Charlotte Blythe took us through a range of recent cases, from jurisdiction for online infringement of EU trade marks to filings of bad faith.
Mary Man, who works in Hong Kong as Principal and Global Head of Formalities for Rouse, covered everything from translation and transliteration in Asian trade mark searches to implications of the new Chinese trade mark law.
This year's seminar centered on the hot topics related to Chartered Trade Mark Attorneys conducting litigation. Talks ranged from discussions on the updated disclosure pilot scheme to examinations on UK IPO appeals to the High Court.
Lauren Somers, HGF Ltd, was in Manchester discussing one of the less publicised effects of GDPR: the WHOIS blackout
Nick Holmes, a Davies Collison Cave principal, joined from Australia to share the unique and unusual aspects of Australian and New Zealand trade mark law and practice.
Our Autumn Conference focused on what the IP profession might look like after Brexit, helping attorneys to prepare for contentious matters and conflict situations in the new landscape.
The UK IPO’s Oliver Morris and Deputy High Court Judge David Stone, passed insight and tips for presenting evidence before the registry and the High Court, including IPEC.
Our Paralegal Seminar focused on 'ownership' with a diverse range of speakers including paralegals and trade mark attorneys from private practice as well as in-house.