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Central Law Training
The 2014 annual legal update for in-house counsel takes all of the key legal developments from the last year which are relevant to general counsel, heads of legal and in-house counsel and provides you with a complete update in a focussed and comprehensive day.
We will be examining recent developments in contract law, intellectual property law, competition law and employment law, looking at updates in the law relating to mergers and acquisitions and discussing the proposed significant changes to the European data protection regime.
Chaired by Don Hughes, Vice President and General Counsel for Hitachi Data Systems, the panel of expert speakers will give you the information you need to take back to your organisations.
Topics covered include:
*A review of recent developments in contract law
*Intellectual property – recent developments
*Radical changes in the data protection regime
*Competition law: an update for
*Employment law update
*Litigation and dispute resolution update
WHAT YOU WILL GAIN FROM ATTENDING THIS WORKSHOP:
• You will learn how to control nerves before a presentation or meeting
• You will learn how to use your voice and body to engage an audience
• You will be a more confident and effective presenter
THE WORKSHOP WILL COVER:
• the correct use of breath to ‘power’ the voice and manage nerves
• the development of a relaxed posture that inspires confidence and engages the audience
• the use of pace and pause to give energy to your presentation
• the use of voice projection and volume to maintain interest
• how to judge the mood of your audience and respond accordingly
• the importance of rehearsal
• each participant will make a short presentation and receive detailed feedback from their coach
THE VALUE OF ATTENDING THIS COURSE
- Broaden your overall knowledge of the complex world of patents
- Be able to work more effectively with IP departments and colleagues
- Learn the basic steps required to obtain and protect a typical patent
- Be shown the principles of infringement and litigation.
- Discover the role of patents as property, and how to exploit them to commercial advantage
- Discover the commercial value of patents
- Learn the principles of licensing and how to make best use of them
- Understand the importance of patent portfolio management
The course will deliver a unique one-stop, comprehensive, practical introduction to international patent law, illustrated by case-studies
WHO SHOULD ATTEND
- Patent managers and patent engineers
- Legal advisers, executives and assistants
- Members of corporate legal and IP departments
- Business development and R&D managers
- Technology transfer specialists
- Members of new product development departments
- All those who need a basic, working knowledge of international patent law and practice
Understand and draft international licensing agreements generally and manufacture under licence agreements in particular
- Draft and negotiate key terms more effectively
- Understand and advise on cross-jurisdictional concerns and key terms
This comprehensive foundation course offers a valuable overview of all key matters to be considered by the licensor and the licensee when dealing with international licensing agreements generally, and particularly when handling manufacture under licence and technology transfer agreements.
TOPICS TO BE COVERED AT THIS SEMINAR:
- Transfer of Rights to Patents, Patent Applications and Inventions
- Different Types of Licence
- Elements of an Effective Agreement
- Key Licence Clauses
- Issues with International Licences
- Working with Universities and SMEs
- Patent Portfolio Value Extraction and Licence Management
- Unpatented Technology Agreements
- Implied Licences/Patent Exhaustion
- US Antitrust Issues in Licensing and Lincensee Estoppel
- European Antitrust Issues in Licensing
- Key differences between US and European Licences
MBL Seminars Limited
Course Level: Intermediate Introduction This seminar will consider the way electronic communications networks and service providers are regulated at both a UK and EU level. It will concentrate mainly on the provision...
A detailed examination of the terms of patent, know-how and software licence agreements, including legal, drafting, technical, commercial, financial and practice issues
This advanced level seminar provides a detailed examination of the terms of patent, know-how and software licence agreements, including legal, drafting, technical, commercial, financial and practice issues.
Topics covered include:
- Getting the scope of the licence right
- General versus specific obligations
- Minimising risk
- Clear and favourable payment terms
- Preliminary agreements
- Boilerplate clauses
The Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies, Geneva
The LL.M. in International Law is a one-year postgraduate degree course that provides advanced, comprehensive and practical training in international law. Students on the LL.M. Programme gain exposure to world-renowned faculty, benefit from being at the heart of international legal affairs in Geneva and share ideas with other participants who come from an array of different legal backgrounds and perspectives.