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Overlapping IP Protection or Different Ways to Protect Product Appearance
 





Sign up today for an INTA Roundtable in Budapest and learn the different ways to protect product appearance.

Friday, November 29, 2013
2:00 pm
Budapest, Hungary


The challenges and opportunities of using trademark, design, copyright and unfair competition law

This roundtable, with special focus on requirements, scope and limits, is a practical overview of European and US trademark, design, copyright and unfair competition law. The speakers will focus on the playing field for protection of product appearance and start a discussion on what problems IP lawyers have to face, especially if planning to cover all possible regimes.

Host
SBGK Law Office

Moderator
Dr. Katalin Szamosi, Attorney at law, Managing Partner of the SBGK Law Office

Guest Speakers

Nuno Sousa e Silva (LL.M. IP) (Munich) is a young lawyer in Portugal, working for PTCS Advogados and since 2013 has been a guest lecturer of Universidade Católica Portuguesa (Porto) where he teaches European Intellectual Property Law.

He graduated from the Law School of Catholic University of Portugal in 2011 and in April 2013 he concluded his Master of Laws degree at the same University with a thesis on the concept of trade secrecy. He studied at Munich Intellectual Property Law Center (MIPLC) where he obtained his LLM degree in Intellectual Property and Competition Law organized by Max Planck Institute for Intellectual Property and Competition Law, Augsburg University, Technical University of Munich and George Washington University. His master thesis covered the ownership problems of overlapping IP protections. He has published articles in the areas of Public Procurement and Intellectual Property. His fields of research cover convergence and overlaps in Intellectual Property, the interface of copyright and new technologies and unfair competition.
 
Dr. Adam György (LL.M. IP) (Munich) is a young trademark and design lawyer whose field of research covers European and US trademark and design law.

He worked as a trainee with a number of IP experts at various law firms, such as Hogan Lovells Alicante Cia, (Alicante), BOEHMERT & BOEHMERT Anwaltssozietät (Munich) and SBGK Patent and Law Offices (Budapest). After finishing his JD degree at ELTE (Budapest), he studied at Munich Intellectual Property Law Center (MIPLC) where he obtained his LLM degree in Intellectual Property and Competition Law organized by Max Planck Institute for Intellectual Property and Competition Law, Augsburg University, Technical University of Munich and George Washington University. After finishing his LL.M. degree, he joined BARDEHLE PAGENBERG Partnerschaft (Munich) and has been working as a trainee lawyer at the design and trademark law department with Dr. Henning Hartwig Rechtsanwalt who is the author and editor of the 4 volume Design Protection in Europe series.

Location
Budapest Bar Association
1055 Budapest,
Szalay u. 7
Hungary

Please note: The roundtable will be conducted in English.

Registration and Information
The roundtable is free of charge. To ensure your participation, please register by:
Email: mailbox@sbgk.hu or szamosi@sbgk.hu
Fax: (361) 461-1099 
Tel: (361) 461-1000