Every day belarusian IT-companies develop various programs, databases and apps for PC, laptops, smartphones and tablets, for cloud technologies and the Internet. But are they aware of how to protect their intellectual property worldwide?
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About the workshop
Workshop goal: Means of protecting software in the USA, the EU and China. Approaches, decisions and practices.
Moderator: Pak Eugeniy Viktorovich
UE "Belpatentservice" Bel CCI
Language: Russian/English. Simultaneous translation from both languages
October 30, 2019
09:00 - 18.00
Adress of the venue:
Minsk, Gazety Pravda, 11 ave., J. Rau International Educational Center
The US patent attorney, author of technology transfer publications at NASA, the publications on comparison of the US and European software patent systems. Worked in the US Patent Office (USPTO).
The EU patent attorney, specialist in the field of inventions implemented using computers and digital data processing, dealt with these issues in Siemens AG.
Internatinal arbitration and conduction of court proceedings in China on violations of software patents.Member of the All-China Bar Association, member of the New York Bar Association.
09:00-09:30 Registration of the workshop participants
09:30-11:00 Section 1 “Worldwide trends of software patent protection. Intellectual property protection by belarusian IT-companies”
Protection of intellectual property of IT developers in the world. Approaches and procedures (Patent Cooperation Treaty (PCT) and Paris Convention on intellectual property protection). The results of the research on “Belarusian IT-Companies patents” and “The patents of the world’s leading IT-companies”
V.V. Trofimov, E.V. Pak (Belarus, Minsk)
Price: 140 €
Participation in all 4 sections - 30.10.2019.
11:15-13:00 Section 2 “Patent as a universal tool for patent protection in China”
The procedure for obtaining patents in China. Arbitrage practice on software violations. Anti-counterfeit sales mechanisms on the main trading platfoms (Aliexpress, etc.)
Tim Meng (China, Beijing)
Participation in 1 and 2 sections at 9:30-11:00 and 11:15-13:00
14:00-15:45 Section 3 “European patenting approach”
Which object can be protected when it comes to inventions related to software. How to apply for a European patent for software. Issues during trial at the European Patent Office. Scope of legal protection/ counteraction to violations. Practical examples for all of the abovementioned points.
Markus Mushke (FRG, Munchen)
Participation in 1 and 3 sections at 9:30-11:00 and 14:00-15:45
16:00-17:45 Section 4 “Patenting Software in the US as a Strategic Imperative”
Comparison of American and European patent systems with an emphasis on the invention formula and the claims of inventor/ copyright holder. Modern tools to combat counterfeit products on the main electronic trading platforms (Amazon, AppStore, E-bay, etc.) for patent holders. Apple-Samsung Patent Courts in the USA.
Lars Gunnarsson (USA, Iowa)
For this price you will gain access to workshops at 9:30-11:00 and 16:00-17:45