Webinars for IP professionals

On this webpage you will find all webinars organised by BOIP for IP Professionals. In the past years we have given webinars to update you on the latest developments in the field of trademarks in the Benelux from BOIP's perspective. The aim of the webinars is to provide you with useful tips for your practice. Below you will find the webinars from 2021 and 2022, as well as the presentations and recordings.

2022

  

Absolute grounds

This webinar focuses on the day-to-day practice of BOIP. Both refusals and cancellation procedures concerning absolute grounds are discussed.

Presentation by

Yvonne Noorlander (Legal officer at BOIP) and Pieter Veeze (Principal Legal officer at BOIP) 

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Relative grounds

BOIP shares insights and tips & tricks on proceedings between parties. Furthermore, interesting case law and developments on, inter alia, likelihood of confusion, reputation and the 'new' relative grounds in relation to Agent and Agri trade marks are discussed.

Presentation by

Eline Schiebroek (Legal officer at BOIP) and Camille Janssen (Principal Legal officer at BOIP) 

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2021

   

Bad faith

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? 

Presentation by

Michiel Haegens (partner at Turnstone and former President of the Benelux Association for Trademark and Design Law (BMM) and Camille Janssen (Principal Legal officer at BOIP).

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Bad faith


New types of trademarks

What is the current situation 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? 

Presentation by

Ellen Gevers (partner at Knijff and secretary of the Benelux Association for Trademark and Design Law (BMM)) and Pieter Veeze (Principal Legal officer at BOIP)

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New types of trademark


Annual overview of opposition and cancellation case law

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.

Presentation by

Eline Schiebroek (Legal officer at BOIP) and Pieter Veeze (Principal Legal officer at BOIP) 

Replay Annual overview of opposition and cancellation case law

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Annual overview of opposition and cancellation case law


If you have any questions about the webinars, please e-mail your questions to legal@boip.int.

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