Monday June 18
BIO International Convention, Monday June 18 to Thursday June 21, Boston.
WIPO holds an Open-Ended Meeting with Member States in the Framework of the Development Agenda Project on Open Collaborative Projects and IP-Based Models in Geneva.
Judge Colin Birss begins hearing a dispute over design rights between Samsung and Apple in the High Court in London.
Tuesday June 19
General Court of the Court of Justice of the EU rules in H.Eich v OHMI - Arav (H.EICH).
Court of Justice of the EU rules in IP Translator (The Chartered Institute of Patent Attorneys), in a case that should clarify EU rules on the use of class headings in trade mark applications. For more background to this dispute, see Managing IP’s guide to the IP Translator case.
Wednesday June 20
Start of a seven-day diplomatic conference on the protection of audiovisual performances begins in Beijing, organised by WIPO.
David Kappos, head of the USPTO, is due to testify to Congress.
Euromoney Legal Media Group hosts its second Europe Women in Business Law Awards at Claridge’s, London.
General Court of the Court of Justice of the EU rules in Kraft Foods Schweiz v OHMI - Compañía Nacional de Chocolates (CORONA).
Thursday June 21
General Court of the Court of Justice of the EU rules in Kavaklidere-Europe v OHMI - Yakult Honsha (Yakut); and Fruit of the Loom v OHMI - Blueshore Management (FRUIT).
Sunday June 24
ICANN meeting 44 is due to be held in Prague.