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FICPI, The International Federation of Intellectual Property Attorneys

16th Open Forum, St Petersburg 2016

St Petersburg, Russian Federation. 5 Oct - 8 Oct 2016

Read 16th Open Forum, St Petersburg 2016 Brochure

Read 16th Open Forum, St Petersburg 2016 Working Programme


Working Programme — Day One

Session Number Session Name Presenter Name Presentation
1. Business Development: A New Formula for Success – Developing a New Relationship with the Client Bastiaan Koster (Moderator)
Rich Goldstein Download
Kathryn Szymczyk Download
2.1 Quality Patents: Drafting “good claims” Jan Modin (Moderator) Download
Keith Beresford Download
Alain Leclerc Download
Ena Pugatsch Download
3.1 Enforcement: When and where to act? Denis Monégier du Sorbier
Roland Kehrwald Download
Ian Kirby Download
Natalia Stepanova Download
Trade Marks
2.2 Search orders and effective cooperation with state authorities Daniel Alge (Moderator)
Steve Brown Download
Naresh Kilaru Download
Patricia McGovern Download
Gaurav Mukerjee Download
Denis Voevodin Download
3.2 Apple v. Samsung Global Design and Trade Dress Litigation Robert Storey (Moderator) Download
Nik Ramchand Download
Thomas Schlief Download
Dan Warren (replacing Rob Katz) Download
Rachel Zhang Download
4.2 Trade mark practice beyond the Roman alphabet Johan Løje (Moderator) Download
Elena Miller Download
Mikhail Mozhaisky
Lena Shen
Leigh Walters
IP Practice Management
2.3 Quality Control - Using Quality Assurance Methods to Bring your Firm to the Next Level Ivan Ahlert (Modererator)
Guillaume de la Bigne Download
Anne Lévy
Vikrant Rana Download
Gloria Wu Download
3.3 Economic Parameters of an IP Firm - Applying the Principle “What Gets Measured Gets Managed” in IP Practice Marek Lazewski Download
Richard Carden
Magnus Hallin
4.3 Retirement and Mentoring - Keeping knowledge within the firm Eugene Arievich (Moderator) Download
Peter Huntsman
Brett Slaney
André Werner
4.1.1 Workshop: Interplay between patents and regulation: Telecommunications - FRAND Alexander Wyrwoll (Moderator) Download
Gregory Gramenopoulos Download
Kay Konishi Download
John Sideris Download
4.1.2 Workshop: Interplay between patents and regulation: Pharma Michael Caine (Moderator) Download
Francis Ahner Download
Larry Welch Download


Working Programme — Day Two

Session Number Session Name Presenter Name Presentation
5. Keynote Speech: The EPO and EAPO Julian Crump (Moderator)
Raimund Lutz Download
Leonid Voronetsky Download
6.1 Keep it secret, keep it safe: How to identify and protect a trade secret Francesco Paolo Vatti (Moderator) Download
Jean Lapousterle Download
Fabrice Mattei Download
Jeff Pade Download
7.1 What is an invention? How to capture them? Kim Finnilä (Moderator) Download
Andrew Meikle Download
Eric Le Forestier Download
Shoichi Okuyama Download
8.1 The Unitary Patent and UPC is coming…soon? Julian Crump (Moderator) Download
Marie Courboulay
Margot Frohlinger
Klaus Grabinski
Richard Hacon
Trade Marks
6.2 Trade mark coexistence and its effects on rights Elia Sugrañes (Moderator)
Ian Gill Download
Marina Grineva Download
John Pickerill Download
7.2 Unauthorised use of trade marks on the Internet: How can trade mark law help? Micheline Kelly Johnson (Moderator)
Sally Able Download
Sara Ashby Download
Livia Pasqualigo Download
José Vega Download
8.2 Geographical Indications: Practical Strategies and Pitfalls for Businesses John Colbourn (Moderator) Download
Ortrun Gunzel Download
Stefan Hubacher Download
Eleni Kokkini Download
Donna Tobin Download
IP Practice Management
6.3 Hedging the Risks – How to Deal with the Unexpected or the Unwanted Philip Mendes da Costa (Moderator) Download
Ruth Christophersen Download
Stephen Krouzecky Download
Branko Pejic Download
7.3 Rationalising the Firm - Competing with Non-Lawyer Companies Marc Levieils (Moderator) Download
Stephen Carter Download
Steven Leach Download
8.3 Non-Lawyer Ownership of IP Firms Danny Huntington (Moderator)
Michael Liebetanz
Gordon Stark Download

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