For experts or novices, 4iP Council webinars are delivered by eminent third party experts or members of the 4iP Council network. Topics support a wider understanding of invention and innovation, intellectual property strategy and supporting tools as well as of related case law.

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21 November 2019

Intellectual property from the perspective of a venture capitalist

Dr Christian Schneider, Managing Partner of Vesalius Biocapital
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Addresses the range of attributes investors look for and the role of IP in investment decision-making. Also covers pitfalls and challenges in relation to IP and real world examples – good and bad.

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Categories: IP and Competition Law, IP management

17 October 2019

From idea to profit: Learn to leverage your intellectual property

Dr Begoña Gonzalez Otero, Senior Researcher, Max Planck Institute for Innovation and Competition
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Addresses types of IPR, how they differ and pathways to follow. Also covers the strategic value of IPRs and why timing matters, strategies to help grow your business using IPRs and provides useful resources and orientation.

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Categories: IP and Competition Law

26 June 2019

FRAND access regimes in European law

Mathew Heim, Senior adviser to 4iP Council Europe and a Visiting Research Fellow at Bruegel
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Addresses the scope of the FRAND regimes as a European law instrument. What are the common elements that make up FRAND terms and conditions? What conclusions can be drawn from past practice? How FRAND can be applied going forward?

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Categories: FRAND

14 May 2019

Understanding Injunctions in European Patent Law

Prof. Dr. Lea Tochtermann, Professor of Private Law and European Patent Law at the University of Mannheim, Germany
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Presents the legal basis for the current discussion on proportionality within TRIPS, European law as well as in selected European jurisdictions, focusing on Germany. It provided an outlook on whether the demand for legislative action is justified.

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Categories: Patent System and Patent Quality

13 February 2019

Webinar on the UK Court of Appeal ruling on Unwired Planet v Huawei

The Rt. Hon. Sir Robin Jacob, Lecturer at the Faculty of Law at UCL, London, UK. Formerly Lord Justice of Appeal and Treasurer of Grays Inn
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Richard Vary, Partner in Bird&Bird's Intellectual Property Practice and Tech and Comms. sector group and part time District Judge, UK
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Provides a summary of this significant court decision, the contract law basis for FRAND and a discussion of the jurisdiction issues surrounding a national court determining global FRAND rates. Lively Q&A discussion.

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Categories: FRAND