A U.S. Practitioner's Guide to European Union Design Law
Date: Thursday, February 7, 2013
Format: Live Webinar
Duration: 90 minutes
1:00 PM-2:30 PM Eastern
12:00 PM-1:30 PM Central
11:00 AM-12:30 PM Mountain
10:00 AM-11:30 AM Pacific
This webinar will provide a grounding discussion regarding EU design law and some of the differences with U.S. design patent law. The session will cover what subject matter is protectable, the validity tests of "novelty" and "individual character," the exclusion for "solely dictated by technical function," registered (25 years) and unregistered (3 years) Community design rights, and enforcement. The webinar will also touch on some of the similarities and differences with the Community Trade Mark regime.
Christopher V. Carani, Shareholder, McAndrews, Held & Malloy, Ltd., Chicago, IL
Gavin Lawson, Supervising Associate, Simmons & Simmons LLP, London, England
David Stone, Partner, Simmons & Simmons LLP, London, England
Michael A. Grow (Moderator), Partner, Arent Fox LLP, Washington, DC
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