Descriptive marks: marketer's nirvana or lawyer's nightmare


Join our experts Roland Mallinson and Simon Jupp as they discuss the challenges posed by descriptive trade marks and their experiences in overcoming them.  

Dates Thursday, July 2, 2020 - Download as vCalendar
Event Times: 16:00 to 17:00
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Event details:

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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