Upcoming Events

21 -23 May 2019

Clerkenwell Design Week

A major celebration takes place this May in Clerkenwell, one of London’s most vibrant districts as Clerkenwell Design Week 2019 marks its 10th birthday.

Clerkenwell Design Week

30 and 31st May 2019  European Union Intellectual Property Office (EUIPO) Intellectual Property Mediation conference 

ACID CEO, Dids Macdonald OBE., to speak on 30th May Mediation and Design Issues – micro and SME .


3rd June 2019 – The Furniture Makers’ Company – Young Professional Industry Experience (YPIE) Breakfast 2019

The Young Professional Industry Experience is a unique three week intensive programme where aspiring young people are given the opportunity to visit and understand all areas of the furniture industry, including materials, designing, manufacturing, pricing, marketing, sales, and customer service.

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4th June 2019 – The Furniture Makers’ Company opening of The Burnley College Summer Furniture Show 2019

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11-12th June 2019 – Exclusively Housewares and Exclusively Electrical Show.

The UK’s premier showcase of housewares, tableware and small domestic appliances at The Business Design Centre, London.

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12th June 2019 – Alibaba’s Business & IPR Protection Summit, co-hosted with UKIPO, City of London Police (PIPCU), King’s College, and The Anti-Counterfeiting Group (ACG).

Learn about unique business opportunities across Alibaba’s platforms, as well as industry leading approaches to online sales and offline IPR protection.

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26th June 2019 – British IP Day and IP Alliance Summer Reception

A celebration of the huge contribution that Intellectual Property makes up and down the country in the UK, culturally and economically.

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5th July 2019 – Westminster Media Forum Keynote Seminar

ACID join other keynote speakers to consider the future of UK copyright policy – value exchange, international relationships and the Copyright Directive.

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