Hear from and ask questions to senior EUIPO and UKIPO officials in London at the EUIPO British Day in London.

You will get the latest on the key changes to the EUIPO Guidelines as a result of the new Delegated and Implementing Regulations.

You will also receive an update on EUIPO convergence projects and a general update from the UK IPO.

You have the opportunity to pre-submit questions to be asked at the session. Please email gillian@citma.org.uk by 12pm on Friday 23rd November with your question.

CITMA President Tania Clark will chair the session.

You will hear from:

  • Steve Rowan - Director of Registered Rights (UK IPO)
  • Mark Jefferiss - Head of Trade Marks and Designs Practice (UK IPO)
  • João Negrão - Director, International Cooperation and Legal Affairs Department (EUIPO)
  • Dennis Scheirs - Team Leader, European Cooperation Service, International Cooperation and Legal Affairs Department (EUIPO)
  • Dimitris Botis - Deputy Director, Legal Affairs Area, International Cooperation and Legal Affairs Department (EUIPO)

You are invited to stay on for a cocktail reception to network with speakers and delegates until 7pm.

Booking deadline: 9am, 29th November 2018. 

Cost: free for members and non-members. 

EUIPO British Day agenda

12:30pm Arrival and registration
1.15pm Opening Remarks, Steve Rowan - Director of Registered Rights, UK IPO
1.25pm General UK IPO update, Mark Jefferiss - Head of Trade Marks and Designs Practice, UK IPO
1.40pm General EUIPO update, João Negrão - Director, International Cooperation and Legal Affairs Department, EUIPO
1.55pm Progress of ongoing Convergence Projects and overview of the new Convergence projects, Dennis Scheirs - Team Leader, European Cooperation Service, International Cooperation and Legal Affairs Department, EUIPO
3.15pm Coffee break
3.30pm Key changes to the EUIPO Guidelines as a result of the new Delegated and Implementing Regulations Dimitris Botis - Deputy Director, Legal Affairs Area, International Cooperation and Legal Affairs Department, EUIPO
3.50pm Discussion session based on UK-Users proposed questions
4.50pm Questions and answers
5.20pm Conclusions, Tania Clark, CITMA President 
5.30pm Cocktail reception
7pm Close