Passing off and Unfair Competition: a JIPLP-GRUR Int event

"Passing off and Unfair Competition" is the theme of the third event held by the Journal of Intellectual Property Law & Practice with its German partners at GRUR Int.   This event, which is kindly hosted in the London office of Baker & McKenzie LLP, takes place on Thursday 23 January 2014 and the programme looks like this:
3.00 pm Registration

3.30 pm Welcome

3.40 pm Chairman’s introduction (Professor Jeremy Phillips)

3.45 pm Ben Allgrove (partner, Baker & McKenzie, London, and JIPLP contributor) looks at the operation of the UK's passing off law

4.15 pm Gert W├╝rtenberger (partner, W├╝rtenberger Kunze, Munich, and JIPLP editorial board member) gives us his perspective on Germany's unfair competition law

4.45 pm Break

5.00 pm Panel discussion, featuring Mr Justice Arnold (whose judgments in the Och-Ziff and Vodkat cases have taken British passing off law to the next level), plus JIPLP editorial board members Dr Birgit Clark and Professors Phillip Johnson and Christopher Wadlow

5.30 pm Questions from the floor

6.00 to 7.00 pm Reception
There is no charge for admission.  If you'd like to attend this event, for which CPD points will be available, please email JIPLP editor Jeremy Phillips on jjip@btinternet.com with the subject line "January event".

If, having registered for this event, you subsequently find that you cannot attend, can you please email to let us know, so that your place can be allocated to someone else whose name is on the reserve list.

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