What are the rules of what happens to IP assets of bankrupt individuals and insolvent companies? Join us for practical advice about how to deal with administrators and liquidators.

In this webinar, we will guide you in how to confidently advise prospective purchasers of trade mark assets from administrators of insolvent companies.

You will gain insight into the value of trade mark assets and become more accustomed to the realities of insolvency in corporate life, amongst both clients and adversaries.

We will increase your familiarity with the different types of insolvency. And also examine the roles of administrators, liquidators and the government legal service in respect of bona vacantia.

Learning outcomes:

  • Become more familiar with different types of insolvency.
  • Learn how to advise clients who are considering purchasing assets.
  • Understand how to work with liquidators and administrators.

Meet your speakers

Barbara Cookson, Filemot Technology Law Ltd

In addition to being a member of CITMA, Barbara is also qualified as a Chartered Engineer, Chartered Patent Attorney and solicitor. She first started practising in trade marks after graduating from Cambridge University. Since then, she has worked in the trade mark teams of two leading solicitors firms, Fieldfisher and Nabarro, as a full Partner. In 2005 Barbara started working independently as Filemot Technology Law Ltd, specialising in the full trade mark field, from filing to litigation.

Tim Pope, Drydensfairfax

Tim works for the UK’s largest law firm focused solely on the recovery of debt and helps his clients to deliver real commercial results, whilst preserving customer relationships. Year on year, Derydensfairfax have been recognised as one of the top tier firms in the UK by leading independent legal directory, The Legal 500. The firm is committed to treating everyone appropriately. At the heart of everything they do is the aim of achieving ‘good outcomes’ for their clients.


  • 12pm: Login available
  • 12.30pm: Presentation
  • 1.15pm: Q&A
  • 1.30pm: End


  • Member £0 (VAT exempt) 
  • Standard £30 (VAT exempt)

To note

  • Payment online via debit or credit card only; proforma invoices are not available.
  • Full terms and conditions apply.
  • Closing date: 9am, Tuesday 9th March 2021.