Royal Society of Chemistry Law Group
IP Case Law
Wednesday, 18th November 2015

Royal Society of Chemistry at Burlington House

Piccadilly, London, UK



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The seventh Royal Society of Chemistry Law Groupís annual and highly popular seminar focussed on recent high profile intellectual property law developments in the field of chemistry. The seminar was chaired by Jennifer Harris of Kilburn and Strode, and concluded with a networking drinks reception.


The RSC Law Group annual general meeting preceded the seminar.


Programme  - Presentation titles highlighted thus link to the presentations in .pdf format.


1:00-1:30Registration and refreshments
 Session chairman:  Jennifer Harris, Kilburn and Strode LLP

Teva vs LEO Pharma

Oliver Rutt, Boult Wade Tennant


The meaning of Ď1í: why the Court of Appeal got it right in Smith & Nephew v. ConvaTec

Tom Alkin, 11 South Square


Recent patent case law from the US

Anthony Tridico, Finnegan



3:30-4:00Recent SPC decisions
Michael J Lubienski, UCB Celltech

A snapshot of recent chemistry EPO decisions

Joe Lenthall, Mewburn Ellis


Lyrica - second medical use claims
Alex Borthwick, Powell Gilbert


Drinks reception


£75  RSC member
£90  Non-member
£20  RSC student* member
*Student is undergraduate or post-graduate, not post-doctoral student


Venue and Travel

The Science Room, The Royal Society of Chemistry, Burlington House, Piccadilly, London W1J 0BA.  For directions, please follow this link.


Secretariat Contact

Maggi Churchouse, 3 East Barn, Market Weston Road, Thelnetham, Diss IP22 1JJ, UK

Telephone: +44 (0)1359 221004



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