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    Upcoming Events

    • Thursday

      LES France "Life Sciences IP Event 2023"

      Jun 8, 13:30 - 18:00 (CET)
      LES France are co-organizing a Life Sciences IP hybrid event with AIPPO (FR group) and ASPI (in-house IP Specialists) on 8 June. Topics to be covered: Case Law in Europe Future European Legislation on Drugs Report on Compulsory Licensing For those attending in-person, the event will be followed by a networking drink.

    • Tuesday

      LES Britain-Ireland “How to Tackle Lookalikes”

      Jun 13, 16:30 - 18:00 (UTC)
      LES Britain & Ireland’s Scotland Committee are thrilled to announce their 2nd event of 2023 taking place in EDINBURGH on 13 June! SPEAKER: Geoff Steward, IA Director, Stobbs Geoff Steward is a trial lawyer with over twenty-five years’ experience and has long been recognised in Chambers and Legal 500 as a leading individual for IP disputes. He joined Stobbs in 2018 after being a partner and head of the IP group at leading London firm, Macfarlanes. He has handled IP disputes for some of the leading brands of the world, including Budweiser, Nike, Pernod Ricard and various Formula One teams. His expertise includes disputes relating to trade marks, passing off, copyright, designs (registered and unregistered), database rights, data protection, breach of confidence and anti-trust. As well as undertaking pure IP claims, Geoff has acted on a broad range of contractual disputes relating to brand protection and brand monetisation such as licensing, franchising, manufacturing, supply and distribution. He has acted for clients in industries as diverse as retail, publishing, television, sports (soccer, cycling, golf and Formula One), food and drink; automotive and aviation. Geoff will discuss the following: Sleight of hand by the supermarkets The fixed action patterns at work No need for costly confusion evidence What is the unfair advantage? How is it proved? The best registration strategy

    • Thursday

      LESI High Tech Committee "Startup/SME Series: The story of DJI and Ather Energy"

      Jun 15, 15:00 - 16:00 (CET)
      Join this LESI High Tech Committee webinar to hear the story of growth of two successful startups, their technology and IP strategy. DJI is a leading Chinese company in the field of drones. Ather Energy is a leading Indian company in the field of electric scooters. Moderators: Dario Mohammadian (LESI High-Tech Committee) Heinz Goddar (LESI High-Tech Committee) Speakers: Alice Wang (DJI) Anoop Jain (Ather Energy) Come to hear their story from humble beginnings, attracting investment, developing technology, and leveraging IP, in order to become self-sustaining successful industrial businesses.

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