EUIPO's Boards of Appeal – appeal proceedings and recent case law on trade marks and designs

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Toimumisaeg: 18. mai 2017 14:0017:30
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Patendiamet ja Justiitsministeerium koostöös Euroopa Liidu Intellektuaalomandi Ameti apellatsioonikojaga (EUIPO’s Boards of Appeal) korraldavad seminari "EUIPO’s Boards of Appeal – appeal proceedings and recent case law on trade marks and designs".

Seminaril antakse ülevaade EUIPO apellatsioonikoja teenustest, vaidlustuste menetlemisest ning kaubamärkide ja disainilahenduste vaidluste viimastest olulisematest lahenditest.

Seminarile on oodatud patendivolinikud, tööstusomandi apellatsioonikomisjoni liikmed, kohtunikud ning teised intellektuaalomandi valdkonna spetsialistid. Seminar toimub inglise keeles.

Seminari kava

14.00–14.10

Opening statements by Mr Margus Viher, Director General of the Estonian Patent Office and Mr Théophile M. Margellos, President of the Boards of Appeal, EUIPO

14.10–14.25

EUIPO and the Protection of IPR in Europe
Speaker: Mr Martti Enäjärvi, Special Advisor to the Executive Director of EUIPO

14.25–14.50

Organization and procedural aspects of the EUIPO’s Boards of Appeal
Speaker: Mr Gordon Humphreys, Chairperson of the 5th Board of Appeal

14.50–15.00

Demonstration of the new online appeal filing tool: eAppeal
Speaker: Mr Sven Stürmann, Leader of Knowledge and Legal Support Team at the Boards of Appeal

15.00–15.30

Changes to the appeal proceedings following Legal Reform phase I and II
Speaker: Mr Sven Stürmann, Leader of Knowledge and Legal Support Team at the Boards of Appeal

15.30–16.00

Appeals to the EUIPO: Refusal on absolute grounds (procedure, substantiation, usual grounds of reversal of EUIPO refusal decisions) – especially "descriptiveness"  
Speaker: Mr Sven Stürmann, Leader of Knowledge and Legal Support Team at the Boards of Appeal

16.00–16.30

Appeals to the opposition decisions on relative grounds (likelihood of confusion, earlier national rights (Art 8 (4) – company name) – procedural aspects, timelines, translations, formalities, evaluation of distinctiveness of earlier mark and its impact on the likelihood of confusion
Speaker: Mr Gordon Humphreys, Chairperson of the 5th Board of Appeal

16.30–16.45

Coffee break

16.45–17.05

Objections to the registration of 3D trade marks
Speaker: Mr Gordon Humphreys, Chairperson of the 5th Board of Appeal

17.05–17.30

Relationship between trade marks and designs
Speaker: Mr Théophile M. Margellos, President of the Boards of Appeal

17.30

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