30 October 2018
IS YOUR LIFE AT RISK? The Current Situation of Life Sciences Patent Eligibility in Canada, US and Europe. J A Kemp partner, Andy Bentham will be taking part in this webinar organised by the Intellectual Property Institute of Canada. A panel of experts from Canada, the United States and Europe will discuss subject matter patentability in the areas of genes/natural products, higher life forms, method of medical treatment, dosage regimens, pharmaceutical formulations and diagnostic methods, in their respective jurisdictions.
31 October 2018
J A Kemp is delighted to be sponsoring this year's Cleantech Venture Day organised by Cambridge Cleantech. Cleantech Venture Day has been a trailblazing event for the cleantech community since its inception in 2006. Over the last decade, more than 220 companies have pitched their ideas at Cleantech Venture Days and as much as 600 million euros have been invested as a result of the events. Cambridge Cleantech is organising Cleantech Venture Day in London for the second year running. Like last year, 20 of the finest cleantech innovators will get an opportunity to present their pitches to an audience of investors from across...
1 November 2018
Everyone involved with IP knows by heart the patent timeline: first-filing before any disclosure, PCT and/or other filings at 12 months, national phase entry at 30, meet Patent Office deadlines and pay renewal fees thereafter. But sometimes it does not work out that way. Mistakes happen, fortunately not often but somehow always seemingly on a key case! This practical session will look at grace periods worldwide in relation to inventor disclosures, restoration of priority, late national phase entry and other “restoration” situations relating to missed renewal fee payments and other deadlines. It will also consider how to adapt your filing...
5 November 2018
The 24th annual BIO-Europe is Europe's largest partnering conference serving the global biotechnology industry. Delegates from all parts of the biotechnology value chain come to BIO-Europe to quickly identify, engage and enter into strategic relationships that drive their businesses successfully forward. Investment and collaboration opportunities developed in prior BIO-Europe conferences have produced many highly successful business partnerships. This year´s BIO-Europe partnering event will again draw over 4,000 industry attendees from over 60 countries, representing more than 2,100 companies for three days of high-level networking. J A Kemp Paris partner, Graham Lewis will be at this year's event. Contact him in advance or...
6 November 2018
On 6 November 2018 J A Kemp and White & Black Legal are hosting a joint breakfast seminar on Building an IP Portfolio to Attract Investors. Investors look at IP from their particular perspective and attach great importance to IP protection to reduce the risks associated with the investment. Topics covered will include: What investors look for when they assess your IP strategy How to build a robust IP portfolio to optimise your chances of securing investment The legal process – the investment agreement and legal due diligence, and how to make that process run smoothly Lessons learned the hard way – some practical examples of...
8 November 2018
Relative Disharmony - Earlier Rights and Resolving Conflicts This year’s CITMA Autumn conference will look at EU oppositions from all angles - whether they are based on registered or unregistered rights or geographical indications. Speakers will also look at ways to resolve matters amicably through mediation and delegates will hear an expert roundup of recent decisions over the last year. Join J A Kemp partner, Ben Mooneapillay on the day or contact him in advance to arrange a meeting.
17 November 2018
The Asian Patent Attorneys Association (APAA) is a non-governmental organisation dedicated to promoting and enhancing intellectual property protection in the Asian region (including Australia and New Zealand). The 18th General Assembly and 68th and 69th Council Meetings of the APAA take place in New Delhi in November 2018. Registration is available for members of APAA and Observers with relevant professional IP qualifications. This year J A Kemp is represented by partner, Ravi Srinivasan.
4 December 2018
BioFIT is the leading partnering event in Europe for technology transfer, academia-industry collaborations and early-stage innovations in the field of Life Sciences. BioFIT is also the marketplace for pre-seed, seed and Series A investment in Life Sciences. Partner, Jimmy Nicholls from J A Kemp's Paris office will be attending this year's event. Contact him in advance to arrange a meeting.