EVENT: Blockchain Technology and Intellectual Property (IP) by Azuri Blockchain

In partnership with one of our distinguished members, Azuri Blockchain Consultants we are hosting a virtual event on Blockchain Technology from an Intellectual Property Perspective featuring Dr. Meera Raval, a European and Swiss patent attorney based in Zurich, Switzerland.

This event is scheduled for the 5th December, 2020, 10.00am (GMT +3 East African Time).

The session will be hosted by Gail Odongo, member of the blockchain association of Kenya, advocate of the High Court of Kenya and a member of the Institute of Directors of Kenya

If you are building on Blockchains, are a Legal practitioner or interested in intellectual property in emerging technology fields such as blockchains, this event is for you.

Sign up on Zoom using this link : https://bit.ly/AnIpPerspective

Attendees are encouraged to send in questions in advance to Azuriblockchainconsultants@gmail.com

In this session, attendees will get introduced to intellectual property law for blockchain developers and lawyers broadly, on how to:

  • Protect one’s inventions
  • Criteria to get inventions patented and
  • Current issues in Intellectual Property Law for Blockchain including emerging statutory interventions

We are happy to host you! Share with a friend, colleague or your network and do not miss!

Date: 5th December, 2020

Time: 10am EAT (GMT +3 East African Time)

Zoom Sign up Link: https://bit.ly/AnIpPerspective


About the speaker:

Meera is a qualified European and Swiss Patent Attorney based in Zurich. She works independently in assisting her clients on a broad range of Intellectual Property matters including innovation evaluation, obtaining patent protection for inventions and strategizing on the commercial exploitation of their ideas. She specializes in the fields of Nanotechnology and Software. She started her career in Patents in a private practice in London and later moved to work in-house in IBM’s Zurich Research Laboratory. Meera has a PhD in Physical Chemistry and MPhil in Semiconductor Physics and Microelectronic Engineering, both from the University of Cambridge, and a first-class degree in Electronic and Electrical Engineering from King’s College London. She also holds a Certificate of Advanced Studies in Blockchain from the University of Zurich. Meera is originally from Kenya. 

About the host:

Ms. Odongo is a Group Company Secretary. She is an Advocate of the High Court of Kenya holding a Bachelor of Laws (“LLB”) Degree from the University of Liverpool and a Master of Business Administration (“MBA”) from Salford University in the United Kingdom. Professionally Ms. Odongo is a Certified Public Secretaries [“CPS (K)”]. She holds a Post Graduate Diploma from the Kenya School of Law and has 13 years of experience in various capacities and industries ranging from Audit, Banking and Finance, Insurance and Legal. She is also a member of the Institute of Directors – Kenya.

She served as Legal Director for Blockchain Association of Kenya and is the legal advisor for Azuri Blockchain Consultants Ltd.

 

By BAK Communications Desk

22:01 Wed 25 Nov

 

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