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Article of the Month “Open as in Open Access”

les Nouvelles December 2018 Article of the Month is “Open as in Open Access” written by David Ball and William Bird. This paper examines the problems of access to non-patent literature and the development and implications of Open Access literature with comparisons to patent literature. It also provides a guide to enhancing the efficiency and cost-effectiveness […]

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ERA – Trade Secrets on 6 December in Brussels

THE EU TRADE SECRETS DIRECTIVE ● Transposition into national laws ● Protective measures ● Litigation   The link to the conference program is https://www.era.int/upload/dokumente/20788.pdf

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Studiedag BNVBIE – 22 november 2018

Studiedag BNVBIE – 22 november 2018 Journée d’étude ANBPPI – 22 Novembre 2018 Recente ontwikkelingen en capita selecta in modellen, merken, octrooien en trade secrets Développements récents et capita selecta en matière de modèles, marques, brevets et secrets d’affaires Hilton Brussel Grote Markt/Grand Place Programma / Programme 8:15 – 8:45 Inscription / Inschrijving 8:45 – […]

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In memoriam Florent Gevers

FLORENT GEVERS is of Belgian nationality. He obtained his University degree at the University of Louvain in Belgium and a Masters degree in Industrial Property at the University of Strasbourg in France. He was president of GEVERS & PARTNERS N.V., a Trade Mark & Design Attorney law firm in Belgium (more than 25 lawyers dedicated […]

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Study Day AIPPI Belgium 22 november 2018

  Study Day BNVBIE / AIPPI Belgium – 22 November 2018 Topic “Recent developments and capita selecta in design, trademark, patent and trade secret law” Venue: Hilton Brussel Grote Markt/Grand Place See AIPPI Belgium Invitation SD 22 November 2018 for full program  

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les Nouvelles Article of the Month September

Intellectual Property In The Fourth Industrial Revolution Era by Dookyu Kim, S-Printing Solution, Suwon, South Korea   I. Introduction Intellectual property law creates exclusionary rights based on the results of human intellectual activities. Intellectual property exists in various forms. Technological innovations are essential to the development of industries and can be protected as intellectual property, […]

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les Nouvelles August 2018 Article of the Month

les Nouvelles August 2018 Article of the Month “More Blurred Lines: On Downstream Infringement And The Disgorgement Of Profits” by Peter Rybolt, Analysis Group Inc., Los Angeles (USA) In copyright, as well as trademark litigation, litigants and finders of fact face the often bewildering task of determining the extent to which downstream infringers—those companies one or […]

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les Nouvelles July 2018 Article of the Month

les Nouvelles July 2018 Article of the Month Defining Sublicense Income To Avoid Problems Down The Road by Ashley J. Stevens, D.Phil (Oxon), CLP, RTTP Summary This article looks at sublicense income payment provisions in academic licenses. A majority of academic licenses are granted to small companies which are likely at some point to grant a sublicense […]

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3 Juli 2018 – LES France Essential Patents and FRAND Licenses

LES France and APEB are please to invite you to a conference on the theme “Essential Patents and FRAND Licenses – From Standardization to the Calculation of Royalties” Date: July 03, 2018 Location: Allen & Overy, 52 avenue Hoche, 75008 PARIS For several years, litigation on essential patents has grown exponentially. After concerning mainly the telecoms […]

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LES Benelux awarded with LESI Award

At the LES International Delegates Meeting in San Diego the LES Benelux society was granted with a LESI Award for most outstanding event. Trainers of LES Benelux have been together with the co-organizers of LES China and with Martin Schneider, chair of the LESI Education Committee, a leader in the Licensing Seminar held in Beijing […]

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