Speakers:

Chairman Richard Vary, Partner, Bird & Bird

Alexander Ramsay, Chairman of the Administrative Committee for the Unified Patent Court

Bas Pinckaers, Head Patent Department, Van Doorne

Wouter Pors, Partner Bird & Bird

Sam Granata, Judge, Court of Appeal of Antwerp (Belgium), Judge, Court of Appeal, Antwerp & Judge at the Benelux Court of Justice and and External Legal Member, Enlarged Boards of Appeal EPO

Rian Kalden, Senior Judge, Court of Appeal of The Hague (NL) and Judge at the Benelux Court of Justice

Dr. Peter Tochtermann, Presiding Judge, Regional Court of Mannheim, Patent Chamber (Germany)

Kevin Mooney, Chairman of the Drafting Committee for the Rules of Procedure for the Unified Patent Court and Partner of Simmons & Simmons LLP

Jérôme Debrulle, Chairman of the EP0´s Select Committee dealing with the implementation of the Unitary Patent.

Paul Clarkson, UK Patent Attorney litigator and European Patent Attorney, partner NLO

Bernard Ledeboer, European and Dutch Patent Attorney, Partner V.O. Patents & Trademarks