Event videos & presentations

Earn CPD online from video recordings and presentations of our past events. We have an archive of events dating back to 2014 available to view. 

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The use requirement in United States trade mark law

Tara Aaron, partner at Aaron | Sanders PLLC, Nashville, revealed common issues that occur when trying to register a trade mark with the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) from outside the United States.

9th Aug 2019 | Event presentation

Canada's new trade mark laws

Founder of Clancy PC and Managing Attorney Lawyer, Paula Clancy, discussed how changes will bring Canada in line with three major intellectual property treaties: the Madrid Protocol, the Nice Agreement and the Singapore Agreement.

16th Jul 2019 | Event presentation

The effect of recent trade mark decisions on registration

Victoria Jones, 3PB Barristers, shared her insights and forecasts at our first Midlands lecture of the year. Victoria outlined what we can now register as a trade mark, and the specifications applied to marks.

10th Jul 2019 | Event presentation

Update on EU case law - trade marks, designs and copyright

Guy Tritton, Hogarth Chambers, gave an insightful talk on recent landmark IP cases.

13th Jun 2019 | Event presentation

GDPR and its relevance to the work of CITMA Paralegals

Maria O’Sullivan, Head of Compliance at the Keltie Group, demystified the complexities of data protection in today’s highly technological society.

14th May 2019 | Event presentation

Domain name disputes post-GDPR

In this one-hour lunchtime lecture, Lauren Somers discussed one of the less publicised effects of GDPR: the WHOIS blackout.

30th Apr 2019 | Event presentation

Trade marks - unfair advantage bad faith and use

Recent changes in case law have raised big questions about the advantages of a trade mark. But how do we determine advantage? When does it become unfair? And what constitutes infringement? Christopher Hall examined these changes.

26th Apr 2019 | Event presentation

New environment for trade mark protection in China

As new trade mark applications in China surge, Na (Nina) Li, Partner and Trade Mark Attorney at Co-Talent, shared her insight on Chinese trade mark law and practice, and the current situation of bad faith registration and trade mark enforcement in China.

18th Apr 2019 | Event presentation

Big lessons from Big Mac

Matthew Lingard from Walker Morris revealed the common mistakes made in the registration process. And how to avoid them.

27th Mar 2019 | Event presentation

Spring Conference 2019

Our Spring Conference tackled ‘Disruption: the world and IP’ with a diverse range of speakers from private practice in the UK and EU as well as in-house attorneys from huge names including IBM and Bayer.

14th Mar 2019 | Event presentation

Intensive Design Seminar 2019

John Coldham of Gowling WLG was the chair as an expert roster of speakers shared the latest insight into designs.

13th Mar 2019 | Event presentation
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