SCL IT Disputes Group event: “Software Patent Disputes: what can be protected and what are the challenges in enforcement” - Monday 24 April 2017, London

When: 24/04/2017
Code: HW/SFCL 1 hour

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Non-member: £84.00
Professional member: £42.00

Hosted and sponsored by Gill Jennings & Every LLP

Date:  Monday 24 April 2017
Time:  6.00 pm - 7.15 pm (Registration from 5.30 pm)
Venue: Gill Jennings & Every LLP, Broadgate Tower, 20 Primrose Street, London, EC2A 2ES. Map

Peter Arrowsmith, Partner, Gill Jennings and Every LLP

The talk will cover the following areas:

•    Overview of the exclusions to patentability for software

•    Examples of software inventions that can be patented

•    Differences in approach at the EPO vs the UK courts

•    Challenges for enforcement in the UK when the invention is in the cloud

Administration notes:
The cost of attending this event is £35 + VAT (£42) for SCL members, £70 + VAT (£84) for non-members and £10 + VAT (£12) for students and academics in full-time education, unemployed members or those experiencing financial hardship. 

If you wish to attend this event please book online or email and request an invoice. Fees can be paid by cheque (cheques should be made payable to "Society for Computers and Law" please), Mastercard, Visa, Switch or bank transfer. All invoices for attendance at this event must be paid within 30 days of the invoice date or prior to the date of the event, whichever is the earlier.

Students and SCL academic and unemployed members please note that you cannot book online. To reserve your place and request an invoice please email 

Non-members wishing to join the Society in order to take advantage of the discounted rate are entitled to membership of the Society valid for 12 months from the date of payment including full access to the content of the SCL web site, 6 copies of the SCL magazine "Computers & Law" plus notification of future SCL events. The cost of an annual SCL membership is £125.00. If you have any queries about SCL membership please contact : Sarah Forster, Tel: 0117 9041242, Email:

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Booking terms and conditions: Application online or by email constitutes a firm booking and an undertaking to pay the meeting attendance fee. Cancellations will not be accepted (nor refunds made) unless received in the Society's offices in Bristol at least seven days before the date of the meeting.

It may be necessary for reasons beyond the control of the Society for Computers and Law to change the content/timing of the programme and/or speakers.

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