Around the World (ATW)

      Around the World 2016        Joining Hands



LESI celebrates World Intellectual Property Day by coordinating worldwide events organized by LES national societies. 

World IP Day was established by the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) “to promote discussion of the role of intellectual property (IP) in encouraging innovation and creativity . . . a unique opportunity each year to join with others around the globe to consider how IP contributes to the flourishing of music and the arts and to driving the technological innovation that helps shape our world.”

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Please join the following LES Societies in celebrating Around the World 2016:

LES Society Coordinator Planned Events
Arab Countries  Dr. Talal Abu Ghazaleh  Innovation and Entrepreneurship Conference 2016 - 26th and 27th April, Dubai
Argentina  Veronica M. Canese  Celebration of World IP Day during LATAM Regional Conference, 6th - 8th April
ANZ  Beth Benson  Celebration of World IP Day during Annual Conference - 4th - 6th May, Sydney
Austria  Karin Hofmann  World IP Day Conference - "Protection of Know-how", 26th April, Graz
Benelux  Laura MacDonald Simultaneous networking events at Skylounge from DoubleTree Hilton Hotel, Oosterdoksstraat 4 in Amsterdam and at the premises of Bird & Bird, 235 b 1 Avenue Louise in Brussels - 26th April, 5pm - 7pm
Topic Meeting on Complex Licensing Challenges - 9th November, Brussels, 9am - 5.30pm
Brazil  Ricardo Pinho  Reception celebrating World IP Day with ABAPI - 26th April
Britain & Ireland Graeme McWilliams

Hayley French
 A private dinner in celebration of IP Day hosted by the Scottish Committee - 21st April, Edinburgh
 A joint seminar with CIPA titled "IP Portfolio & Strategy Building for Start-Ups & Spin-Outs" - 28th April, London
China  Ningling Wang LES China Board and society members will meet for a round table discussion on how to strengthen LES China, followed by a dinner - 26th April
China - Hong Kong  Anita Leung Luncheon with guests of honor including Ms Winnie Tam (Senior Counsel & Chairlady of the Bar Association), the Director of the Intellectual Property Department of Hong Kong, the President of APAA and the President of HKITMP
Chinese Taipei    
Czech Republic    
France    World IP Day Conference & Cocktail - 14th April, Paris
Hungary  Michael Lantos  World IP Day presentation with members of the Hungarian Trademark Association and the Hungarian Intellectual Property Office - 3rd May
India    World Intellectual Property Forum 2017 - 26th April, Kolkata
Italy  Federica Brotto Cocktail Reception with a guest speaker - 26th April, Milan
Japan  Junko Sugimura  LES Japan & AIPLA Joint Meeting - 18th April, Tokyo
"Japanese Patent Law Reform of Employee’s Invention" Seminar - 19th April, Osaka
"Introduction of LES Japan Activities to New LES Japan Members" Meeting - 19th April, Osaka
Philippines  Carrie Bee Hao  A forum hosted by the LES Philippines YMC, with speakers from the Philippine Information Technology (IT) company Xurpas and the President of the Philippine Software Industry Association (PSIA)
Poland  Jakub Mrozowski  Online discussion dedicated to industrial property and a social meeting for LES Poland members
Singapore  Suresh Sachi A week-long event titled IP Week together with the Intellectual Property Office of Singapore
South Africa  Zelda Snyman  "IP Related to 3D Printing" with speakers Johann du Preez and Elmar Muller - 5th May
Spain & Portugal  José Miguel Lissen  An event in collaboration with Mr. Miguel Mulet, Director of Strategy and New Projects of Tigenix Coretherapix, including a case study on licensing IP rights - 20th April

Vikran Duangmanee, Pongtawat Uttravorarat & Phattharin Amornsoonthornsiri

World IP Day event co-hosted with USPTO - 26th April, Bangkok
USA & Canada   Quebec Chapter: "Bridge Across America" World IP Event - 13th April
NY Chapter: "ATW with LES - A Celebration of World IP Day" - 14th April
Wisconsin Chapter: ATW Event - 19th April
Vancouver Chapter: World IP Day Reception - 26th April
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