Events

2021 Leadership Meeting (Virtual)

May 3-7 2021

As we embark on our 2021 Leadership Meeting, we’re committed to present exceptional educational offerings themed around resilience, growth, and the future.

You will gain insights on a wide range of IP and business topics, have opportunities to pursue a slew of new and exciting Business Development opportunities, reflect on leadership lessons, and now more than ever, in a time of uncertainty, advance the future of the Association’s objectives. Join us and be inspired for the future!

ECTA Annual Conference

21-22 October 2021 - Vienna, Austria

SAVE THE DATE - ECTA’s 39th Annual Conference will be held on 21 and 22 October 2021 in Vienna in a hybrid format. You will share two days of intensive networking and learning opportunities on the latest trends in trade mark, design law and beyond with numerous professionals and officials from all over the world. We hope to welcome many friends and colleagues, physically and virtually at this event. ECTA members can participate at a reduced fee! More information about the programme and registration will follow in due course.

ECTA Webinar - Slogans..but made for branding. A new threshold for registrability of slogans after Oatly?

18 May 2021

Carina Gommers, ECTA Second-Vice President, Wiggin (BE) will moderate a distinguished panel of speakers to discuss slogans and the degree of distinctive character required by the EU trade mark law. In particular, has the Oatly decision determined a change of practice in the registrability of slogans? We will address this topic from different perspectives, in and out the legal framework. Detailed information will follow soon.