2022-10-07 2022-10-07 , online online, 1,580 € plus tax Maaike Witteman, LL.M. https://www.forum-institut.com/seminar/22111070-online-course-professional-trademark-search/referenten/22/22_11/22111070-seminar-professional-trademark-search_witteman,-llm-maaike.jpg Online Course: Professional Trademark Search

This online course will provide guidance on the basics of professional trademark searches. A training course you shouldn't miss!

The contents of your online course
  • Result-oriented and cost-effective trademark search
  • Optimal use of databases and trademark research providers
  • Differences between identical and similarity search
  • Likelihood of confusion of trademarks
  • Specific characteristics in international law
  • Opposition proceedings, grounds for opposition
The objectives of your online course
This online course will provide guidance on the basics of professional trademark searches. The instructors will describe the requirements, with practical examples, point out persistent issues and develop appropriate solutions. First, our instructors will provide you with information on the dangers of confusing trademarks. Second, you will have the opportunity to apply the acquired knowledge directly.

The course aims to give an in-depth understanding of the trademark search. The experts will show you how to avoid pitfalls and to evaluate similarities of marks.

Finally, you will get to know how to carry out an independent and costeffective trademark search, and how to evaluate your results. Attendees will have the opportunity to raise questions on all aspects of the procedures.
Who should attend

Administrators, legal assistants, formalities managers, paralegals and all those who deal with trademark searches and want to stay up-to-date with the possible approaches.

Seminar - Professional Trademark Search

Professional Trademark Search

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and practical evaluation

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Everything at a glance

Appointment

16-18/11/2022

16-18/11/2022

Period

Each day from 09:00 - 14:15 CET

Each day from 09:00 - 14:15 CET
Venue

online

online

Fee
Your contact

Sabine Schilling
Conference Manager

+49 6221 500-660
s.schilling@forum-institut.de

Details

This online course will provide guidance on the basics of professional trademark searches. A training course you shouldn't miss!

The contents of your online course
  • Result-oriented and cost-effective trademark search
  • Optimal use of databases and trademark research providers
  • Differences between identical and similarity search
  • Likelihood of confusion of trademarks
  • Specific characteristics in international law
  • Opposition proceedings, grounds for opposition
The objectives of your online course

This online course will provide guidance on the basics of professional trademark searches. The instructors will describe the requirements, with practical examples, point out persistent issues and develop appropriate solutions. First, our instructors will provide you with information on the dangers of confusing trademarks. Second, you will have the opportunity to apply the acquired knowledge directly.

The course aims to give an in-depth understanding of the trademark search. The experts will show you how to avoid pitfalls and to evaluate similarities of marks.

Finally, you will get to know how to carry out an independent and costeffective trademark search, and how to evaluate your results. Attendees will have the opportunity to raise questions on all aspects of the procedures.

Who should attend

Administrators, legal assistants, formalities managers, paralegals and all those who deal with trademark searches and want to stay up-to-date with the possible approaches.

Detailed programme

Each day from 09:00 - 14:15 CET

Danger of confusion - recognition and justification
  • Basics of the danger of confusion
  • Similarity of marks; goods and services
  • Typeset of danger of confusion
  • Opposing marks and characteristics
  • Practical training on danger of confusion

Specific characteristics in inter-national law

Opposition and appeal
  • Grounds for opposition; Opposition proceedings; Other proceedings

Why a trademark search is necessary ?

Introduction: trademark search
  • Existing search tools, status quo, commercial providers, law firms
  • Development of the existing search techniques and the needs of the industry
  • Free searches (Knock-out searches) vs. Professional searches
  • Practical exercises
  • Country-specific features - Common Law rights, countries not using Latin script, countries that do not adhere to the Nice Classification

What can be searched?
  • Trademark types: word marks, device marks, other types of marks
  • How would the type of mark to be searched affect the search strategy

Preparation of a trademark search
  • Aims and strategies

Depth of search
  • Identical search, similarity search

What to do if a trademark is already registered
  • Is the mark completely lost? Further clearing options
  • In-use investigation, letters of consent and co-existence agreements, buying out, use requirement and cancellation actions

Overview: search options
  • Free online search - Madrid Monitor, TMview, eSearch, National TMO databases
  • Screening options
  • Full availability searches
  • How to search in cost efficient way

Other search options
  • Commercial registers (company name search)
  • Domain name search; title search
  • Industry specific searches, e.g. pharma

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  • See all speakers and other participants with a webcam.
  • Ask questions using audio, video or the chat function.
  • Exchange ideas with other participants while seated at a virtual coffee or lunch table.
  • Access and work on the seminar documents live, and download them to your device.
  • Discuss specific questions with speakers in one-to-one sessions.
  • Access technical support directly.
  • Receive certification bearing the relevant seminar information.
  • Learn in a pre-meeting how to best set up your online working place
  • With our customer portal, you receive access to the FORUM Institut's learning space with all important information

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In a pre-meeting (approx. 60 min.) we can show you how everything works and give you tips on the various settings. You will find the dates for the pre-meeting in the customer portal after your registration.

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The main feature of this course is practical exercises and expertise. This course not only delivers mere theory but supplies you with a folder containing comprehensive documentation provided by the speakers, which will be an invaluable source of reference.

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10:30 - 10:45 CET | Break
10:45 - 12:15 CET | Live Session
12:15 - 12:45 CET | Break
12:45 - 14:15 CET | Live Session

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Testimonials

Good balance between theory and exercise!

Jessy Symoens, Executive Secretary

Niko nv

Flexible style of presentation
Covering the topic from different prespectives (e.g. TM Attorney view / profession search vendor view / industry view)

Manager IP Intelligence

Guidelines in how to approve my searches, especially before I start!

Trademark Paralegal