APLF Annual Meeting, September 17, 2009

2009 APLF IP Law and Strategies agenda


IP Law Trends & Development [PPT] – Mr. V. Lakshmikumaran

  • On the ground in India: A consuming and production market that continues to expand – The construct of
    growth, local business practice and IP law protection that should be on your drawing board.

EP Rule Changes 2010 [PPT] – Andrea Ruhrmann

  • EPO Rule Changes Briefing: The Administrative Council of the EPO has decided to change some of
    the Implementing Regulations of the European Patent Convention, which will come into force on 1st
    April 2010.

Post-Issuance Validity Challenges [PDF] – Krishna K. Pathiyal

  • The use of post-issuance validity challenges including reexaminations plus NTP in hindsight.

Swindling the Bald [PDF] – David Hricik

  • Paper – Swindling [PDF]
  • Ethics your practice and results: Swindling the Bald: A multi-media presentation that raises common
    but perplexing issues regarding the duty of candor as well as pre-suit investigations.

IP Enforcement in China & the New Patent Law [PPT] – Stephen Yang

  • China – What you and your clients may not know about the current patent and trademark
    enforcement, including a few illustrative stories that will provide a real insight into the marketplace.
    Plus a glance at the new patent law which will be effective on October 1, 2009.