[Fsfe-ie] FFII UK Inventive Step event - London 22 May

teresahackett at eircom.net teresahackett at eircom.net
Wed May 17 17:46:50 CEST 2006

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Although details are subject to change, this should be a worthwhile
event - do come if you can.

  FFII-UK event           "Don't trip on the inventive step"

A meeting on the UKPO Consultation on Inventive Step and Its Relation
to Software and Business Process Patents in the UK and EU.
It is free to attend but as we need to know numbers please let us know
if you plan to come by emailing: coordinator at ffii.org.uk

When and Where: Monday May 22nd 2006, 1730 - 1930

Derek Willoughby Lecture Theatre, John Vane Science Centre,
Charterhouse Square,  London QMIPRI


Programme (subject to change):
  * 1730 - 1800: Drinks and a chance to chat
  * 1800: Introduction to the consultation and recent developments in
the area by a member of FFII-UK
  * 1815 - 1900: Panel:

Phillip Johnson - Barrister

Alex Hudson - Association for Free Software UK Director Stratagia Ltd

Dr. Johanna Gibson - QMIPRI

Rufus Pollock - FFII UK chair

  * 1900 - 1930: Discussion
  * 2000: Supper at a nearby restaurant (if you would like to attend
please state this when you rsvp. Note the supper is /not/ free.)

RSVP to: coordinator at ffii.org.uk
This event is kindly hosted by the Queen Mary IP Research Institute

About FFII

The Foundation for a Free Information Infrastructure (FFII) is a
non-profit association registered in several European countries, which
is dedicated to the spread of data processing literacy. FFII supports
the development of public information goods based on copyright, free
competition, open standards. More than 850 members, 3,000 companies and
90,000 supporters have already entrusted the FFII to act as their voice
in public policy questions concerning exclusion rights (intellectual
property) in data processing.

For more information about FFII, see http://new.ffii.org

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