The UK group of AIPPI organises talks and research events concerning intellectual property throughout the year. Our events count for CPD under the Solicitors Regulation Authority, the Bar Standards Board and IPReg requirements.
Most events provide drinks afterwards and the opportunity to meet the speakers and other attendees.
Attendance at our events is free for members and new applicants for membership. Junior membership costs £35 for people under 30 on 1 January in the year of membership, £70 for people over 29 and under 36, and £150 otherwise.
For new membership applications, please contact email@example.com.
To enquire about our events, please contact: firstname.lastname@example.org.
31 July 2021
Ongoing work on the Study Questions for the 2021 World Congress
The topics (and AIPPI UK Council Members responsible for leading the questions) are:
· PATENTS: Q276 - Inventiveness and sufficiency of disclosure in AI inventions (led by Peter Finnie);
· TRADE MARKS: Q277 - Registrability of trade marks against public order or morality (led by Ashley Roughton);
· DESIGNS: Q278 - Industrial Designs and the Role of Prior Art (led by Arthur Artinian); and
· REMEDIES: Q279- Reasonable awareness in compensation for infringement of IP rights (led by Richard Vary).
Copies of the study questions are here.
20 October 2021
The latest on Supplementary Protection Certificates
AIPPI UK is very grateful to James Horgan (MSD) who has agreed to speak to us about recent national case law on SPCs, unitary SPCs and the manufacturing waiver.
8 September 2021
The Future of Civil Justice
Lord Justice Birss
31 March 2021
Patents for computer-implemented simulations - Rapid Response to G1/19
Pawel Piotrowicz and Sam Jones
8 February 2021
Kick-Off Meetings for the Study Questions at the 2021 Congress
19 October 2020
The AIPPI Remedies Trilogy Part 3 - Interim remedies
Speaker: Nicholas Caddick QC