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BMM Autumn meeting 2020

Turbulent times: Between bad faith registrations and online hassle

Friday . 27 November 2020

Welcome to the website of the BMM Autumn Meeting 2020: “Turbulent times: between bad faith registrations and online hassle”. The event will be held online on Friday 27 November 2020. During the event we will be ‘surfing’ from the traditional CJEU case law overview (which partly deals with judgments related to IP in an online context) towards a journey through competence and applicable law with respect to online IP infringements. Last, attention will be paid to the impact on our trademark future after the high-profile CJEU Sky vs. SkyKick judgment. On this website you will find all necessary information about the conference, including the online subscription form.

We hope to welcome you at this special online edition of our BMM Autumn Meeting!

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Program

09:00 - 09:05
Welcome by the Chairman of the Day
Chairman of the Day
Jos Klaus
(attorney-at-law at BarentsKrans, The Hague)
09:05 - 10:05
Overview of recent European case law, with a particular focus on trademark and designs law in the online world
Speaker

Sophie Lens
(attorney-at-law at Altius, Brussels)

10:05 - 10:45
BMM General Meeting
10:45 - 10:55
Short break
10:55 - 11:55
Applicable law and competent jurisdiction in international online IP infringements
Speaker

Manon Rieger-Jansen
(attorney-at-law at Bird & Bird, The Hague)

11:55 - 12:05
Short break
12:05 - 13:05
Good, bad and beyond: recent developments on bad faith trade mark applications and its industry impact
Speaker

Alexander Tsoutsanis
(attorney-at-law at DLA Piper, Amsterdam)

13:05
Closing remarks by the Chairman of the Day

Speakers

Jos Klaus

Attorney-at-law at BarentsKrans

Manon Rieger-Jansen

Attorney-at-law at Bird & Bird

Sophie LENS

Attorney-at-law at Altius

Alexander Tsoutsanis

Attorney-at-law at DLA Piper