Intellectual Property Owners Association

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European Practice Committee Conference

Never Been A Better Time (For IP) Than Right Now?
A one-day conference hosted by IPO’s European Practice Committee.

Wednesday, May 20, 2015

– Location –
Carpmaels & Ransford LLP Conference Facilities
One Southampton Row
London WC1B 5HA
United Kingdom

– Program –
The one-day conference will begin with discussions on the EU IP Action plan and Art 123(2) at the EPO
followed by discussions in the afternoon about UPC and opt-out.   Click here to view the full program and speakers.

– Registration –


– Directions and Transportation Information –
Holborn is the nearest Tube station and is on the Piccadilly and Central line.

Heathrow Airport
1 hr transfer
1 hr public transport (Piccadilly line)

Gatwick Airport
1 hr 20 min transfer
1 hr public transport (Gatwick Express, Victoria line & Piccadilly line)

Stansted Airport
1 hr 10 min transfer
1 hr public transport (Stansted Express & Central line)

Useful websites:



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IPO does not have a block of rooms reserved for this conference.  However, the following hotels are located near Carpmaels & Ransford LLP:

Rosewood London
252 High Holborn
London  WC1V 7EN

Kingsway Hall Hotel
66 Great Queen Street
London  WC2B 5BX

Grange Holborn Hotel
50-56 Southampton Row
London WC1B 4AR

Radisson Blu Edwardian Bloomsbury Hotel
9-13 Bloomsbury Street
London WC1B 3QD

166 High Holburn
London WC1V 6TT

One Aldwych Hotel
1 Aldwych
London WC2B 4BZ

Contact Us
For general inquiries, contact or call (202) 507-4500.