Webinar: European Trademark and Design Basics for U.S. In-House Counsel

Sponsored by Foley Hoag LLP

With many U.S. companies increasingly eyeing the global marketplace for their products and services, an understanding of U.S. intellectual property protection isn’t enough.

Foley Hoag presents a webinar offering guidance for in-house counsel regarding the basics of trademark and design protection in the European Union. Viewers will learn about the opportunities and pitfalls to be on the lookout for when looking to secure, protect, and enforce an IP portfolio overseas.

Topics Discussed

  • Acquiring and preserving trademark rights
  • EUTMs vs. national registrations
  • Consequences of Brexit
  • Trademark clearance strategies
  • Notorious trademarks
  • Registered Community Designs (RCDs) vs. unregistered designs
  • RCDs and U.S. design patents compared
  • Policing and enforcement strategies

Speakers

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