Build proficiency and knowledge around the more unusual aspects of evidence directly from a senior UK IPO tribunal hearing officer.

How to challenge evidence and cross examination of witnesses are two of the areas we’ll help you to develop your understanding of.

 Oliver Morris, deputy director of the UK IPO’s Tribunal, Trade Marks and Designs Division will also cover when and how you might deal with these evidential issues, and what to expect from the UK IPO when making such requests.

Oliver will also explore strategies to keep costs to a minimum.

You will leave with new insight into the UK IPO’s practice, which will benefit both your work and your clients’ outcomes.

Learning outcomes:

  • Knowledge of how to approach and respond to less common situations regarding the use of evidence
  • Expectations of the IPO in relation to these situations
  • How to limit costs while ensuring good outcomes

This webinar supports skill set 1.2 adversarial proceedings and 2.4 evidence law and practice of the Advanced Competency Framework.

Meet your speaker:

Oliver Morris has worked at the UK IPO for 30 years and is now one of its deputy directors, helping to lead the Tribunal, Trade Marks and Designs Division. 

He is also a tribunal hearing officer dealing with contested trade mark and design disputes as well as a company names adjudicator.


11.30am: Login available

12.30pm: Presentation

1.30pm: Close


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, Thursday 4th November 2021.