Paris, October 3-6, 2010. Intellectual Property.
The 42nd World Intellectual Property Congress is to take place at Palais des Congres in Paris.

Inter alia, the following are to be addressed: liability for contributory infringement of IPRs, protection against the dilution of a trade mark, exceptions to copyright protection and the permitted uses of copyright works in the hi-tech and digital sectors, protection of trade secrets through IPR and unfair competition law.

For details on program and registration:,1407-

Published on: 09/06/2010

Brussels, September 27-29, 2010. Information Society
The European Commission's Directorate-General for Information Society and Media organizes the Information and Communication Technologies Conference (“ICT 2010: Digitally Driven”).

The Conference focuses on how new technologies meet the demands of today's society and economy as well as those that could arise in the future. 

For details, please see:

Published on: 09/01/2010

Bucharest, September 16-17, 2010. Intellectual Property
The General Inspectorate of the Romanian Police, with the support of the Department of Justice of the United States and the United States’ Embassy to Bucharest, organizes a workshop on combating Internet piracy.

The training is dedicated to the police officers and prosecutors specialized in the intellectual property rights enforcement, from all counties and Bucharest, The agenda is dedicated to deepening the knowledge on the investigating methods and the sanctioning of Internet piracy, with mainly foreign speakers with substantial experience in the field, and with participants representing also the private industries.

Published on: 09/01/2010

Mangalia, August 25-27, 2010. Intellectual Property
The World Intellectual Property Organization, with the support of the Romanian State Office for Inventions and Trademarks and the Romanian Copyright Office, organizes the international seminar “Protection of software and of database between copyright and patent”.

On the agenda, there are discussions on the patentability of software and business methods, intellectual property and digital rights management, commercial use of databases.

For details:

Published on: 08/20/2010

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