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Trade Marks: Shaping New Law into Solution-Focused Advice for Clients

  • Thu 28th April 2022 until Thu 1st September 2022
  • On-demand, United Kingdom
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So you know what to expect, here is a clip of Jeremy Blum. Jeremy is answering the question: How do you control - and overcome - the difficulties with pre-acquired trademarks from 3rd parties following ABP v Voyetra Turtle?

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  1. Unfair advantage

    What counts and what will sway a court in s. 10(3) claims over unfair advantage and detriment to the distinctive character and repute of a mark, supported by case law and practical examples?

    Answered by: Chris Aikens of 11 South Square

    Chris is "a natural advocate- clear, sharp and practical." He acted for Easylife in a claim for trade mark infringement and passing off and was nominated for "IP Junior of the Year 2021.

  2. Passing off

    How do you gain an advantage for your client from the most recent - and saliant - passing off decisions?

    Answered by: Jamie Muir Wood of Hogarth Chambers

    Jamie is "a fast-rising star, matching the very best for talent." He appeared in the easyGroup v Netflix litigation and is an author of "A User's Guide to Trade Marks and Passing Off."

  3. Exhaustion of rights

    What is the future of exhaustion of rights and parallel trade in a Post-Brexit Britain?

    Answered by: Iain Connor of Pinsent Masons

    Iain is one of the UK's foremost experts, having prosecuted many of the most high profile pieces of IP litigation through the UK courts and then to the Court of Justice of the European Union.

  4. Honest Concurrent User

    What is the latest judicial thinking on honest concurrent user and how is it affecting practice?

    Answered by: Nicholas Caddick QC of Hogarth Chambers

    Nicholas is "an IP guru who is seriously impressive on his feet." He is co-author of 'Caddick & Longstaff's Guide to Trade Marks and Passing Off' and sits as a Deputy High Court Judge.

  5. Defences

    How potent are the "own name," "intervening rights", and "non-use" defences for alleged infringers, supported by case law and practical examples?

    Answered by: Victoria Jones of 3PB

    Victoria acted for Jaguar Land Rover in a trademark infringement and passing-off action. "She is unfailingly approachable, commercially minded, and always provides added value."

  6. Pre-acquired marks

    How do you control - and overcome - the difficulties with pre-acquired trademarks from 3rd parties following ABP v Voyetra Turtle?

    Answered by: Jeremy Blum of Bristows

    Jeremy represented Mondelez in opposition to Nestlé's trademark application for the shape of the KitKat. "He is a great strategist and tactician who comes up with winning arguments."

  7. Emerging trade mark issues

    Emerging trade mark issues: the Metaverse, NFTs and beyond?

    Answered by: Nick Aries of Bird & Bird

    Nick acted in Merck KGaA v Merck Sharp & Dohme, Daimler v Sany and Assos v Asos. "He understands business, asks all the right questions, is a real team player and is legally brilliant too."

All speaker quotes are taken from Chambers Directory, Who’s Who Legal or Legal 500

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Additional clips from Trade Mark Law

Iain Connor on Exhaustion of rights

Jamie Muir Wood on Passing off

Victoria Jones on Defences

Chris Aikens on Unfair advantage