The Shape of Things to Come: Predicting the Trajectory of Design and Trade Mark Protection of Product Shapes.
14th February: 18.00-19.30
With the expansion of the definition of registerable signs and designs, the distinction between trade mark and design protection has become increasingly blurred. Once perceived as the ‘Cinderella’ of IP rights, design law has caught policy makers’ attention and existing protection regimes are being scrutinised for their fitness for purpose.
Speakers include David Musker (QMUL), David Stone (Allen & Overy LLP), Martin Senftleben (Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam / Bird & Bird LLP), Thorsten Gailing (Nestle UK). Chaired by The Hon Sir Richard Arnold
Location: UCL Cruciform Lecture theatre 1, Cruciform Building, Gower Street, London WC1E 6BT