Damage limitation: how to argue for more (or less) damages in retail disputes

Thursday 1st October

In this module we will examine the cases and give practical advice on how to best present your position when arguing about damages.

Data privacy – the landscape for retailers in 2020

Tuesday 6th October

In this module we will review the new emerging legal and regulatory landscape, give you tools to help you assess your online risk and the knowledge to take the right steps to mitigate that risk.

Big brands = big value

Thursday 15th October

In this module we explore the framework for leveraging the best value for your brands under your contracts, including the licensing and sale of marks, the use of heads of terms, local law issues, formalities, taxation and the application of EU and UK competition law.

A guide to ASA complaints – what, why & how?

Thursday 22nd October

In this module we will look at the most relevant provisions and recent developments, discuss what is fair and what is impermissible in a comparative advertisement and provide practical guidance on how to run an effective and compliant campaign.

Position brands, me-toos & anti-counterfeiting post-Louboutin

Thursday 29th October

In this module we will focus on the added value that position brands, a relatively new way of protection IP, can help protecting key features with distinct placing on products or in marketing.

Domain name infringements, how to create & maintain a cost-effective online monitoring programme

Tuesday 3rd November

In this module we will provide highly practical guidance in this area ranging from the high level monitoring and triaging of potentially problematic third party registrations through to the nuts and bolts of complaint preparation.


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LinkedIn Groups

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Support Platform

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Welcome to the HGF COVID -19 Support Platform. We hope that this gives you easy access to resources relating to intellectual property issues during this crisis.

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