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Friday, 23 February 2018

Friday Fantasies

IPKat is here with your weekly update of the latest news and upcoming events in IP! 

Artificial Intelligence - Training Program and Call for Papers

The Centre of International and Intellectual Property Studies (CEIPI), University of Strasbourg, is offering a new advanced training program in Artificial Intelligence (AI) and Intellectual Property, to be held on 24-26 May 2018. Registration and further details can be found here.

AI is certainly a hot topic. Elsewhere, the Italian intellectual property journal Aida has issued a call for papers on AI and intellectual property relating to European or Italian law. The deadline for abstract submission is 30 March 2018. Final papers can be written in Italian or English. See here for further details.

Conference on IP disputes - Vienna 

A free conference on "IP disputes and their effective resolution" is being held in Vienna next week, 2 March 2018. The conference aims to provide an opportunity for relaxed networking between members of the IP and the arbitration/dispute resolution communities. Details of the full program, speakers and registration can be found here

Vienna
Young Lawyers Contest - France

The Academy of European Law (ERA) is organizing a "Young Lawyers Contest" in cooperation with Council of Bars and Law Societies of Europe (CCBE), to be held on 6-7 September 2018 at the ERA Conference Centre in Trier. The aim of the contest will be to bring together young lawyers and to spotlight the importance of European law for their future legal practice. Contestants will be judged on their knowledge of European law and advocacy skills. Further details can be found here. Young lawyers wishing to compete should contact their relevant participating Bar before 12 April 2018. See here for a list of participating Bars.

Hague System Seminar - Denmark

On 15 March 2018MARQUES is hosting a seminar in collaboration with WIPO on the practical aspects of the functioning and use of the Hague system, with a focus on providing European users of the system with guidance on Japan, the Republic of Korea or USA designations under the Hague Agreement. The seminar will be held at the offices of NJORD Law Firm in Copenhagen. See here for further details and registration. 

IP inclusive event
Kat revising for EQEs

IP Out is holding an evening event on 14 March 2018 on the topic of "The Gender Spectrum: What should firms be doing and why?", hosted by Bird & Bird, London. As with all IP inclusive events, everyone is welcome. Further details and free registration can be found here

More UK IPO intellectual videos!

Did your kids enjoy Nancy and the Meerkats? Are they looking for some more IP-related fun? Do not fear, the UK IPO has launched a new series, Meet the Malwares, in which four less-than-lovable characters, Malware, Ransomware, Adware and Spyware, warn us of the danger of downloading movies from illegal sites. 

Good luck message

Finally, good luck from IPKat to everyone across Europe taking their pre-EQE or EQEs next week! 

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