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Gowling WLG: 26th Annuial Patents Seminar – Birmingham

21 February 2023
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Gowling WLG are delighted to announce their 26th Annual Patent Case Law Review, taking place in February 2024.

Date
21 February 2023
Time
9:00 – 13:00
Venue
Two Snowhill
Birmingham
B4 6WR
United Kingdom
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Price
Free to attend.

There is lots to talk about at this year’s event, which will be chaired by Huw Evans, including some blockbusting decisions from the UK courts and of course, the first six months of the UPC.

Alisa Carter will kick off the event by separating myth from reality in regards to the trends in UK court judgments and Seiko Hidaka will evaluate the outcomes of the UPC cases to help us refine our European strategy.

Alex Brodie will be addressing the ongoing developments in the SEP/FRAND case law before Gordon Harris delivers his much-anticipated annual review of UK patent law in 2023.

To wrap up the session, Michael Carter will be looking into the future and identifying what to watch out for in 2024.

  • Programme
  • Speakers
Agenda
 Registration
Chair’s welcome – Huw Evans
 Stats – Ailsa Carter
 SEP/FRAND update – Alexandra Brodie
 Annual review of patent law – part 1 – Gordon Harris
 Break
 Annual review of patent law – part 2 – Gordon Harris
 UPC – Long-arm and ASI – Seiko Hidaka
 Looking forwards: A preview of 2024 – Michael Carter
 Chair’s wrap-up – Huw Evans
 Networking and refreshments

Ailsa Carter

PSL Principal Associate – London

Seiko Hidaka

Legal Director – London

Alexandra Brodie

Partner – London

Huw Evans

Partner – London

Michael C Carter

Legal Director – Birmingham

Gordon Harris

Of Counsel – London


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