Roundtable Discussions

1.10 - 2.30pm
What is a Roundtable?

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Roundtables are informal interactive 20-minute discussions which provide an excellent opportunity to exchange professional insights with peer-level IP Experts. The sessions bring together attendees in confidential, dynamic, cross-industry groups to learn from each other’s experience and discuss common themes.

Reasons to attend? Gain practical insights from your peers and share your own discoveries with others. Only real life examples and educational discussions.

Roundtable 1
Unintended Consequences of Nautilus, Highmark, Octane & ALICE for Patent Owners

Roundtable 2
Patent annuity market trends

Roundtable 3
Trends at the European Patent Office, and how to adapt to them

This roundtable will explore recent changes taking effect at the EPO, including the “Early Certainty” initiatives and how to exploit them to make sure the European wing of your patent portfolio is in step with the rest of the world; and how changes in practice at the Boards of Appeal may influence decisions made during examination and opposition.