INTERNATIONAL TRADE MARK LAW AND PRACTICE TEAM
To ensure and improve the legal position of brand owners in particular by pushing for harmonization of laws and practices at international, regional and national level.
The International Trade Mark Law and Practice Team's mission is to represent the interest of brand owners in the field of international trade mark law and practice. It supports MARQUES? goal of harmonisation of laws and practices by monitoring existing systems, reviewing new proposals and making representations where appropriate. It takes a special interest in the development of international systems operated by WIPO, such as the Madrid Protocol.
Jessica Le Gros
Fox Rothschild LLP
Michael is a Partner in the Trademark and Copyright group for the general practice law firm of Fox Rothschild LLP located in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. He focuses his practice on advising clients with regard to the availability and adoption of trademarks and the development, management and enforcement of domestic and international trademark portfolios
Mariette Viljoen Du Plessis
Adams & Adams
Mariëtte is a senior partner at Adams & Adams Attorneys. She specialises in all trade mark, copyright and domain name related disputes in sub-Saharan Africa and has a particular interest in IP aspects of the arts, advertising and social media, with a focus on educating young creative talents to protect their IP. She regularly presents talks on IP at local conferences and various advertising and design schools. She is also a senior adjudicator for .co.za domain name disputes.
Banki Haddock Fiora
Kate is a Senior Associate at boutique IP firm Banki Haddock Fiora, located in Sydney, Australia. She graduated with a combined degree in Journalism and Law (with Honours) from the University of Canberra in 2005 and has since been admitted as a solicitor in Australia, and England and Wales. She has practised for 10 years in both Sydney and London, and has experience in a wide range of trade mark matters at the Australian, New Zealand, European and UK Trade Marks Offices. Kate also advises in relation to trade mark disputes, designs, domain names, commercial matters, consumer promotions, packaging, and marketing materials.
Advokatfirman MarLaw AB
Partner at the Swedish law firm Advokatfirman MarLaw.
Advices on all aspects of IP law, domain name law and marketing law.
Bengzon Negre Untalan Intellectual Property Attorneys
Anthony founded Bengzon Negre Untalan, a boutique IP law firm, in 2001. His general expertise is anti-piracy and counterfeiting litigation, trademark, patent registration, licensing, franchising, and IT issues. His experience of nearly 20 years litigating IPR cases has made him a respected speaker on copyright, software piracy, implications of e-commerce on IP, and special problems on IPR enforcement . He teaches IP Law in the FEU-DLSU MBA - J.D. Program.
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Alberto Berton-Moreno; Jr.
Berton Moreno & Ojam
Alberto Berton-Moreno, Jr is one of the founding partners of Berton Moreno & Asoc. He graduated from Law School (Argentine Catholic University) in 1994.
He advises on General IP Practice, Entertainment, Sports, Marketing, Advertising and Fashion Law.
He is a regular lecturer. He practiced in the USA in 1996
Graduate of the Candido Mendes University of Rio de Janeiro (LL.B); Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität, Munich (LL.M.); Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität, Munich (PhD Candidate). Worked as a Guest Researcher at the Max-Planck-Institut and as a Research Assistant at the International Max Planck Research School for Competition and Innovation. Practice Areas: Trademarks, Licensing, Enforcement against Unfair Competition and Counterfeiting and Litigation. Speaks Portuguese, English and German.
MARQUES Council Member
Dumont, Bergman, Bider & Co SC
Laura is a Council member of MARQUES and a project leader in the International Trademark Team of the association. Laura has over 25 years experience in Intellectual Property. Since 2008 she has been the Managing Partner of Dumont Bergman Bider. Her practice includes the complete lifecycle of IP rights from advising to litigation and enforcement, as well as licensing; she is a litigator both in the trademark and patent fields. Laura started in the field in a renowned IP firm and then moved to work at the Mexican Trademark Office (IMPI) where she was the sub-director for the Prevention of Unfair Competition in charge of all infringements. She has taught the subjects of trademarks, copyrights and Intellectual Property in several law schools in Mexico and has written many articles regarding IP. Laura has been recognized and awarded by major rankings and publications on the field. She is fluent in both English and Spanish.
Ferrero S P A
Massimo was born in Turin in 1966, graduated at the University of Turin – Faculty of Law in the year 1991/1992 and joined Ferrero Group in the same year; he has been working in the IP field for more than 20 years with different charges.
Tove is life member of MARQUES and was Chairman 2001-2006. She was Chair of the EUTM Reform TaskForce and is a member of the International TM Team. She sat as observer on OHIM AdminBoard and BudgetCom 2009-2013 and is today Special Advisor to EUIPO Executive Director. She acted as External Consultant to WIPO (Madrid) 2011-2014.
Tove was Head of Corporate IP at ArlaFoods, Director TM at Zacco and is now the Principal of GraulundConsulting that offers business development services to IP law firms.
Montaury Pimenta Machado & Vieira de Mello
Penningtons Manches LLP
Gavin studied law in England and France, and is a dual-qualified English Solicitor and Registered Trade Mark Attorney at Penningtons Manches LLP. He is a trade marks specialist and provides strategic brand protection advice to international brand owners across a broad range of industries and sectors, with a particular focus on the (luxury) retail and fashion sectors. Gavin was appointed to the MARQUES Trademark Law and Practice Team in September 2015 and is a member of The Law Society, The Institute of Trade Mark Attorneys and The Bucharest Bar Association
Tessarolo IP Services
Paola is an IP Attorney at Tess@rolo IP Services (www.tessaroloip.com) in Barcelona. She is a lawyer admitted to practice in Spain and Argentina. She is the founder of Tess@rolo IP Services, she manages IP portfolios for local and international companies, counsels clients on trademarks and designs protection strategies; conducts marketplace investigations; litigates contested proceedings, such as oppositions and appeals before the Spanish Trademark and Patent Office, EUIPO and WIPO.
Uexküll & Stolberg
Marks & Clerk Canada | Marks & Clerk Law LLP
Fuhrer Marbach & Partner
Bernard Volken is specialized in the field of intellectual property since 20 years. He focuses on developing a full range of IP strategies (prosecution, litigation, customs seizures, contracts/licensing). Before joining Fuhrer Marbach & Partners he worked for several years at the Swiss Trademark Office (IPI) as head of the Trademark Opposition Section. Mr. Volken is lecturing IP Law at the „Hochschule für Technik Zurich“. He regularly speaks at IP seminars and frequently publishes articles on IP issues. Mr. Volken routinely acts as expert speaker for the World Intellectual Property Office (WIPO).