European Law Society

"If Europe were once united in the sharing of its common inheritance, there would be no limit to the happiness, to the prosperity and glory which its three or four hundred million people would enjoy. ... We must build a kind of United States of Europe. . . . . ."

Winston Churchill, Zurich, I9th September 1946




Wednesday, September 29, 2021

  • 19:30 h ELS|Sundowner* at venue tbc in Rimini drinks**, talks, snacks - networking with an international group of colleagues


Thursday, September 30, 2021

  • 08:30 h s.t. meeting at the i-Suite Hotel(pick-up by bus, transportation to meeting*)

  • 09:30 h Meeting with Secretary of State of the Republic of San Marino, H.E. Mr. Luca Beccari*** and other officials

  • 12:30 h lunch (attendees‘ own arrangement/expense)

  • 13:30 h Sightseeing in San Marino

  • 16:00 h pick-up and transportation to Verucchio (tbc)

  • 16:45 h ELS Assembly & Formalities, at venue to tbc, Agenda:

    - cash and activity reports 2019/2020 and 2020/2021 by the board and approval by the assembly, approval of the minutes of the 2019 assembly

    - discussion points raised by attendees

    - welcome of new members

    - perspectives for 2021

  • 17:15 h Wine Tasting at venue tbc (Verucchio)

  • 18:45 h pick-up by bus* and transportation to Urbino Resort

  • 20:30 h ELS|dinner** at venue tbc* in Urbino


ELS|Dinner 30th September 2021


Menu to be announced


Friday, October 1, 2021

  • 9:30 h a.m. departure by bus from Urbino Resort to Urbino

  • 10:30 h a.m. visit to the Ducal Palace of Urbino

  • 12:30 h p.m. lunch (attendees‘ own arrangement/expense)

  • 2:30 h p.m. exploring the town of Urbino in groups

  • 17:30 h p.m. drinks with The Board* in Urbino

  • 20:30 h dinner at venue tbc* in Urbino


Saturday, October 2, 2021

  • departure at attendees own expense



*included in registration fee, attendees have to pay tip/drinks/service charge

** pre-selected drinks

*** coming soon



(the exact programme will be available and downloadable in late August / early September)

ELS Booking Portal


30th September 2021|San Marino

Meeting with Secretary of State of the Republic of San Marino, H.E. Mr. Luca Beccari


Registration includes academic programme in San Marino, meeting with the Secretary of State of the Republic of San Marino, group transportation on 30th September and 1st October (Rimini - San Marino - Urbino), wine tasting, ELS|Sundowner (networking with local lawyers), ELS|Society Dinner, cultural programme in Urbino (private guided tour intended), selected sightseeing entrance fees (Urbino)

Note: attendees will have to arrange for their own transportation on 29th September 2021 (incl. transportation from the airport/station to Rimini) as well as on 2nd October 2021 (incl. transportation from Urbino Resort to the airport/station)

*included in registration fee, however attendees have to pay tip/drinks/service charge



During the 3 days session (29th September - 1st October 2021) ELS also provides a training for intellectual property practictions in the fields of

  • current case law, particularly in trademark, design and patent litigation

  • perspectives of the Unified Patent Court and the Unitary Patent System to be established

  • strategies of attack & defense in patent infringement matters

  • impending introduction of EU certification marks

  • IP portfolio management strategies

  • impact of Brexit on EU protective rights and cross-border litigation

  • developments of the European Unitary Patent