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FICPI, The International Federation of Intellectual Property Attorneys

World Congress, Cape Town 2015

Cape Town, South Africa. 13 Apr - 17 Apr 2015

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Read World Congress, Cape Town 2015 Working Programme

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Working Programme — Day One

Session Number Session Name Presenter Name Presentation
Plenary 1. Adapt to Advance: IP in the future business landscape. The IP attorney as a critical business asset? Bastiaan Koster (Moderator)
Craig Opperman Download
Plenary 2. Users of the IP system Madelein Kleyn (Moderator) Download
Andrew Bailey Download
Morne Barradas Download
Rocco Fiato Download
Breakout 3.1 Pharmaceutical Patent Issues Roberto Pistolesi (Moderator) Download
Fiona Bor Download
Jürgen Dressel Download
Justice Louis Harms Download
Ellen ‘t Hoen Download
Breakout 3.2 Trademarks Coleen Morrison (Moderator) Download
Mireia Curell Aguilà
Ian Isdale
Jef Vanderkerckhove
Breakout 4.1 Managing your assets in the software space Brett Slaney (Moderator) Download
Timothy May
Krishna Pathiyal
James Ward
Breakout 4.2 Design Protection Robert S. Katz (Moderator) Download
Damian Porcari
Axel Tillmann


Working Programme — Day Two

Session Number Session Name Presenter Name Presentation
Plenary 5. IP5 Initiatives and the Global Dossier Bastiaan Koster (Moderator)
Benoît Battistelli Download
Plenary 6. IP Offices R. Danny Huntington (Moderator) Download
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
Plenary 7. IP Treaties and Harmonisation – Economic Friend or Foe? Julian Crump (Moderator) Download
Markus Hössle
Matthias Lamping
James Pooley
Breakout 8.1 Management Boot Camp Patrick Erk (Moderator) Download
Ivan Bacellar Ahlert
Jérôme Collin
Stephen Krouzecky
Alain Leclerc
Michael Liebetanz
Gloria Q. Wu
Breakout 8.2 IP Infringement J. Alan Aucoin (Moderator) Download
Daniel Alge
Lena Shen
Larry Welch
Plenary 9. The IP Profession: Where will we be in 20 years? John Orange Download
Greg Chambers
Huw Hallybone
Markus Hössle
Didier Intès
Essenese Obhan

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