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Monday 31 August 2020

Verónica Rodríguez Arguijo

Upcoming events on this week!


The Online Seminar on the Analysis of the Amendments to Intellectual Property in Mexico (in Spanish) will be streamed on Facebook from 31 August to 3 September 2020. The event is organized by the Seminar of Patents, Trademarks and Copyright of the Faculty of Law of the National Autonomous University of Mexico (UNAM). The speakers are Geidy Lung (WIPO), Carmen Arteaga (UNAM), Reynaldo Urtiaga Escobar (UNAM), Hugo Contreras Lamadrid (INDAUTOR), Kiyoshi Tsuru, José Luis Caballero, Fernando Becerril, Bernardo Herrerías, Martín Michaus, Mauricio Jalife, José Juan Méndez, and Gastón Esquivel Santos. The moderators are Carmen Arteaga, Ana Betancourt, and Jorge Mier y Concha Segura. Review here the program. 

On 1 September 2020, the webinar Medical Technology and Application of Artificial Intelligence: Overview and Regulatory Framework (in Portuguese) will be streamed on YouTube. The event is organized by the Paulista Association of Intellectual Property (ASPI). The speakers are Patrícia Peck Pinheiro, Elza Durham and Gilberto Takata. The moderators are Gil Meizler and Eliane Beltrame. 

On the same day, the Venezuelan Institute of Industrial Property Agents (COVAPI) will hold the webinar The Right to Petition in light of Industrial Property and its protection under the Contentious Administrative procedure (in Spanish). The speakers are Luis G. Arévalo, José G. Torrealba and Joaquín Núñez. Ana E. Hernández will moderate the session. Register here

The Workshop on Intellectual Property for Media Professionals will take place from 1 to 3 September 2020. The workshop is organized by the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO), the Brazilian National Institute of Industrial Property (INPI Brazil), the Science and Technology Park of the Pontifical Catholic University of Rio Grande do Sul (TECNOPUC), and the Brazilian National Confederation of Industry (CNI). Some speakers are Marcelo Chimento (INPI Brazil), Aline Iramina (SDAPI) and Gustavo Martins de Almeida. Review here the program. 

On 2 September 2020, the Brazilian Intellectual Property Association (ABPI) is organizing the webinar The Innovation System of Paraná (in Portuguese). The opening speakers are Maria Inez Araujo de Abreu (CESA) and Juliana L.B. Viegas (USP). The panellists are Aldo Nelson Bona (SETI) and José Maurino de Oliveira Martins (SEPARTEC). Claudia Crisostimo will moderate the session. 

The webinar Financing Tools for Health Innovation (in Spanish) will also be held on 2 September 2020. The event is organized by the European Connected Health Alliance (ECHAlliance). The speakers are María Apólito (Argentina), Juan Manuel Giner González (Argentina) and Carmelo M. Gordian (United States of America). Register here

Meanwhile, the Opening lecture of the Course Strategic management of trademarks portfolio will also take place on 2 September 2020. The course is organized by the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) and the Brazilian Intellectual Property Association (ABPI). The theme of the opening lecture is the International Trademark System. The speakers are José Graça Aranha (WIPO), Kone Cesário (UFRJ) and Luciany Pelisson Creado Becker (OAB PR). Register here free of charge for attending the opening lecture. 

On the same day, the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) is offering the webinar Introduction to the Madrid Application Assistant. The webinar will provide an overview of the new WIPO tool which “is an electronic version of the official MM2” and imports the required information “directly from the Office of origin’s national/regional trademarks database”. 

On 3 September 2020, the following events are scheduled: 
  • Webinar: How to use WIPO PROOF, organized by the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO). The webinar will include a Q&A session. 
  • Webinar: Online dispute resolution for IP issues (in Spanish), organized by the Inter-American Association of Intellectual Property (ASIPI). Speakers: Leandro Toscano (WIPO), Paul Corral (Catholic University of Ecuador) and Javier Fernández-Lasquetty. Moderator: Mary Fernández Rodríguez. 
  • Seminar: Theory of Intellectual Property (in Spanish), organized by the Latin American Faculty of Social Sciences (FLACSO). The seminar starts on 3 September 2020 and will last four months. More information here
  • Webinar: Anti-discrimination compliance in the fashion industry - measures and clauses for adequacy (in Portuguese), organized by the Brazilian Intellectual Property Association (ABPI) and OAB Rio de Janeiro (the Order of Attorneys of Brazil). Speakers: Humberto Adami (OAB), Fabricio Oliveira (UFF) and Ana Paula de Paula (CDMD). Moderators: Deborah Portillo (CDMD) and Renata Lisboa (CDMD). 
Last but not least, the International Seminar: Copyright from a 20/20 perspective will take place on and 4 September 2020. The seminar is organized by the Colombian Center for Copyright (CECOLDA), the National Directorate of Copyright of Colombia (DNDA), the Colombian Center of Reprographic Rights (CDR) and the University of La Sabana. Some speakers are Carolina Romero (DNDA), Rafael Fariñas (CISAC), Natalia Gómez (CDR), Geidy Lung (WIPO), Facundo Recondo (AT&T), Gerardo Muñóz de Cote (Netflix), Horacio Gutiérrez (Spotify), María Strong (US Copyright Office), and Gustavo Schötz (Austral University). The program is available here


Did you miss some events held the last week? The following are still available on-demand: 
* The webinar details were added to the page “Events” on the IPTango website after the weekly article was published. 

If you have a craving for more, review the full list of events here

Credit: the picture is courtesy of Riana Harvey. IPTango would like to express our gratitude to Riana for designing the picture! 

Verónica Rodríguez Arguijo

Verónica Rodríguez Arguijo