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Center for International Legal Studies

101 Issues in Intellectual Property

Kitzbühel, Austria, Sunday, 25 January - Friday, 30 January 2015

Faculty Confirmation/Registration.

Provisional program

Sunday, 25 January 2015

6.30-10 pm, Cocktail Reception and Opening Dinner

Monday, 26 January 2015

7.30-9.30 am, Session 1, Salett’l (inclusive of breakfast buffet)

Moderator: David Aylen, Gowlings, Moscow, Russia

Utz Kador, Kador & Partner, Munich, Germany
Oral Proceedings in Opposition and Appeal Procedures at the European Patent Office

Joshua D. Rievman, Hoguet Newman Regal & Kenney LLP, New York, United States
Litigating IP Disputes

John Lamerdin, Boehringer Ingelheim, Ingelheim am Rhein, Germany (TBC)
TBD

4.30-5.30 pm, Session 2 Perspectives from a Crafts Person, Salett’l (inclusive of afternoon tea/coffee)

Introduction: David Aylen, Gowlings, Moscow, Russia

Karin Silbermann, Goldsmith

6 pm Departure to Hagstein Alm

6.30-9.30 pm Glühwein and Dinner at Hagstein Alm

9.30 pm onwards Departure back to Rasmushof

Tuesday, 27 January 2015

7.30-9.30 am, Session 3, Salett’l (inclusive of breakfast buffet)

Moderator: Jânis Zelmenis, VARUL, Riga, Latvia

In-House Counsel, Boehringer Ingelheim, Santa Monica, California, United States (TBC)
TBD

Konrad Sechley, Gowlings, Vancouver, BC, Canada
Developments in Life Science Patents: Utility the Promise and Subject Matter

4.30-6.00 pm, Session 4, Salett’l (inclusive of afternoon tea/coffee)

Moderator: Karen Kienbaum, KSK Law Group, Detroit, Michigan, United States

Robert Briner, CMS von Erlach Henrici AG, Zurich, Switzerland
eBooks - A Challenge

David Aylen, Gowlings, Moscow, Russia
TBD

6.30 pm, Networking Dinner

8.30 pm, Wine Tasting

Wednesday, 28 January 2015

7.30-9.30 am, Session 5, Salett’l (inclusive of breakfast buffet)

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

Folke Johansson, Papula-Nevinpat, Helsinki, Finland: Drafting and Prosecuting Patents for Licensing

Kenneth Sonnenfeld, King & Spalding LLP, New York, New York, United States: Eligibility Issues in the United States for Patent Protection

5-6 pm, Session 6 Perspectives from a Patent Holder, Salett’l (inclusive of afternoon tea/coffee)

Introduction: Konrad Sechley, Gowlings, Vancouver, BC, Canada

Wolfgang Tusler, Development Engineer at AB Mikroelektronik, Patent Holder for LED Carlights

6.30 pm, Networking Dinner

9-11 pm, Movie Night

Thursday, 29 January 2015

7.30-9.30 am, Session 7, Salett’l (inclusive of breakfast buffet)

Moderator: Christof Siefarth, Görg, Cologne, Germany

Vít Horácek, Glatzová & Co, Prague, Czech Republic: TBD

Kristine Aarflot, Bryn Aarflot AS, Oslo, Norway (TBC): TBD

5-6 pm, Session 8. Perspectives from a Global Multi National Company, Salett’l (inclusive of afternoon tea/coffee)

6-7.30 pm, Beer Tasting

7.30 pm, Concluding Dinner

Friday, 30 January 2015

7.30-9.30 am, Session 9, Salett’l (inclusive of breakfast buffet)

Moderator: Konrad Sechley, Gowlings, Vancouver, BC, Canada

Christof Siefarth, Görg, Cologne, Germany: TBD

Andreas Fillmann, Squire Patton Boggs, LLP, Frankfurt, Germany: EU Data Protection Regulation

Check Out and Individual Departure until 11 am

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 five 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


If cancellation received in writing before: 22 November 2014 we will refund/waive 80 per cent of your registration fees; 22 December 2014 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

Vanessa Annewandter, David Aylen, Claudia Berndt, Robert G. Briner, Richard A. Gollhofer, Vít Horácek, Folke Johansson, Utz Kador, Timo Mäenpää, Joshua D. Rievman, Konrad A. Sechley, Christof Siefarth, Kenneth H. Sonnenfeld, Mette Ravn Steenstrup, Jânis Zelmenis,