Best Practices in Obtaining, Enforcing, Defending and Commercializing Patents in the EU
Managing your European patent strategy can be a complex task, involving the balance of commercial objectives, filing costs and varying rights afforded by the different filing vehicles available in Europe. Patent litigation, opposition and validation processes add further complexities to executing a strategic and effective European patent program. This has driven many IP centric organizations to reevaluate and bolster their patent management effort in the EU.
Join members of the Hong Kong IP community for an exclusive and interactive lunch discussion featuring:
Discussion topics include:
- 2012 Regional updates: Analysis of key filing, enforcement and defensive patent management trends across Europe;
- Safeguarding your filing investments: Leveraging pre-filing patent research and intelligence a a means to garner stronger and broader patent rights;
- Planning a European Patent Filing Strategy: What, Where and When to file; and
- Sector-specific filing strategies: Aligning your business with your patent strategy.
Take advantage of this rare opportunity to network and learn from our distinguished guest speaker as he shares his unique perspetive on current trends and best practices in European patent filing strategies.