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IP and Marketing Rights With Wedlake & Bell

Jul 21, 2017
06:00 PM - 10:00 PM
EC4V 4AY, Queen Victoria Street
London,United Kingdom

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This July TiE London partners with legal firm, Wedlake Bell to offer you expert insider information on Cyber Security and the protection of your valuable trademarks.

These two short talks include canapes, drinks and networking at Wedlake Bell's Head offices. Your speakers for the evening are James Castro-Edwards looking at Cyber Security and Michael Gardner discussing the importance of trademarks and how we protect them.

Cyber Security is a large and growing concern from home to big business right through to the country as a whole. James will advise on the threat landscape talking about the types of threat you should be looking out for as well as threat actors. Data protection law will be covered too with regards to it's imminent reform and the emergence of the tort misuse of private information. James' talk will also touch upon how SME's can protect themselves with practical considerations and solutions. 

More about your speakers:

James Castro-Edwards 

James advises organisations in the private, public and third sectors on data protection issues. His experience includes managing global data protection compliance projects for multinational companies, providing advice on discrete data protection issues and advising companies that have suffered a data breach. He has also developed and delivered data protection audit and training programs to a wide variety of operators. 

Michael Gardener

Michael advises clients in relation to disputes involving commercial, IT and in particular intellectual property matters. This includes trademarks, passing off, copyright, databases, designs, patents, confidential information, privacy and disputes involving IT contracts.

Michael is experienced in all forms of IP dispute resolution including litigation in the High Court and IPEC including the obtaining of urgent injunctive relief. His practice includes anti-counterfeiting work (including in the online space) and advising on parallel imports.  He also advises on brand protection generally and conduct trade mark prosecution work and domain name dispute resolution.

He has recently been widely quoted in the national press and appeared on ITV's Good Morning Britain discussing the celebrity privacy super injunction.

More on Wedlake Bell:

Located in Central London, Wedlake Bell was founded in 1780 and today has 59 partners, supported by over 200 lawyers and support staff. Our expertise is focused on sectors that drive the economy: Property, Construction, Finance and Banking, AIM, Consumer Trade and Retail, E- commerce, Government, Healthcare, Hotel and Leisure, Media, Publishing and Technology, Natural Resources, Outsourcing, Sports, Telecommunications and Transport and Logistics. The breadth of our services is focused on the core business need for capital, assets and human resources. This is demonstrated by our range of clients: from FTSE 100 companies, banks and financial institutions, owner-managed private companies, to trade associations, governmental bodies, education establishments, charities and private investors.

Our approach is to be commercial, flexible and pragmatic; we work with our clients as business partners and not simply as suppliers of legal services. 

Practice Areas

Our practice areas offer a package of linked services and are highly regarded in offering recognised expertise and a service capability which is second to none.

Our vision

Our strategic vision is to be one of the most highly respected mid-sized, independent law firms of our type in London. Our ambition is to be the first choice for clients because we deliver cost effective, commercial and innovative solutions for their businesses and exceed their service expectations. We aim to achieve this goal through sustained investment including in managing knowledge and information and by creating a working culture that enables our staff to offer consistently high standards of client service. We are a modern, innovative law firm offering pragmatic solutions and a personal service.

 

About TiE London

TiE's mission is to foster entrepreneurship globally through mentoring, networking, education, incubation and funding. Dedicated to the virtuous cycle of wealth creation and giving back to the community, TiE's focus is on generating and nurturing our next generation of entrepreneurs.There are currently 13,000 members, including over 2,500 charter members in 61 chapters across 18 countries.

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