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Short Course: Trade marks and Designs

Date: 29 - 30 October 2021

Time: 11.00 - 15.30 (UK time)

Venue: Online

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Course Outline

This online course provides participants with an understanding of the main principles and rules governing trade mark and design law at the international, regional (European Union), and national level. It also allows them to explore some of the most topical developments facing trade marks and designs today.

Day 1 focuses on the nature and rationale of trade mark and design law, as well as requirements and scope of protection. Day 2 is dedicated to the analysis of recent developments and case law. On both days, participants will have the opportunity to test their understanding and apply their knowledge of the topics covered by practicing on real-life scenarios.

Course Lead

Eleonora Rosati, Professor of Intellectual Property Law and Director of the Institute for Intellectual Property and Market Law (IFIM) at Stockholm

Indicative Topics 

  • Introduction to trade marks and designs; The legislative framework
  • Requirements for trade mark and design protection
  • The rights granted by trade marks and designs; Exceptions and limitations
  • Functionality in trade mark law
  • IP overlaps: fashion as a case study
  • Recent EUIPO trade mark and design decisions
  • UK trade mark exhaustion after Brexit

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Course format

The virtual course format will consist of a series of two 4 hours sessions in which live (synchronous) teaching is offered via Zoom. Participants will be able to interact with the tutors and amongst themselves on screen.
 

Pricing and Registration

The course cost is £500 per person 

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Course Discounts

Student Member Discount: 15% discount for student members of BIICL
Details of student membership 

Group Discounts:

  • 15% discount for groups of 3 or more attendees from NGO organisations or staff of government
  • 15% discount for groups of 5 or more attendees from commercial organisations

To apply for any of the discounted rates please Contact Us 


Training Scholarships

The British Institute of International and Comparative Law is committed to equality and opportunity in the legal profession and to support greater engagement of under-represented groups in the legal profession.

In our efforts in this regard we are delighted to offer 3 scholarships for each of our short courses to participants from communities and backgrounds currently under-represented in the legal community. Find out more about training scholarships.


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CPD Information

This event offers the equivalent of 8 CPD hours.

Contact

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