IP Day at Humboldt Graduate School – Intellectual Property Lectures and Workshops by Practitioners

26.02.2014 | 09:00 Uhr - Humboldt Graduate School, Luisenstrasse 56, 10117 Berlin, room 144

On 26 February 2014, the Research Service Centre (Servicezentrum Forschung), Humboldt-Innovation and Humboldt Graduate School jointly host the “IP DAY” with the kind support of CMS Hasche Sigle.

Attendance is free of charge; the number of participants is limited
In this all-day event the patent officer of HU and representatives from leading German law firms, as well as the European Patent Office and the German Patent and Trade Mark Office will give a comprehensive overview of intellectual property rights and related issues. An experienced in-house counsel from BASF SE, the world’s leading chemical company, will speak about successful research collaborations between academia and industry and underlying patent issues.

Welcome address

IP Policy and Process at Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin 
Simone Zahn (Patent Officer, Humboldt-Universität)

Research Projects With Universities – From the Perspective of the Industry 
René Schäfer (Senior Counsel Global Intellectual Property, BASF SE)
Coffee break

Introduction to Patent Searching With Practical Examples Using Espacenet 
Roland Feinäugle (Unit Manger Patent Information Training, European Patent Office)
12.45pm:   Lunch break

DPMA Research Sessions
(Additional registration necessary, please see below)

Patent System and Patent Search (Room 220)
Trade Mark System and Trade Mark Search (Room 224) 
Ute Wendt (Deutsches Patent und Markenamt) 
Karsten Kauffmann(Deutsches Patentund Markenamt)


How to Protect Creative Work –  An Introduction to Copyright Law
Ole Jani (Partner, CMS Hasche Sigle)
Coffee break

Patent and Copyright Protection for Software
Thomas L. Bittner (Patent attorney, BOEHMERT & BOEHMERT) 
Julian Waiblinger (Attorney at Law, BOEHMERT & BOEHMERT)

To download the preliminary programme, please click here.
Important notice:
In addition to your registration please e-mail your preference for the DPMA Research Session (Patents or Trade Mark) to:
Also, you will need to bring your laptop or tablet for the research sessions! Wi-Fi will be available.
Registration ends 25 February 2014.
Thanks for the support to 

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