Get free help in a Lux patent clinic with top lawyer Jason Boakes
Fortunately, delegates to this month’s Lighting Fixture Design Conference in London – organised by Lux Review magazine – can get free, expert legal advice from one of Britain’s top patent lawyers. Jason Boakes of Secerna has worked with some of the top LED luminaire and control gear manufacturers in the lighting industry. He’ll be on hand for the two days of the conference for a free half-hour consultation.
Jason will also give a special presentation on the strategies you should adopt to stay legal and defend yourself in patent disputes.
If you’ve not already a delegate, places are still available. For more information, including the full programme and rates, visit lightingfixturedesign.com
The Society of Light and Lighting has called for more pressure to be brought to bear on the Department for Communities and Local Government (DCLG), responsible for the Building Regulations, to change the method used for measuring efficiency in Part L. The current regulations allow for the absurdity of a Part L-compliant fitting (55lm/W) to be left on in unoccupied spaces.
Speirs + Major has won a major lighting design contract working on a massive mosque and cultural centre in Tirana, the capital of Albania.
The practice – which is part of a team led by the centre’s designers, BIG architects – created the acclaimed lighting for the Grand Mosque in Abu Dhabi two years ago.