Online training during Covid restrictions - our programes continue this spring in online webinar format

Calendar

September 2021 training courses

Project Management for Pharma Professionals Training Course

Project Management for Pharma Professionals

9-10 Sep 2021 - Online webinar

The leading project management course designed specifically for the pharma/bio industries – also applicable to those working in medical devices and animal health

*Includes:* Interactive workshop sessions

Presented by Laura Brown (bio)

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Liabilities, Damages and other Contentious Issues in International Commercial Agreements Training Course

Liabilities, Damages and other Contentious Issues in International Commercial Agreements

13-14 Sep 2021 - Online webinar

Understanding the detailed law of damages and liabilities for the purposes of negotiating and drafting international contracts governed by English law.

Presented by Arun Singh OBE (bio)

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Managing Remote Teams Training Course

Managing Remote Teams

13 Sep 2021 - Online webinar

During this programme you will learn how to adapt your management style for remote team working. You will explore ways to communicate and better understand how to monitor and evaluate your team as well as explore the recruitment implications of managing a remote team.

This is an interactive online course consisting of 2 x 90 minutes sessions.

Presented by Geoff Marsh (bio)

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Running Virtual Meetings Training Course

Running Virtual Meetings

14 Sep 2021 - Online webinar

This programme has been designed to help you learn how to prepare and construct a virtual meeting. You will explore the advantages and disadvantages of the various available platforms, understand how to ensure your virtual meeting is engaging and interactive, and practise delivering elements of a virtual meeting in an engaging and interactive manner.

This is an interactive online course consisting of 2 x 90 minutes sessions.

Presented by Geoff Marsh (bio)

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EPO (European Patent Office) Oppositions and Appeals - the Case Law and Workshop Training Course

EPO Oppositions and Appeals - the Case Law and Workshop

15-16 Sep 2021 - Online webinar

Updated for 2021! Drawing on case law and the experience of the faculty, this seminar considers the present workings of the opposition and appeal procedures at the European Patent Office. It provides an in-depth summary of both background and recent developments at the EPO and explains how these will impact on your day-to-day practice. It will give you the knowledge and skills to navigate this highly technical area.

Presented by Leythem Wall (bio)

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Presenting Virtually Training Course

Presenting Virtually

15 Sep 2021 - Online webinar

During this seminar you will learn how to prepare and construct a virtual presentation. You will explore the visual supports available, understand how to use the camera and other tools effectively and acquire tips and hints in terms of dealing with technical issues.

This is an interactive online course consisting of 2 x 90 minutes sessions.

Presented by Geoff Marsh (bio)

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Drafting International R&D Collaboration and Joint Venture Agreements Training Course

Drafting International R&D Collaboration and Joint Venture Agreements

16 Sep 2021 - Online webinar

Ensure clear, structured, risk-free collaborative R&D and joint venture agreements for maximum commercial success in one intensive day.

Presented by Rebecca Attree (bio)

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Strategic IP (Intellectual Property) Planning Training Course

Strategic IP Planning

21-23 Sep 2021 - Online webinar

A step-by-step practical guide to strategic IP planning

Presented by Arnaud Gasnier (bio)

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Avoiding Pitfalls in Patent/Know-How Licences and R&D Collaborations Training Course

Avoiding Pitfalls in Patent/Know-How Licences and R&D Collaborations

22 Sep 2021 - Online webinar

Analyse and discuss the key aspects of patent/know-how licences and R&D collaborations, assessing the areas where things can and do go wrong.

Presented by Simon Portman (bio)

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Patent Protection for Software-Related Inventions in Europe and the USA Training Course

Patent Protection for Software-Related Inventions in Europe and the USA

24 Sep 2021 - Online webinar

An intensive update on patent protection for software-related inventions covering all the major developments in European patent law in particular GUI inventions and 'mixed' inventions with both patentable and non-patentable subject matter.

Presented by Alan Boyd (bio)
Tim May (bio)
Andy Spurr (bio)

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Understanding and Managing Competition Law Compliance Training Course

Understanding and Managing Competition Law Compliance

30 Sep 2021 - Online webinar

Learn how to navigate competition law and ensure compliance while maximising opportunities for your business

Presented by Rebecca Attree (bio)
Sarah Parker (bio)

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Agile Leadership for Pharma and Biopharma Professionals in a virtual world Training Course

Agile Leadership for Pharma and Biopharma Professionals in a virtual world

30 Sep-1 Oct 2021 - Online webinar

This comprehensive two-day course will introduce you to the core concepts of what makes an excellent leader - in the context of the pharmaceutical industry - and how to apply the different skills of leading your staff and team to maximise results

Presented by Laura Brown (bio)

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October 2021 training courses

5-day International Commercial Contracts School Training Course

5-day International Commercial Contracts School

4-8 Oct 2021 - Online webinar

This specialist five-day seminar has been expressly developed to focus exclusively on the law and regulations governing business and contract law for cross-border contracts.

Presented by Arun Singh OBE (bio)

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Patentability and State-of-the-Art Searching Training Course

Patentability and State-of-the-Art Searching

5-6 Oct 2021 - Online webinar

A comprehensive and practical two-day seminar covering the key aspects of patentability and state-of-the-art searching.

Presented by Stephen Adams (bio)
Jane List (bio)

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Negotiating and Drafting IT (Information Technology) Contracts Training Course

Negotiating and Drafting IT Contracts

6-7 Oct 2021 - Online webinar

A two-day seminar designed to explain what IT contracts are, how and why they work and how to put them in place.

Presented by Mark Weston (bio)

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The Role and Skills of a Valuable HR Assistant Training Course

The Role and Skills of a Valuable HR Assistant

6 Oct 2021 - London

Practical applied learning for HR professionals – a one-day intensive briefing on best practice and employment law requirements for the effective HR assistant .

Presented by Jocelyn Hughes (bio)

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Managing and Leading an Effective In-House Legal Department Training Course

Managing and Leading an Effective In-House Legal Department

7-8 Oct 2021 - London

Two practical days to understand current best practice and generate creative, value-added solutions to your management challenges.

Presented by Anthony Inglese (bio)

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Freedom-to-Operate Searching Training Course

Freedom-to-Operate Searching

7 Oct 2021 - Online webinar

Get to grips with the fundamentals of FTO searching, understand the scope of a search and analyse the types of rights you will encounter.

Presented by Stephen Adams (bio)

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The Role of an Effective HR Advisor Training Course

The Role of an Effective HR Advisor

7-8 Oct 2021 - London

This practical two-day programme is a must-attend event for any newly promoted or aspiring HR advisors, as well as those looking for a refresher.

Presented by Jocelyn Hughes (bio)

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How to Avoid Discrimination, Victimisation, Harassment and Unconscious Bias in the Workplace Training Course

How to Avoid Discrimination, Victimisation, Harassment and Unconscious Bias in the Workplace

12 Oct 2021 - Online webinar

Raise your knowledge of the latest laws and best practice for avoiding and, where necessary, managing these sensitive issues within the workplace.

Presented by Toni Trevett (bio)

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Employment Law in Practice from Recruitment to Termination Training Course

Employment Law in Practice from Recruitment to Termination

14-15 Oct 2021 - Online webinar

Raise your knowledge of the latest employment law and legislation and learn how to deal practically with the numerous issues an employer regularly faces.

Presented by Toni Trevett (bio)

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Drafting Commercial Contracts Training Course

Drafting Commercial Contracts

27-28 Oct 2021 - Online webinar

A practical and interactive two-day programme designed to develop your skills to draft clear and concise commercial agreements. This comprehensive two-part programme focuses on delivering practical and applied training of the key drafting skills.

Presented by Mark Weston (bio)

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Dealing With Difficult People Training Course

Dealing With Difficult People

29 Oct 2021 - Online webinar

During this event you will discover why people are difficult, learn to recognise classic profiles of difficult people, pre-empt challenging situations and avoid escalation, enhance your own attributes and develop coping strategies.

This is an interactive online course consisting of 2 x 90 minute modules.

Presented by Geoff Marsh (bio)

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November 2021 training courses

How to Improve Accuracy and Attention to Detail Training Course

How to Improve Accuracy and Attention to Detail

1 Nov 2021 - Online webinar

Understand the importance of accuracy and attention to detail in day-to-day work and overcome the distractions of home working

Presented by Laura Brown (bio)

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Recruiting a High Performance Global Workforce Within the Law Training Course

Recruiting a High Performance Global Workforce Within the Law

3-4 Nov 2021 - Online webinar

*New for 2020!*
An intensive and practical two-day programme for HR professionals and line managers.

Raise your knowledge of the latest laws and best practice for recruiting overseas nationals and learn how to integrate them effectively into your current workforce.

Presented by Jocelyn Hughes (bio)

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Drafting Effective Pharmaceutical Patents Training Course

Drafting Effective Pharmaceutical Patents

3-4 Nov 2021 - London

*New for 2020!*
Drafting successful pharmaceutical patents is complex and there are many pitfalls and risks to be aware of. You need to ensure you’re maximising the protection for your, and your client’s, pharmaceutical inventions thorough both primary and secondary pharmaceutical patents.

Presented by Amanda Murphy (bio)
Anthony Tridico (bio)

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How to Avoid Common Pitfalls in Combined EU (European Union)/US Patent Applications Training Course

How to Avoid Common Pitfalls in Combined EU/US Patent Applications

3-4 Nov 2021 - Online webinar

This seminar addresses the parallel, but substantially different, rules for drafting and prosecuting patents required by the Examiners and Appeal Boards of the EPO and USPTO.

Presented by Bradley Hulbert (bio)
David Meldrum (bio)

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Drafting and Negotiating Clinical Trial Agreements Training Course

Drafting and Negotiating Clinical Trial Agreements

5 Nov 2021 - Online webinar

This intensive and interactive one-day programme focuses on CTAs in the pharmaceutical industry where legal, policy and ethical considerations underpin how these agreements are drafted

Presented by Alex Denoon (bio)
Richard Dickinson (bio)

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Influencing, Persuading and Negotiating Skills for International Lawyers Training Course

Influencing, Persuading and Negotiating Skills for International Lawyers

8-9 Nov 2021 - Online webinar

A two-day workshop for those who need to achieve results through personal influence.
*BOOK EARLY – limited places available!*

Presented by Arun Singh OBE (bio)

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Advanced Drafting Techniques for Successful EPO (European Patent Office) Patent Applications Training Course

Advanced Drafting Techniques for Successful EPO Patent Applications

9 Nov 2021 - Online webinar

Many patent applications and patents are lost before the EPO, either before Opposition Divisions or before Appeal due to incorrect original drafting, and added subject matter is a recurrent problem. Learn advanced drafting techniques for successful EPO patent applications.

*INCLUDES: Interactive workshop sessions and details of the latest case law and its implications*

Presented by Daniel X Thomas (bio)

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The Role of the Senior HR Manager Training Course

The Role of the Senior HR Manager

9-10 Nov 2021 - London

This programme has been specifically designed for those HR professionals who operate at, or aspire to operate at, a senior level within their businesses.

Presented by Jocelyn Hughes (bio)

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The Pharma Mini MBA Training Course

The Pharma Mini MBA

10-12 Nov 2021 - Online webinar

A three-day accelerated management programme to give you the high-performance management skills of an MBA, designed specifically for pharmaceutical/biotechnology professionals and also applicable to medical device/animal health industries

Presented by Laura Brown (bio)

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Clean Communication Training Course

Clean Communication

10 Nov 2021 - Online webinar

Throughout this programme you will learn how to use clean communication to convey your meaning and enhance your relationships, explore how to build rapport with others and understand how to clarify what others want of you. You'll acquire tips and hints for motivating others and practise your use of language to inspire action in others.

This is an interactive online course consisting of 2 x 90 minutes sessions.

Presented by Geoff Marsh (bio)

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Ownership and Control of Intellectual Property Rights Training Course

Ownership and Control of Intellectual Property Rights

11 Nov 2021 - Online webinar

In one intensive day learn how to protect and exploit your intellectual property rights for maximum commercial benefit

Presented by Mark Weston (bio)

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The Art of European Claim Drafting Training Course

The Art of European Claim Drafting

11-12 Nov 2021 - Online webinar

This seminar combines one day of claim drafting fundamentals with a further day of focused workshops.

Presented by Joeri Beetz (bio)
Leythem Wall (bio)

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Mental Resilience in a Home-working Environment Training Course

Mental Resilience in a Home-working Environment

11 Nov 2021 - Online webinar

This programme will help you consider why a positive attitude is the key to home working and encourage you to develop disciplines for maximising the effectiveness of home working. You'll learn how to overcome issues of loneliness and isolation, develop coping strategies for maintaining self-confidence and self-worth and learn how to achieve and maintain a work/life balance when working remotely.

This is an interactive online course consisting of 2 x 90 minutes sessions.

Presented by Geoff Marsh (bio)

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Developing High Performance HR Business Partner and Consulting Skills Training Course

Developing High Performance HR Business Partner and Consulting Skills

16-17 Nov 2021 - Online webinar

Achieve excellence as an HR business partner and enhance your ability to deliver a positive impact and support across the whole business.

Presented by Katie Botten (bio)

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Drafting International Commercial Agreements in English Training Course

Drafting International Commercial Agreements in English

16-18 Nov 2021 - Online webinar

The complete guide to drafting and negotiating clear and concise commercial agreements in English. Presented by expert linguists with extensive experience in commercial law.

Presented by Alan Simmons (bio)

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Positive Persuading and Influencing Skills for Pharma Professionals Training Course

Positive Persuading and Influencing Skills for Pharma Professionals

16-17 Nov 2021 - Online webinar

This two-day workshop will give you an opportunity to improve and enhance your persuading and influencing skills within business

Presented by Robert Hersowitz (bio)

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Effectively Managing Legal Risk and Preserving Reputation Training Course

Effectively Managing Legal Risk and Preserving Reputation

17-18 Nov 2021 - London

This practical and interactive two-day programme will ensure you understand where your organisation is exposed and how you can successfully protect against risk.

Presented by Justin Weare (bio)
Ian White (bio)

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Formal Requirements of the European Patent System Training Course

Formal Requirements of the European Patent System

18-19 Nov 2021 - Online webinar

A two-day seminar for administrative staff in the patent profession on how to competently prepare an application for filing before the EPO.

*INCLUDES: Practical and interactive exercises*

Presented by Petra Schmitz (bio)

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Drafting International Intellectual Property Agreements Training Course

Drafting International Intellectual Property Agreements

19 Nov 2021 - Online webinar

Focus on the drafting skills and legal and commercial issues to be considered when drawing up international IP agreements.

The Mini MBA for In-house Lawyers Training Course

The Mini MBA for In-house Lawyers

23-26 Nov 2021 - London

Business, commercial, financial and leadership skills to manage and develop a sound and strategically effective in-house legal department

Presented by Graham Boyd (bio)
Robert Mowbray (bio)

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Drafting and Negotiating International Agency and Distribution Agreements Training Course

Drafting and Negotiating International Agency and Distribution Agreements

23-24 Nov 2021 - Online webinar

Proactively manage the legal and commercial considerations essential for securing a successful international agreement.
*INCLUDES: Practical and interactive exercises*

Presented by Michala Meiselles (bio)

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Litigation-Proofing and Proving your Patent Claims Training Course

Litigation-Proofing and Proving your Patent Claims

23 Nov 2021 - Online webinar

This seminar provides a comprehensive overview of the principles of patent claim interpretation in the USA, UK and Germany.

Presented by Ulrich Blumenroeder (bio)
Bradley Hulbert (bio)

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Drafting Commercial Contracts for the Pharmaceutical Industry Training Course

Drafting Commercial Contracts for the Pharmaceutical Industry

24-26 Nov 2021 - Online webinar

A three-day practical and interactive seminar focusing on current contract drafting, negotiating, best practice and related issues within the pharmaceutical, biotech and life sciences sectors.

Presented by James Agnew (bio)
and 15 more leading experts

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The Patent Administrator Training Course

The Patent Administrator

24 Nov 2021 - Online webinar

This course will give you a comprehensive introduction to the role of the patent administrator

Presented by JoAnna Emery (bio)

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The Role and Responsibilities of the Contracts Manager Training Course

The Role and Responsibilities of the Contracts Manager

25-26 Nov 2021 - Online webinar

Getting from contract agreement to successful contract completion.

Proactively manage your contracts by applying a logical and systematic approach to enable you to anticipate risks and resolve problems before they become critical.

*NEW EVENT!*

Presented by Catherine Hurst (bio)

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Reviewing and Negotiating Technology Transfer and Licensing Agreements Training Course

Reviewing and Negotiating Technology Transfer and Licensing Agreements

25-26 Nov 2021 - Online webinar

Providing key legal and commercial skills essential to secure a successful agreement.

Presented by Michala Meiselles (bio)

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Effective Defence of EPO (European Patent Office) Patent Applications Training Course

Effective Defence of EPO Patent Applications

29 Nov 2021 - Online webinar

Clarity in drafting patent applications has always been a serious issue. The purpose of the seminar is to teach delegates the essentials of clarity, and the most effective use of the problem-solution approach, giving delegates an edge over other parties.

*INCLUDES: Interactive workshop sessions and details of the latest case law and its implications*

Presented by Daniel X Thomas (bio)

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December 2021 training courses

US Patent Practice Training Course

US Patent Practice

1-2 Dec 2021 - Online webinar

What all European patent attorneys need to know - an intensive and highly interactive two-day seminar including discussions on US patent law and strategies and tactics for patent prosecution at the US Patent Office

Presented by Nicole Reifman (bio)
James Suggs (bio)

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Business and Contract Law Training Course

Business and Contract Law

2-3 Dec 2021 - Online webinar

A two-day no-nonsense plain English practical course* to get to grips with business and contract law for busy business executives.

Presented by Arun Singh OBE (bio)

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IP (Intellectual Property) Due Diligence & Freedom to Operate in Practice Training Course

IP Due Diligence & Freedom to Operate in Practice

3 Dec 2021 - Online webinar

This intensive one-day course will give you many insights into the best practice of organising and conducting an efficient and thorough IP due diligence project.

Presented by Tim May (bio)
and 3 more leading experts

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Managing stress & anxiety Training Course

Managing stress & anxiety

6 Dec 2021 - Online webinar

A 60-90 minute webinar exploring stress & anxiety.
14:00 UK

Presented by Louisa Elder (bio)
Ian White (bio)

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3-day Drafting Commercial Contracts Training Course

3-day Drafting Commercial Contracts

6-8 Dec 2021 - Online webinar

A practical, interactive three-day programme designed to develop your skills to draft clear and concise commercial agreements. This comprehensive two-part programme focuses on delivering practical and applied training in the key drafting skills.

Presented by Mark Weston (bio)

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Liabilities, Damages and other Contentious Issues in International Commercial Agreements Training Course

Liabilities, Damages and other Contentious Issues in International Commercial Agreements

6-7 Dec 2021 - London

Understanding the detailed law of damages and liabilities for the purposes of negotiating and drafting international contracts governed by English law.

Presented by Arun Singh OBE (bio)

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Patent Protection for Software-Related Inventions in Europe and the USA Training Course

Patent Protection for Software-Related Inventions in Europe and the USA

6 Dec 2021 - London

An intensive update on patent protection for software-related inventions covering all the major developments in European patent law in particular GUI inventions and 'mixed' inventions with both patentable and non-patentable subject matter.

Presented by Alan Boyd (bio)
Tim May (bio)
Andy Spurr (bio)

View details

Project Management for Pharma Professionals Training Course

Project Management for Pharma Professionals

9-10 Dec 2021 - London

The leading project management course designed specifically for the pharma/bio industries – also applicable to those working in medical devices and animal health

*Includes:* Interactive workshop sessions

Presented by Laura Brown (bio)

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January 2022 training courses

Employment Law in Practice from Recruitment to Termination Training Course

Employment Law in Practice from Recruitment to Termination

11-12 Jan 2022 - London

Raise your knowledge of the latest employment law and legislation and learn how to deal practically with the numerous issues an employer regularly faces.

Presented by Toni Trevett (bio)

View details

Drafting Commercial Contracts Training Course

Drafting Commercial Contracts

11-12 Jan 2022 - London

A practical and interactive two-day programme designed to develop your skills to draft clear and concise commercial agreements. This comprehensive two-part programme focuses on delivering practical and applied training of the key drafting skills.

Presented by Mark Weston (bio)

View details

Dealing With Difficult People Training Course

Dealing With Difficult People

11 Jan 2022 - London

During this event you will discover why people are difficult, learn to recognise classic profiles of difficult people, pre-empt challenging situations and avoid escalation, enhance your own attributes and develop coping strategies.

This is an interactive online course consisting of 2 x 90 minute modules.

Presented by Geoff Marsh (bio)

View details

How to Avoid Discrimination, Victimisation, Harassment and Unconscious Bias in the Workplace Training Course

How to Avoid Discrimination, Victimisation, Harassment and Unconscious Bias in the Workplace

18 Jan 2022 - London

Raise your knowledge of the latest laws and best practice for avoiding and, where necessary, managing these sensitive issues within the workplace.

Presented by Toni Trevett (bio)

View details

The Role and Skills of a Valuable HR Assistant Training Course

The Role and Skills of a Valuable HR Assistant

20 Jan 2022 - Online webinar

Practical applied learning for HR professionals – a one-day intensive briefing on best practice and employment law requirements for the effective HR assistant .

Presented by Jocelyn Hughes (bio)

View details

Negotiating and Drafting IT (Information Technology) Contracts Training Course

Negotiating and Drafting IT Contracts

31 Jan-1 Feb 2022 - London

A two-day seminar designed to explain what IT contracts are, how and why they work and how to put them in place.

Presented by Mark Weston (bio)

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February 2022 training courses

Drafting International Intellectual Property Agreements Training Course

Drafting International Intellectual Property Agreements

1 Feb 2022 - London

Focus on the drafting skills and legal and commercial issues to be considered when drawing up international IP agreements.

Litigation-Proofing and Proving your Patent Claims Training Course

Litigation-Proofing and Proving your Patent Claims

1 Feb 2022 - London

This seminar provides a comprehensive overview of the principles of patent claim interpretation in the USA, UK and Germany.

Presented by Ulrich Blumenroeder (bio)
Bradley Hulbert (bio)

View details

The Art of European Claim Drafting Training Course

The Art of European Claim Drafting

8-9 Feb 2022 - London

This seminar combines one day of claim drafting fundamentals with a further day of focused workshops.

Presented by Joeri Beetz (bio)
Leythem Wall (bio)

View details

Drafting Commercial Contracts for the Pharmaceutical Industry Training Course

Drafting Commercial Contracts for the Pharmaceutical Industry

8-10 Feb 2022 - London

A three-day practical and interactive seminar focusing on current contract drafting, negotiating, best practice and related issues within the pharmaceutical, biotech and life sciences sectors.

Presented by James Agnew (bio)
and 15 more leading experts

View details

Drafting International Commercial Agreements in English Training Course

Drafting International Commercial Agreements in English

8-10 Feb 2022 - London

The complete guide to drafting and negotiating clear and concise commercial agreements in English. Presented by expert linguists with extensive experience in commercial law.

Presented by Alan Simmons (bio)

View details

Presenting Virtually Training Course

Presenting Virtually

10 Feb 2022 - Online webinar

During this seminar you will learn how to prepare and construct a virtual presentation. You will explore the visual supports available, understand how to use the camera and other tools effectively and acquire tips and hints in terms of dealing with technical issues.

This is an interactive online course consisting of 2 x 90 minutes sessions.

Presented by Geoff Marsh (bio)

View details

Formal Requirements of the European Patent System Training Course

Formal Requirements of the European Patent System

22-23 Feb 2022 - London

A two-day seminar for administrative staff in the patent profession on how to competently prepare an application for filing before the EPO.

*INCLUDES: Practical and interactive exercises*

Presented by Petra Schmitz (bio)

View details

The Role and Responsibilities of the Contracts Manager Training Course

The Role and Responsibilities of the Contracts Manager

22-23 Feb 2022 - London

Getting from contract agreement to successful contract completion.

Proactively manage your contracts by applying a logical and systematic approach to enable you to anticipate risks and resolve problems before they become critical.

*NEW EVENT!*

Presented by Catherine Hurst (bio)

View details

The Pharma Mini MBA Training Course

The Pharma Mini MBA

23-25 Feb 2022 - London

A three-day accelerated management programme to give you the high-performance management skills of an MBA, designed specifically for pharmaceutical/biotechnology professionals and also applicable to medical device/animal health industries

Presented by Laura Brown (bio)

View details

Drafting and Negotiating Clinical Trial Agreements Training Course

Drafting and Negotiating Clinical Trial Agreements

24 Feb 2022 - Online webinar

This intensive and interactive one-day programme focuses on CTAs in the pharmaceutical industry where legal, policy and ethical considerations underpin how these agreements are drafted

Presented by Alex Denoon (bio)
Richard Dickinson (bio)

View details

The Patent Administrator Training Course

The Patent Administrator

25 Feb 2022 - London

This course will give you a comprehensive introduction to the role of the patent administrator

Presented by JoAnna Emery (bio)

View details

March 2022 training courses

US Patent Practice Training Course

US Patent Practice

1-2 Mar 2022 - London

What all European patent attorneys need to know - an intensive and highly interactive two-day seminar including discussions on US patent law and strategies and tactics for patent prosecution at the US Patent Office

Presented by Nicole Reifman (bio)
James Suggs (bio)

View details

Business and Contract Law Training Course

Business and Contract Law

1-2 Mar 2022 - London

A two-day no-nonsense plain English practical course* to get to grips with business and contract law for busy business executives.

Presented by Arun Singh OBE (bio)

View details

3-day Drafting Commercial Contracts Training Course

3-day Drafting Commercial Contracts

1-3 Mar 2022 - London

A practical, interactive three-day programme designed to develop your skills to draft clear and concise commercial agreements. This comprehensive two-part programme focuses on delivering practical and applied training in the key drafting skills.

Presented by Mark Weston (bio)

View details

Avoiding Pitfalls in Patent/Know-How Licences and R&D Collaborations Training Course

Avoiding Pitfalls in Patent/Know-How Licences and R&D Collaborations

2 Mar 2022 - Online webinar

Analyse and discuss the key aspects of patent/know-how licences and R&D collaborations, assessing the areas where things can and do go wrong.

Presented by Simon Portman (bio)

View details

Agile Leadership for Pharma and Biopharma Professionals in a virtual world Training Course

Agile Leadership for Pharma and Biopharma Professionals in a virtual world

3-4 Mar 2022 - Online webinar

This comprehensive two-day course will introduce you to the core concepts of what makes an excellent leader - in the context of the pharmaceutical industry - and how to apply the different skills of leading your staff and team to maximise results

Presented by Laura Brown (bio)

View details

Drafting International R&D Collaboration and Joint Venture Agreements Training Course

Drafting International R&D Collaboration and Joint Venture Agreements

7 Mar 2022 - Online webinar

Ensure clear, structured, risk-free collaborative R&D and joint venture agreements for maximum commercial success in one intensive day.

Presented by Rebecca Attree (bio)

View details

EPO (European Patent Office) Oppositions and Appeals - the Case Law and Workshop Training Course

EPO Oppositions and Appeals - the Case Law and Workshop

8-9 Mar 2022 - Online webinar

Updated for 2021! Drawing on case law and the experience of the faculty, this seminar considers the present workings of the opposition and appeal procedures at the European Patent Office. It provides an in-depth summary of both background and recent developments at the EPO and explains how these will impact on your day-to-day practice. It will give you the knowledge and skills to navigate this highly technical area.

Presented by Leythem Wall (bio)

View details

Ownership and Control of Intellectual Property Rights Training Course

Ownership and Control of Intellectual Property Rights

9 Mar 2022 - Online webinar

In one intensive day learn how to protect and exploit your intellectual property rights for maximum commercial benefit

Presented by Mark Weston (bio)

View details

Managing Remote Teams Training Course

Managing Remote Teams

14 Mar 2022 - Online webinar

During this programme you will learn how to adapt your management style for remote team working. You will explore ways to communicate and better understand how to monitor and evaluate your team as well as explore the recruitment implications of managing a remote team.

This is an interactive online course consisting of 2 x 90 minutes sessions.

Presented by Geoff Marsh (bio)

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Running Virtual Meetings Training Course

Running Virtual Meetings

15 Mar 2022 - Online webinar

This programme has been designed to help you learn how to prepare and construct a virtual meeting. You will explore the advantages and disadvantages of the various available platforms, understand how to ensure your virtual meeting is engaging and interactive, and practise delivering elements of a virtual meeting in an engaging and interactive manner.

This is an interactive online course consisting of 2 x 90 minutes sessions.

Presented by Geoff Marsh (bio)

View details

The Role of the Senior HR Manager Training Course

The Role of the Senior HR Manager

16-17 Mar 2022 - Online webinar

This programme has been specifically designed for those HR professionals who operate at, or aspire to operate at, a senior level within their businesses.

Presented by Jocelyn Hughes (bio)

View details

Liabilities, Damages and other Contentious Issues in International Commercial Agreements Training Course

Liabilities, Damages and other Contentious Issues in International Commercial Agreements

21-22 Mar 2022 - Online webinar

Understanding the detailed law of damages and liabilities for the purposes of negotiating and drafting international contracts governed by English law.

Presented by Arun Singh OBE (bio)

View details

Strategic IP (Intellectual Property) Planning Training Course

Strategic IP Planning

21-23 Mar 2022 - Online webinar

A step-by-step practical guide to strategic IP planning

Presented by Arnaud Gasnier (bio)

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4-day International Commercial Contracts School Training Course

4-day International Commercial Contracts School

21-24 Mar 2022 - Online webinar

This specially designed four-day seminar has been expressly developed to focus exclusively on the law and regulations governing business and contract law for cross-border contracts.

Presented by Mark Weston (bio)

View details

Understanding and Managing Competition Law Compliance Training Course

Understanding and Managing Competition Law Compliance

23 Mar 2022 - Online webinar

Learn how to navigate competition law and ensure compliance while maximising opportunities for your business

Presented by Rebecca Attree (bio)
Sarah Parker (bio)

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Project Management for Pharma Professionals Training Course

Project Management for Pharma Professionals

24-25 Mar 2022 - Online webinar

The leading project management course designed specifically for the pharma/bio industries – also applicable to those working in medical devices and animal health

*Includes:* Interactive workshop sessions

Presented by Laura Brown (bio)

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Patent Protection for Software-Related Inventions in Europe and the USA Training Course

Patent Protection for Software-Related Inventions in Europe and the USA

25 Mar 2022 - Online webinar

An intensive update on patent protection for software-related inventions covering all the major developments in European patent law in particular GUI inventions and 'mixed' inventions with both patentable and non-patentable subject matter.

Presented by Alan Boyd (bio)
Tim May (bio)
Andy Spurr (bio)

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April 2022 training courses

Drafting Commercial Contracts Training Course

Drafting Commercial Contracts

4-5 Apr 2022 - Online webinar

A practical and interactive two-day programme designed to develop your skills to draft clear and concise commercial agreements. This comprehensive two-part programme focuses on delivering practical and applied training of the key drafting skills.

Presented by Mark Weston (bio)

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Dealing With Difficult People Training Course

Dealing With Difficult People

6 Apr 2022 - Online webinar

During this event you will discover why people are difficult, learn to recognise classic profiles of difficult people, pre-empt challenging situations and avoid escalation, enhance your own attributes and develop coping strategies.

This is an interactive online course consisting of 2 x 90 minute modules.

Presented by Geoff Marsh (bio)

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Employment Law in Practice from Recruitment to Termination Training Course

Employment Law in Practice from Recruitment to Termination

7-8 Apr 2022 - Online webinar

Raise your knowledge of the latest employment law and legislation and learn how to deal practically with the numerous issues an employer regularly faces.

Presented by Toni Trevett (bio)

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Freedom-to-Operate Searching Training Course

Freedom-to-Operate Searching

11 Apr 2022 - Online webinar

Get to grips with the fundamentals of FTO searching, understand the scope of a search and analyse the types of rights you will encounter.

Presented by Stephen Adams (bio)

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How to Avoid Discrimination, Victimisation, Harassment and Unconscious Bias in the Workplace Training Course

How to Avoid Discrimination, Victimisation, Harassment and Unconscious Bias in the Workplace

11 Apr 2022 - Online webinar

Raise your knowledge of the latest laws and best practice for avoiding and, where necessary, managing these sensitive issues within the workplace.

Presented by Toni Trevett (bio)

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Negotiating and Drafting IT (Information Technology) Contracts Training Course

Negotiating and Drafting IT Contracts

27-28 Apr 2022 - Online webinar

A two-day seminar designed to explain what IT contracts are, how and why they work and how to put them in place.

Presented by Mark Weston (bio)

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May 2022 training courses

Advanced Drafting Techniques for Successful EPO (European Patent Office) Patent Applications Training Course

Advanced Drafting Techniques for Successful EPO Patent Applications

4 May 2022 - Online webinar

Many patent applications and patents are lost before the EPO, either before Opposition Divisions or before Appeal due to incorrect original drafting, and added subject matter is a recurrent problem. Learn advanced drafting techniques for successful EPO patent applications.

*INCLUDES: Interactive workshop sessions and details of the latest case law and its implications*

Presented by Daniel X Thomas (bio)

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Developing High Performance HR Business Partner and Consulting Skills Training Course

Developing High Performance HR Business Partner and Consulting Skills

4-5 May 2022 - London

Achieve excellence as an HR business partner and enhance your ability to deliver a positive impact and support across the whole business.

Presented by Katie Botten (bio)

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Drafting and Negotiating International Agency and Distribution Agreements Training Course

Drafting and Negotiating International Agency and Distribution Agreements

9-10 May 2022 - Online webinar

Proactively manage the legal and commercial considerations essential for securing a successful international agreement.
*INCLUDES: Practical and interactive exercises*

Presented by Michala Meiselles (bio)

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Formal Requirements of the European Patent System Training Course

Formal Requirements of the European Patent System

9-10 May 2022 - Online webinar

A two-day seminar for administrative staff in the patent profession on how to competently prepare an application for filing before the EPO.

*INCLUDES: Practical and interactive exercises*

Presented by Petra Schmitz (bio)

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Drafting Commercial Contracts for the Pharmaceutical Industry Training Course

Drafting Commercial Contracts for the Pharmaceutical Industry

9-11 May 2022 - Online webinar

A three-day practical and interactive seminar focusing on current contract drafting, negotiating, best practice and related issues within the pharmaceutical, biotech and life sciences sectors.

Presented by James Agnew (bio)
and 15 more leading experts

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Drafting International Commercial Agreements in English Training Course

Drafting International Commercial Agreements in English

10-12 May 2022 - Online webinar

The complete guide to drafting and negotiating clear and concise commercial agreements in English. Presented by expert linguists with extensive experience in commercial law.

Presented by Alan Simmons (bio)

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How to Avoid Common Pitfalls in Combined EU (European Union)/US Patent Applications Training Course

How to Avoid Common Pitfalls in Combined EU/US Patent Applications

11-12 May 2022 - Online webinar

This seminar addresses the parallel, but substantially different, rules for drafting and prosecuting patents required by the Examiners and Appeal Boards of the EPO and USPTO.

Presented by Bradley Hulbert (bio)
David Meldrum (bio)

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Effective Defence of EPO (European Patent Office) Patent Applications Training Course

Effective Defence of EPO Patent Applications

11 May 2022 - Online webinar

Clarity in drafting patent applications has always been a serious issue. The purpose of the seminar is to teach delegates the essentials of clarity, and the most effective use of the problem-solution approach, giving delegates an edge over other parties.

*INCLUDES: Interactive workshop sessions and details of the latest case law and its implications*

Presented by Daniel X Thomas (bio)

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Influencing, Persuading and Negotiating Skills for International Lawyers Training Course

Influencing, Persuading and Negotiating Skills for International Lawyers

12-13 May 2022 - Online webinar

A two-day workshop for those who need to achieve results through personal influence.
*BOOK EARLY – limited places available!*

Presented by Arun Singh OBE (bio)

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IP (Intellectual Property) Due Diligence & Freedom to Operate in Practice Training Course

IP Due Diligence & Freedom to Operate in Practice

12 May 2022 - Online webinar

This intensive one-day course will give you many insights into the best practice of organising and conducting an efficient and thorough IP due diligence project.

Presented by Tim May (bio)
and 3 more leading experts

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How to Improve Accuracy and Attention to Detail Training Course

How to Improve Accuracy and Attention to Detail

13 May 2022 - Online webinar

Understand the importance of accuracy and attention to detail in day-to-day work and overcome the distractions of home working

Presented by Laura Brown (bio)

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Drafting and Negotiating Clinical Trial Agreements Training Course

Drafting and Negotiating Clinical Trial Agreements

13 May 2022 - Online webinar

This intensive and interactive one-day programme focuses on CTAs in the pharmaceutical industry where legal, policy and ethical considerations underpin how these agreements are drafted

Presented by Alex Denoon (bio)
Richard Dickinson (bio)

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The Patent Administrator Training Course

The Patent Administrator

13 May 2022 - Online webinar

This course will give you a comprehensive introduction to the role of the patent administrator

Presented by JoAnna Emery (bio)

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Recruiting a High Performance Global Workforce Within the Law Training Course

Recruiting a High Performance Global Workforce Within the Law

16-17 May 2022 - Online webinar

*New for 2020!*
An intensive and practical two-day programme for HR professionals and line managers.

Raise your knowledge of the latest laws and best practice for recruiting overseas nationals and learn how to integrate them effectively into your current workforce.

Presented by Jocelyn Hughes (bio)

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Drafting Effective Pharmaceutical Patents Training Course

Drafting Effective Pharmaceutical Patents

17-18 May 2022 - Online webinar

*New for 2020!*
Drafting successful pharmaceutical patents is complex and there are many pitfalls and risks to be aware of. You need to ensure you’re maximising the protection for your, and your client’s, pharmaceutical inventions thorough both primary and secondary pharmaceutical patents.

Presented by Anthony Tridico (bio)

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Positive Persuading and Influencing Skills for Pharma Professionals Training Course

Positive Persuading and Influencing Skills for Pharma Professionals

17-18 May 2022 - Online webinar

This two-day workshop will give you an opportunity to improve and enhance your persuading and influencing skills within business

Presented by Robert Hersowitz (bio)

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The Mini MBA for In-house Lawyers Training Course

The Mini MBA for In-house Lawyers

17-20 May 2022 - London

Business, commercial, financial and leadership skills to manage and develop a sound and strategically effective in-house legal department

Presented by Graham Boyd (bio)
Robert Mowbray (bio)

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The Pharma Mini MBA Training Course

The Pharma Mini MBA

18-20 May 2022 - Online webinar

A three-day accelerated management programme to give you the high-performance management skills of an MBA, designed specifically for pharmaceutical/biotechnology professionals and also applicable to medical device/animal health industries

Presented by Leela Barham (bio)
Laura Brown (bio)
Nick Meadows (bio)

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The Role and Responsibilities of the Contracts Manager Training Course

The Role and Responsibilities of the Contracts Manager

18-19 May 2022 - Online webinar

Getting from contract agreement to successful contract completion.

Proactively manage your contracts by applying a logical and systematic approach to enable you to anticipate risks and resolve problems before they become critical.

*NEW EVENT!*

Presented by Catherine Hurst (bio)

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Litigation-Proofing and Proving your Patent Claims Training Course

Litigation-Proofing and Proving your Patent Claims

20 May 2022 - Online webinar

This seminar provides a comprehensive overview of the principles of patent claim interpretation in the USA, UK and Germany.

Presented by Ulrich Blumenroeder (bio)
Bradley Hulbert (bio)

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Clean Communication Training Course

Clean Communication

20 May 2022 - Online webinar

Throughout this programme you will learn how to use clean communication to convey your meaning and enhance your relationships, explore how to build rapport with others and understand how to clarify what others want of you. You'll acquire tips and hints for motivating others and practise your use of language to inspire action in others.

This is an interactive online course consisting of 2 x 90 minutes sessions.

Presented by Geoff Marsh (bio)

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Mental Resilience in a Home-working Environment Training Course

Mental Resilience in a Home-working Environment

23 May 2022 - Online webinar

This programme will help you consider why a positive attitude is the key to home working and encourage you to develop disciplines for maximising the effectiveness of home working. You'll learn how to overcome issues of loneliness and isolation, develop coping strategies for maintaining self-confidence and self-worth and learn how to achieve and maintain a work/life balance when working remotely.

This is an interactive online course consisting of 2 x 90 minutes sessions.

Presented by Geoff Marsh (bio)

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The Art of European Claim Drafting Training Course

The Art of European Claim Drafting

24-25 May 2022 - Online webinar

This seminar combines one day of claim drafting fundamentals with a further day of focused workshops.

Presented by Joeri Beetz (bio)
Leythem Wall (bio)

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Drafting International Intellectual Property Agreements Training Course

Drafting International Intellectual Property Agreements

24 May 2022 - Online webinar

Focus on the drafting skills and legal and commercial issues to be considered when drawing up international IP agreements.

Reviewing and Negotiating Technology Transfer and Licensing Agreements Training Course

Reviewing and Negotiating Technology Transfer and Licensing Agreements

26-27 May 2022 - Online webinar

Providing key legal and commercial skills essential to secure a successful agreement.

Presented by Michala Meiselles (bio)

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June 2022 training courses

Drafting International R&D Collaboration and Joint Venture Agreements Training Course

Drafting International R&D Collaboration and Joint Venture Agreements

7 Jun 2022 - London

Ensure clear, structured, risk-free collaborative R&D and joint venture agreements for maximum commercial success in one intensive day.

Presented by Rebecca Attree (bio)

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US Patent Practice Training Course

US Patent Practice

8-9 Jun 2022 - Online webinar

What all European patent attorneys need to know - an intensive and highly interactive two-day seminar including discussions on US patent law and strategies and tactics for patent prosecution at the US Patent Office

Presented by Nicole Reifman (bio)
James Suggs (bio)

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5-day International Commercial Contracts School Training Course

5-day International Commercial Contracts School

12-16 Jun 2022 - London

This specialist five-day seminar has been expressly developed to focus exclusively on the law and regulations governing business and contract law for cross-border contracts.

Presented by Arun Singh OBE (bio)

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Business and Contract Law Training Course

Business and Contract Law

13-14 Jun 2022 - Online webinar

A two-day no-nonsense plain English practical course* to get to grips with business and contract law for busy business executives.

Presented by Arun Singh OBE (bio)

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Liabilities, Damages and other Contentious Issues in International Commercial Agreements Training Course

Liabilities, Damages and other Contentious Issues in International Commercial Agreements

15-16 Jun 2022 - London

Understanding the detailed law of damages and liabilities for the purposes of negotiating and drafting international contracts governed by English law.

Presented by Arun Singh OBE (bio)

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Project Management for Pharma Professionals Training Course

Project Management for Pharma Professionals

20-21 Jun 2022 - London

The leading project management course designed specifically for the pharma/bio industries – also applicable to those working in medical devices and animal health

*Includes:* Interactive workshop sessions

Presented by Laura Brown (bio)

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Ownership and Control of Intellectual Property Rights Training Course

Ownership and Control of Intellectual Property Rights

20 Jun 2022 - London

In one intensive day learn how to protect and exploit your intellectual property rights for maximum commercial benefit

Presented by Mark Weston (bio)

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The Role of an Effective HR Advisor Training Course

The Role of an Effective HR Advisor

21-22 Jun 2022 - Online webinar

This practical two-day programme is a must-attend event for any newly promoted or aspiring HR advisors, as well as those looking for a refresher.

Presented by Jocelyn Hughes (bio)

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3-day Drafting Commercial Contracts Training Course

3-day Drafting Commercial Contracts

27-29 Jun 2022 - Online webinar

A practical, interactive three-day programme designed to develop your skills to draft clear and concise commercial agreements. This comprehensive two-part programme focuses on delivering practical and applied training in the key drafting skills.

Presented by Mark Weston (bio)

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July 2022 training courses

Drafting Commercial Contracts Training Course

Drafting Commercial Contracts

4-5 Jul 2022 - London

A practical and interactive two-day programme designed to develop your skills to draft clear and concise commercial agreements. This comprehensive two-part programme focuses on delivering practical and applied training of the key drafting skills.

Presented by Mark Weston (bio)

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Dealing With Difficult People Training Course

Dealing With Difficult People

4 Jul 2022 - London

During this event you will discover why people are difficult, learn to recognise classic profiles of difficult people, pre-empt challenging situations and avoid escalation, enhance your own attributes and develop coping strategies.

This is an interactive online course consisting of 2 x 90 minute modules.

Presented by Geoff Marsh (bio)

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How to Avoid Discrimination, Victimisation, Harassment and Unconscious Bias in the Workplace Training Course

How to Avoid Discrimination, Victimisation, Harassment and Unconscious Bias in the Workplace

4 Jul 2022 - London

Raise your knowledge of the latest laws and best practice for avoiding and, where necessary, managing these sensitive issues within the workplace.

Presented by Toni Trevett (bio)

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Employment Law in Practice from Recruitment to Termination Training Course

Employment Law in Practice from Recruitment to Termination

5-6 Jul 2022 - London

Raise your knowledge of the latest employment law and legislation and learn how to deal practically with the numerous issues an employer regularly faces.

Presented by Toni Trevett (bio)

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The Role and Skills of a Valuable HR Assistant Training Course

The Role and Skills of a Valuable HR Assistant

7 Jul 2022 - Online webinar

Practical applied learning for HR professionals – a one-day intensive briefing on best practice and employment law requirements for the effective HR assistant .

Presented by Jocelyn Hughes (bio)

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Negotiating and Drafting IT (Information Technology) Contracts Training Course

Negotiating and Drafting IT Contracts

11-12 Jul 2022 - London

A two-day seminar designed to explain what IT contracts are, how and why they work and how to put them in place.

Presented by Mark Weston (bio)

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The Role of the Senior HR Manager Training Course

The Role of the Senior HR Manager

13-14 Jul 2022 - Online webinar

This programme has been specifically designed for those HR professionals who operate at, or aspire to operate at, a senior level within their businesses.

Presented by Jocelyn Hughes (bio)

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August 2022 training courses

Drafting and Negotiating Clinical Trial Agreements Training Course

Drafting and Negotiating Clinical Trial Agreements

1 Aug 2022 - London

This intensive and interactive one-day programme focuses on CTAs in the pharmaceutical industry where legal, policy and ethical considerations underpin how these agreements are drafted

Presented by Alex Denoon (bio)
Richard Dickinson (bio)

View details

Drafting International Intellectual Property Agreements Training Course

Drafting International Intellectual Property Agreements

8 Aug 2022 - London

Focus on the drafting skills and legal and commercial issues to be considered when drawing up international IP agreements.

Drafting Commercial Contracts for the Pharmaceutical Industry Training Course

Drafting Commercial Contracts for the Pharmaceutical Industry

8-10 Aug 2022 - London

A three-day practical and interactive seminar focusing on current contract drafting, negotiating, best practice and related issues within the pharmaceutical, biotech and life sciences sectors.

Presented by James Agnew (bio)
and 15 more leading experts

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Drafting International Commercial Agreements in English Training Course

Drafting International Commercial Agreements in English

8-10 Aug 2022 - London

The complete guide to drafting and negotiating clear and concise commercial agreements in English. Presented by expert linguists with extensive experience in commercial law.

Presented by Alan Simmons (bio)

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Formal Requirements of the European Patent System Training Course

Formal Requirements of the European Patent System

8-9 Aug 2022 - London

A two-day seminar for administrative staff in the patent profession on how to competently prepare an application for filing before the EPO.

*INCLUDES: Practical and interactive exercises*

Presented by Petra Schmitz (bio)

View details

How to Avoid Common Pitfalls in Combined EU (European Union)/US Patent Applications Training Course

How to Avoid Common Pitfalls in Combined EU/US Patent Applications

15-16 Aug 2022 - London

This seminar addresses the parallel, but substantially different, rules for drafting and prosecuting patents required by the Examiners and Appeal Boards of the EPO and USPTO.

Presented by Bradley Hulbert (bio)
David Meldrum (bio)

View details

Influencing, Persuading and Negotiating Skills for International Lawyers Training Course

Influencing, Persuading and Negotiating Skills for International Lawyers

15-16 Aug 2022 - London

A two-day workshop for those who need to achieve results through personal influence.
*BOOK EARLY – limited places available!*

Presented by Arun Singh OBE (bio)

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IP (Intellectual Property) Due Diligence & Freedom to Operate in Practice Training Course

IP Due Diligence & Freedom to Operate in Practice

15 Aug 2022 - London

This intensive one-day course will give you many insights into the best practice of organising and conducting an efficient and thorough IP due diligence project.

Presented by Tim May (bio)
and 3 more leading experts

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September 2022 training courses

5-day International Commercial Contracts School Training Course

5-day International Commercial Contracts School

5-9 Sep 2022 - Online webinar

This specialist five-day seminar has been expressly developed to focus exclusively on the law and regulations governing business and contract law for cross-border contracts.

Presented by Arun Singh OBE (bio)

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Managing Remote Teams Training Course

Managing Remote Teams

7 Sep 2022 - Online webinar

During this programme you will learn how to adapt your management style for remote team working. You will explore ways to communicate and better understand how to monitor and evaluate your team as well as explore the recruitment implications of managing a remote team.

This is an interactive online course consisting of 2 x 90 minutes sessions.

Presented by Geoff Marsh (bio)

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Ownership and Control of Intellectual Property Rights Training Course

Ownership and Control of Intellectual Property Rights

7 Sep 2022 - Online webinar

In one intensive day learn how to protect and exploit your intellectual property rights for maximum commercial benefit

Presented by Mark Weston (bio)

View details

Project Management for Pharma Professionals Training Course

Project Management for Pharma Professionals

8-9 Sep 2022 - Online webinar

The leading project management course designed specifically for the pharma/bio industries – also applicable to those working in medical devices and animal health

*Includes:* Interactive workshop sessions

Presented by Laura Brown (bio)

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EPO (European Patent Office) Oppositions and Appeals - the Case Law and Workshop Training Course

EPO Oppositions and Appeals - the Case Law and Workshop

8-9 Sep 2022 - Online webinar

Updated for 2021! Drawing on case law and the experience of the faculty, this seminar considers the present workings of the opposition and appeal procedures at the European Patent Office. It provides an in-depth summary of both background and recent developments at the EPO and explains how these will impact on your day-to-day practice. It will give you the knowledge and skills to navigate this highly technical area.

Presented by Leythem Wall (bio)

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Strategic IP (Intellectual Property) Planning Training Course

Strategic IP Planning

12-14 Sep 2022 - Online webinar

A step-by-step practical guide to strategic IP planning

Presented by Arnaud Gasnier (bio)

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Liabilities, Damages and other Contentious Issues in International Commercial Agreements Training Course

Liabilities, Damages and other Contentious Issues in International Commercial Agreements

12-13 Sep 2022 - Online webinar

Understanding the detailed law of damages and liabilities for the purposes of negotiating and drafting international contracts governed by English law.

Presented by Arun Singh OBE (bio)

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Running Virtual Meetings Training Course

Running Virtual Meetings

12 Sep 2022 - Online webinar

This programme has been designed to help you learn how to prepare and construct a virtual meeting. You will explore the advantages and disadvantages of the various available platforms, understand how to ensure your virtual meeting is engaging and interactive, and practise delivering elements of a virtual meeting in an engaging and interactive manner.

This is an interactive online course consisting of 2 x 90 minutes sessions.

Presented by Geoff Marsh (bio)

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Presenting Virtually Training Course

Presenting Virtually

13 Sep 2022 - Online webinar

During this seminar you will learn how to prepare and construct a virtual presentation. You will explore the visual supports available, understand how to use the camera and other tools effectively and acquire tips and hints in terms of dealing with technical issues.

This is an interactive online course consisting of 2 x 90 minutes sessions.

Presented by Geoff Marsh (bio)

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Drafting International R&D Collaboration and Joint Venture Agreements Training Course

Drafting International R&D Collaboration and Joint Venture Agreements

15 Sep 2022 - Online webinar

Ensure clear, structured, risk-free collaborative R&D and joint venture agreements for maximum commercial success in one intensive day.

Presented by Rebecca Attree (bio)

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Avoiding Pitfalls in Patent/Know-How Licences and R&D Collaborations Training Course

Avoiding Pitfalls in Patent/Know-How Licences and R&D Collaborations

19 Sep 2022 - Online webinar

Analyse and discuss the key aspects of patent/know-how licences and R&D collaborations, assessing the areas where things can and do go wrong.

Presented by Simon Portman (bio)

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3-day Drafting Commercial Contracts Training Course

3-day Drafting Commercial Contracts

20-22 Sep 2022 - London

A practical, interactive three-day programme designed to develop your skills to draft clear and concise commercial agreements. This comprehensive two-part programme focuses on delivering practical and applied training in the key drafting skills.

Presented by Mark Weston (bio)

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Business and Contract Law Training Course

Business and Contract Law

20-21 Sep 2022 - London

A two-day no-nonsense plain English practical course* to get to grips with business and contract law for busy business executives.

Presented by Arun Singh OBE (bio)

View details

The Role of an Effective HR Advisor Training Course

The Role of an Effective HR Advisor

20-21 Sep 2022 - London

This practical two-day programme is a must-attend event for any newly promoted or aspiring HR advisors, as well as those looking for a refresher.

Presented by Jocelyn Hughes (bio)

View details

Patent Protection for Software-Related Inventions in Europe and the USA Training Course

Patent Protection for Software-Related Inventions in Europe and the USA

27 Sep 2022 - Online webinar

An intensive update on patent protection for software-related inventions covering all the major developments in European patent law in particular GUI inventions and 'mixed' inventions with both patentable and non-patentable subject matter.

Presented by Alan Boyd (bio)
Tim May (bio)
Andy Spurr (bio)

View details

Agile Leadership for Pharma and Biopharma Professionals in a virtual world Training Course

Agile Leadership for Pharma and Biopharma Professionals in a virtual world

29-30 Sep 2022 - Online webinar

This comprehensive two-day course will introduce you to the core concepts of what makes an excellent leader - in the context of the pharmaceutical industry - and how to apply the different skills of leading your staff and team to maximise results

Presented by Laura Brown (bio)

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Understanding and Managing Competition Law Compliance Training Course

Understanding and Managing Competition Law Compliance

29 Sep 2022 - Online webinar

Learn how to navigate competition law and ensure compliance while maximising opportunities for your business

Presented by Rebecca Attree (bio)
Sarah Parker (bio)

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October 2022 training courses

The Role and Skills of a Valuable HR Assistant Training Course

The Role and Skills of a Valuable HR Assistant

3 Oct 2022 - London

Practical applied learning for HR professionals – a one-day intensive briefing on best practice and employment law requirements for the effective HR assistant .

Presented by Jocelyn Hughes (bio)

View details

Employment Law in Practice from Recruitment to Termination Training Course

Employment Law in Practice from Recruitment to Termination

12-13 Oct 2022 - Online webinar

Raise your knowledge of the latest employment law and legislation and learn how to deal practically with the numerous issues an employer regularly faces.

Presented by Toni Trevett (bio)

View details

Freedom-to-Operate Searching Training Course

Freedom-to-Operate Searching

13 Oct 2022 - Online webinar

Get to grips with the fundamentals of FTO searching, understand the scope of a search and analyse the types of rights you will encounter.

Presented by Stephen Adams (bio)

View details

How to Avoid Discrimination, Victimisation, Harassment and Unconscious Bias in the Workplace Training Course

How to Avoid Discrimination, Victimisation, Harassment and Unconscious Bias in the Workplace

17 Oct 2022 - Online webinar

Raise your knowledge of the latest laws and best practice for avoiding and, where necessary, managing these sensitive issues within the workplace.

Presented by Toni Trevett (bio)

View details

Dealing With Difficult People Training Course

Dealing With Difficult People

20 Oct 2022 - Online webinar

During this event you will discover why people are difficult, learn to recognise classic profiles of difficult people, pre-empt challenging situations and avoid escalation, enhance your own attributes and develop coping strategies.

This is an interactive online course consisting of 2 x 90 minute modules.

Presented by Geoff Marsh (bio)

View details

November 2022 training courses

Drafting Commercial Contracts Training Course

Drafting Commercial Contracts

1-2 Nov 2022 - Online webinar

A practical and interactive two-day programme designed to develop your skills to draft clear and concise commercial agreements. This comprehensive two-part programme focuses on delivering practical and applied training of the key drafting skills.

Presented by Mark Weston (bio)

View details

How to Improve Accuracy and Attention to Detail Training Course

How to Improve Accuracy and Attention to Detail

1 Nov 2022 - Online webinar

Understand the importance of accuracy and attention to detail in day-to-day work and overcome the distractions of home working

Presented by Laura Brown (bio)

View details

The Mini MBA for In-house Lawyers Training Course

The Mini MBA for In-house Lawyers

1-4 Nov 2022 - London

Business, commercial, financial and leadership skills to manage and develop a sound and strategically effective in-house legal department

Presented by Graham Boyd (bio)
Robert Mowbray (bio)

View details

The Role of the Senior HR Manager Training Course

The Role of the Senior HR Manager

1-2 Nov 2022 - London

This programme has been specifically designed for those HR professionals who operate at, or aspire to operate at, a senior level within their businesses.

Presented by Jocelyn Hughes (bio)

View details

How to Avoid Common Pitfalls in Combined EU (European Union)/US Patent Applications Training Course

How to Avoid Common Pitfalls in Combined EU/US Patent Applications

2-3 Nov 2022 - Online webinar

This seminar addresses the parallel, but substantially different, rules for drafting and prosecuting patents required by the Examiners and Appeal Boards of the EPO and USPTO.

Presented by Bradley Hulbert (bio)
David Meldrum (bio)

View details

Recruiting a High Performance Global Workforce Within the Law Training Course

Recruiting a High Performance Global Workforce Within the Law

3-4 Nov 2022 - Online webinar

*New for 2020!*
An intensive and practical two-day programme for HR professionals and line managers.

Raise your knowledge of the latest laws and best practice for recruiting overseas nationals and learn how to integrate them effectively into your current workforce.

Presented by Jocelyn Hughes (bio)

View details

Drafting Effective Pharmaceutical Patents Training Course

Drafting Effective Pharmaceutical Patents

3-4 Nov 2022 - Online webinar

*New for 2020!*
Drafting successful pharmaceutical patents is complex and there are many pitfalls and risks to be aware of. You need to ensure you’re maximising the protection for your, and your client’s, pharmaceutical inventions thorough both primary and secondary pharmaceutical patents.

Presented by Anthony Tridico (bio)

View details

Drafting and Negotiating Clinical Trial Agreements Training Course

Drafting and Negotiating Clinical Trial Agreements

4 Nov 2022 - Online webinar

This intensive and interactive one-day programme focuses on CTAs in the pharmaceutical industry where legal, policy and ethical considerations underpin how these agreements are drafted

Presented by Alex Denoon (bio)
Richard Dickinson (bio)

View details

Negotiating and Drafting IT (Information Technology) Contracts Training Course

Negotiating and Drafting IT Contracts

7-8 Nov 2022 - Online webinar

A two-day seminar designed to explain what IT contracts are, how and why they work and how to put them in place.

Presented by Mark Weston (bio)

View details

Reviewing and Negotiating Technology Transfer and Licensing Agreements Training Course

Reviewing and Negotiating Technology Transfer and Licensing Agreements

7-8 Nov 2022 - Online webinar

Providing key legal and commercial skills essential to secure a successful agreement.

Presented by Michala Meiselles (bio)

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Influencing, Persuading and Negotiating Skills for International Lawyers Training Course

Influencing, Persuading and Negotiating Skills for International Lawyers

7-8 Nov 2022 - Online webinar

A two-day workshop for those who need to achieve results through personal influence.
*BOOK EARLY – limited places available!*

Presented by Arun Singh OBE (bio)

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Clean Communication Training Course

Clean Communication

9 Nov 2022 - Online webinar

Throughout this programme you will learn how to use clean communication to convey your meaning and enhance your relationships, explore how to build rapport with others and understand how to clarify what others want of you. You'll acquire tips and hints for motivating others and practise your use of language to inspire action in others.

This is an interactive online course consisting of 2 x 90 minutes sessions.

Presented by Geoff Marsh (bio)

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The Pharma Mini MBA Training Course

The Pharma Mini MBA

9-11 Nov 2022 - Online webinar

A three-day accelerated management programme to give you the high-performance management skills of an MBA, designed specifically for pharmaceutical/biotechnology professionals and also applicable to medical device/animal health industries

Presented by Laura Brown (bio)

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The Art of European Claim Drafting Training Course

The Art of European Claim Drafting

10-11 Nov 2022 - Online webinar

This seminar combines one day of claim drafting fundamentals with a further day of focused workshops.

Presented by Joeri Beetz (bio)
Leythem Wall (bio)

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Advanced Drafting Techniques for Successful EPO (European Patent Office) Patent Applications Training Course

Advanced Drafting Techniques for Successful EPO Patent Applications

10 Nov 2022 - Online webinar

Many patent applications and patents are lost before the EPO, either before Opposition Divisions or before Appeal due to incorrect original drafting, and added subject matter is a recurrent problem. Learn advanced drafting techniques for successful EPO patent applications.

*INCLUDES: Interactive workshop sessions and details of the latest case law and its implications*

Presented by Daniel X Thomas (bio)

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Effective Defence of EPO (European Patent Office) Patent Applications Training Course

Effective Defence of EPO Patent Applications

11 Nov 2022 - Online webinar

Clarity in drafting patent applications has always been a serious issue. The purpose of the seminar is to teach delegates the essentials of clarity, and the most effective use of the problem-solution approach, giving delegates an edge over other parties.

*INCLUDES: Interactive workshop sessions and details of the latest case law and its implications*

Presented by Daniel X Thomas (bio)

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Mental Resilience in a Home-working Environment Training Course

Mental Resilience in a Home-working Environment

11 Nov 2022 - Online webinar

This programme will help you consider why a positive attitude is the key to home working and encourage you to develop disciplines for maximising the effectiveness of home working. You'll learn how to overcome issues of loneliness and isolation, develop coping strategies for maintaining self-confidence and self-worth and learn how to achieve and maintain a work/life balance when working remotely.

This is an interactive online course consisting of 2 x 90 minutes sessions.

Presented by Geoff Marsh (bio)

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Drafting and Negotiating International Agency and Distribution Agreements Training Course

Drafting and Negotiating International Agency and Distribution Agreements

14-15 Nov 2022 - Online webinar

Proactively manage the legal and commercial considerations essential for securing a successful international agreement.
*INCLUDES: Practical and interactive exercises*

Presented by Michala Meiselles (bio)

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Positive Persuading and Influencing Skills for Pharma Professionals Training Course

Positive Persuading and Influencing Skills for Pharma Professionals

14-15 Nov 2022 - Online webinar

This two-day workshop will give you an opportunity to improve and enhance your persuading and influencing skills within business

Presented by Robert Hersowitz (bio)

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Developing High Performance HR Business Partner and Consulting Skills Training Course

Developing High Performance HR Business Partner and Consulting Skills

15-16 Nov 2022 - Online webinar

Achieve excellence as an HR business partner and enhance your ability to deliver a positive impact and support across the whole business.

Presented by Katie Botten (bio)

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Drafting International Commercial Agreements in English Training Course

Drafting International Commercial Agreements in English

15-17 Nov 2022 - Online webinar

The complete guide to drafting and negotiating clear and concise commercial agreements in English. Presented by expert linguists with extensive experience in commercial law.

Presented by Alan Simmons (bio)

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Formal Requirements of the European Patent System Training Course

Formal Requirements of the European Patent System

17-18 Nov 2022 - Online webinar

A two-day seminar for administrative staff in the patent profession on how to competently prepare an application for filing before the EPO.

*INCLUDES: Practical and interactive exercises*

Presented by Petra Schmitz (bio)

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Drafting International Intellectual Property Agreements Training Course

Drafting International Intellectual Property Agreements

18 Nov 2022 - Online webinar

Focus on the drafting skills and legal and commercial issues to be considered when drawing up international IP agreements.

Litigation-Proofing and Proving your Patent Claims Training Course

Litigation-Proofing and Proving your Patent Claims

22 Nov 2022 - Online webinar

This seminar provides a comprehensive overview of the principles of patent claim interpretation in the USA, UK and Germany.

Presented by Ulrich Blumenroeder (bio)
Bradley Hulbert (bio)

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The Role and Responsibilities of the Contracts Manager Training Course

The Role and Responsibilities of the Contracts Manager

23-24 Nov 2022 - Online webinar

Getting from contract agreement to successful contract completion.

Proactively manage your contracts by applying a logical and systematic approach to enable you to anticipate risks and resolve problems before they become critical.

*NEW EVENT!*

Presented by Catherine Hurst (bio)

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Drafting Commercial Contracts for the Pharmaceutical Industry Training Course

Drafting Commercial Contracts for the Pharmaceutical Industry

23-25 Nov 2022 - Online webinar

A three-day practical and interactive seminar focusing on current contract drafting, negotiating, best practice and related issues within the pharmaceutical, biotech and life sciences sectors.

Presented by James Agnew (bio)
and 15 more leading experts

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The Patent Administrator Training Course

The Patent Administrator

24 Nov 2022 - Online webinar

This course will give you a comprehensive introduction to the role of the patent administrator

Presented by JoAnna Emery (bio)

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IP (Intellectual Property) Due Diligence & Freedom to Operate in Practice Training Course

IP Due Diligence & Freedom to Operate in Practice

30 Nov 2022 - Online webinar

This intensive one-day course will give you many insights into the best practice of organising and conducting an efficient and thorough IP due diligence project.

Presented by Tim May (bio)
and 3 more leading experts

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December 2022 training courses

4-day International Commercial Contracts School Training Course

4-day International Commercial Contracts School

5-8 Dec 2022 - London

This specially designed four-day seminar has been expressly developed to focus exclusively on the law and regulations governing business and contract law for cross-border contracts.

Presented by Mark Weston (bio)

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Patent Protection for Software-Related Inventions in Europe and the USA Training Course

Patent Protection for Software-Related Inventions in Europe and the USA

7 Dec 2022 - London

An intensive update on patent protection for software-related inventions covering all the major developments in European patent law in particular GUI inventions and 'mixed' inventions with both patentable and non-patentable subject matter.

Presented by Alan Boyd (bio)
Tim May (bio)
Andy Spurr (bio)

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Business and Contract Law Training Course

Business and Contract Law

8-9 Dec 2022 - Online webinar

A two-day no-nonsense plain English practical course* to get to grips with business and contract law for busy business executives.

Presented by Arun Singh OBE (bio)

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Project Management for Pharma Professionals Training Course

Project Management for Pharma Professionals

8-9 Dec 2022 - London

The leading project management course designed specifically for the pharma/bio industries – also applicable to those working in medical devices and animal health

*Includes:* Interactive workshop sessions

Presented by Laura Brown (bio)

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3-day Drafting Commercial Contracts Training Course

3-day Drafting Commercial Contracts

12-14 Dec 2022 - Online webinar

A practical, interactive three-day programme designed to develop your skills to draft clear and concise commercial agreements. This comprehensive two-part programme focuses on delivering practical and applied training in the key drafting skills.

Presented by Mark Weston (bio)

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The Role of an Effective HR Advisor Training Course

The Role of an Effective HR Advisor

13-14 Dec 2022 - Online webinar

This practical two-day programme is a must-attend event for any newly promoted or aspiring HR advisors, as well as those looking for a refresher.

Presented by Jocelyn Hughes (bio)

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Liabilities, Damages and other Contentious Issues in International Commercial Agreements Training Course

Liabilities, Damages and other Contentious Issues in International Commercial Agreements

14-15 Dec 2022 - London

Understanding the detailed law of damages and liabilities for the purposes of negotiating and drafting international contracts governed by English law.

Presented by Arun Singh OBE (bio)

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US Patent Practice Training Course

US Patent Practice

15-16 Dec 2022 - Online webinar

What all European patent attorneys need to know - an intensive and highly interactive two-day seminar including discussions on US patent law and strategies and tactics for patent prosecution at the US Patent Office

Presented by Nicole Reifman (bio)
James Suggs (bio)

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