Upcoming Educational events

The UPC: A Panel Debate will take place on Tuesday 8 September from 18:30The event will be hosted by Bristows LLP, 100 Victoria Embankment, EC4Y 0DH.

Alan Johnson (Partner, Bristows) and Tim Frain (Director of IP and IP Regulation, Nokia) will be discussing the development of the UPC to date, the potential areas for reform and the possible effects of the UPC on both private practice and industry.  Nick Buckland (Education Secretary, IPSoc) will chair the debate, which will feature a Q&A session for IPSoc members to put their questions to two individuals who have been intricately involved in the development of the UPC for over a decade.

Questions for the speakers can be emailed in advance to, can be tweeted to our Twitter handle @ipsoc using the hashtag #askupc or can, of course, be asked on the night.

This event is open only to fully paid-up members of the society.  All members have received an email invitation, including sign-up and payment instructions.  If you wish to become a member, please contact in order to sign up.  If you have any queries about this event, please contact

SRA Reference number: 3471/IPSOC. BSB reference number: 2055/IPSOC. Each educational event is 1 CPD hour accredited


Upcoming Social Events

Save the date

IPSoc's next social event of 2015 will be held on 1 October 2015.


The IPSoc Annual Dinner will be held on Friday 20th November at The Crypt at The Bleeding Heart.  More details to follow.



Past events  

Upcoming non-IPSoc events