Sunday 5th

TIME EVENT  WHO MAY ATTEND VENUE

0830-1700

Registration and Information Desk Open

 

Marlborough Room 1

0900-1015

Standing Committee Meetings: 

   
 

Anti-Counterfeiting Committee:  Enforcement of IP Rights under Criminal or Penal Laws
An overview of the legal and procedural aspects of enforcement of criminal and penal laws, and the investigative techniques and conditions required to establish criminal liability. 

All Participants

New Zealand Room 4

 

Copyright Committee:  The Ripple Effect of Content Going Viral and its Implications
Modern communication tools, particularly Social Networking Sites such as Facebook, Twitter and Instagram, give their users the vast opportunity to make content posted thereon become viral. The latter term, from its root word “virus”, refers to content that can spread rapidly across a population, and in particular over the Internet, if people share such content many times over. Do such forms of multiple and widespread sharing have any implications on copyright, and if so, what are these?

All Participants

Marlborough Room 2 and 3

 

Design Committee:  Using Partial Designs and Copyright to Protect Icons and GUI Gadgets
A discussion on how partial designs and copyright may be used conjunctively to protect icons and GUI gadgets. 

All Participants

New Zealand Room 3

 

Emerging IP Rights Committee:  Striking the Right Balance between IP Rights and Competition Policy
A discussion on the relevant legal provisions for addressing anti-competitive uses of IP rights, including the enforcement and sanctions set forth in these provisions.

All Participants

Epsom 2 and 3

 

Patent Committee:  To be or Not To be: Patent Eligibility

A continuing discussion on patent eligibility and how to determine the same. 

All Participants

New Zealand Room 1

 

Trademark Committee:  Trademark Enforcement / Protection System at the Customs Border

In this era of rapid globalization, there is a need to discuss and evaluate the basic principle of trademark enforcement, especially in terms of measures at the customs border, and how effectively these measures are being implemented.

All Participants

New Zealand Room 2

1015-1045

Morning Tea

All Participants

Level 4 and 5 foyers

1045-1230

Standing Committee Meetings continue

All Participants

 

1230-1400

Presidential Lunch

Invited Guests

Gusto Resaurant

1230-1400

Lunch

All Participants

Auckland Rooms and foyers

1400-1700

Workshop 1:  Did They or Did They Not? The Standards for Proving Patent Infringement
A discussion on the standards on proving patent infringement in view of the ruling in Halo Electronics, Inc. v. Pulse Electronics, Inc., [2016] discarding the (US) Federal Circuit’s previous standard for awarding enhanced damages in patent cases.

All Participants

New Zealand Room 2

 

Moderator:  Ms. Pauline Khor, Partner of Rahmat Lim & Partners in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

Speakers: 

Ms. Shimako Kato, Partner of Abe, Ikubo & Katayama Law Firm in Tokyo, Japan

Ms. Keum Nang Park, a Partner of Lee & Ko in Seoul, Korea

Mr. Ian Horak, a Counsel of the Victorian Bar in Melbourne, Australia  

 

Workshop 2:  No Offense Meant: The Registration of Scandalous and Offensive Marks
Defining and limiting the standards in evaluating when a mark is considered scandalous and offensive. 

All Participants

New Zealand Room 1

 

Moderator:  Ms. Danna Cotman, Lead Intellectual Property Attorney of ARC Intellectual Property Law in California, United States

Speakers: 

Mr. John Hackett, Partner of AJ Park in Auckland, New Zealand
Mr. Lau Kok Keng
, Head of the Intellectual Property group of Rajah Tann Singapore LLP in Singapore
Mr. Patrick Cantrill
, Partner of Bond Dickinson LLP in London

1515-1545

Afternoon Tea

All Participants

Level 4 and 5 foyers

1715-1815

Women in APAA
This is the third year for the Women in APAA reception.  Meet other women in APAA, hear from Founder and CEO of Loveblock Wine, Erica Crawford, and sample a selection of Loveblock’s wine range. As well as being a well respected wine maker, Erica is an active member of the Global Women NZ Advisory Board and holds a number of directorships, both in the wine industry and in other sectors. 

All Participants

New Zealand Rooms 3 and 4

1830-2130

Discover New Zealand Night

All Participants

The Cloud

2130-2330

Discover New Zealand Night Hospitality Suite

All Participants

The Cloud

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