29th May 2019

Frances Lowe Memorial Lecture

Speaker: Enrico Bonadio, Senior Lecturer, The City Law School of City, University of London

Time: 18:15 for 18:30 start

Venue: PRS, 2 Pancras Square, London N1C 4AG

13th JUNE 2019

joint BLACA/IPKat meeting

This meeting is in addition to the normal BLACA members only meetings and there will be no entrance fee. Registration via Eventbrite is required. The list is now closed, but there is a waiting list and people who register will be issued tickets if people who already have tickets return them.

Speakers: Dimitri Dimitrov (Wikimedia); Gadi Oron ( Director-General CISAC); Lionel Bently (Herchel Smith Professor of Intellectual Property, University of Cambridge; Bertrand Sautier (Iprova); and Nicola Solomon (Chief Executive Society of Authors).

Time: 18:15 for 18:30 start

Venue: Bristows, 100 Victoria Embankment, EC4Y 0DH



Forgotten Cases

Members are invited to submit a proposal by 15th February, with the name and citation of the case and a brief summary of why BLACA members should be reminded of it (including proposals of cases which are not so old but have been under-estimated for some reason). The proposer must be prepared to speak about their proposed case for about 5 minutes, with a further few minutes being allocated for questions and discussion.

The Executive Committee will select cases for presentation at the meeting and attendees will be asked to vote on the case of their choice.

Chair: Professor Alison Firth, Chairman of BLACA

Time: 6.15pm for 6.30pm start

Venue: Reed Smith, Broadgate Tower, 20 Primrose Street, EC2A 2RS Pdf of map

Register on Eventbrite

Please note that spaces are limited. Early arrival is essential as registration does not guarantee a space. If you register and then can no longer attend, please remember to cancel your registration. If you would like to attend and the event is fully subscribed, please email Lynn Clarke ( to be added to the reserve list.