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Recent developments in European Intellectual Property Law

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13 June 2014

Time: 10:00am - 5:00pm
Venue: Ground Floor Lecture Theatre, Centre for Commercial Law Studies, Queen Mary University of London, 67-69 Lincoln's Inn Fields, London WC2A 3JB

This event is co-hosted by Queen Mary University of London and Universidad Autónoma de Madrid.

Programme

10:00 - 10:30 am: Opening Session: Welcome and Opening Speeches

  • Professor Spyros Maniatis, Director Centre for Commercial Law Studies, Queen Mary University of London
  • Noam Shemtov, Senior Lecturer in Intellectual Property and Technology Law, Queen Mary University of London (QMUL)
  • Ignacio Garrote / Pilar Cámara, LLM IP and IT Director, Universidad Autónoma de Madrid (UAM)

10:30 - 11.30 am: Session 1 Trademarks

  • Chair: Duncan Matthews, Professor in Intellectual Property Law, QMUL
  • Manuel Lobato, Senior Lecturer in Commercial Law, UAM, Lawyer in Bird & Bird: “Use of keywords and Trade Mark infringement: the Goggle's adwords cases” (25 minutes)
  • Noam Shemtov, Senior Lecturer in Intellectual Property and Technology Law, QMUL: “RED BUL Vs BULLDOG: Using a Mark with Reputation With Due Cause” (25 minutes)
  • Discussion (10 minutes)

11:30 - 12.00 pm: Coffee Break

12.00 - 13.00 am: Session 2 Copyright

  • Chair: Pilar Cámara, Senior Lecturer in Civil law, UAM
  • Gaetano Dimita, Lecturer in International intellectual property Law, QMUL: ‘Linking and Copyright Infringement’ (25 minutes)
  • Gemma Minero, Lecturer in Civil Law, UAM: “Videogames, consoles and technological measures: EUCJ recent-case law” (25 minutes)
  • Discussion (10 minutes)

13:00 - 14.00 pm: Lunch Break

14.00 - 15.00 pm: Session 3 Trademarks and Copyright

  • Chair: Jonathan Griffiths, Reader in Intellectual Property Law, QMUL
  • Antonio Perdices, Professor of Commercial Law, UAM: “Parody in Trade-Marks: recent developments” (25 minutes)
  • Uma Suthersanen, Professor for International intellectual Property Law, QMUL: “CJEU case law on originality and EU directive interpretation ( (25 minutes)
  • Discussion (10 minutes)

15.00 - 16.00 pm: Session 4 Student Panels

  • Chair: Ignacio Garrote, Senior Lecturer, UAM
  • PANEL 1: QMUL STUDENTS: (20 minutes)
  • Discussion (10 minutes)
  • PANEL 2: UAM STUDENTS: Recent developments on EUCJ case law regarding copyright on the Internet: The “Telekabel” case (20 minutes)
  • Discussion (10 minutes)

How to Book

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Contact

Sarah Batty email: s.j.batty@qmul.ac.uk


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