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13 September 2022


UPC Mock Trial – A Trial Run

With all the elements that will imminently be needed for the ‘real’ launch of the Unified Patent Court, a hearing was held at the Congress featuring two sets of advocates, and a panel of three legal judges and one technical judge. 

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Young AIPPI Forum

The Young AIPPI Forum was held last night. The YAF is an educational and networking event designed for Young AIPPI Members to network and make contacts in a multicultural professional environment.

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The Metaverse Takes Virtual Meetings – and Everything Else – A Step Beyond Zoom
By Gregory Glass, Asia IP

The metaverse is an exciting concept, both to future users of the technology and to the intellectual property lawyers who will be tasked with facing the challenges that will go along with enhanced AR.

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Luncheons Address Diversity and Inclusion, Graffiti and the Finer Points of Wine
By Gregory Glass, Asia IP

Luncheon sessions provide attendees the opportunity to hear experts speak on diversity and inclusion, wine and, at the today’s session, graffiti and street art.

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A Q&A with the Chair of the 2022 World Congress Coordination Committee

By Christopher V. Carani, Chairman of AIPPI-US and Chair of 2022 World Congress Coordination Committee

I am proud of the fact that the U.S. National Group, as host country of the first post-pandemic Congress, had a significant hand in putting AIPPI Congresses back on that track. Looking around the Congress the last few days I am confident that things are headed in the right direction, and quickly. 

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A Q&A with the President of the AIPPI Türkiye

By Irmak YalçinerPresident of the AIPPI Türkiye

Next year's AIPPI World Congress will take place in Istanbul. Geographically, Istanbul is very convenient and easy to arrive at for AIPPI members around the world. Istanbul wil be a Congress with a prosperous and substantial scientific programme and promising social events with flavours of west and east.  

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2022 Study Questions

PATENTS: Patentability of Diagnostic Method

By Ralph Nack, AIPPI Second Deputy Reporter General

The last Plenary Session of this Congress will concern the issues of patentability of inventions regarding the diagnosis of diseases or disorders. Out of the 36 reports received from AIPPI's National and Regional Groups and Independent Members, it follows that a clear majority (95%) of the responding Groups consider harmonisation regarding the patentability of Diagnostic Methods as desirable.

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Details of 2023 Study Questions

Next Year's Study Questions – An Intro
By Anne Marie Verschuur, AIPPI Reporter General

The Study Questions for next year's Congress in Istanbul are Doctrine of Equivalents, Proving Trade Mark Use, Collecting Societies and Responsibility of Online Marketplaces for Online Infringement. Details were discussed in an introductory session on Saturday.

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Today's Schedule


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