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Center for International Legal Studies

Getting the Most out of Intellectual Property Rights...

Kitzbühel, Austria, Sunday, 27 January - Saturday, 2 February 2013

Faculty Confirmation/Registration.

As usual, the retreat will be practice-oriented and the format should allow a good interaction between the participants, so as to share valuable experience.

The retreat starts on Sunday, 27 January at 6.30 p.m. with cocktails and an opening dinner. Sessions run Monday - Friday, with four hours of seminars per day. The language of the sessions is English.

Sunday, 27 January 2013

Cocktail Reception and Opening Dinner

Stüberl

6:30-9:00 PM

Monday, 28 January 2013

Session 1

Salett'l

7:30-9:30 AM

Moderator: David Aylen, Gowlings International Inc., Moscow, Russia.

Speakers:

Martin Grund, Grund IP Group, Munich, Germany
Patentability of Embryonic Stem Cell Research in Europe: The Aftermath of the Bruestle Case

Christof Siefarth, GÖRG, Cologne, Germany
Amicable Ways to Settle IP Disputes

Konrad Sechley, Gowlings LLP, Vancouver, BC, Canada
First to File is Not Always What It Seems: Considerations for Patent Filing

Dinner

Stüberl

7:00-10:00 PM

Tuesday, 29 January 2013

Session 2

Salett'l

7:30-9:30 AM

Moderator: David Aylen, Gowlings International Inc., Moscow, Russia.

Speakers:

Folke Johansson, Papula-Nevinpat, Helsinki, Finland
Claiming Priority in European Patent Applications

Utz Kador, Kador & Partner, Munich, Germany
The Harsh Environment for Amending Claims of a European Patent

Tyrolian Buffet Dinner

Stüberl

7:00-10:00 PM

Wednesday, 30 January 2013

Session 3

Salett'l

7:30-9:30 AM

Moderator: Claudia Berndt, Hahn & Hahn Inc, Pretoria, South Africa

Speakers:

John Kern, Kern International, Charleston, South Carolina, United States
'Hold that Pose': The Rising Role of Image Contracts in Professional Sports

Karen Kienbaum, The Kienbaum Law Group PC, Detroit, Michigan, United States
Legally Stealing Talent from Competitors in the United States

    Hope V. Shovein, Brooks Kushman PC, Southfield, Michigan, United States
    Brand Management on the Internet

Dinner

Stüberl

7:00-10:00 PM

Thursday, 31 January 2013

Session 4

Salett'l

7:30-9:30 AM

Moderator: Robert Ryan, Doherty Ryan & Associates, Dublin, Ireland

Speakers:

Lawrence Robins, Edwards Wildman Palmer LLP, Boston, Massachusetts, United States
The Status of Copyright Law as related to News Photography in the United States

Michael Guiliana, Knobbe, Martens, Olson & Bear, LLP, Irvine, California, United States
Key Characteristics of Successfully Monetized IP Portfolios

Jeannette Wibmer, Badertscher Rechtsanwälte, Zurich, Switzerland
Tax Optimisation for IP Exploitation

Dinner (optional)

Stüberl

7:00-10:00 PM

Friday, 1 February 2013

Session 5

Salett'l

7:30-9:30 AM

Moderator: David Aylen, Gowlings International Inc., Moscow, Russia.

Speakers:

Robert G. Briner, CMS von Erlach Henrici AG, Zurich, Switzerland
A How-To Guide to Losing Protection

Andreas Fillmann, Squire Sanders (US) LLP, Frankfurt, Germany
Data Transfer to Third Parties Located Abroad (outside EU/EEC including Clouds)

David Aylen, Gowlings International Inc., Moscow, Russia
Court Practice in Russia

Concluding „Fondue“ Dinner

Wintergarden

7:00 - 10:00 PM

Saturday, 2 February 2013

Breakfast

Hotel Restaurant

7:00 - 10:30 AM

Check-Out and Individual Departure

The Center will certify up 1.8 CLE credits (based on 50-min hours) and/or 1.5 CLE/CPD (based on 60-min hours) per 90-min session attended.

Fees include six nights luxury hotel accommodation at the ski in/ski out Rasmushof, all dinners, all breakfasts, cocktails, cancellation insurance, coffee and water during the meeting, printed materials, access to online distribution board, free iPad rental, free WLAN throughout the hotel, and SPA access

Dress: Business Casual

We suggest taking the train from Salzburg or Munich or using one of the many transfer services, for instance SMS Airport Transfer or Austrian Chauffeur Services.


If cancellation received in writing before: 24 November 2012 we will refund/waive 80 per cent of your registration fees; 24 December 2012 we will refund/waive 40 per cent of your registration fees; Refunds are made after the event. 'No Shows' are non-refundable and liable for the full registration.

Faculty

David Aylen, Samuel D. Bernal, Claudia Berndt, Robert G. Briner, Andreas Fillmann, Kirsten Frijs, Martin Grund, Michael Guiliana, Folke Johansson, Utz Kador, John B. Kern, Karen S. Kienbaum, John Korsø Jensen, Ivette Labied, Hanne Magnussen, Lawrence R. Robins, Robert Ryan, Henrik B. Sanders, Konrad A. Sechley, Hope V. Shovein, Christof Siefarth, Mette Ravn Steenstrup, Philip S. Thorsen, Jeannette K. Wibmer,