Institute of Brand and Innovation Law


A Dialogue with David Kappos, Director of the US Patent & Trademark Office

04 April 2011, 9:00 am–6:00 pm

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UCL Institute of Brand and Innovation Law (IBIL)



UCL's Institute of Brand and innovation Law hosted an event organised by the Directors Roundtable Institute with the Cooperation of AIPPI UK 
David Kappos, the top official of the U.S. Patent & Trademark Office, discussed key policies of the US Government regarding intellectual property including current patent filing and approval rules, and trademark regulations. He was joined by:

  • Avril Martindale, Parter at Freshfields
  • Richard Vary, Director of European Litigation, Nokia
  • Lord Justice Jacob, Sir Hugh Laddie Professor of Intellectual Property, University College London.

Accredited with1.5 hours by SRA / BSB / IPReg

The transcript of this event will be available soon