MARQUES Teams
European 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.
Responsibilities/Mission:
The European Trade Mark Law and Practice Team's mission is to voice the interest of brand owners on issues in relation to trademark law and practices at with a focus on European law and practices. The purpose of the Team's activities is 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 that will be to their benefit. This is inter alia done by monitoring and analyzing existing trademark laws and practices, review proposals to changes in existing trademark laws and practices, issue position papers on relevant topics after canvassing the membership, participating actively in relevant meetings and seminars organised by MARQUES, international institutions (in particular OHIM), sister organizations et. al., disseminate the outcome of the work of the team to the members of MARQUES.
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TEAM MEMBERS
Team Chair

Robert Guthrie
Osborne Clarke
Team Vice-Chair

Petra Goldenbaum
CMS Hasche Sigle Partnerschaft von Rechtsanwälten und Steuerberatern mbB
Team Vice-Chair

Kurt Stöpetie
Brinkhof

Andreea Bende
Nestor Nestor Diculescu Kingston Petersen
Team Web Manager

Johannes Fuhrmann
Bomhard Intellectual Property, S.L.
Team Web Manager

Paolo Andreottola
Locke Lord LLP

Jana Bogatz
Bird & Bird LLP

Angela Boman
Awapatent AB

Ellen Breddam
Plougmann Vingtoft

Franco de Barba
Merx Patentes y Marcas, S.L.P.

Guido Donath
Donath-Law

Riccardo Fecchio
Spheriens

Manuela Finger
Gowling WLG (UK) LLP

Kasper Frahm
Plesner Law Firm

Roland Mallinson
Taylor Wessing

Simon Malynicz
Three New Square IP

Katia Manhaeve
Allen & Overy

Sofia Martinez-Almeida
Gomez-Acebo & Pombo

Vanja Nedimovic
Dennemeyer & Company

Goncalo Paiva e Sousa
Gómez-Acebo & Pombo Abogados S.L.P.

Noemi Parrotta
Spheriens

Éva Szigeti
Danubia Patent & Law Office LLC