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FICPI, The International Federation of Intellectual Property Attorneys

12th Open Forum, Munich 2010

Munich, Germany. 8 Sep - 11 Sep 2010

Read 12th Open Forum, Munich 2010 Working Programme


Working Programme — Day One

Session Number Session Name Presenter Name Presentation
1 Expert Witnesses – the do’s and don’ts Danny Huntingdon (US) Moderator
Greg Chambers (AU) Download
Doug Deeth (CA) Download
2 Arbitration and Mediation as True Alternatives to Litigation – The Much Less Formal Resolution Maxin Waldbaum (US) Moderator Download
Markus Hössle (DE) Download
Paul Lurie (US) Download
Irena Vanenkova (IMI, the Hague) Download
3 “The same invention or not the same invention”: That is the question. But what is the answer? Daniel Alge (AT) Moderator Download
Thorsten Bausch (DE) Download
Ingwer Koch (EPO) Download
3.2/3.3 Mediation Workshop Maxim Waldbaum (US)
Miguel O'Farrell (AR)
Harry Reinhardt (DE)
Irena Venenkova (IMI-The Hague)
Erik Wilbers (WIPO) Download
4.1 “Da mihi factum, dabo tibi ius”: Give me the facts, I'll give you the law! But how? Werner Roshardt (CH) Moderator Download
Judge Michael Fysh, SC, QC (GB) Download
Olaf Giebe (DE) Download
Barry Graham (US) Download
4.2 Arbitration workshop Sumiko Kobayashi (JP) Download
Paul Lurie (US) Download
Maxim Waldbaum (US)
Michael Warnecke (US)
Erik Wilbers (WIPO) Download
4.3 Virtual Design Theft – Can It Be Stopped? Andrew Parkes (IE)
Robert S. Katz (US) Download
David Musker (GB)


Working Programme — Day Two

Session Number Session Name Presenter Name Presentation
5.1 “The Language of Claims”: the secrets and shallows of claim interpretation Eric le Forestier (FR) Moderator
Alain Aucoin (CA) Download
Axel von Hellfeld (DE) Download
5.2 Mentoring ‐ What exactly is it and how does one go about doing it? Frank Barendregt (NL) Moderator
Ida Abbott (US) Download
Alain Leclerc (CA) Download
5.3 “What is the optimum system?”: Review of European Trade Mark System Elia Sugrañes (ES) Moderator
Gary Krugman (US) Download
Annette Kur (Max‐Planck‐Institute) Download
Peter Lawrence (OHIM) Download
6.1 “Bilski and the Brimelow questions”: What is patentable? Alexander Esslinger (DE) Moderator Download
Erika Arner (US) Download
Stephen Krouzecky (AU) Download
6.2 “Are you engaging?”: Engagement Letters and Effective Communication Bill Schuurman (US) Moderator Download
Leo Jessen (NL) Download
Christian Schieber (AU) Download
6.3 New Marks – Old Laws Coleen Morrison (CA) Moderator
Toni Ashton (CA) Download
Ho‐Hyun Nahm (KR) Download
7.1/7.2 “Infringement of Claims”: the Doctrine of Equivalents and related issues Jürgen Schmidtchen (DE) Moderator
Judge Prof. Peter Meier‐Beck (DE) Download
Judge Paul Michel (US) Download
Chief Judge Tomokatsu Tsukahara (JP) Download
7.3 TLDs ‐ enforcement of rights Petter Rindforth (SE) Moderator
Jonathan Cohen (CA) Download
Gabriel Leonardos (BR) Download
Dawn Osborne (Palmer Biggs Legal, GB) Download
Nick Wood (ComLaude, GB) Download
8.1 Recent Developments: USPTO and EPO – Where are we going? Peter Huntsman (AU) Moderator
Benoît Battistelli (EPO)
Robert Stoll (USPTO) Download

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