The theme of the MARQUES 28th Annual Conference in Copenhagen is “Traditional Brands in a Digital Market”. Many of the sessions will address different aspects of this question, focusing on the legal issues and challenges of creatively using social media. The conference will include discussions on issues such as new business models on the internet, website selling of counterfeit goods and limits in the digital market, as well as updates on OHIM, WIPO and European Trademark reform.
September 14-17 2014 – Toronto, Canada
The World Intellectual Property Congress brings together many leading IP practitioners, judges and officials from around the world to participate in debate and discussion of many critical and important IP issues. The congress provides the perfect opportunity to network, gain new insight and participate in meaningful discussion with like-minded peers and colleagues. The programme is also expected to feature a pharma day, an extensive number of workshops, a women in IP session, mock trials or judges panels, working committee meetings, and much more.
23-24 October 2014 at the OHIM, Alicante
This annual trademark summit offers you the unique opportunity to meet the OHIM examiners and officials at the premises of the OHIM, and to discuss the latest issues directly with them and trademark counsels from the leading industries in Europe, the USA and Asia.
Our two-day programme addresses the specific demands of private practitioners and industry counsels, covering the latest trends and developments in trademark law in Europe, as well as the trademark law reform in China.
The next IP Business Congress Asia (IPBC Asia) will be held at the Ritz-Carlton Hotel, Shanghai from December 7 to 9 2014. It will build on the huge success of last year’s event in Singapore, which attracted close to 400 delegates drawn from 33 countries. The IPBC Asia is focused on the business of intellectual property as it develops across the Asia-Pacific region. The event provides three days of high-level discussion and unparalleled networking opportunities, bringing together thought leaders from Asia-Pacific, Europe and North America – including many senior figures from the corporate IP world. For more information on the IPBC Asia 2014 please visit the event website.