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Monday, 21 September 2020

Verónica Rodríguez Arguijo

Upcoming events on this week! [21 – 27 September 2020]


On 22 September 2020, the Inter-American Association of Intellectual Property (ASIPI) will hold webinar Past, Present and Future of the Court of Justice of the Andean Community (in Spanish). The speakers are Luz Clemencia de Paez (ACPI), Marcel Tangarife (Colombia), and Luis Diez Canseco (TJCA). The presenter is Hugo Gómez (TJCA). Fernando Triana will moderate the session. 

On the same day, the webinar INPI - IP Digital Plan: Achievements and Perspectives (in Portuguese) will be streamed on YouTube. The event is organized by the Paulista Association of Intellectual Property (ASPI). The speakers are Mauro Catharino Vieira da Luz, Davison Rego Menezes, and Marcello do Nascimento. Liliane Agostinho Leite will moderate the session. 

The webinar Fashion Law and its relationship with influencers and the risks of empowerment (in Spanish) will take place on 24 September 2020. The event is organized by the Inter-American Association of Intellectual Property (ASIPI). The speakers are Annalucia Fasson (Peru), Vanessa Rodriguez (Peru), Raquel Cañas (El Salvador), Ikerne Mestre (Mexico), José Juan Méndez (Mexico). The moderators are Ximena Souza Ferreira (Peru), Marcela Mancia (El Salvador), and Mariana García (Mexico). 

The webinar Artificial Intelligence, Software and Patents: Towards a Post-COVID Changing Game (Encounter 5) will be held on 25 September 2020. The Foundation for Research on Law and Business (FIDE, acronym in Spanish) and the Transatlantic Intellectual Property Academy (TIPSA) are organizing the event. The speakers are Professor Noam Shemtov (Queen Mary School of Law) and Professor Xiang Yu (Sino-European Institute for IP of HUST). Marco Alemán (WIPO) will moderate the session. 

Last but not least, the webinar The shape of IP: 3D objects, between copyright and trademark law (in English) will take place also on 25 September 2020. The event is organized by IP Time. The speaker is Professor Eleonora Rosati. 


Did you miss some events held the last week? The following are still available on-demand: 
  • 14 September. Opening lecture: ASIPI: An Academy to lead change (in Spanish), organized by the Inter-American Association of Intellectual Property (ASIPI). Speaker: Professor Manuel Desantes (University of Alicante). 
  • 15 September. Webinar: Intellectual Property Management in Sports Events (in Portuguese and Spanish), organized by the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) and the Brazilian Intellectual Property Association (ABPI). Opening speakers: Luiz Edgard Montaury Pimenta (ABPI) and José Graça Aranha (WIPO). Panellists: Carlos Castro (International Olympic Committee) and Vicente Rosenfeld (FIFA). Moderator: Luiz Edgard Montaury Pimenta. 
  • 15 September. Launch of Innovation Cooperation Project Brazil - Denmark, organized by the Brazilian National Institute of Industrial Property (INPI Brazil), the Danish Innovation Center (ICDK) and the Royal Danish Embassy in Brasília. Speakers: Carlos Da Costa (Ministry of Economy), Cláudio Furtado (INPI Brazil), Nicolai Prytz (Ambassador to Brazil), Sune Stampe Sørensen (Danish Patent and Trademark Office), José Graça Aranha (WIPO), and Carlos Américo (FAPESP). 
  • 16 September. Webinar: Regional Courts specialized in IP matters (in Portuguese), organized by the Brazilian Intellectual Property Association (ABPI). Opening speaker: Roner Fabris. Panellists: Ney Wiedemann Neto (TJRS), Alexandre Kosby Boeira (Regional Court of Novo Hamburgo) and Márcia Nunes de Barros (Federal Court). 
  • 16 - 18 September. The WIPO Conference on the Global Digital Content Market. Some speakers: Francis Gurry (WIPO), Ivan Duque (President of Colombia), Toomas Hendrik (President of Estonia), Wishnutama Kusubandio (Minister of Tourism and Creative Economy, Indonesia), Eddy Maroun (Anghami), José Antonio Aboumrad (Claro Sports), Björn Ulvaeus (ABBA | Music Rights Awareness Foundation), and Refik Anadol (Media Artist, Turkey). The full program and the list of speakers are available here
  • 17 September. Webinar: What is the OEM doctrine and why it is important for avoiding a trademark infringement in China? (in English and Spanish), organized by the Inter-American Association of Intellectual Property (ASIPI). Speakers: Aaron Hurvitz (USA), Daniel de Prado (China), and Gordiano Casas (China). Moderator: Andrés Grunewaldt. 

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

Credit: the picture is courtesy of Riana Harvey

Verónica Rodríguez Arguijo

Verónica Rodríguez Arguijo