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Dec 06
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08:30 - 09:00 30 mins
Main agenda
Badge Collection & Registration
09:00 - 09:15 15 mins
Main agenda
Chair's Opening Remarks
  • Chris Thornham - Partner, Taylor Wessing
09:15 - 10:00 45 mins
Main agenda
An Update on Standard Setting Organisations
  • Dirk Weiler - Chairman of the ETSI IPR Special Committee, ETSI
  • Earl Nied - Program Director of Standards and IPR, Intel
  • Axel Ferrazzini - Managing Director, 4iP Council
10:00 - 10:45 45 mins
Main agenda
Exploring SEP Issues in the Mobile Application Market Place
  • Olivier Benoit - EU Policy Director, App Association
10:45 - 11:15 30 mins
Breaks
Refreshment Break
11:15 - 12:15 60 mins
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Round-tables - Applying Lessons from FRAND Cases Across Europe
  • Key case review
    • Justice Birss and the “workable approach” to FRAND licensing
    • Implications for global portfolios
  • How has Germany defined comparable agreements
  • Reading the EU Commission’s FRAND roadmap
  • Forthcoming litigation
  • Important issues for the months to come
  • Moderator Chris Thornham - Partner, Taylor Wessing
  • James Marshall - Partner, Taylor Wessing
  • Eelco Bergsma - Senior Associate, Taylor Wessing
  • Michael Samer - Partner, Taylor Wessing
  • Alexander Rubusch - Senior Associate, Taylor Wessing
12:15 - 13:05 50 mins
Main agenda
Does the Huawei –ZTE decision affects litigations between a NPE and a Practicing entity?
  • Roberto Dini - Founder, Sisvel
  • Mario Franzosi - Founding Partner, Avvocati Associati Franzosi Dal Negro Setti
  • Marco Lo Bue - Attorney, BonelliErede
13:05 - 14:05 60 mins
Breaks
Lunch
14:05 - 14:55 50 mins
Main agenda
How Do We Keep Mixed Portfolios Manageable?
  • Licensing FRAND committed patents with non-FRAND committed patents
  • Complementary technology that isn’t essential
  • Valuing your portfolio
  • External licensing – pros and cons
  • Jim Harlan - Director, Standards and Competition Policy, InterDigital Communications
14:55 - 15:25 30 mins
Breaks
Refreshment Break
15:25 - 16:15 50 mins
Main agenda
Views from the US on SEPs & FRAND and How Will It Affect You
  • Recent case law
    • Certain Magnetic Data Storage Tapes and Cartridges Containing Same, Inv. No. 337 - TA -1012

    • FTC / Apple litigation re Qualcomm

    • Huawei v. T- Mobile ( ED Tex 2017)

    • St Lawrence v. ZTE ( ED Tex 2017)

  • US court / commentator reaction‎ to Unwired Planet v. Huawei ( [2017] EWHC 711 ( Pat) ( April 5, 2017) [Birss, J] )
  • Future developments and their effect on the European market
  • Ken Adamo - Partner, Kirkland & Ellis
16:15 - 16:30 15 mins
Main agenda
Chair's Closing Remarks & End of Day One
  • Chris Thornham - Partner, Taylor Wessing
16:30 - 18:00 90 mins
Breaks
Drinks Reception