Domain names, trademark and IP infringement on Internet, social media, search engines keywords; following and contributing developments with key internet players, like ICANN or WIPO, ensuring setting contact points with these entities.
Domain names, trademark and IP infringement on Internet, social media, search engines keywords; following and contributing developments with key internet players, like ICANN or WIPO, ensuring setting contact points with these entities
Vondst Advocaten N.V.
Tjeerd is an all-rounder in the field of I.P. since 1990, with a special interest for IT-related aspects of the IP practice, such as copyright and the Internet and trademark and domain name disputes. Tjeerd has a longstanding experience in litigating a wide variety of trade mark cases, both at first instance and appellate levels, including infringement and dilution cases, as well as anti-counterfeiting and parallel imports. He also serves as a panellist for .nl domain name UDRP cases.
DLA Piper UK LLP
Gabriele is a certified IP specialist and Counsel at DLA Piper in Cologne. She obtained her LL.M. in International Intellectual Property Law in 2004. Her practice focuses on trade mark, design, unfair competition and domain/internet law as well as media law, both contentious and non-contentious. A particular focus of her work is on developing and enforcing long-term protection strategies for International and German clients and supporting clients with IP rights and media issues on the internet.
Carol is a Community Trade Mark Attorney with FRKelly in Dublin and deals with all aspects of national, Community and International trade marks from clearance to registration including opposition and dispute resolution. Carol is a member of the Cyberspace Committee of Marques and the Law and Practice Committee of the Association of Patent and Trade Mark Attorneys.
Barbero & Associates Ltd
Luca is a Partner in STUDIO BARBERO, a firm focusing on Domain Names issues and protection of IP on the Internet (including infringements on social media and smartphone/tablet applications). He is Director of BARBERO & ASSOCIATES Ltd, a company based in London specialized in the registration, management and monitoring of domain names. Luca is an Italian and European Trademark Attorney, WIPO and CAC Domain Name Panelist and serves as Mediator. He is member of ECTA, LES, ICANN and INTA.
Ezio Bonaccorso Senior Legal Counsel IP at Nestlé is a qualified lawyer before the Italian and Spanish Bar Associations. Over the past 15 years, he has gathered a large international experience spanning from Commercial law, Competition law to an in-depth knowledge of Intellectual Property law by working in Law Firms and as In-house Counsel in multinational companies. In the past few years, he has also developed the role of Relationship Counsel for Key Customers and Retailers for the Nestlé Group. Of Italian mother tongue, Ezio is bilingual in Spanish and fluent in English and French.
Unilever Nederland Holdings B.V.
ames is a UK qualified Trade Mark Attorney, currently working for Unilever on the Home Care and Oral Care trade mark portfolios. James previously worked for Mars Inc. (Confectionery portfolio) and prior to that a London-based law firm, Bates Wells Braithwaite, whose clients were primarily registered charities.
Annabelle is a Legal Director and heads up the Trademark team at Google Inc. She joined Google in 2007 and prior to that she was counsel at Apple Inc., where she worked on iTunes. She was in private practice in the Trademark & Advertising and Intellectual Property Litigation groups at Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati. She started her legal career clerking for the Honorable James W. Ware, United States District Court for the Northern District of California
Carpmaels & Ransford LLP
Lara is a senior trade mark attorney at Carpmaels & Ransford, and a qualified IP litigator. Lara's practice covers all aspects of brand protection, enforcement and management, including brand clearance, opposition and cancellation cases and enforcement strategies. She regularly handles online and social media infringements, parallel imports and domain name disputes and looks after the UK interests of such household names as Botox, Polaroid, John Deere, Total and Tabasco.
Stobbs IP Limited
Louise Goodsell is a Senior Trade Mark Attorney at Stobbs. Louise has considerable experience of all key areas of trade mark law and takes a proactive and pragmatic approach to portfolio management. Her personable nature and conscientious, organised approach benefit her clients, and lend themselves in particular to contentious issues such as negotiation of domain name purchases and trade mark disputes
Louwers IP|Technology Advocaten
Ernst-Jan Louwers (1959) is founder of the specialized lawfirm Louwers IP|Technology Advocaten (Eindhoven and The Hague). IP and technology litigation, contracts, licensing, IAM, digitization and strategic advice. Among others he is a member of the Cyberspace Team, Dutch Association of Intellectual Property Attorneys (VIEPA), board member to Brainport Centre for Technology & Law and 3D Clearing House. At Marques conference 2015, he presented on challenges for brand owners because of 3D printing.
Osborne Clarke LLP
Richard is a Senior Associate in Osborne Clarke's IP group in London. Richard advises on all aspects of trade mark, designs and copyright protection, enforcement and strategy. Prior to joining Osborne Clarke, Richard spent seven years with international IP firm, Rouse and prior to that, Richard worked for a number of years in-house at BAT and Diageo. Richard is a member Osborne Clarke's Digital Business sector group and manages the online enforcement program for a major gaming company. Richard also works with a range of clients in the soft drinks, power tools, oil and gas and spare parts industries
Kilpatrick Townsend LLP
Georges is a partner in the New York office of Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton LLP. He concentrates his practice in litigation and counseling on trademark, copyright and Internet matters across a broad spectrum of industries both in the U.S. and internationally. His experience includes the successful representation of numerous celebrities and Fortune 500 companies in hundreds of Internet related disputes, including web site content, domain name and advertising disputes.
Caroline is leading a legal consultancy firm for digital strategies (social media, e-commerce, data protection) called BrandIT Consult – Legal in Digital. She has an extensive knowledge in the legal aspects of the new digital world, in particular for copyright, trademark, domain names and privacy, related for example to social media, e-commerce or mobile apps. Caroline studied law in Switzerland, Germany and Sweden. She worked as senior legal counsel digital & e-commerce in Nestlé’s global legal team for more than 10 years. She also worked at the Swiss Institute of Intellectual Property in Bern. Caroline was the Chair of the Marques Cyberspace team between 2011-2015.
Flip Petillion is a leading domestic and international litigator and arbitrator.
Flip has been handling court litigations and arbitrations for nearly 30 years. Matters were related to the following industries: Intellectual Property, Information Technology, Media & Entertainment, Art, Internet, Fashion, Postal, Telecom, Energy, Construction & Real Estate, Automotive, Aviation and Aerospace.
Flip built an outstanding reputation through his special focus on intellectual property rights, information, communication, technology and media. He represents multinationals and first-class individual portfolio holders.
Marlous specialises in intellectual property law, with a focus on trademark and designs, copyrights, trade names and domain names. She has a special interest in the digital aspects of IP law, such as the use of advertising keywords in online search engines, the online copying / sharing of proprietary content, the online sale of counterfeit goods and the liability of internet service providers for online IP infringement. Marlous is a member of the International Association for the Protection of Intellectual Property (AIPPI) and the Dutch Association for Copyright (VvA). She was admitted to the Amsterdam Bar in 2004 and joined NautaDutilh in the same year
Reckitt Benckiser Plc
Clare has worked as a Trade Mark Attorney in the FMCG company, Reckitt Benckiser, since 2008. She is responsible for RB's Trade Marks worldwide in the autodish and surface care categories and also manages their global domain name portfolio, handling everything from registration and acquisitions to contentious matters.
Theo-Willem van Leeuwen
Theo-Willem works as a trademarks and design attorney and is owner of trademark agency Abcor (The Netherlands). Due to his background (marketing manager and previous work in the advertising area since 1985) he handles a variety of IP related issues, with a focus on trademarks (clearance and prosecution), enforcements and (online) branding. He regularly publishes trademark related articles in a group of Dutch newspapers (HDC group).
MARQUES Council Member
Nick is the Managing Director of Com Laude. Nick was the founder of Net Searchers, the UK’s first ICANN accredited domain name registrar and a Director of CPA (Computer Patent Annuities). He is the co-editor of “Domain Names: Global Practice and Procedure” . He is on the Advisory Board of the Czech Arbitration Court which is a panel provider for .eu and gTLD and he was one of three European representatives on the Implementation Recommendation Team created by ICANN’s .