J A Kemp sponsored the Nordic IPR Conference in Stockholm in March 2012. The conference theme was "Maximising and Protecting your Patent Portfolio to Increase Revenue and Balance Costs". Partners Ravi Srinivasan and Toby Hopkin attended the conference and Ravi gave a lecture on contentious proceedings in Europe. He reviewed strategic considerations for achieving the best results in national patent litigation around Europe and in contentious proceedings at the European Patent Office. Toby provided a paper for the conference on "Restoration: Why Do We Care?".