Trade Mark & Passing Off Actions - Practice & Procedure for IP Litigators
Trade mark and passing off actions are common, but so is the propensity for litigators to fall foul of their nuances and intricacies.
This new virtual classroom seminar will provide a guide on how to enforce trade mark rights and passing off claims in the commonly used forums.
You will also be provided with a valuable insight into post-Brexit considerations and recent case law.
The session is suitable for both solicitors and trade mark attorneys with a working knowledge of trade mark and passing off law.
What You Will Learn
This live and interactive session will cover the following:
- Case management in the IPEC
- Case management in the High Court
- Scale costs in the IPEC, how strict are they and are ‘off-scale’ costs ever awarded?
- Pre-action conduct and how it impacts on claims in the IPEC
- Groundless threats actions, how threatening are they in practice?
- Passing off and claims concerning get-up
- The interesting concept of ‘post-sale confusion’
- Exhaustion of trade mark rights post-Brexit
- An outline of the practice and procedure for opposition and invalidity actions at the UK Intellectual Property Office
- An examination into how the end of the Brexit transition period has impacted proceedings at the UK Intellectual Property Office and the assessment of registered trade marks
- The Company Names Tribunal and when it might be used as an alternative to the courts
Recording of live sessions: Soon after the Learn Live session has taken place you will be able to go back and access the recording - should you wish to revisit the material discussed.