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The Past, Present, and Future of Online Brand Protection

In this episode, your Talkin’ Marks co-hosts are joined by Professor Jorij Abraham, Managing Director of the Ecommerce Foundation, which includes Scamadviser.com. The discussion examines how the Ecommerce industry is combating online counterfeiting and infringement in today’s rap…

Online Fights

In this episode your Talkin’ Marks co-hosts are joined by Company Secretary and Director General of the UK Anti-Counterfeiting Group (ACG), Phil Lewis. Together they cover possible strategies to combat both the act of counter feiting — and the counterfeiters themselves!

Brexit Briefing

In this episode your Talkin’ Marks co-hosts are joined by special guest Chris McLeod. They consider how Brexit will impact the IP market and discuss the processes that are taking place for trademark attorneys and businesses, and the underlying circumstances surrounding those  pro…

Stronger Together

In our seventh episode your Talkin’ Marks co-hosts are joined by special guest Tobias Hartmann, CEO of Corsearch - global trademark, brand protection, and domain name solutions provider.

Immoral and Scandalous Marks

Episode six covers the issue of immoral and scandalous trademarks. The program focuses on two important questions:

Distinctiveness vs. Descriptiveness

Our fifth episode covers the important concepts of distinctiveness and descriptiveness in trademark law. Your co-hosts take a look at the recent booking.com decision in the US, as well as some similar cases in the EU - including XOXO. And, they also briefly examine and discuss th…

Trademark management and AI

Our fourth episode is dedicated to trademarks, legal technology, artificial intelligence and its influence on trademark searching, watching, and portfolio management.

Genericness Unpacked

Our third episode is dedicated to genericness and the gripping U.S. Supreme Court dispute between the USPTO v Booking.com. What were the arguments? And just why is the case so interesting and important?

Exploring geographical indications

Our second episode is dedicated to the wonderful world of geographical indications. What are they? And just why are they so interesting and intricate? Let's talk marks!

Non-traditional trademarks unwrapped

Our very first episode is dedicated to the hot topic of non-traditional trademarks. What are they? And just why are they so interesting and intricate? Let's talk marks!

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