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24 - 27 Oct 2017


Event Title FICPI 17th Open Forum - Venice 2017
Session: Day One
Plenary Mediation: An interactive experience
Moderator(s): Thelma Butts (ES) ,Robert S. Katz (US) ,Alain M. Leclerc (CA) ,Antonio Pizzoli (IT) ,Elia Sugrañes Coca (ES) , Thelma Butts (ES) , Robert S. Katz (US) , Alain M. Leclerc (CA) , Antonio Pizzoli (IT) , Elia Sugrañes Coca (ES)
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Harry Reinhardt (DE) - Moderator
Session: Day 1
2.1 A Question of Priority – Five things you should know about priority rights
Moderator(s): Michael Caine (AU) - Moderator
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Jiancheng Jiang (CN)
Brett Slaney (CA)
Robert Watson (GB)
2.2 Border Control: Special programmes to prevent piracy and counterfeiting
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Johan Løje (DK) - Moderator
Alex Hyon Cho (KR)
Theda König Horowicz (CH)
Gabriel Leonardos (BR)
Lorne Lipkus (CA)
Louise Myburgh (ZA)
Lei (Ray) Zhao (CN)
2.3 Finding the Right People: How to find and get the people you need
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Guillaume de la Bigne (FR) - Moderator
Tim Henderson (US)
Matthis Pierotti (FR)
Mark D. Schuman (US)
Keynote The European Patent Office
Moderator(s): Julian Crump (GB) - Moderator
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Benoît Battistelli (DE)
3.1 Disclosures in the Grey Area
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Johan Örtenblad (SE) - Moderator
Dr. MaryAnne Armstrong (US)
Dr. Roberto Pistolesi (IT)
Mark Powell (US)
3.2 International Trade Mark & Design/Patent Litigation: Gucci v. Guess – Apple v. Samsung. What lessons can be learned?
Moderator(s): Ellen B. Shankman (IL) - Moderator
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Dr. Raffaella Barbuto (IT)
Micheline Kelly Johnson (US)
Aurélia Marie (FR)
Robert Storey (CA)
Gloria Q. Wu (CN)
3.3 Keeping the Right People
Moderator(s): Tim Henderson (US) , Dr. Marcus von Hermanni (DE)
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Alain M. Leclerc (CA) - Moderator
4.1 3D Printing: What to do when the Infringer is everywhere
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John Hornick (US) - Moderator & Speaker
Jean-Robert Callon de Lamarck (FR)
Hiroyuki Suda (JP)
4.2 What is Registrable as a Trade Mark and Where?
Moderator(s): Lisa J. Moyles (US)
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Alonso Camargo (MX)
France Delord (GB)
Marina Grineva (RU)
Stefan Hubacher (CH)
Ricardo Mejía (CL)
Coleen Morrison (CA)
Joseph Yang (CN)
Rachel L. Zhang (CN)
4.3 Time Management: Staying in control of your working day (and keeping your sanity!)
Moderator(s): R. Danny Huntington (US) , Louis Lagler (CH)
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Dr. Karl Heinz Rackette (DE) - Moderator
Session: Day 2
5.1 Self-Collision: How to avoid shooting your client in the foot!
Moderator(s): Philip Mendes da Costa (CA) - Moderator
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Andrew D. Meikle (US)
Jan Modin (SE)
Shogo Ohnishi (JP)
5.2 International IP Rights: Tips and tricks international trade mark applications
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Paula Sailas (FI) - Moderator
Sandra Epp Ryan (US)
Shunji Sato (JP)
Lena Shen (CN)
Àsta Valdimarsdottir (CH)
Leigh A. Walters (CA)
5.3 Management in a Nutshell: Simple things to do and to avoid
Moderator(s): J. Alan Aucoin (CA) , Michelle Ma (CN) , Hannu Syrjälä (FI)
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Marek Łazewski (PL) - Moderator
6.1 Online Platforms – Why do you still need a patent attorney?
Moderator(s): Kim Finnilä (FI) - Moderator
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Louis-Pierre Gravelle (CA)
Michael Richardson (CH)
Samson Yu (CN)
6.2 Trade Marks and the Bottom Line: Valuation of Trade Marks and Branding in the 21st Century
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C. Gregory Gramenopoulos (US) - Moderator
Malik Al-Kammaz (QA)
Accompanying Paper
Steven Brown (AU)
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Daniel R. Collopy (SG)
Robert Cumming (GB)
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Frédéric Serra (CH)
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6.3 Cooperation with Non-Lawyer Firms: Bridging the gap between IP firms and external service providers
Moderator(s): Didier Intès (FR)
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Laurent Inard (FR)
Dinesh N. Melwani (US)
Mathieu Vandermolen (GR)
7.1 Extra Judicial Enforcement: Crossing Borders
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David Weaver (US) - Moderator
Matthew Hitching (GB)
Dr. Roland Kehrwald (DE)
Denis Monegier du Sorbier (FR)
7.2 Emerging Markets: Are you ready to advise your clients?
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Bastiaan Koster (ZA) - Moderator
Fernando dos Santos (ZW)
Andrés Melossi (CL)
Essenese Obhan (IN)
7.3 Decision Making: How to come to a decision in a partnership
Moderator(s): Magnus Hallin (SE) , Jens Lillebæk (DK) , André Werner (CH)
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Dr. Patrick P. Erk (DE) - Moderator