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Center for International Legal Studies

Global Intellectual Property Strategies after the Crisis (The World has Changed)

Kitzbühel, Austria, Sunday, 30 January - Saturday, 5 February 2011

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. We are still working on a list of topics, and we plan in particular to address the following aspects: - Patent Prosecution in the key sectors of Information Technology, Business Methods and Life Sciences - Global Trademarks and Sustainability - Industrial Designs - IP Portfolio Management - Enforcement, Strategies and Policies in IP - Trends in the BRIC and other Emerging Countries - Open Source - Dispute Resolution in IP and also... - Interesting Ski Inventions that Never Really Worked...

The retreat starts on Sunday, 30 January at 6.00 pm with a cocktail reception and opening dinner. Sessions run Monday - Friday, with up to four hours of seminars per day. The seminar language is English. There is time for recreation and leisure.

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 accommodation, all dinners, all breakfasts, travel insurance, materials and CLE/CPD Accreditation

Dress: Business Casual

Please book your transfers to/from Schloss Lebenberg at

Registered Delegates and Faculty

Kristine Aarflot, Ugur Aktekin, Stanislav Antolin, David Aylen, Mark R. Benedict, Claudia Berndt, Robert G. Briner, Crystal J Chen, William Collard, Nina Drnovsek, James Edmondson, Kirsten Frijs, Michael Guiliana, Vít Horácek, Folke Johansson, Utz Kador, John B. Kern, John Korsø Jensen, Hanne Magnussen, Peter Mezei, Steven L. Nichols, Katarzyna Randzio-Sajkowska, Christian Rassmann, Nikolaus Reber, Lawrence R. Robins, Peter Ruby, Henrik B. Sanders, Konrad A. Sechley, Christof Siefarth, Kenneth H. Sonnenfeld, Mette Ravn Steenstrup, Philip S. Thorsen, Dragos Vilau, Robert H. Wilkes, Todd E. Zenger,