Monday, October 8
Columbus Day – US courts and government agencies closed.
Tuesday October 9
General Court of the Court of Justice of the EU rules in Bial-Portela v OHMI – Isdin (ZEBEXIR).
Wednesday October 10
General Court of the Court of Justice of the EU rules in Bimbo v OHMI – Panrico (BIMBO DOUGHNUTS); and Wessang v OHMI – Greinwald (star foods).
INTA is hosting a roundtable on the Philippines’ accession to the Madrid Protocol in Makati City.
The European Chamber of Commerce in China is holding a workshop “What's in a name? Branding and Trade Mark Protection in China” in Nanjing.
Meeting of the Locarno Union’s Committee of Experts begins in Geneva.
Two more days of meetings at WIPO in Geneva for: the PCT Committee for Technical Cooperation; the Singapore Treaty on the Law of Trademarks Assembly; the PCT Union – Assembly; the Assemblies of Member States of WIPO; the Lisbon Union – Assembly; the Hague Union – Assembly; the Madrid Union - Assembly; the Berne Union - Executive Committee; the Paris Union – Executive Committee; the WIPO General Assembly; and the WIPO Coordination Committee.
Thursday October 11
INTA’s two day “Trademarks in Transactions” conference will be held in Chicago.
INTA will host a conference, “Progress, Problems and Avoiding the Gaps – The OHIM and WIPO Systems After 15 Years” in Birmingham, UK.
The EPO’s Committee on Patent Law meets in Munich.
Saturday October 13
INTA will host a roundtable “Trademark Registration Procedures in the U.S. and E.U. and Working with Customs in India”, in Mumbai.
Sunday October 14
INTA’s three-day trade mark administrators conference starts on the 14th in Charlotte.
The INTA-USPTO Roundtable will take place in Charlotte.
Licensing Executive Society Annual Meeting, Toronto.