Guest post – Reporting from the Oxford Unitary (EU) patent conference

guest bookI’m delighted to welcome Helen Smith today, a freelance translator based in Oxford, UK. She obtained a BA (Hons) in Modern Languages (French and Spanish) from the University of Oxford, and then worked for 5 years at a top 50 City of London law firm, where she trained and qualified as a solicitor. You can find out more about Helen from her website.

Helen kindly offered to report on the recent Oxford conference on the Unitary Patent for those of us who weren’t able to attend. Over to you Helen!

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Conference – Italian interpretations of new EU patent regime

bicoccaFollowing yesterday’s post on the Oxford conference on the new unitary patent system, I thought readers might like to know that there will also be a conference in Milan, at the University of Milano-Bicocca, to be held on Friday 27 September 2013.

The conference is supported by the European Commission Representation in Italy, the Italian Ministry of Economic Development and the International Association for the Protection of Intellectual Property – Italian Group (AIPPI).

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Conference – Perspectives on the Unitary (EU) Patent System

jco64_021_lowres_screenThe Institute of European and Comparative Law at the University of Oxford, and the ESRC Centre for Competition Policy at the University of East Anglia, present a conference entitled Perspectives on the Unitary (EU) Patent System, to be held on 4 & 5 October 2013, at the Ship Street conference centre, Jesus College, Oxford, UK.

The conference is CPD accredited by the Bar Standards Board and the Solicitors Regulation Authority.

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