Passing Off and Unfair Competition: a seminar reminder

"Passing Off and Unfair Competition", the joint seminar between JIPLP and GRUR Int, takes place in the London office of Baker & McKenzie LLP on Thursday 23 January 2014.  Here's a reminder of the programme:
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 Würtenberger (partner, Würtenberger 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
The seminar, which will carry at least one CPD point, is fully booked.  In the event that you are registered for the seminar but find that you are unable to attend, please email Jeremy Phillips at at your earliest convenience so that your place can be reallocated to one of the names on the reserve list.

This weblog will carry a report on the seminar and it is hoped that the speakers' papers will be turned into articles for publication in JIPLP.

The next JIPLP-GRUR Int. seminar takes place in Munich on Monday 10 March 2014.  Details will follow shortly.

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