Listen to Managing IP managing editor James Nurton interview the new INTA President Richard Heath. Richard is Vice President Legal - Global Anti-Counterfeiting Counsel with Unilever and is also Chairman of the Anti-Counterfeiting Group, Vice-Chairman of the Pharmaceutical Trade Marks Group and Co-Chair of the Steering Committee of ICC/BASCAP. He will answer questions on topical issues and challenges in trade marks and anti-counterfeiting and discuss INTA's plans for the coming year.
RecordedJan 23 200952 mins
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As more countries join the Madrid System, how will trademark search and filing strategies change? What is the best way to manage your global trademark portfolio? And how can you ensure maximum protection without breaking the budget? Experts from Lecorpio and leading brand owners will present in this one-hour webinar, moderated by Managing IP’s James Nurton
The Supreme Court of Canada recently issued five landmark copyright decisions and changes to the Copyright Act were given Royal Assent in June. The combined impact of these developments will have a lasting effect on the state of copyright law in Canada.
Barbara McIsaac and Hafeez Rupani of Borden Ladner Gervais will examine the practical implications of these changes to the law in a webinar hosted in conjunction with Managing IP. They will discuss how these important and wide-ranging decisions and the changes made to the Copyright Act will affect your practice and provide tips and strategies for the years to come.
Vladimir Biriulin and Evgeny Alexandrov of Gorodissky & Partners speak to Simon Crompton of Managing IP about the new IP Court, the Customs union and other factors affecting protection of international trade marks in Russia.
With the regime for new generic top-level domain names finally approved, brand owners have a few short months to decide whether to apply for a gTLD - and to prepare if the answer is yes.
In this web seminar, expert speakers will give advice and specific recommendations on how to go about making that decision, including clearing up a few myths about the work involved.
The central points to be covered are:
• What can you do with a New gTLD
• What you need to decide and when
• The application and evaluation processed
• How to deal with the objections
• What you need to know about running a new gTLD
• What are the pros and cons or operating a TLD?
The speakers will be:
Simon Crompton, Managing IP (moderator)
Andy Churley, NetNames
Bart Lieben, Crowell & Moring
Flip Petillion, Crowell & Moring
Krista Papac, AusRegistry
With the recent release of the fourth version of the Draft Applicant Guidebook, it appears that the launch of new gTLDs is within sight. Now is the time for brand owners to understand the policies and procedures surrounding ICANN’s new gTLD programme, as well as the implications for their brands and their business.
Please join MarkMonitor's Director, Product Marketing Domain Management Elisa Cooper and Brian J Winterfeldt of Steptoe & Johnson for this complimentary web seminar on the issues surrounding new gTLDs that are of greatest importance to rights owners.