First virtual Cambridge Information & Intellectual Property Meeting is announced

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2020 has been a difficult year for everyone, with many events cancelled or moved online, including the CIIPM Annual Meeting. However, CIIPM is starting 2021 in a mood of optimism, with the 1st virtual Cambridge Information & Intellectual Property Meeting, scheduled for 20 and 21 January.

1st Virtual Cambridge Information & Intellectual Property Meeting - 20-21 January 2021
'Maximising your IP Portfolio with 2020 Vision'

The organisers say:

We carried the 2020 theme over to this meeting: ‘Maximising your IP Portfolio with 2020 Vision’!!. In particular, we will be focusing on ensuring best practice in building and maintaining your IP strategy, maximising your IP portfolio for licensing and monetising, and using information published by others for 2020 vision.

We are delighted that many speakers originally booked for the 2020 meeting will deliver their talks for us in January via Zoom. So far, confirmed speakers are:

  • Robert Austin, Patent Information Analyst, Unilever PLC
    'Resistance isn’t futile: a searcher's experience of EPO oppositions'
  • Dr Nigel Clarke, Head of IP Knowledge Research, Future and Emerging Technologies Analysis, European Patent Office
    ‘Fighting coronavirus – a curated patent data resource for researchers’
  • Mark Collins, Chairman at Archipelago Technology and independent consultant
    'Software licensing: the challenges and opportunities’
  • Clare Cornell, Partner, Finnegan Europe LLP
    'Brexit – what next for your IP portfolio?'
  • Cathy J Curling, Curling Consulting
    'Value creation from innovative technologies - views from the industrial sharp end'
  • Dinusha Mendis, Professor of Intellectual Property & Innovation Law, Bournemouth University
    ‘IP Implications of 3D Printing: past, present and future’

CIIPM topics are built around our focus of using information to inform business decision-making for those developing and commercialising technology-driven IP businesses and we hope you will join us to keep the conversations going. There will be Q&A and themed discussion sessions on each day.

The meeting will take place over two sessions, 14:00-16:30 GMT on 20 and 21 January.

Booking is via Eventbrite and costs £54 for the two-day meeting. For further details and to keep up-to-date as other speakers are added to the line-up, please visit our website.

We look forward to you joining us!

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CIIPM hosts an annual meeting and provides training in IP matters and information search and analysis.

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