3rd WOMEN IN IP- INTERNATIONAL FORUM VIENNA 22 and 23 September 2017

„Negotiation Practices – How to Effectively Negotiate and How to Effectively Argue Cases in Front of Patent Offices and Courts“


Friday, 22 September 2017 

13:00 Start of Registration 

13:00 Time for Welcome and a fingerfood Lunch 

14:00 Official start with a keynote by Mag. Mariana Karepova, President of the Austrian Patent Office, Vienna

14:30 “The lawyer as intermediary between the client and the patent office or courtby Dr. Teresa Bogensberger,  Law Firm Knoetzl, Vienna

15:15 Time for coffee and sweet delights

16:00 “Spoken arts for women lawyers“ by Dr. Nadja Wechselberger, Vocal Artist

16:45  “How to convince in oral hearings“ by German Judge Karin Friehe, Presiding Judge at the Federal Patent Court Germany

17:30 Wrap up and Time for discussion 

18:00 Departure to Vienna’s Prater district for Dinner and a ride on Vienna’s famous giant ferris wheel (Riesenrad)

19:00 Dinner 

Saturday, 23 September 2017 

10:00 Guided Tour: „Vienna at first glance“

12:00 Enjoy Lunch in a typical Vienna Kaffeehaus (not included in participation fee)

Optional: Fiakerfahrt (to be self-organized during lunch (approx. 60 € per carriage with 4P))

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Special rates for hotels are available until August 22, 2017 (please scroll to the end of this page)



Participation fee (incl. Dinner):  € 195 for wip members and € 240 for non-members

(Become member to profit already now from the discounted member rate!) 

Additional: € 16 ticket for guided city tour on Saturday; € 75 Dinner-Voucher for accompanying Person.

Storno conditions: Full refund by cancellation until September 08, 2017. No refund after September 08, 2017.

FOR REGISTRATION (open until September, 8, 2017)

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Hotel Recommendation

For hotel booking, please contact C&C – Cornelia Pfeiffer-Janisch (c.pfeiffer-janisch@cc-agency.com). Special offer is available until August 22, 2017

5* Hotel Hilton Plaza Vienna:
 € 199,00 per room/night – single-/double
€ 269,00 per room/night – triple

4* Park Royal Palace Vienna: 
€ 130,00 per room/night – single Deluxe
€ 150,00 per room/night – double Deluxe