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Cape Town
South Africa

12 Apr 2015


Event Title World Congress - Cape Town 2015
Session: Day 1
Plenary 1. Adapt to Advance: IP in the future business landscape. The IP attorney as a critical business asset?
Moderator(s): Bastiaan Koster (Moderator)
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Craig Opperman
Plenary 2. Users of the IP system
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Madelein Kleyn (Moderator)
Andrew Bailey
Morne Barradas
Rocco Fiato
Breakout 3.1 Pharmaceutical Patent Issues
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Roberto Pistolesi (Moderator)
Fiona Bor
Jürgen Dressel
Justice Louis Harms
Ellen ‘t Hoen
Breakout 3.2 Trademarks
Moderator(s): Mireia Curell Aguilà , Ian Isdale , Jef Vanderkerckhove
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Coleen Morrison (Moderator)
Breakout 4.1 Managing your assets in the software space
Moderator(s): Timothy May , Krishna Pathiyal , James Ward
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Brett Slaney (Moderator)
Breakout 4.2 Design Protection
Moderator(s): Damian Porcari , Axel Tillmann
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Robert S. Katz (Moderator)
Session: Day 2
Plenary 5. IP5 Initiatives and the Global Dossier
Moderator(s): Bastiaan Koster (Moderator)
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Benoît Battistelli
Plenary 6. IP Offices
Moderator(s): CIPC – Astrid Ludin , EPO – Raimund Lutz , IP Australia – Fatima Beattie , INPI – Yves Lapierre , JPO – Dr Shunichi Doi , OHIM – João Negrão , USPTO – Russell Slifer , WIPO – John B. Sandage
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R. Danny Huntington (Moderator)
Plenary 7. IP Treaties and Harmonisation – Economic Friend or Foe?
Moderator(s): Markus Hössle , Matthias Lamping , James Pooley
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Julian Crump (Moderator)
Breakout 8.1 Management Boot Camp
Moderator(s): Ivan Bacellar Ahlert , Jérôme Collin , Stephen Krouzecky , Alain Leclerc , Michael Liebetanz , Gloria Q. Wu
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Patrick Erk (Moderator)
Breakout 8.2 IP Infringement
Moderator(s): Daniel Alge , Lena Shen , Larry Welch
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J. Alan Aucoin (Moderator)
Plenary 9. The IP Profession: Where will we be in 20 years?
Moderator(s): Greg Chambers , Huw Hallybone , Markus Hössle , Didier Intès , Essenese Obhan
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John Orange


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EXCO/ZA15/RES/001 Follow on Patents in the Pharmaceutical Area
EXCO/ZA15/RES/002 Information Disclosure Requirements from Patent Offices
EXCO/ZA15/RES/003 Office Cooperation and User Input
EXCO/ZA15/RES/004 Urgent need for legislation for Supplementary Protection Certificates (SPCs) for Unitary Patents (UP
EXCO/ZA15/RES/005 Patent Figures in Colour