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Seminar ThinkHouse

ThinkHouse Brands Workshop - Birmingham

Two Snowhill
B4 6WR
+44 (0)370 903 1000
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17 Oct 2017

08:45 - 13:00 BST


This practical workshop will take in-house counsel through the life of a brand, providing guidance on issues which regularly arise. Our IP experts will use a case study of a fictitious brand where we will cover: 

  • Brand creation - how to go about clearing new brands, issues to look out for, and common pitfalls
  • Exploitation - the dos and don’ts of licensing, ownership and intra-group arrangements
  • Enforcement - when to take action in respect of infringement and when not to, the things you should have in mind when you do, and how to make it cost-effective
  • Maintenance - how best to keep the integrity and value in a brand, and a look at the international picture

The hands-on workshop will draw on real-world experience, and arm you to deal with issues which could affect your business's brands. 

Places are limited for this workshop so early registration is recommended.

Event agenda

Time Activity Speaker
08:45 Registration
09:10 Introduction Kate Swaine, Partner
09:30 Brand Creation and Exploitation John Coldham, Director & Mathilda Davidson, Principal Associate
11:00 Mid-morning break
11:30 Enforcement and Maintenance George Sevier, Principal Associate & Jon Parker, Partner
13:00 Lunch

Event contact

Jacqui Lovell

Events manager

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This event is free of charge.

This event will run for 3 hours. Gowling WLG is an accredited provider with the Bar Standards Board (provider ID number 1940). For all other professions, we suggest that you check with your professional body or your learning and development team as to whether this event meets the CPD requirements for your profession.

Please do get in touch if you have any further queries about this event and CPD.

Gowling WLG is committed to ensuring people with disabilities can participate fully in our events. If you would like to attend this event and there is something which will help you do so more easily, please provide details to the event organiser.

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