A Multi-Disciplinary Approach to Surveillance
Mar
14
6:30 PM18:30

A Multi-Disciplinary Approach to Surveillance

In the wake of China's controversial "social credit" system and the scandal surrounding Cambridge Analytica, surveillance and data privacy have become some of the most topical issues in today's political discourse.

KIIPS is proud to be hosting a panel discussion featuring Dr. Tim Stevens (KCL Department of War Studies) and Mr. Perry Keller (Dickson Poon School of Law). With the aim of understanding the philosophical, practical, and the legal implications of surveillance, this event will discuss topics such as the right to privacy, the 'secret state', ethical complications, and more.

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Blockchain and Law
Mar
7
6:30 PM18:30

Blockchain and Law

"Blockchain" – an ever-growing buzzword in 2019. But how will it affect the industries around us?

Join us as Lee Bacon (Partner, Clyde & Co) discusses the legal implications of blockchain technology and how it will shape the work of future lawyers.

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Blockchain and Law
Feb
26
6:30 PM18:30

Blockchain and Law

"Blockchain" – an ever-growing buzzword in 2019. But how will it affect the industries around us? Join us as Lee Bacon (Partner, Clyde & Co) discusses the legal implications of blockchain technology and how it will shape the work of future lawyers.

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Brand Value in the Luxury Space
Feb
12
6:00 PM18:00

Brand Value in the Luxury Space

KIIPS is proud to announce a special guest lecture by Michael Ward, the Managing Director of Harrods, arranged by Professor Frederick Mostert. We will be engaging on topics of branding in the luxury industry and the legal issues associated with it – all presented by the top executive of one of the world’s leading luxury retailers.

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Intro to Blockchain
Feb
11
6:30 PM18:30

Intro to Blockchain

What is blockchain technology? How do smart contracts work? What are some legal issues surrounding blockchain? Join us for a lecture by Ali Azam (Senior Blockchain Developer and Research Assistant at King's College London) to learn more about distributed ledgers, cryptocurrencies, block structure, consensus protocols and so much more.

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Autonomous Vehicles
Feb
7
6:30 PM18:30

Autonomous Vehicles

Uber? ViaVan? Gett? These are some of the apps we use to get around on a daily basis. What if, one day, this complex network operated without human intervention? What problems will arise? How are we dealing with them now? The age of self-driving cars is in the near future, and that future begins here.

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Careers in Intellectual Property Law
Jan
31
6:30 PM18:30

Careers in Intellectual Property Law

Patent disputes between Apple and Samsung? Illegal online streams of the latest 'Avengers' film? Counterfeit Louis Vuitton purses being sold at market stalls? If these topics sound interesting to you, then come along and find out what an exciting career in intellectual property law has to offer!

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How is AI shaping business today?
Jan
22
6:30 PM18:30

How is AI shaping business today?

What is artificial intelligence? What are some case studies involving neural networks? What are some of its modern-day implications? Join us for a lecture by Rob Griffiths (Research Lead at CognitionX) to learn more neural networks, impact of artificial intelligence, and how the technology is shaping the world around us.

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Access to Justice
Jan
15
6:30 PM18:30

Access to Justice

What is LegalTech? How can technology shape the legal industry? How can it be used to improve access to justice? Join us as we discuss the implementation of technology within the legal aid sector with Jo Sidhu (Head of Legal at CrowdJustice) and Martha de la Roche (The Litigant in Person Network Strategy/The Access to Justice Foundation).

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KIIPS Debates Series: Editing the Human Genome
Dec
4
6:00 PM18:00

KIIPS Debates Series: Editing the Human Genome

KIIPS is proud to be hosting its first debate of the academic year. The chosen topic is: "This House believes that a parent should have the right to modify their unborn child’s genes."

This question can be approached in any manner you wish, so prior legal knowledge on the issue is not required. Please register your interest by 11:59pm Friday 30 November.

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Technology in IP Cases
Nov
8
6:00 PM18:00

Technology in IP Cases

Professor Frederick Mostert has arranged a lecture on Technology in IP Law featuring Mr. Justice Arnold as the keynote speaker. We will be looking at how artificial intelligence and technology is impacting the legal sector with an emphasis on IP Law.

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IP in China
Nov
5
6:00 PM18:00

IP in China

  • Edmond J. Safra Lecture Theatre WC2R 2LS (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Professor Frederick Mostert has arranged a lecture featuring Tom Duke, the Senior IP Liaison Officer to the British Embassy and UKIPO in China. The event will focus on the latest developments on the new E-commerce laws and Bad Faith Cases in China.

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Fashion Law
Oct
10
5:30 PM17:30

Fashion Law

Professor Frederick Mostert has arranged a lecture on Fashion Law featuring the General Counsel of Stella McCartney and fashion lawyer, Pier Luigi Roncaglia. This event will touch upon the legal challenges of operating in the modern-day fashion industry, with a particular focus on IP assets and brand protection in the digital space.

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Welcome Social
Oct
4
6:00 PM18:00

Welcome Social

  • The Vault, Bush House SE Wing WC2R 1AE (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Join us at our official welcome event for the 2018/19 academic year! Come meet the KIIPS Committee, socialise with new/returning members, and get a brief intro to what IT and IP law is all about!

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Drop-In Session
Sep
24
11:00 AM11:00

Drop-In Session

  • The Ante Room, Somerset House East Wing WC2R 2LS United Kingdom (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

KIIPS is hosting a “Drop-In Session” for freshers and returning students alike. Come stop by and meet this year’s KIIPS committee, and feel free to ask questions about the society, IT and IP law, or just life at King’s in general!

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