The Institute of Singapore Trade Mark Agents (“ISTMA”) will be hosting a webinar with the Chartered Institute of Trade Mark Agents (“CITMA) on the 21st of February 2023 at 5pm (Singapore time). The webinar topic will be: Company Name Complaints and UK IPO proceedings. Both proceedings are managed by the UK Intellectual Property Office in the UK. In addition to explaining about the Company Names Tribunal, the webinar will provide details on prosecution actions available in the UK including oppositions, invalidities and revocations and appeals through to the Appointed Person and High Court. Time-permitting, there will be a review one or two interesting UK decisions as well. The Speaker will be Ms. Kelly Saliger, Vice-President of CITMA, and a Solicitor and Chartered Trade Mark Attorney at the London office of CMS Cameron McKenna Nabarro Olswang LLP. The webinar will be moderated by Mrs Murgiana Haq.
Date: Tuesday, 21 February 2023
Time: 5.00 pm to 6.10 pm (Singapore Time)
Venue: via Zoom
Summary of programme
4.50 pm: Registration begins
5.00 pm: Company Name Complaints and UK IPO proceedings – presented by Ms. Kelly Saliger, Vice-President of the Chartered Institute of Trade Mark Attorneys, and Solicitor and Chartered Trade Mark Attorney at the London office of CMS Cameron McKenna Nabarro Olswang LLP
6.00 pm: Q&A
Closing date for registration
The closing date for registration is 12 noon on Friday, 10 February 2023.
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Profile of speaker
Ms. Kelly Saliger is Vice-President of the Chartered Institute of Trade Mark Attorneys, and works for CMS Cameron McKenna Nabarro Olswang LLP’s London office as a Solicitor and Chartered Trade Mark Attorney.
Kelly has been in practice for nearly 15 years across a number of sectors including the telecommunications and pharmaceutical markets, the latter with a focus on wellness and supplements. As part of her ongoing interest in wellness Kelly has undertaken her Pilates teacher training with pre-eminent US body Polestar and enjoys practising in her spare time, as well as reading murder mysteries and terrible sci-fi novels.
Evidence of Kelly’s capabilities including leading cases and advocating before the UK IPO, leading cases before the EU IPO and General Court, cross-jurisdiction litigation, Commission Complaints on delay in member states (in relation to trade marks) and appeals to the European Court of Human Rights on delay (also on trade marks).
Profile of moderator
Mrs Murgiana Haq is the President of the Institute of Singapore Trade Mark Agents. She is an Advocate & Solicitor of the Supreme Court, Singapore, a Registered Patents Agent, and the Managing Partner of hslegal LLP.
Murgiana has had an illustrious career in intellectual property matters since 1974. She was at the forefront of many intellectual property developments in Singapore where she played a key role. She was the first President of Asian Patent Attorneys Association–Singapore Group and served on the main Group Council as a Councillor and Vice-President. She was instrumental in setting up the ASEAN Intellectual Property Association on which she served as President. She was the first Chair of the
Women Business Lawyer’s Committee of the Inter-Pacific Bar Association. She served on Singapore’s Franchise Advisory Committee during its formative years. She was an Advisory Committee Member of the National Patents and Innovation Centre and served on the Advisory Board of the Innovation & Entrepreneurship Development Committee, which was formed to promote entrepreneurship and innovation.
CPD points information
Public CPD Points : 1 Practice Area : Intellectual Property Training Category : General
Terms and conditions
- Attendance is free for Members of the Institute of Singapore Trade Mark Agents (“ISTMA”). Other lawyers and IP Professionals in Singapore may also attend.
- The registration fee for non-ISTMA Members is S$80 per participant.
- The closing date for registration is 12 noon on Friday, 10 February 2023.
- As capacity is limited, registration is on a first-come-first-served basis.
- All fees are due upon registration and are non-refundable for whatever reason.
- Payment of the registration fee of S$80.00 can be made via any of the payment options below:
- PayNow to UEN No. T19SS0045A or scan the following
- Bank transfer to the following account:
Account Name : Institute of Singapore Trade Mark Agents
Bank Name : Development Bank of Singapore (DBS)
Account No : 048-9075830
Bank Code : 7171
Branch Code : 048
- Cheque made payable to “Institute of Singapore Trade Mark Agents” and mailed to:
Institute of Singapore Trade Mark Agents
3 Phillip Street
10-01 Royal Group Building
Please indicate your name when remitting payment. A receipt will be sent to you once processed.
- All payment must be received by 10 February 2023.
- The link for the Lecture will be sent to you by 20 February 2023 upon receipt of payment,
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