Are brands important during the time of COVID-19? How should you protect your brand during these times? Does the lockdown bring any opportunities?
In our first ever “podinar”, Simon Portman and Michael Barret of Marks & Clerk and the general manager of the FBCC, Emma Jalonen, will discuss the current situation and what kind of difficulties and opportunities the lockdown has brought. Simon and Michael, as intellectual property experts, will also tell you how you can protect your brand during these times.
Simon Portman specialises as a commercial contract lawyer for technology companies. He works for clients in the electronics, bioscience, defence, software, nanotech and creative industries, advising companies ranging from small start-ups to big multinationals as well as individuals, public bodies and charities. You can read more here.
Michael Barrett is dual-qualified as a Chartered (UK) and European Trade Mark Attorney and as a solicitor. He advises brand owners on all aspects of trade mark protection and registration, including portfolio management, clearance searching, trade mark prosecution, opposition, cancellation, revocation, licensing, assignment, infringement and the law of unregistered trade marks/passing-off. You can read more here.
About Marks & Clerk:
FBCC member Marks & Clerk has long been recognised as one of the leading intellectual property firms across the globe, with eight offices across the UK and a further nine in North America, Europe and the Asia-Pacific.