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  • CITMA Lecture - Leeds 'The afterlife of brands: Trade mark registrations and insolvency'

  • 12/09/2017 17:00

  • 12/09/2017 18:00

  • HGF Limited
    1 City Walk
    LS11 9DX


  • Speakers:
    Barbara Cookson, Filemot Technology Law Ltd
    Tim Pope, drydensfairfax solicitors

    Whether it’s that sinking feeling when you receive a notice about a client’s insolvency procedure or the excitement of a client wanting to bid for some assets to be bought out of insolvency, this seminar will provide the insights and tips you need to navigate a brand safely through the afterlife of its last owner.

    We will deal with an explanation of the different types of insolvency and how they affect trade mark registrations including the effect of Company Voluntary Arrangements and how to resurrect a trade mark when its owner has been dissolved.

    History shows that good brands can survive multiple financial crashes – make sure you and your clients are winners not losers in the turbulent world of insolvency.

    Barbara Cookson is an experienced Chartered Trade Mark attorney and solicitor advocate who started her trade mark journey acting for purchasers of the BIBA brand and has substantial experience of trade mark assignments and transactions as well as litigation both for and against parties in close encounters with insolvency. After partnership in a London law firm, she has run her own solo practice, Filemot Technology Law Ltd, since 2005 and is now based in York.

    Tim Pope is a licensed insolvency practitioner and insolvency lawyer with over 35 years experience of insolvency and is currently Director of Legal (Insolvency) at drydensfairfax solicitors in Leeds.  


    4.30pm–5pm: Registration & light refreshments
    5pm-6pm: Presentation
    6pm-Close Networking drinks

    CPD: 1 Hour (IPReg)


    • Free for CITMA members    
    • Non-members: £40.00 (VAT exempt)


    Please register via the 'Book & Pay' option. If you're not a CITMA member and don't have a CITMA account, at the 'Login' screen, simply select 'Register'. At the next screen, select the category 'Signed up' and complete your details in order to create an account.

    • Payment online via debit or credit card only (if applicable); proforma invoices are not available.
    • One booking per person.
    • This event will be audio-recorded for the purposes of social media.
    • Full terms and conditions apply.
    • Closing date: 8.30am, 11th September 2017. 


  • £40 (VAT exempt)

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