10th-11th April, 2018 | Copenhagen, Denmark

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Nordic IPR Survey Report 2018

Intellectual property now plays an increasingly important role in the world economy and has risen up to take its place on the agenda of many senior business leaders. Understanding how best to create, employ and control these assets is key to forming strategies that capitalise and maximise the val ...

Cooperation vs Competition in IPR

Ahead of the Nordic IPR 2018 event, Legal IQ spoke exclusively to Peter Ericsson Nestler, Director of IPR Defensive Strategies, Ericsson about why organisations are choosing to adopt more open development strategies, as well as the best mechanisms for cooperation around IPRs, and benefits and dra ...

Patenting Software-related Inventions according to the European Patent Convention

This paper presents a retrospective of the different epochs in patenting software-related inventions in the European Patent Office (EPO). To put things in perspective, it also makes reference to other jurisdictions as well, in particular USA. The emphasis is however on present EPO practice. Three

The EU Unified Patent Court The EU's changing landscape

The formulation of the European Unified Patent Court (UPC) has been labelled as the most important change to the European patent system for almost 40 years with the UPC to become the world’s largest patent litigation forum. 

Novo Nordisk’s IP Group looks beyond the financial ROI to Real Efficiency and Engagement

Novo Nordisk is a global pharmaceutical company with 90 years of innovation and leadership in diabetes care. Their intellectual property (IP) team consists of 65 people with a wide geographic spread between their corporate headquarters in Denmark and additional IP units in the United States, Indi ...

UPC Special: Interview with Dr Matthias Zigann

Watch this exclusive interview with Dr Matthias Zigann, Presiding Judge at Munich Regional Court I, Germany and hear his views on: changes to the IP Litigation strategy with the introduction of the Unitary Patent system

Building A Strategy To Identify Valuable IP

The accurate valuation of a portfolio and licensing to effectively monetize IP is a high priority in the IP world. By identifying IP, measures can be taken to protect it from exploitation by third parties. “Failure to protect it, and to do so early, may put your business at risk” 4 Therefore, witho ...