EPI Meeting in Copenhagen

Denis McCarthy attended a two day meeting of the Guidelines Subcommittee of the European Patent Practice Committee (EPPC) of the European Patent Institute (EPI) in Copenhagen on August 27/28th 2015. . The subcommittee reviewed and commented in detail on the proposed changes to the latest edition   of “Guidelines for Examination in the European Patent Office” [...]

2015-09-09T15:38:14+00:00September 9th, 2015|Events|

Smart Business Show 2015

MacLachlan & Donaldson were well represented at the Smart Business Show this year as Peter MacLachlan and Jonathan White attended the event, which was held at the Royal Dublin Society (RDS) between 22nd-23rd April 2015. This highly attended business to business exhibition showcased some exceptional technologies which highlighted Ireland’s ever increasing talent for providing innovative [...]

2015-04-24T13:45:47+00:00April 24th, 2015|Events, News|

INTA Leadership Meeting November 11th-15th 2014

Bernadette Walsh will be attending INTA’s 2014 Leadership Meeting in Phoenix, Arizona, United States of America.  According to the INTA website, the "sessions will feature experienced speakers on hot and evolving topics such as social media scams, privilege, privacy and data security and the effects of culture on trademarks. In addition to these forward-thinking topics, [...]

2014-11-05T12:34:19+00:00November 5th, 2014|Events|

PTMG Conference October 8th-11th

The 89th Conference of the Pharmaceutical Trade Marks Group is being held this year in Chicago from 8th – 11th OCTOBER 2014. The theme of the Conference is THE MULTI-FACETED PERSONALITY OF A PHARMACEUTICAL TRADE MARK. Bernadette Walsh from our office will be attending this Conference

2014-10-06T09:14:49+00:00October 6th, 2014|Events|

CIPA Congress 2nd-3rd October 2014

Isabel Meenan from our Belfast office will be attending the CIPA Congress London from 2nd to 3rd October 2014.  Now in its 19th year, the CIPA Congress combined with the IPAG Conference is the UK’s largest patent event.  This year's Congress is called "The Lifecycle of Intellectual Property - Intellectual Property from Cradle to Grave".

2014-10-01T11:13:04+00:00October 1st, 2014|Events|

AIPPI Congress in Toronto

Denis McCarthy will be attending the  44th AIPPI Congress in Toronto from September 14 to September 17. AIPPI is the International Association for the Protection of Intellectual Property. About 2500 attendees from around the world are expected to join in this Congress.  

2014-08-28T14:39:08+00:00August 28th, 2014|Events|

ECTA Annual Conference June 18-21

The 33rd Annual Conference of ECTA will be taking place this year in Alicante, Spain. Norman MacLachlan, the former Treasurer-General of that organisation, will be attending on behalf of our firm. The object of ECTA (European Communities Trade Mark Association) is to promote the knowledge and professionalism of members and owners alike in the fields of [...]

2014-06-17T10:46:47+00:00June 17th, 2014|Events|

UNION-IP Congress

Dr Yvonne McKeown is attending the  UNION-IP Congress in Berlin from 4th-6th June 2014.   The many topics to be discussed at the Congress include the Unitary Patent, the European Patent Court and strategic choices as regards IP Litigation in Europe.

2014-06-03T10:27:36+00:00June 3rd, 2014|Events|

International Trademark Association Meeting in Hong Kong

Bernadette Walsh will be attending the INTA Meeting in Hong Kong from May 10th to May 14th. It has been reported that there will be around 8,500 attendees from over 140 countries at the meeting, which will be the 4th largest in the history of INTA. If you are also attending the conference and wish to [...]

2014-05-07T10:56:18+00:00May 7th, 2014|Events|