Save the date: new webinars for IP professionals

Would you like to know more about current developments in the Benelux trademark world? Find inspiration with three webinars specially selected for you. During the webinars, we will give you useful practical tips for your business or your activity. Registration is now open. 

The topics this year focus strongly on BOIP’s daily activities. We will take a look at both examination on absolute grounds and opposition and cancellation procedures. Our guest speaker for two of the webinars is also a highly experienced trademark lawyer.   

1 BMM training credit per webinar. Limited number of participants. Working language: English. 

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What and when? 

Webinar details, speakers and topics:

  • Bad faith  
    Tuesday 30 November, 11.00 - 12.00 h. 
    Presentation by: Michiel Haegens (partner at Turnstone and former President of the Benelux Association for Trademark and Design Law (BMM)) and Camille Janssen (senior lawyer at BOIP) 
    The principle of ‘bad faith’ has now been dealt with in a number of different cancellation decisions at BOIP. When is there question of ‘bad faith’ and how does it have to be demonstrated?

  • New types of trademark 
    Tuesday 7 December, 11.00 - 12.00 h.  
    Presentation by: Ellen Gevers (partner at Knijff and secretary of the Benelux Association for Trademark and Design Law (BMM)) and Pieter Veeze (senior lawyer at BOIP) 
    What are the current developments regarding the new types of trademark? How do these types of trademark compare with the more traditional trademarks, and what do you have to look out for when registering them? 

  • Annual overview of opposition and cancellation case law  
    Tuesday 14 December, 11.00 - 12.00 h. 
    Presentation by: Eline Schiebroek (lawyer at BOIP) and Pieter Veeze (senior lawyer at BOIP) 
    In this webinar, different decisions from the past year will be discussed in which practical issues concerning proof of use, the principle of hearing both sides of the argument and the need for an extra round were relevant. 

Each webinar is one hour long. At the end of the webinars, you will have acquired some useful practical information for your business or your activity. 1 BMM training credit per webinar.  


  • The number of participants is limited to a maximum of 500. You can decide whether you participate in one or more webinars. 

  • Participation is free of charge. 

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