9:00-9:10 am Foreword by the Conference Chair Willem Hoyng Partner HOYNG MONEGIER LLP / The Netherlands 9:10-9:30 am Conference welcome and keynote speech Margot Fröhlinger Principal Director of Patent Law and Multilateral Affairs EUROPEAN PATENT OFFICE \ Germany 9:30-11:00 am EPO Select and Preparatory Committees: Shaping the future of the UP&UPC Current state of progress and formalizations. Patent fees and Court fees. Updates on logistics (courts location, IT system etc.). Conflicting national rights. Specific issues over the Bolar exemption and SPCs. Impacts of the new system on assessing damages. > Unitary Patent: an Overview Ľuboš Knoth Vice-Chair EPO SELECT COMMITTEE, President INDUSTRIAL PROPERTY OFFICE OF THE SLOVAK REPUBLIC \ Slovak Republic > Unified Patent Court: An Overview Paul van Beukering Chairman PREPARATORY COMMITTEE, Manager of Intellectual Property Unit MINISTRY OF ECONOMIC AFFAIRS, AGRICULTURE AND INNOVATION \ The Netherlands > Appointment and training of judges: technical and legal Ambassador Olivér Varhelyi Deputy Permanent Representative PERMANENT REPRESENTATION OF HUNGARY TO EU \ Belgium > Issues of Art. 83 of the Treaty - Implementations Prof. Dr. Christian Osterrieth Honorary Professor for Patent Law UNIVERSITY OF KONSTANZ, Partner REIMANN OSTERRIETH KOHLER HAFT \ Germany > IP valuation and assessing damages under the UPC Dr. Roya Ghafele Director and Member of theBoard OXFIRST LTD \ United Kingdom Chair: Prof. Dr. Christian Osterrieth Honorary Professor for Patent Law UNIVERSITY OF KONSTANZ, Partner REIMANN OSTERRIETH KOHLER HAFT \ Germany 11:00-11:30 am Coffee break 11:30-1:00 pm UPC and Rules of Procedure‘s final draft: What are the amendments left to be made? Opt In/ Opt Out. Pending applications. Joint applicants. Technical changes in the RoP. The influence of the judge rapporteurs. Injunctions: discretion or automatic? Litigation and patent settlements. Role of the CJEU? > A debate between European judges, with (a-z): Hon. Dieter Brändle President SWISS FEDERAL PATENT COURT \ Switzerland Alain Girardet Conseiller COUR DE CASSATION \ France Lord Justice Kitchin Lord Justice of Appeal COURT OF APPEAL OF ENGLAND AND WALES \ The United Kingdom Robert van Peursem Advocate-General SUPREME COURT OF THE NETHERLANDS \ The Netherlands Ulrike Voß Presiding Judge, Patent Senate HIGHER REGIONAL COURT OF DUSSELDORF \ Germany Chair: Dr. Mirko Weinert Partner REIMANN OSTERRIETH KOHLER HAFT \ Germany 1:00-2:30 pm Buffet lunch 2:30-4:00 pm IP Strategies in the new legal environment in Europe: How may the new system modify the current strategy for applications? Which businesses will benefit the most from the UP&UPC? New patent portfolio, monetization and protection strategies under the reign of the new system. Impact on existing joint ventures and licensing agreements. Who will be the “early adopters” of the new system? > Views from IT & High-Tech Karl-Georg Aspacher Division IP Counsel SIEMENS AG \ Germany > Views from NPE Shawn Ambwani Chief Operating Officer UNIFIED PATENTS \ USA > Views from Pharmaceuticals Catriona Hammer Senior IP Counsel GE HEALTHCARE \ United Kingdom Francesco Macchetta Director Intellectual Property BRACCO IMAGING SPA \ Italy >Views from Consumer & Industrial Goods Cornelis Schüller Group Head of Patents, Assistant Vice-President NESTEC SA \ Switzerland Chair: Dr. Penny Gilbert Partner POWELL GILBERT LLP \ United Kingdom 4:00-4:30 pm Coffee break 4:30-6:00 pm Ratification and Implementation of the UPC: What can be found on the check list? Are the national patent offices in charge of the ratification process? Ratification progress and entries into force. Impact of the Spanish complaint and the Belgian constitutional complaint. Are we ready to embrace the (post)implementation challenges? >Belgian challenge and UP&UPC motion insights Prof.Dr. Josef Drexl Director MAX PLANCK INSTITUTE FOR INNOVATION AND COMPETITION \ Germany Luis Fernández-Novoa Partner HOYNG MONEGIER LLP \ Spain Jorma Hanski Director Patents and Innovations Line FINNISH PATENT AND REGISTRATION OFFICE \ Finland Ľuboš Knoth Vice-Chair EPO SELECT COMMITTEE, President INDUSTRIAL PROPERTY OFFICE OF THE SLOVAK REPUBLIC \ Slovak Republic Marc van der Burg Legal Adviser NETHERLANDS PATENT OFFICE \ The Netherlands Chair: Simon Dack Partner HOYNG MONEGIER LLP \ The Netherlands 6:00-6:15 pm Closing address Benoît Battistelli President EUROPEAN PATENT OFFICE \ Germany 6:15-6:45 pm Cocktail
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