Protecting Trademarks Post-Brexit: Implications of Brexit on IP Rights
Current and Pending EU Registrations, Renewals, and Cancellation; Considerations for IP Agreements
Recording of a 90-minute premium CLE video webinar with Q&A
This CLE course will guide IP counsel on trademark protection after Brexit. The panel will discuss current EU registrations, renewals, and cancellations, as well as pending EU applications. The panel will address IP agreements and the importance of reviewing these agreements and considering whether any amendments must be made. The panel will also discuss the steps to ensure the protection of IP rights going forward.
- Implications of Brexit on trademark protection
- Current EU registrations, renewals, and cancellation
- Pending EU registrations
- IP agreements
- Amendments or new agreements needed?
- Best practices for protecting trademarks post-Brexit
The panel will review these and other important issues:
- What happens to trademarks pending at the end of the transition period?
- What changes should businesses be looking to make to their filing strategies in the UK and EU?
- What are the implications for representation in the EU trademark institutions?
- What happens to opposition and cancellation actions?
Kimberly M. Maynard
Frankfurt Kurnit Klein & Selz
Ms. Maynard represents emerging and established companies on intellectual property matters across a variety of... | Read More
Ms. Maynard represents emerging and established companies on intellectual property matters across a variety of industries, including technology, fashion, jewelry, finance, food, automotive, television and dance. She guides her clients through all aspects of domestic and international brand-building and brand management. She works hard to understand client business goals and to craft practical, cost-effective legal strategies that meet those goals. She analyzes and assesses the benefits and risks associated with adopting new brands, prepares and implements strategies for the development of new brands, and protects and expands established brands.Close
Bird & Bird
With experience in all aspects of international brand management, protection and enforcement, Mr. Poulter focuses on... | Read More
With experience in all aspects of international brand management, protection and enforcement, Mr. Poulter focuses on portfolio management, legal clearance searches, contentious registry proceedings and global branding strategies. Mr. Poulter has experience as a barrister, trademark attorney, solicitor and in-house counsel, when he spent three years as a director of the world's largest branding consultancy, and has represented the owners of many of the most recognized and valuable international brands. He oversees the management of numerous international trademark portfolios, working closely with clients to ensure their brand protection reflects and supports the commercial interest of the business. Mr. Poulter also assists with the smooth launch of new brands and the expansion of existing brands into new territories by identifying any potential risks and devising appropriate strategies to eliminate or reduce such risks to a commercially manageable level. Multi-jurisdictional disputes are becoming increasingly common and require careful management which he can provide through working closely with colleagues in our international offices and with carefully selected preferred firms in countries where we do not have an office.Close