Challenges and Problems at Legal Protection of Intellectual Property

26.10.2009
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A free seminar on Challenges and Problems at Legal Protection of Intellectual Property for SME-s (i.e. non-professionals) arranged by the Estonian Patent Office will be held on 28 October 2009 in the Bolero Hall of the Conference Centre of the Sokos Hotel Viru.

Time: 28 October 2009  
Venue: Bolero Hall of the Conference Centre of the Sokos Hotel Viru, Tallinn  

Program 

9.00–9.10 Opening
Mr Margus Viher, Deputy Director General of the Estonian Patent Office  
9.10–9.55 Protection of the Inventions in Estonia and Abroad
Margus Sarap, Patent Attorney of the Patent Agency Sarap and Partners Ltd. 
9.55–10.40  Which Utility Model Applications and Patent Applications are Protectable and Successful?
Mr Traugott Läänmäe, Head of the Examination Division of Physics and Electricity of the Estonian Patent Office  
10.40–11.00 Coffee break  
11.00–11.40  Trade Mark in Business Activities (Business Name, Domain Name)
Mrs Viive Kaur, Attorney of the Law Firm Luiga Mody Borenius Ltd. 
11.40–12.25  Patenting of Software in Estonia, Examples from the European Patent Convention and the USA
Mr Mart Enn Koppel, Patent Attorney of the Patent Agency Koppel Ltd. 
12.25–13.40  Lunch 
13.40–14.15  Patent with Two Owners - Possible Problems
Mr Jaak Ostrat, Patent Attorney of the Patent and Trademark Agency Lasvet Ltd. 
14.15–14.35 Complicated Way from Scientific Research to Valuable New Products /Südame juust/ (Heart-friendly cheese)
Mrs Ene Tammsaar, Head of the Development Centre of Biotechnologies of Healthy Milk Ltd. 
14.35–15.15 Intellectual Property from the Entrepreneur's and Scientist's Viewpoint
Mrs Sirje Kahu, Patent Attorney of the Patent Agency Ustervall Ltd. 
15.15–15.35  Coffee break 
15.35–15.50  Pilot Project: Evaluation of the Use of Intellectual Property in SMEs
Mrs Sirje Tambaur, IT Chief Specialist of the Estonian Patent Library  
15.50–16.30 The ABC of Intellectual Property Licencing
Mr Ants Nõmm, Partner of the Law Office Raidla Lejins & Norcous Ltd.  
16.30Closing of the seminar