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News – Turin Conference on Standard Essential Patents after Huawei

10 Oct 2017

The Scuola Superiore della Magistratura (the Permanent Training Association of Italian Judges) and LES Italy ( jointly organize a Conference in Turin: a one-day meeting on Standard Essential Patents after Huawei, including procedural and antitrust aspects. The Conference will take place in the Aula Magna of the Civil Court of Turin on Monday the 30th of October 2017 (with simultaneous translation in English/Italian).

There will be a morning session (including a round table with an Italian Judge of the Court of Milan, the President of AICIPI- Association patent & trademark attorney in the Italian Industry and two UK Lawyers). In the afternoon a mock trial will take place with the participation of attorneys and patent agents, and an amicus curiae from the Italian Competition Agency.

The members of the panel are currently:
Judge Dr. Grabinski, German Federal Court of Justice
Judge Dr. Barbuto, former President Turin Court of Appeal, now Head of Dept. of Italian Judicial Organization, Ministry of Justice
Judge Dr. Scuffi, President of the Court of Aosta and Italian IP responsible for the UPC
Dr. Franco Benussi, former President Board of Appeal, EPO

Participation to the Conference is free. For registration please send an e-mail to media@les-italy.

A copy of the program (in Italian) can be read here.