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A practical, interactive three-day programme designed to develop your skills to draft clear and concise commercial agreements. This comprehensive two-part programme focuses on delivering practical and applied training in the key drafting skills.

This specially designed four-day seminar running in Dubai has been expressly developed to focus exclusively on the law and regulations governing business and contract law for cross-border contracts.

This specialist five-day seminar running in Dubai has been expressly developed to focus exclusively on the law and regulations governing business and contract law for cross-border contracts.

5-day International Commercial Contracts School, Dubai

20-24 Sep 2020

Also on: 3 Oct 2021

Many patent applications and patents are lost before the EPO, either before Opposition Divisions or before Appeal due to incorrect original drafting, and added subject matter is a recurrent problem. Learn advanced drafting techniques for successful EPO patent applications.

INCLUDES: Interactive workshop sessions and details of the latest case law and its implications

This two-day programme will give you a detailed understanding of the PCT mechanism beyond the basics with practical tips and advice on how to make the most efficient use of ePCT.

Advanced PCT Formalities

19-20 Nov 2020

This prestigious annual ‘must-attend’ event has been designed specifically for senior patent administrators. It provides an ideal opportunity to learn about any developments that affect you and your role and make sure you are up to date on best practice and are working as efficiently as possible.

This annual update, specifically designed for senior trade mark and design administrators, includes the latest updates from WIPO with discussion on the Madrid and Hague systems and a review of the differences between US, EU and UK practice and what to do about them.

Analyse and discuss the key aspects of patent/know-how licences and R&D collaborations, assessing the areas where things can and do go wrong.

A two-day no-nonsense plain English practical course to get to grips with business and contract law for busy business executives.

Business and Contract Law

3-4 Dec 2020

Also on: 9 Mar 2021

Focus on the drafting skills and legal and commercial issues to be considered when drawing up international IP agreements.

We can customise this course to meet your requirements.

This intensive and interactive one-day programme focuses on CTAs in the pharmaceutical industry where legal, policy and ethical considerations underpin how these agreements are drafted

Drafting and Negotiating Clinical Trial Agreements

3 Nov 2020

Also on: 10 Jun 2021

Proactively manage the legal and commercial considerations essential for securing a successful international agreement.
INCLUDES: Practical and interactive exercises

A practical and interactive two-day programme designed to develop your skills to draft clear and concise commercial agreements. This comprehensive two-part programme focuses on delivering practical and applied training of the key drafting skills.

Drafting Commercial Contracts

28-29 Oct 2020

Also on: 22 Feb 2021

The complete guide to drafting and negotiating clear and concise commercial agreements in English. Presented by expert linguists with extensive experience in commercial law.

Drafting International Commercial Agreements in English

11-13 Nov 2020

Also on: 24 Mar 2021

Focus on the drafting skills and legal and commercial issues to be considered when drawing up international IP agreements.

Ensure clear, structured, risk-free collaborative R&D and joint venture agreements for maximum commercial success in one intensive day.

Clarity in drafting patent applications has always been a serious issue. The purpose of the seminar is to teach delegates the essentials of clarity, and the most effective use of the problem-solution approach, giving delegates an edge over other parties.

INCLUDES: Interactive workshop sessions and details of the latest case law and its implications

Effective Defence of EPO Patent Applications

5 Nov 2020

Also on: 17 Jun 2021

This practical and interactive two-day programme will ensure you understand where your organisation is exposed and how you can successfully protect against risk.

A two-day seminar for administrative staff in the patent profession on how to competently prepare an application for filing before the EPO.

INCLUDES: Practical and interactive exercises

Formal Requirements of the European Patent System

26-27 Nov 2020

Also on: 24 Jun 2021

Get to grips with the fundamentals of FTO searching, understand the scope of a search and analyse the types of rights you will encounter.

Freedom-to-Operate Searching

8 Oct 2020

Also on: 25 Feb 2021

This seminar addresses the parallel, but substantially different, rules for drafting and prosecuting patents required by the Examiners and Appeal Boards of the EPO and USPTO.

Understand the importance of accuracy and attention to detail in day-to-day work

We can customise this course to meet your requirements.

A two-day workshop for those who need to achieve results through personal influence.
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This intensive one-day course will give you many insights into the best practice of organising and conducting an efficient and thorough IP due diligence project.

IP Due Diligence & Freedom to Operate in Practice

3 Dec 2020

Also on: 17 Jun 2021

Understanding the detailed law of damages and liabilities for the purposes of negotiating and drafting international contracts governed by English law.

This seminar provides a comprehensive overview of the principles of patent claim interpretation in the USA, UK and Germany.

Two practical days to understand current best practice and generate creative, value-added solutions to your management challenges.

A two-day seminar designed to explain what IT contracts are, how and why they work and how to put them in place.

Negotiating and Drafting IT Contracts

8-9 Sep 2020

Also on: 9 Mar 2021

In one intensive day learn how to protect and exploit your intellectual property rights for maximum commercial benefit

An intensive update on patent protection for software-related inventions covering all the major developments in European patent law in particular GUI inventions and ‘mixed’ inventions with both patentable and non-patentable subject matter.

A comprehensive and practical two-day seminar covering the key aspects of patentability and state-of-the-art searching.

Patentability and State-of-the-Art Searching

6-7 Oct 2020

Also on: 23 Feb 2021

This two-day workshop will give you an opportunity to improve and enhance your persuading and influencing skills within business

NEW COURSE!

Providing key legal and commercial skills essential to secure a successful agreement.

FULLY UPDATED PROGRAMME

A step-by-step practical guide to strategic IP planning

Strategic IP Planning

22-24 Sep 2020

Also on: 16 Mar 2021

This seminar combines one day of claim drafting fundamentals with a further day of focused workshops.

The Art of European Claim Drafting

12-13 Nov 2020

Also on: 20 May 2021

Business, commercial, financial and leadership skills to manage and develop a sound and strategically effective in-house legal department

The Mini MBA for In-house Lawyers

24-27 Nov 2020

Also on: 22 Jun 2021

This course will give you a comprehensive introduction to the role of the patent administrator

The Patent Administrator

24 Nov 2020

Also on: 9 Jun 2021

Getting from contract agreement to successful contract completion.

Proactively manage your contracts by applying a logical and systematic approach to enable you to anticipate risks and resolve problems before they become critical.

NEW EVENT!

The Role and Responsibilities of the Contracts Manager

26-27 Nov 2020

Also on: 17 Jun 2021

Learn how to navigate competition law and ensure compliance while maximising opportunities for your business

What all European patent attorneys need to know

An intensive and highly interactive two-day seminar including discussions on US patent law and strategies and tactics for patent prosecution at the US Patent Office

US Patent Practice

3-4 Dec 2020

Also on: 10 Jun 2021