Scam invoices and similar communications, such as misleading requests for renewals and registrations in unofficial registers cause financial damage and frustration to many IP owners. The task force deals with these issues in close cooperation with the public IP offices, kindred organisations and stakeholders
Willem heads the IP department at Ploum. He focuses on soft IP and advertising & marketing law. He regularly coordinates pan-European trade mark enforcement and pan-European marketing projects. He is a domain name panelist with WIPO and the Czech Arbitration Court, a WIPO Legal Rights Expert and Chariman of the board of the Professional Education for Benelux trade mark attorneys. He co-founded the Netherlands Advertising Law Association and made an honary member in 2016. Willem is a member of the Executive Committee of MARQUES, in which he has a specific responsibility for internal relations, operations, programming, organizing conferences and events and combatting trade mark scams.
Cleveland Scott York
Alicia is a Senior Associate at Scott & York Intellectual Property based in the UK. She is dual qualified in respect of Patents and Trade Marks both in the UK and Europe which meets her clients’ needs really well, as she is able to bring a holistic approach to the table and make a wide range of suggestions regarding the protection they need and might be able to obtain. Although Alicia is quite new to Marques, she has been an active and enthusiastic member of a number of other professional organisation's committees for years and is enjoying being involved in this new community.
MARQUES Council Member
Baker & McKenzie Barcelona, S.L.P.
Carles is a Partner of Baker & McKenzie in Barcelona, practicing in all aspects of intellectual property and antitrust including all types of litigation. Author of several articles and publications on trademark and competition law issues, as well as on international procedural law. Carles is a Lecturer at the Magister Lucentinus in Alicante and other Lawschools and a Board Member of Marques. MARQUES.
MARQUES External Relations Officer
Buzzi, Notaro & Antonielli D'oulx
Alessandra is MARQUES External Relations Officer since February 2010.
Conversant with the English, French and German languages, Alessandra has been admitted to practice as Trade Mark Attorney before the Italian Patent and Trademark Office, OHIM and WIPO since 1996. She comprehensively counsels on all trademark, domain name and social media related matters at BUZZI, NOTARO & ANTONIELLI d'OULX, in Turin, Italy.