Institute of Brand and Innovation Law: Brands Seminar 2010
Trade Marks and the Internet
About this event
This seminar will examine the problems raised when online technology meets trade mark law, from the point of view of both brand owners and online service providers. Our international panel of speakers will consider recent domestic and ECJ cases such as L’Oreal v eBay and Google. Topics for discussion include:
Cruciform Building Foyer, UCL
Professor Dame Hazel Genn DBE QC
Dean, UCL Laws
Professor Graeme Dinwoodie,
University of Oxford
|The British Perspective
Henry Carr QC, 11 South Square Chambers
|The French Perspective
Cédric Manara, Associate Professor of Law, EDHEC Business School, France (LegalEDHEC Research Center)
|The View from the Search Engine Providers
Dr Harjinder Obhi, Senior Litigation Counsel EMEA, Google
|The View from the Brand Owners
Dr Frederick Mostert, Chief Intellectual Property Counsel and Lead Counsel, Richemont International
|6:30||Discussion and Questions|
Wilkins Building, UCL
This course is accredited with 2 CPD hours by the Law Society of England and Wales. Our course provider reference is IU/UCL. It is also accredited by the Bar Standards Council and constitutes relevant CPD for CIPA Fellows.
The Institute of Brand and Innovation Law was established in 2007, by the late Sir Hugh Laddie, to reflect UCL’s strategy of expanding its activity in the field of intellectual property law. IBIL is based in the UCL Faculty of Laws. IBIL's Director, from April 2011, will be The Rt Hon Lord Justice Jacob who has been appointed to the Sir Hugh Laddie Chair in IP Law.
IBIL is sponsored by IBIL Sponsoring firms are: Taylor Wessing LLP; 8 New Square and GlaxoSmithKline; 3 New Square, Arnold & Porter, Bird & Bird, Powell Gilbert , Rouse, Simmons & Simmons and Wragge Lawrence Graham & Co.
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