Christopher V. Carani to Moderate Panel Session and Virtual Roundtable at AIPPI World Congress


On October 6, from 10 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. central, Chris Carani will moderate a virtual AIPPI World Congress panel session entitled “Designs for Medical Devices and Supplies – From Procurement to Enforcement.”

In the wake of the world-wide battle royale between consumer tech titans Apple and Samsung, design rights have continued to capture the attention of designers and companies around world. One area that has seen a particular uptick in attention to design rights is the field of medical devices and supplies. From the perspective of several jurisdictions around the world, attendees will learn about: (1) strategies for protecting designs for medical devices and supplies, including not only traditional industrial design, but also UX, graphic user interfaces and icons, and (2) outcomes of, and insights from, design right enforcement efforts for medical devices and supplies.

The panel is made up of hand-picked, knowledgeable design law practitioners including:

Carani will also moderate a virtual roundtable session titled “Should the term of protection for unexamined design registrations be shorter?” on October 7 from 9 a.m. to 10 a.m. central.

To learn more and register, click here