Thursday Thingies – The IPKat

Time has been passing by in a short time, and it’s time for an additional Thursday Thingies. This week, we convey to you some IPKat Crew Information in addition to many upcoming occasions and alternatives.  

IPKat Crew Information

James Kwong included amongst Managing IP’s Rising Stars 2022

To acknowledge the efforts of junior IP practitioners who’ve contributed to the success of their shoppers and corporations, Managing IP has run its Rising Star publication since 2018. The IP Stars analysis staff would primarily base their choice on a person’s contributions and experience, however would additionally take note of their actions within the IP group.

Congratulations to our InternKat James Kwong, who has just lately been recognised as a Rising Star within the Hong Kong SAR. Additional info might be discovered on Managing IP’s web site right here and right here.



4, 7, 10, 16 and 30 November 2022 – Copyright Society: IP-related webinars (on-line)

The Copyright Society will likely be internet hosting plenty of webinars in November, which embrace the next:-

  • 4 November 2022 – Parody in Copyright & Commerce Mark
  • 7 November 2022 – Methods for a Fulfilling Profession in Copyright
  • 10 November 2022 – Economics in Copyright
  • 16 November 2022 – Meyer Lecture – The Misplaced Artwork of Substantial Similarity: Commentary on Andy Warhol Basis for the Visible Arts, Inc. v Lynn Goldsmith et al (article forthcoming)
  • 30 November 2022 – Deep FakeMore particulars of the occasions might be discovered right here.

9 and 24 November 2022, 1 and 6 December 2022 – The Chartered Institute of Patent Attorneys – “Patent Case Legislation Tour 2022” (Scotland, Manchester, Bristol, and London, UK)

The Patent Case Legislation Tour organised by the Chartered Institute of Patent Attorneys will embrace a roundup of attention-grabbing patent selections from the UK and US courts, and the EPO Boards of Enchantment this 12 months. The staff will likely be touring Scotland, Manchester, Bristol, and London. Make sure to catch them at one of many classes if you’re on the town.

10 November 2022 – Swedish Anti-Counterfeiting Group: “Seminar on EU’s Digital Companies Act (DSA)” (MAQS Legislation Agency, Stockholm, Sweden / on-line)

Now that EU’s Digital Companies Act (DSA) has been printed within the Official Journal of the European Union (as of twenty seventh of October, 2022), the Swedish Anti-Counterfeiting Group (SACG) invitations individuals to affix its forthcoming seminar in regards to the challenges and results of the DSA from a rightsholder and shopper perspective. Learn extra in regards to the audio system and signal as much as the seminar right here.

11 November 2022 – The Union-IP Designs Fee in affiliation with the Union-IP Netherlands nationwide group – “Design & Copyright Legislation: siblings or rival?” (Koninklijke Industrieele Groote Membership, Amsterdam, Netherlands / on-line)

Union-IP is holding one other round-table session, the subject of which pertains to the overlaps between copyright and design regulation. This round-table session seeks to take a look at the sensible / technical features (technique) and to debate on the authorized penalties (scope of safety). Extra particulars of the occasion on be discovered within the brochure right here.

2 December 2022 – College of Turku: “The DSM Directive and Past: Implementation, Results and Broader Associated Points” (School of Legislation, College of Turku, Finland / On-line)

This in-person / on-line seminar by College of Turku will characteristic a collection of matters regarding the implementation, results and issues of the Directive on Copyright within the Digital Single Market 2019/790. Extra particulars of the occasion might be discovered right here.

9 December 2022 – The USPTO and the McCarthy Institute: “The Way forward for Commerce Secret Legislation” (The Ritz-Carlton Lodge, Washington DC, USA)

The USPTO and the McCarthy Institute will likely be holding the reception with a lecture in two components, one to be delivered by the co-authors of the McCarthy Scholarship Award profitable article “From Commerce Secrecy to Seclusion” and one to be delivered by Decide Kent A. Jordan of the USA Courtroom of Appeals for the Third Circuit. Extra particulars of the occasion might be discovered right here.

7 February 2023 – Centre for Legislation, Society and Common Tradition, College of Westminster: “Points and Developments in Leisure Legislation” (Portland Corridor, College of Westminster, UK)

The seventh annual lecture delivered by Sir Richard Arnold will centre round points and developments in leisure regulation from an mental property perspective. Extra particulars on the occasion might be discovered right here.



ATRIP – ATRIP Essay Competitors 2022 for Younger Researchers in Mental Property Legislation
D/L for submissions: 15 January 2023

The ATRIP’s Government Committee is launching its annual essay competitors for younger researchers (not older than 35 years of age). The competitors is sponsored by the Worldwide Federation of Mental Property Attorneys. The paper could pertain to any subject associated to mental property regulation, and could also be submitted in French or English. Extra particulars might be discovered right here.

Worldwide Society for the Historical past and Principle of Mental Property (ISHTIP) – IP and Migration
D/L for submission of proposals: 31 January 2023
Anticipated date for notification of acceptance: 10 March 2023
D/L for submission of full papers: 22 Could 2023

Tel Aviv College’s School of Legislation will host the 14th Annual Convention of ISHTIP. The theme of the convention is IP and Migration, which goals to spotlight motion of individuals, practices, and applied sciences from one place to a different, crossing bodily borders and metaphysical boundaries. Students from all disciplines are inspired to submit their proposals for consideration. Extra particulars might be discovered right here.

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