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MIP IP Enforcement Forum 2016 - Agenda

October 5, Le Méridien Piccadilly, London


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08:15 Registration

08:50 Opening remarks by James Nurton, managing editor, Managing IP

09.00 How to successfully ensure protection for your designs
  • Strategies to successfully ensure protection for your designs
  • Measuring the impact of OHIM’s change in approach (more regimented?)
  • How can 3D trade marks compliment design protection
  • Practical implications of the Trunki case
  • How well is Wipo Hague Agreement used across businesses and what are the advantages?
Philip Cupitt, partner, Finnegan Henderson Farabow Garrett & Dunner (moderator)
Nick Kounoupias,
chief counsel, ACID
Ruby Kakati,
senior IP counsel, Lucozade Ribena Suntory
Elizabeth Ferrill,
partner, Finnegan Henderson Farabow Garrett & Dunner


09.00 Integrating European Trade Mark Reform into your portfolio

  • Examining the implications of the new Directive in the short-to-medium term
  • Considering the EUIPO's current and future convergence projects and how these should feed into filing strategies
  • How will removing the requirement for graphical representation effect exotic trade marks
  • Should you be registering shape, colours, smells?
Roland Mallinson, partner, Taylor Wessing (moderator)
Steve Rowan, divisional director, trade marks and designs, UK Intellectual Property Office
Antje Ehrlich,
senior trade mark counsel, Merck Group
Dirk Wieddekind,
partner, Taylor Wessing


09.50 How to successfully ensure protection for your designs

  • Strategies to successfully ensure protection for your designs
  • Measuring the impact of OHIM’s change in approach (more regimented?)
  • How can 3D trade marks compliment design protection
  • Practical implications of the Trunki case
  • How well is Wipo Hague Agreement used across businesses and what are the advantages?
Philip Cupitt, partner, Finnegan Henderson Farabow Garrett & Dunner (moderator)
Nick Kounoupias, chief counsel, ACID
Ruby Kakati, senior IP counsel, Lucozade Ribena Suntory
Elizabeth Ferrill, partner, Finnegan Henderson Farabow Garrett & Dunner


10.40 Coffee break and networking


11.10 Strategies to counteract the continued rise of counterfeiting and online infringements
  • Volume versus visibility: responding to modern counterfeit challenges
  • Online trade mark infringement and thresholds for ISPs – Cartier v Sky
  • Case study: how to implement an effective anti-counterfeiting programme in your organisation
Anna Reid, senior associate solicitor, D Young & Co (moderator)
Charlotte de Jouffroy, intellectual property counsel, Pernod Ricard
Leo Longauer,
director of global IP enforcement, Swarovski
Simon Bourn,
head of litigation, enforcement and anti-piracy, PRS for Music
Daniel Bennett,
CEO, Yellow Brand Protection


12.00 Growing importance of trade secrets?
  • Drawing comparisons between jurisdictions: EU versus USA versus China
  • Data privacy and confidentiality issues
  • How are companies treating their trade secrets?
Peter Koch, director, Gowling WLG
Emily O’Neill, IP and litigation counsel, Spectris
Tony Thiaray,
director of legal, London City Airport
Maria Lampert
, information expert, intellectual property, The British Library
Stephen Robertson,
head of IP strategy and valuation, Metis Partners


12.50 Lunch and networking


13.50 Collaboration: Trade dress, design protection and copyright protection
  • Ensuring collaborative protection in light of the KitKat case and Apple v Samsung
  • Comparison between jurisdictions
  • Registered versus unregistered trade marks – which one wins?
  • Cases to know and watch
Ben Britter, partner, Keltie (moderator)
Duncan Hinnells, solicitor, Aston Martin
Noam Shemtov,
senior lecturer, intellectual property, Queen Mary University of London
Michael Moore,
partner, Keltie


14.40 Coffee break and networking


15.10 Overcoming the struggle of social media for IP owners
  • Control versus consumer power: the growing problem of IP protection in the online domain
  • Strategies to monitor your mobile market and social media to limit infringements
  • Anti-Counterfeiting Group case study – how can it help?
  • Social media policy – the good, the bad and the ugly
James Nurton, managing editor, Managing IP (moderator)
Alexia Willetts, chief operating officer, Wistla
JoAnna Emery,
intellectual property manager, Williams Grand Prix Engineering 


16.00 The Digital Single Economy: the future of IP in the digital world
  • Understanding the importance of territorial licensing and copyright exceptions
  • Implications of the new harmonised copyright regime for Europe member states
  • Where are we now?
Michael Loch, head of intellectual property, GSMA
Roya Ghafele,
executive director, Oxfirst
Jane Hyndman
, group general counsel, Compact Media


16.50 End of conference

 

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Finnegan
Gowling WLG

Keltie
TaylorWessing
Yellow Brand Protection




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