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Tuesday, 13 August 2013

Hot Topics in IP - an October date for your diary

This conference takes place on Central London on Tuesday 22nd October and carries 6 CPD hours.

As the Hargreaves Report and the Jackson reforms continue to impact in the United Kingdom, this one-stop shop update from industry leaders in intellectual property will provide valuable guidance on current and future developments. 

Chaired by Peter Brownlow, Partner at Bird & Bird, speakers will include:

- Michael Hart, Partner at Baker & McKenzie, who will analyse recent comparative advertising case law and the impact of recent developments in trade mark law

- Martin Howe QC of 8 New Square who, having successfully represented Rihanna in the image rights claim against Topshop owner Arcadia, will provide an update on the status of image rights in the UK

- Guy Burkill QC of Three New Square, who will share invaluable insights into current mobile phone patent litigation strategies

- Mark Owen, Partner at Taylor Wessing, who will review copyright law in the UK and the potential impact of new exemptions

- Duncan Ribbons, Partner at Redd, who will consider the impact of the Jackson reforms on IP litigation

- Paul Gardner, Partner at Osborne Clarke, who will offer industry expertise on the evolution of interactive.
And even better - 1709 readers can receive 20% off the full delegate rate of £599 (plus VAT). Quote code MLU20. Book your place at www.conferencesandtraining.com/IP-update or email alicia.sprott@lexisnexis.co.uk.

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