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Welcome to another week of the IPKat’s miscellany round-up!

Keep an eye out for another post later this week with even more events and opportunities of interest.

Conferences, events and calls for contributions

Icepops 2020, Cardiff

The deadline for proposals for presentations at Icepops, the International Copyright-Literacy Event with Playful Opportunities for Practitioners and Scholars, is 24 February 2020. The conference will take place on 7 July 2020 in Cardiff, Wales with themes engaging copyright literacy and education. You can find the full event information here and the submission form is here.

4th TRADE annual conference, Porto

The IP/TMT, International Business Law and TRADE commissions are hosting a conference discussing the impact of tech on retail as well as a seminar on IP and technology from 19-21 March 2020. A full programme and registration information can be found on the conference website.

Advanced training programme on Social Networks & Intellectual Property, CEIPI Strasbourg

CEIPI will host an advanced training programme on March 26-28 2020, exploring legal, policy and practical issues facing online businesses and social media with particular reference to the EU Digital Single Market. There are options to register either for the whole programme or for individual days, with registration and further information found here.

Summer Schools

CEIPI Summer School on IP in Europe, Strasbourg

CEIPI will host the 12th edition of its English-language IP summer school from 29 June to 10 July 2020. Students may opt to focus on either patents or trade marks and design while receiving a general overview of IP in an EU context and discussing questions and solutions relating to intellectual and industrial property rights litigation. There is an early-bird registration rate for those who register before 15 April 2020 – find out more about the programme and register here.

IViR Summer Course on International Copyright Law, University of Amsterdam

IViR is organising an intensive post-graduate course on international copyright law to be held between 6 and 10 July 2020 in Amsterdam. The programme, aimed at copyright professionals looking to keep abreast of recent developments, offers nine seminars given by scholars and practitioners of international copyright law. For information about the programme and registration, see here.

IViR Summer Course on Privacy Law and Policy, University of Amsterdam

IViR is also offering a summer course exploring privacy law and online policy in the EU and US, led by academics, regulators and practitioners from both sides of the Atlantic. It will be held between 6 and 10 July 2020 in Amsterdam, with further information and registration available here.

Doctoral positions and internships

Doctoral student position, Quantum Law Project at Lund University

The Faculty of Laws at Lund University is advertising for one doctoral student position in legal science research with a deadline of 18 March 2020. The research programme is open to applications from candidates from a variety of interests within the law who seek to address legal questions which arise from quantum computing or the relationship between law and computer science more broadly. Find out more here!

Internships at the World Intellectual Property Organization, Geneva

Applications for internships at WIPO’s headquarters in Geneva are now open, with a deadline of 30 June 2020. Further information is available on the application site.

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