Global Outsourcing Association of Lawyers (GOAL)

ARE YOU READY FOR EU AND US PATENT REFORMS?

Press release   •   Jun 30, 2014 07:25 EDT

Connet GoalLONDON, June 30, 2014: UK businesses invest over £65 billion annually in a thriving intellectual property (IP), largely because they see patents as the driving force behind global innovation. But change is on the horizon. In 2015 the European patent system will change with the introduction of the unitary patent system. In the US, the patent system has already begun to roll out reforms with the enactment of the America Invent Act. Are you ready for the new world of IP? Recognizing the challenges and opportunities that these patent reforms present, the Global Outsourcing Association for Lawyers (GOAL) is producing the London IP Conference to take place in 2014. This conference will gather IP lawyers and legal departments, legal process outsourcing professionals and government representatives to discuss issues and opportunities for global IP and IP outsourcing industry.

Some of the distinguished speakers confirmed for this conference are:-

* Prof. dr hab. Krystyna Szczepanowska - Kozlowska
Partner
DLA PIPER, Poland
* Marcus Gordon
Deputy General Counsel
Xerox Limited, UK
* Miral Hamani – Samaan
Managing Counsel, EMEA
Hewlett-Packard International Sarl, Switzerland
* Nav Sunner
Commercial Director
Microsoft, UK
* Michael Powders
Counsel, Global Services
IBM, UK
* Abhijit Mukhopadhyay
President (Legal)
Hinduja Group, UK
* Premelaa Jagatheeson
Senior Corporate Counsel
Cisco Systems, UK
* Sean Thomas
Legal Counsel
Hewlett-Packard, UK
* Loreto Reguera
EMEA Senior Legal Counsel
Intel Corporation, Belgium
* Pedro vale Gonçalves
Legal Affairs Director
Pfizer, Portugal
* Orijit Das
European General Counsel & Vice President
Genpact, UK
* Philip Merrills - Dearn
EMEA Printing and PPS Enterprise Sales Counsel
Hewlett-Packard, Ireland

About GOAL

The Global Outsourcing Association of Lawyers & New York association of lawyers (GOAL) is the world's first membership-based, international organization which organizes events for the development of legal fraternity by creating networking opportunities and providing platform for sharing their respective ideas.

GOAL's mission is to promote the welfare, interests, education, and professional development of all legal professionals who are directly or in directly associated with the legal industry. GOAL has earned a global reputation among leaders in legal areas as the ideal platform to build and cultivate a robust global business network.

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GOAL has earned a global reputation among LPO leaders as the ideal platform to build and cultivate a robust global business network. From New Delhi to New York, GOAL has created a community of global lawyers and outsourcing experts designed for the exchange of ideas, guidance, training, best practices, and business development.