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What's on week beginning March 4

Managing IP lists the IP-related meetings and court cases taking place this week

Monday March 4

The UK group of the AIPPI holds a questions meeting at the offices of Bird & Bird in London.

The Intellectual Property Appellate Board in Chennai is due to rule in the compulsory licensing case Bayer v Natco.

Wednesday March 6

The UK group of FICPI holds an open seminar on business practice.

Thursday March 7

Managing IP holds its India IP and Innovation Forum in Delhi. The event is free for in-house counsel and speakers include Tabrez Ahmad of Microsoft, Viswanathan Seshan of Philips, Anindya Sircar from Infosys and Tata Steel's Munish Sudan. Register here.

Advocate General Mengozzi of the Court of Justice of the EU gives an opinion in International Sales and Others. This is a case referred by a court in Austria seeking clarification of the meaning of "fair compensation" in the copyright directive.

The Court of Justice of the EU rules in ITV Broadcasting, a case referred by the High Court in London. The Court is seeking clarification of the meaning of "communication to the public" in the copyright directive. The case is a dispute over the streaming of programmes over the internet.

Coming up

Managing IP holds its US Patent Forum 2013 on March 19 at the Willard InterContinental, Washington DC.Speakers include Teresa Stanek Rea of the USPTO, David Marcus of Comcast Cable Communications and Judge Paul Michel.

Managing IP's International Patent Forum 2013 takes place on April 16 and 17 at the Sheraton Park Lane Hotel, London. The speakers include Frederic Caillaud of L'Oreal and Matthew Goodwin of Unilever.

Our China International IP Forum 2013 will be held on May 22 and 23 in Beijing at the Renaissance Beijing Capital Hotel.

Each of these three events is free for in-house counsel. Find out more on our dedicated events page.

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