LES Benelux invites you to attend the following meetings:
Please use the electronic registration form for online (LES Benelux) meeting registration
A special seminar entitled ‘Does Innovation need IP?’ on Tuesday 18 March 2014
Bird & Bird, Av. Louise 235 box 1, B-1050 Brussels, Belgium.
This seminar is organized to honour Mr. Allen Norris who, after many years of dedication to the strategic protection of patented innovation in the pharmaceutical, agrochemical, seeds and plant biotechnology areas, is leaving UCB Pharma and the board of LES Benelux.
14h30 Registration participants with coffee and tea
15h00 Welcome participants – Mr. William Bird
15h15 A panel discussion on ‘Does Innovation Need IP?’
Mr. Thierry Sueur - VP European and International Affairs of Air Liquide, Paris, France
Prof Dr. Heinz Goddar, partner at Boehmert & Boehmert, Munich, Germany.
Mr. Kevin Nachtrab - Senior IP Attorney, Johnson & Johnson, Brussels, Belgium
Concluding remarks – Mr. Jean-Christophe Troussel, President LES Benelux
17h00 Networking drinks hosted by LES Benelux
Participation to this special seminar is free of charge for members of LES (Benelux). Non-members pay € 70,00. Places for this seminar are limited and registrations are handled on a ‘’first come, first serve’’ basis. Registrations should arrive before 11 March 2014.
Registration for the seminar can be done by sending an e-mail to email@example.com with your name and address details. Upon registration you will receive a confirmation by e-mail. This e-mail will serve as your confirmation as an attendee for the event. You therefore need to bring this e-mail with you to ensure admission. Registered participants cannot be substituted.
Full programme including the resumes of the speakers can be found here. The speakers at this meeting will be kindly requested to make their presentations available for publication at level 2 (registration required) of the before mentioned website. The presentations will be available approximately two weeks after the meeting.
Granting of study hours and educational points for Dutch Lawyers the amount of study hours will be 2. The amount of educational points for the Belgische Balies is pending. Please contact the Registration Desk at the day of the meeting for the necessary lists to sign.
Upcoming Topic Meetings of LES Benelux:
24 April 2014 in Luxembourg - more information to follow
19 June 2014 in Rotterdam - more information to follow
AIPPI IE-Symposium Zeist: 14 March 2014.