Conférence du professeur Rt. Hon. Sir Robin Jacob sur le thème « The Business of Judging Intellectual Property Disputes »

29.03.2017

Le 29 mars 2017, le CEIPI a le plaisir d'accueillir Rt. Hon. Professor Sir Robin Jacob, Chaire Sir Hugh Laddie en droit de la propriété intellectuelle à l’University College London. Le professeur Jacob interviendra sur le thème « The Business of Judging Intellectual Property Disputes » à 13h00. En raison du nombre limité de places disponibles, veuillez  envoyer un email jusqu’au 28 mars 2017, au plus tard à Mme Teresa Calixto pour obtenir des informations et pour l'inscription (teresa.calixto@ceipi.edu).

Biographie :

Rt. Hon. Professor Sir Robin Jacob, Sir Hugh Laddie Chair in Intellectual Property Law at University College London.

Sir Robin Jacob is among the most respected and well-known intellectual property judges in Europe. He joined the University College of London in 2011 leaving the Court of Appeal of England and Wales to do so. Having read Natural Sciences at Cambridge, Sir Robin then read for the Bar (Grays Inn). He started practice at the Intellectual Property Bar in 1967. From 1976 to 1981 he was the Junior Counsel for the Comptroller of Patents and for all Government departments in intellectual property. He was made a Queen's Counsel in 1981. His practice took him abroad often (Hong Kong, Singapore, Europe, USA, and Australia). He was appointed a High Court Judge (Chancery Division) 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. He was Treasurer of Grays Inn in 2007. He continues to sit from time to time in the Court of Appeal and will sometimes act as an arbitrator or mediator. He has written extensively on all forms of intellectual property. Sir Robin is currently a door tenant at 8 New Square Chambers.