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Hear from top barristers at 3PB as they share practical tips on pleadings at the UK IPO and discuss recent case law at our first South West lecture of the year.
To kick off this two hander, Victoria Jones will share her top practical considerations for pleadings and evidence at the UK IPO.
Victoria and Mark Wilden will then go on to dissect several of the key legal cases from 2023, discussing their relevance to IP owners and their advisors.
The evening will round up with Mark highlighting some of the many alternative weird and wonderful trade mark attempts from the recent past. From smells and faces to jingles and much more.
The talks will be followed by a drinks reception at 3PB's chambers. Ensure you book today for what promises to be a great evening.
This lecture supports skill set 1.1 objections and 1.2 adversarial proceedings of the Advanced Competency Framework.
Please note, this lecture will also be running in Birmingham and London.
Birmingham: Tuesday 27th February - 3PB, Birmingham, B4 6AT.
London: Thursday 14th March - Temple Bar, EC4M 7DX
- 5pm - Registration
- 5.30pm - Lecture
- 6.30pm - Drinks reception
- 7.30pm - Close
Meet your speakers
Victoria Jones, 3PB
Victoria Jones is an experienced Intellectual Property specialist. Having began her career as a pupil at Hogarth Chambers in 2003, she worked there until moving to Media, Technology and IP law firm Wiggin LLP in 2007 where she worked until joining 3PB in 2009. Since then she has built up a busy practice with an extensive client base. This has since resulted in the development of a group of IP specialists within chambers, of which she is now the group head.
Victoria is particularly well-known for her expertise in trade mark and passing off matters and regularly appears before the Chancery Division of the High Court, the IPEC, the UKIPO and the Appointed Person. She has been listed as one of the most instructed counsel before the UKIPO.
Victoria’s expertise is such that she is now regularly instructed by leading, world-famous brands who are looking for expert advice in relation to their trade mark portfolios and for representation in cases which involve niche, discreet and sometimes novel areas of trade mark law. She also acts for small and medium size enterprises and regularly acts for clients in IPEC proceedings. Victoria works closely with those instructing her and is known for her commercial approach and for giving clear and practical advice as well as having an eye for detail in all of her cases.
Mark Wilden, 3PB
Mark Wilden is a commercial barrister specialising in Intellectual Property and Media & Entertainment.
Mark acts unled in the High Court, IPEC, County Court and IPO and accepts instructions in contract, copyright, trade mark, passing off, database, designs, patents, confidential information and related matters. He worked at Carpmaels & Ransford LLP before completing pupillage at 8 New Square Chambers, where he worked on high profile IP matters for clients including Apple, BBC, Ferrari, Google, Microsoft, Next, Peloton and Tesco.
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- Closing date: 5pm, Friday 1st March 2024.