Seminar on design protection

Thursday February 06 at 09:30, to Thursday February 06 at 16:30

Today and Tomorrow - in Sweden and Internationally

Come and listen to experts such as Ms. Päivi Lähdesmäki / WIPO, Prof Marianne Levin / Stockholm University, Mr. Stephen Hodson / Mewburn Ellis, UK, and Ms. Eva Wei / PRV.

Learn and discuss on agreements and disputes; the classic delimitation in Design Law between appearance and technical functionality; international registration of industrial designs, and design protection from a Swedish perspective.

And take the opportunity to participate in the “Debate about the future – What can we expect from tomorrows designs?”



09.30 – 09-40:                    Welcome address: Lennart Karlström, President, FICPI Sweden
Introduction: Petter Rindforth, Board Member, FICPI Sweden

09.40 – 10.40:                     ”Design protection from a Swedish perspective” (Designskydd från ett svenskt perspektiv)

Speaker: Ms. Eva Wei, Attorney at DVA / PRV

10.40 – 11.00:                     Coffee break

11.00 – 11.45:                     ”International Registration of Industrial Designs”

Speaker: Ms. Päivi Lähdesmäki, Head, Legal Section, The Hague Registry / WIPO

11.45 – 12.30:                     “The classic delimitation in Design Law between appearance and technical functionality” (Mönsterskyddets klassiska avgränsning mellan utseende och teknisk function)

Speaker: Prof Marianne Levin, LlD, PhD h c, Department of Law, Stockholm University

12.30 – 13.30:                     Lunch (Minibuffet at the Dining Room of PRV)

13.30 – 14.45:                     “Design from the perspective of agreements and disputes”

Speaker: Mr Stephen Hodson, European Patent Attorney / Registered Trade Mark Attorney and Partner at Mewburn Ellis, UK

14.45 – 15.15:                     Coffee break

15.15 – 16.30:                     All speakers: Debate about the future – What can we expect from tomorrows designs?

Attractive price: 2500 SEK for whole day seminar, including lunch and mingle

                          1500 SEK for FICPI members

Detta designseminarium ger 5 PVU-timmar

You will find further information here.


  • Venue: The Swedish Patent and Registration Office (PRV)
  • Address: Valhallavägen 136, Stockholm
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