Recent Developments In Copyright, Patent and Trademark Law

By | March 23, 2011

30th March 2011 – Dublin Chamber of Commerce @ 5.30pm

General Updates – Recent Developments Seminar 2011

This Seminar will deal with recent developments in Copyright, Patents and Trademark Law.  Robert Clark, David Brophy and Máire Ní Shúilleabháin will cover topics including the Advocate General’s opinion in Murphy), the SAS Reference, Post Infopaq cases on originality, recent consultations on copyright reform, etc. A variety of cases from Ireland, the UK, Canada and Australia on originality, database protection, filesharing; The Unitary (Community) Patent: where to now following the ECJ rejection of a new patent court;        Developments on claim interpretation.  How does Kirin-Amgen work in practice?  Software patents in the US following the Supreme Court decision in Bilski; Keyword advertising and trade mark infringement (Google v Louis Vuitton and other related cases); registration of shapes as trade marks (Lego v OHIM).


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