Please find below all details about our forthcoming Intellectual Property Conference.
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Intellectual Property Conference
In association with Marks & Clerk

Thursday 20 April 2017
The Signet Library

IP law and policy after Brexit

At this year’s conference expert speakers from across the country will consider the future of IP policy, law and regulation. The programme covers a range of IP matters in the UK post-Brexit, and the possibility of further devolution to the Scottish Government.  Gill Grassie (Partner, Brodies LLP) returns as conference chairman.


-    Stephen Rowan (Director of Tribunals, Trade Marks and Design, UK's Intellectual Property Office)
-    Ross Nicol (Partner, Maclay Murray & Spens LLP)
-    Lindesay Lowe (Senior Legal Counsel, Scotch Whisky Association)
-    Mark Cruickshank (Head IP Counsel, RBS)
-    Helena Brackenridge (In House Counsel, Oil States International Inc)
-    Anoop Joshi (Brodies LLP)
   Kathryn Pickard (Axiom Advocates)
-    Campbell Newell (Partner, Marks & Clerk)



-    The UK IP system post Brexit
-    Recent developments in IP contracts and licensing agreements
-    Brexit, PGIs and trade marks
-    IP in the Scottish FinTech sector – a case study
-    Panel session:  the experiences of in-house counsel - what's on their agenda?
-    Case law update - impact and implications

Delegate rates:

WS member: £150 + VAT
Non-member: £200 + VAT
Trainee/student: £80 + VAT

All rates include lunch at the Signet Library.
CPD: 3 hours (Law Society of Scotland)

For more information please contact Anna Bennett

This event is kindly supported by:
Marks & Clerk

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