Join our experts Roland Mallinson and Simon Jupp as they discuss the challenges posed by descriptive trade marks and their experiences in overcoming them.
Descriptive marks: marketer's nirvana or lawyer's nightmare
We will cover:
- the recent high-profile decisions dealing with descriptive marks
- issues with use, registration and enforcement of descriptive marks
- descriptive use as a defence in trade mark proceedings, and
- considerations when clearing descriptive brands and dealing with earlier rights (legal vs commercial risks).
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