IIPRD Webinar 26 February 2021






IP Strategy – Impact of the Brexit on Patent and Trademark Portfolios

26th Feb 2021

4:30 PM IST

About the Webinar

Khurana & Khurana, IIPRD, and Cleveland Scott York Europe have put together a comprehensive 1-Hour Session on Impact of the Brexit on Patent and Trademark Portfolios of clients. The Webinar intends to provide practical explanation, focusing on:

  • Simple understanding of Brexit, how it impacts the Intellectual Property strategy in EP and UK, and how current registrations would be maintained.
  • Suggestions wrt some case studies on how Clients should protect their Trade Mark Portfolios in EU and UK, and keep their costs in budget.
  • Understanding the status of current EP Patents that are validated in the UK, and those that are in advance prosecution stages as to their protection in the UK.
  • Some examples on what clients should do to protect their Patent / TM rights in the UK and associated cost implications, failing which they would lose rights.

About the Speaker

Dr Adrian Dr Adrian Bradley
Dr Adrian Bradley is a Partner at Cleveland Scott York. His practice is devoted to helping clients achieve their strategic goals by devising and implementing intellectual property strategies to support them. His practice focusses on healthcare, with specialisms in medical devices and pharmaceuticals. Having trained as a patent attorney in the pharmaceutical industry with Wyeth (now Pfizer), Adrian has a detailed knowledge of product life cycle management in the sector. He has a particular interest in technology transfer, regularly advising academic institutions around the world on obtaining effective protection for their innovations through patents. He undertakes a significant amount of pro bono work in areas of unmet clinical need in developing countries, such as tuberculosis in India. Dr Bradley has acted as lead IP counsel for many university spin-out companies, in areas as diverse as neuro degeneration, anti infectives, peptide synthesis, and image-guided medical procedures. Dr Bradley has handled numerous matters of commercial significance, including oppositions and appeals at the European Patent Office, particularly in the field of minimally invasive surgical methods.

Jonathan Clegg Jonathan Clegg
Jonathan has a great deal of experience in the development and management of trade mark portfolios for a broad range of clients. He is also a regular speaker on trade mark issues in various contexts including for INTA and WIPO. He helps set up and maintain commercially relevant opposition strategies for his clients. Handling oppositions and appeals across many jurisdictions forms a significant part of his practice. He has particular experience in resolving disputes by negotiating commercially practical agreements on behalf of his clients. As a result of his work for multinational clients, he is experienced in IP issues across diverse commercial sectors including finance, pharmaceutical, medical, power systems, fashion, retail and tobacco. He is active in many other commercial areas as well, not least due to his extensive collaborations with SMEs. Jonathan has been a contributing author of all three editions of Wolters Kluwer’s Concise European Trademark and Design Law, writing the commentary on about 30 Articles of the EUTMR and the corresponding provisions of the CDR. He has also been the Editor of a new international title in The Law Reviews series called The Trademarks Law Review since its launch in 2017, now in its third edition.

  Mr. Tarun Khurana
Tarun has over 18 years of experience in a broad range of Intellectual Property (IP) subject matters, and is the Co-Founding Partner and Patent Attorney of Khurana & Khurana (K&K) and of its Patent Research and IP Asset Management Firm, IIPRD, both of which are among the Leading IP and Commercial/Corporate Law Practices with 10 Offices in India, and over 180 Professionals. The firms also have regional offices in US, Vietnam, Myanmar, Bangladesh, Malaysia, Sri Lanka, and Nepal. Tarun focuses on Patent Preparation, Prosecution and Litigation Opinions for Computer Implemented, Telecommunication, Electronics, and Mechanical subject matters. His education includes Bachelors in Computer Science from Pune University, Masters in Software Systems from BITS Pilani, Bachelors of Law from CCS University, an MBA from the prestigious IIM Lucknow, and is in pursuit of a PhD.