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IP Paralegal & TMA Roundtable and Workshop





Don’t miss the  2014 INTA / Munich Bar Association Roundtable and Workshop, developed specifically for Paralegals and Trademark Administrators.

Thursday, March 13, 2014
2:00 pm–6:00 pm
Munich, Germany

Paralegals around the globe tend to have vastly different responsibilities. Reduce the gap by joining several in-house and outside practitioners as they discuss the following topics:

  • Hot Topics: IP, trademark and domain name issues.
  • Update from the German Patent and Trademark Office (GPTO). 
  • Discussing and comparing the roles of in-house and law firm paralegals.
  • Tips to enhance your career, including continued legal education possibilities for paralegals.

This Roundtable has been developed specifically for, and attendance is limited to:

  • Paralegals (Patentanwaltsfachangestellte/r, Rechtsanwaltsfachangestellte/r, Markensachbearbeiter/in).
  • Trademark Administrators (TMAs).

Please note: The roundtable will be conducted in German.

Location of Roundtable
Munich Bar Association (Rechtsanwaltskammer Muenchen)
Tal 33
80331 Munich
Germany

Moderators
Alexandra Dellmeier, LexDellmeier IP Law Firm (Germany)
Angela Mamuzić, BMW AG (Germany)

Speakers
Yvonne Bender, LBP Karlsruhe (Germany)
Tess Gamon, BMW AG (Germany)
Maximilian Kinkeldey, Grunecker (Germany)
N.N., Examiner Trademarks at the GPTO / DPMA, Munich (Germany)                                      
Nicolás Schmitz, Grunecker (Germany)
Vladislav Vyshnevetskyy, Freelance Paralegal (Germany)

Registration and Information
There is a 40€ Euro registration fee for this roundtable/workshop.

Please note that registration is online ONLY via the Munich Bar Association. 

Scroll to event on 3/13/2014, Gewerblicher Rechtsschutz und IT-Recht and register online. The Munich Bar Association will send you an invoice as there is a 40€ Euro registration fee for this roundtable/workshop.

Registration Deadline
Please register by Wednesday, February 26, 2014.

Capacity
Attendance will be limited to the first 100 participants.


SCHEDULE

2:00 pm–2:05 pm
Welcome

Speakers:
Frank Remmertz, Munich Bar Association (Germany)
Alexander Siegmund, Munich Bar Association (Germany)

2:05 pm–2:15 pm
Introduction of Speakers and Topics

2:15 pm–3:15 pm
Liability of Internet Platform Providers in the case of Trademark Infringements
Current Developments in Trademark Law and the new gTLDs

Speakers:
Maximilian Kinkeldey, Grunecker (Germany)
Nicolás Schmitz, Grunecker (Germany)

3:15 pm–4:00 pm
Comparing the work and responsibilities of a paralegal in-house and at a law firm

Speaker:
Tess Gamon, BMW AG (Germany)

4:00 pm–4:15 pm
Question and Answer, Short Break

4:15 pm–4:45 pm
Searching the databases at the GPTO and online filing
Status of the preparation of online files and filing at the GPTO regarding trademarks and designs

Speaker:
N.N., Examiner Trademarks at the GPTO / DPMA, Munich (Germany)

4:45 pm–5:15 pm
Freelancing as a Paralegal

Speaker:
Vladislav Vyshnevetskyy, Freelance Paralegal (Germany)

5:15 pm–5:45 pm

  • Career Outlook and Further Educational Possibilities
  • Networking Possibilities via the German online XING-Group “IP-Paralegal-Netzwerk”

Speaker:
Yvonne Bender, LBP Karlsruhe (Germany)

5:45 pm–5:50 pm
INTA Membership Benefits and Online Tools

Speaker:
Alexandra Dellmeier, LexDellmeier IP Law Firm/INTA Member (Germany)

5:50 pm–6:00 pm
Question and Answer, Wrap Up

6:30 pm–8:30 pm
Special Networking Event

Please note that there will be an off-site networking event from 6:30 pm–8:30 pm, at a separate location near the venue, which is being organized separately from the Roundtable. Registration is limited to those who attend the Roundtable at the Munich Bar Association. You must register for this event online ONLY.

This off-site networking event is free of charge.

We kindly extend special thanks to the sponsors of networking event:

Questions regarding the Roundtable or networking event may be submitted to Alexandra Dellmeier,  LexDellmeier IP Law Firm/ INTA Member, Munich, Germany, via phone: 0049 89 5587987 0, or via email, info@lexdellmeier.com. You may also contact INTA directly at memberservices@inta.org