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08:00 - 09:00 60 mins
Networking Events
Breakfast in the Dining Hall
09:00 - 09:10 10 mins
Main agenda
Chair's Opening Remarks
  • Claudia Milbradt - Partner, Clifford Chance
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09:10 - 10:00 50 mins
Main agenda
International IP Portfolio Management and Enforcement
  • Alec Cameron - Senior Legal Counsel, Telefonica
  • Claire Jenkins - Senior Trademark Attorney, Stobbs IP
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A panel discussing various aspects of IP Portfolio Management.

  • International Filing Strategies (both patents and trademarks)
  • Guide to setting trade mark filing strategies for new international brands

  • Potential impact of Brexit on management of UK / EU trade mark portfolios;

  • Overview of proposed European Unitary Patent and Unified Patent Court and impact on patent filing strategies.

10:00 - 10:45 45 mins
Main agenda
Bilateral Investment Treaties & Exporters' Rights Post-Brexit
  • Jane Lambert - Barister, 4-5 Gray's Inn Square
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10:45 - 11:05 20 mins
Breaks
Morning Refreshment Break
11:45 - 12:40 55 mins
Main agenda
Arbitration of Intellectual Property Disputes
  • David Perkins - ADR Panellist, JAMS International
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12:40 - 13:40 60 mins
Breaks
Lunch
13:40 - 14:40 60 mins
Main agenda
Trade Secrets and Breach of Confidence
  • Mark Owen - Partner - Head of IP & Media, Taylor Wessing
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14:40 - 15:40 60 mins
Main agenda
Using the Customs Regulations to Tackle Infringement and Combat Counterfeiting
  • Tim Harris - Partner, Bird & Bird
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15:40 - 16:00 20 mins
Breaks
Afternoon Refreshment Break
16:00 - 17:20 80 mins
Main agenda
Interactive Workshop: ADR - Mock Arbitration
  • David Keeling - Former Member, Third Board of Appeal, OHIM
  • Pascal Böhner - Attorney-at-Law, Bardehle Pagenberg
  • Claudia Milbradt - Partner, Clifford Chance
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In this interactive workshop session, a case involving many aspects of trade mark law in Europe will be arbitrated and debated in small groups. Delegates will be given the opportunity to consider a number of issues related to trademark infringement and how those issues should be presented at mediation. Provided with the facts in advance, delegates will be split into small groups and will be asked to prepare an argument on behalf of each party to the mediation. They will be given an opportunity to present this case as well as to reply. In order to benefit from the session, delegates are advised to read and consider the paperwork which will be provided in advance.

17:20 - 17:30 10 mins
Main agenda
Chair's Closing Remarks and End of Day Four
  • Claudia Milbradt - Partner, Clifford Chance
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18:00 - 19:30 90 mins
Networking Events
Punting on the River Cam
20:00 - 21:30 90 mins
Networking Events
Barbeque (Weather Permitting)