MARQUES – Annual Conference 2014

September 2014


Claire Hutchinson, Partner of HGF London and Richard Wylie, Senior Trade Mark Attorney of HGF Leeds will be attending the MARQUES 28th Annual Conference which will be held in Copenhagen 23-26 September 2014.

The theme is “Traditional Brands in a Digital Market”. Many of the sessions will address different aspects of this question, focusing on the legal issues and challenges of creatively using social media. The conference will include discussions on issues such as new business models on the internet, website selling of counterfeit goods and limits in the digital market, as well as updates on OHIM, WIPO and European Trademark reform.

Topics include passing off, unfair competition, geographical indications, budgeting  priorities, marketing concerns, personality rights and other borderline  areas, copyright, designs, domain names and keyword advertising