UK and EU Administrative Enforcement Options
In the second webinar in the series we look at administrative proceedings and other steps which brand owners should consider part of their arsenal to deal with infringers as an alternative, or in tandem with, more traditional tribunal and court proceedings in the UK and the EU.
UK and EU enforcement options
This webinar will provide an overview on IP enforcement in the EU and UK, considering the EU Legislation, the principal enforcement actions and the situation with IP enforcement after the end of the Brexit transition period. This webinar will be recorded. A copy of the recording will be sent to registrants after the event, and also be made available on our website: https://www.boult.com/webinars/.
Why and when to search and the value of trade mark watching services
Trade mark registers are often cluttered with broad-scope earlier rights and conflicts surrounding trade marks can drain time and resources. In this webinar we will talk you through how searching and watching can help give comfort that your new mark won’t infringe someone else’s rights, and how it can be done efficiently using combination of search databases, their AI and human advice. This webinar will be recorded. A copy of the recording will be sent to registrants after the event,…
What does it take to get your invention off the ground?
Join us for an exclusive webinar with Boult Wade Tennant client, Richard Browning, the daring entrepreneur and creator of the Gravity Jet Suit, who has created a multi-million pound business from a combination of dedication, innovation and entrepreneurship. Richard is Founder and Chief Test Pilot of Gravity Industries which designs, builds and flies Jet Suits, pioneering a new era of human flight. The company was founded in March 2017 to challenge the perceived boundaries in human aviation and to inspire…
Trade Marks at the United Kingdom Intellectual Property Office
A practitioner describes the UKIPO trade mark examination procedure. This webinar will be a high level discussion of the UKIPO approach and process from filing to registration. This webinar will be recorded. A copy of the recording will be sent to registrants after the event, and also be made available on our website: https://www.boult.com/webinars/
Priority: Pitfalls & Practical Points
Priority under the EPC is a complex topic. Although it is unusual for an EP Examiner to investigate whether a priority claim for a patent application is valid or not during substantive examination, the consequences of a decision that a priority claim is invalid can be huge: e.g. the loss of a patent. In this webinar, we will discuss briefly the legal framework under the EPC for assessing priority, identify possible pitfalls that can arise and also provide some practical…
Improving your grant rate of computer-implemented invention patents in Europe
As in the US and elsewhere, it can be a challenge to obtain grant for computer-implemented invention patents before the European Patent Office (EPO). The office takes a unique approach to assessing patentability of computer-implemented inventions, with key considerations being “technical character” and “technical” solutions to “technical” problems. In this webinar, we will explore what this means for applicants, how to navigate the EPO process, and how to maximise the prospects for success with this type of patent application.
Strong (UKIPO) Opinions?
UKIPO and EUIPO TM Appeal procedures – a practical guide
Getting your designs right post-Brexit
Navigating UK Trade Mark oppositions post-Brexit
Sky v SkyKick – Trade Mark specifications: What do you need to do now?
Filing and enforcing trade marks in the UK and EU post-Skykick Bad faith, broad descriptions and intent to use. Do you really know what your trade mark covers? Join us for a half an hour webinar to find out.
Brexit from an IP perspective: What it means for you and your business
Brexit: It’s still here, in spite of the Pandemic. Join us for half an hour to hear how Brexit remains a live issue in spite of the current crisis and how as a brand owner you can protect and improve your position.