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The New Drafts for the EU Trademark Directive and Community Trademark Regulation





Join your colleagues at a roundtable on the expected changes of the draft for the new Trademarks Directive and Community Trademarks Regulation.


Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Wednesday, October 8, 2014
2:00 pm–5:30 pm

This roundtable will discuss where the process of political compromise is on the draft texts for the new Trademarks Directive and Community Trademarks Regulation (and accessory regulations), and in particular what the expected changes will be. Those are currently expected on the following points:

  • Definition of a trademark
  • Graphical representation
  • Absolute grounds for refusal
  • Double identity
  • Anti-counterfeiting protection
  • Bad faith
  • Classification
  • Limitation of the effects of a trade mark
  • Goods in transit
  • Fee structure
  • Cancelation and revocation procedures
  • Collective marks

Location
De Brauw Blackstone Westbroek
Claude Debussylaan 80
1082 MD Amsterdam
Tel: +31 20 577 1771

Host
Prof. Mr Tobias Cohen Jehoram
De Brauw Blackstone Westbroek
Claude Debussylaan 80
1082 MD Amsterdam
Tel: +31 20 577 1771

Moderator
Prof. Mr Tobias Cohen Jehoram (De Brauw Blackstone Westbroek)

Speakers
Mr. Camille Janssen (Benelux Office for Intellectual Property)
Mr. Franc Enghardt (Novagraaf)
Mr. Freyke Bus (Judge IP Chamber/Community Trademarks Court)
Prof. Mr. Tobias Cohen Jehoram (De Brauw/Erasmus University/Member of the Committee of Eight)

Language
English (unless all registrants speak Dutch)

Registration and information
Please confirm your attendance by Tuesday, September 30 by email to Bernhardine.Maeki@debrauw.com.

Registration is free. If you have any questions, please contact Bernhardine.Maeki@debrauw.com.