IP Paralegal and TMA Roundtable and Workshop in Munich on 13 March 2014 organized by INTA / Munich Bar Association

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INTA in cooperation with the Munich Bar Association (Rechtsanwaltskammer München) will hold Munich’s 2nd Roundtable designed specifically for Paralegals and Trademark Administrators under the title:

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DATE: Thursday, March 13, 2014

TIME: 2:00 pm – 6:00 pm

LOCATION: Munich Bar Association (Rechtsanwaltskammer München) 

Tal 33

80331 Munich – GERMANY

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The Roundtable will be held in German and has been developed specifically for:

  • Paralegals (Patentanwaltsfachangestellte/r, Rechtsanwaltsfachangestellte/r, Markensachbearbeiter/in)
  • Trademark Administrators (TMAs)

Paralegals around the globe tend to have vastly different responsibilities. Reduce the gap by joining several in-house and outside practitioners as they discuss the following topics:

  • Hot Topics: IP, trademark and domain name issues.
  • Update from the German Patent and Trademark Office (GPTO).
  • Discussing and comparing the roles of in-house and law firm paralegals.
  • Tips to enhance your career, including continued legal education possibilities for paralegals.

Moderators

Alexandra Dellmeier, LexDellmeier IP Law Firm (Germany)
Angela Mamuzić, BMW AG (Germany)

Speakers

Yvonne Bender, LBP Karlsruhe (Germany) Tess Gamon, BMW AG (Germany) Maximilian Kinkeldey, Grunecker (Germany) N.N., Examiner Trademarks at the GPTO / DPMA, Munich (Germany), Nicolás Schmitz, Grunecker (Germany) Vladislav Vyshnevetskyy, Freelance Paralegal (Germany)

Registration and Information There is a 40€ Euro registration fee for this roundtable/workshop.

Please note that registration is online ONLY via the Munich Bar Association.

Scroll to event on 3/13/2014, Gewerblicher Rechtsschutz und IT-Recht and register online. The Munich Bar Association will send you an invoice as there is a 40€ Euro registration fee for this roundtable/workshop.

Registration Deadline Please register by Wednesday, February 26, 2014.

Capacity Attendance will be limited to the first 100 participants.

SCHEDULE

2:00 pm–2:05 pm Welcome

Welcoming: Frank Remmertz, Munich Bar Association (Germany) Alexander Siegmund, Munich Bar Association (Germany)

2:05 pm–2:15 pm Introduction of Speakers and Topics

2:15 pm–3:15 pm Liability of Internet Platform Providers in the case of Trademark Infringements  and Current Developments in Trademark Law and the new gTLDs

Speakers: Maximilian Kinkeldey, Grunecker (Germany)
Nicolás Schmitz, Grunecker (Germany)

3:15 pm–4:00 pm Comparing the work and responsibilities of a paralegal in-house and at a law firm

Speaker: Tess Gamon, BMW AG (Germany)

4:00 pm–4:15 pm Question and Answer, Short Break

4:15 pm–4:45 pm Searching the databases at the GPTO and online filing Status of the preparation of online files and filing at the GPTO regarding trademarks and designs

Speaker: Werner Hochmuth, Examiner Trademarks at the GPTO / DPMA, Munich (Germany)

4:45 pm–5:15 pm Freelancing as a Paralegal

Speaker: Vladislav Vyshnevetskyy, Freelance Paralegal (Germany)

5:15 pm–5:45 pm Career Outlook and Further Educational Possibilities and Networking Possibilities via the German online XING-Group “IP-Paralegal-Netzwerk”

Speaker: Yvonne Bender, LBP Karlsruhe (Germany)

5:45 pm–5:50 pm INTA Membership Benefits and Online Tools

Speaker: Alexandra Dellmeier, LexDellmeier IP Law Firm/INTA Member (Germany)

5:50 pm–6:00 pm Question and Answer, Wrap Up

6:30 pm–8:30 pm Special Networking Event

Please note that there will be an off-site networking event from 6:30 pm–8:30 pm, at a separate location near the venue, which is being organized separately from the Roundtable. Registration is limited to those who attend the Roundtable at the Munich Bar Association. You must register for this event online ONLY.

This off-site networking event is free of charge.

We kindly extend special thanks to the sponsors of networking event:

Questions regarding the Roundtable or networking event may be submitted to Alexandra Dellmeier,  LexDellmeier IP Law Firm/ INTA Member, Munich, Germany, via phone: 0049 89 5587987 0, or via email, info@lexdellmeier.com. You may also contact INTA directly at memberservices@inta.org.