e-Flash 2019-22
September 5, 2019

2019 AIPPI World Congress London is less than 2 weeks away!

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Keynote speaker at the Opening Ceremony

AIPPI is pleased to announce that The Rt. Hon. Professor Sir Robin Jacob will present the keynote speech at the 2019 AIPPI World Congress Opening Ceremony. A former Lord Justice of the UK Court of Appeal, Sir Robin has presided over a large number of important UK IP cases, many of which have been part of international disputes between some of the world’s biggest innovators. He is President of the Intellectual Property Judges’ Association (the association of European IP, particularly patent, judges) Chairman of the Advisory Panel concerning the appointment and training of Judges to the Preparatory Committee for the Unified Patent Court (and also a member of the Committee’s Expert Panel) and was a member of the European Commission’s Expert Group on the development and implications of patent law in the field of biotechnology and genetic engineering.

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Speakers and Session Descriptions now available

You can view the speakers and session descriptions on the website here under ‘details’.

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Ticketed Lunch Sessions

There is limited space, so get your tickets now! There will be three ticketed lunch sessions featuring an update from Director Iancu of the USPTO, a discussion of ‘Greenwashing’ and fashion, and a spotlight on innovation in Africa. Purchase your tickets here.

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Morning coffee

Start your day off with a cup of tea or coffee! Served at the beginning of each day in the Exhibition Area, on Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday from 08:00 – 09:00.

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Networking Lunches

With over 2,200 participants, the networking lunches will be split among 3 different floors at the Central Hall Westminster. On one of these floors there will be a standing lunch where you can mingle and network with your fellow participants.

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Opening Ceremony and Welcome Reception – FULLY BOOKED!

As a result of the success of the Congress and the registration numbers this event is now fully booked. For those that have registered for this event, you will receive a voucher at registration. You must present this at the door in order to gain access to this event. There is no entrance without a ticket.

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Closing Dinner Tickets

If you have not already purchased your Closing Dinner ticket, book your ticket here. You should also now ensure you have selected your seats. Transportation to and from the Closing Dinner will be provided, tickets will be checked at the boarding of the bus AND at the door of the Alexandra Palace. Make sure you have your ticket on you at all times during this event.

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Running Club

Do you enjoy an early morning run? Then join the AIPPI Running Club. Meeting at the QEII Centre entrance at 06:30 each day of the Congress, the group will enjoy a scenic run around London.

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For all registered Congress participants, you will receive pre-arrival information via email in the coming days. It is important that you keep an eye out for it and read it carefully.

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2019 AIPPI Congress App

Get ready for the 2019 AIPPI App! You must be registered to have full access – download the AIPPI 2019 App for FREE from the App Store or on Google Play.

For registered attendees an account has been pre-made. In order to activate it, please create your account with the AIPPI affiliated email address and Congress registration ID as the password (e.g. 2019-CH000000).

Check out the ‘How to’ guide here.

Please ensure you download the app and documents prior to arriving at the Congress.

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