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LES B&I "IP Licensing: is it harder than IP Law?"

28 November 2018 18:00 to 21:00


Seminar & Meal

Radisson Blu Portman Hotel (22 Portman Square, London, W1H 7BG)

Speaker: Rt Hon. Sir Robin Jacob, LES Honorary President

Having read Natural Sciences at Trinity College Cambridge, Sir Robin Jacob then simultaneously read for the Bar and took an LLB from the LSE.   He was called to the Bar by Grays Inn in 1965.

He practiced at the Intellectual Property Bar from 1967.  From 1976 to 1981 he was the Junior Counsel for the Comptroller of Patents and for Government departments in intellectual property.  He was appointed Queen's Counsel in 1981.    He was appointed to the Bench in 1993.  From 1997 to 2001 he was Supervising Chancery Judge for Birmingham, Bristol and Cardiff.   He was appointed a Lord Justice of Appeal in October 2003.   In the Court of Appeal he regularly sat on both IP and commercial cases. He formally retired from the Court of Appeal in May 2011 to take up his current appointment.  He continued to sit from time to time in Court of Appeal until April 2016.  He acts as an arbitrator, mediator and expert witness both in IP and commercial cases.  He is a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators and a member of the following arbitral bodies LCIA, WIO, ICC, SIAC, KLRC and HKIAC.

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LES Members  - £72.50


LES Member Guest - £85
(must register with LES Member)


Non Members - £95

The cost includes 3 course meal with wine