Monday August 13
The Intellectual Property Office of the Philippines is holding a course, “Introduction to Drafting of Specifications and Response to Examiner's Action through Actual Exercises”, location to be announced.
USPTO to release final rules on inter partes review proceedings under the America Invents Act.
Apple v Samsung trial continues.
Wednesday August 15
The European Chamber of Commerce in China invites members to meet with the Shenzhen Science and Technology, Industry, Trade and Information Committee in Shenzhen.
The Intellectual Property Office of the Philippines is holding a course, “Patent Information Search Seminar Refresher Course II”, in Cebu on the 15th and 16th.
The Australian High Court is expected to release its decision in JT International SA v Commonwealth of Australia, deciding the constitutionality of Australia’s tobacco plain packaging rules.
Thursday August 16
The Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry will on a seminar “Curbing Counterfeiting and Smuggling - an Imperative for Indian Economy” in Jaipur.
The UK Department of Health will publish its latest statistics on smoking levels and the results of research into attitudes to smoking, a week after it closed a consultation into plain packaging of tobacco products.
Saturday August 18
The Intellectual Property Office of the Philippines is holding a course, “Patent Drafting Training II”, location to be announced.