38th ECTA Annual Conference 2019

Wessel van Wyk will be attending the 38th ECTA Annual Conference. Trade Mark professionals from around the world will come together at the ECTA Annual Conference from 26 – 29 June 2019 in Edinburgh, Scotland.

The conference will offer guests excellent working sessions and social programmes covering subjects such as Copyright, Anti-Counterfeiting and Internet Laws, as well as the ECTA 2019 Award Presentation on Friday, 28 June 2019.

Should you wish to request a meeting with us, kindly contact Wessel van Wyk at w.vanwyk@svw.co.za.

European Communities Trade Mark Association 

Some of the Speakers

Fabio Angelini
ECTA Council Member and Vice-Chair of the ECTA Copyright Committee, Of Counsel, BUGNION S.p.A, IT

Christian Archambeau
Executive Director, EUIPO, ES

Delia Belciu
Chair of the ECTA Internet Committee and ECTA Council Member, DB Law Office, RO

Gregoire Bisson
Director, The Hague Registry, Brands and Designs Sector, WIPO, CH

Klaudia Blach-Morysinska
Secretary of the ECTA Law Committee, Zaborski Morysinska, PL

Dimitris Botis
Deputy Director, ICLAD, EUIPO, ES

Olivier Bringer
Head of the Next Generation Internet Unit/Future Networks Directorate E/ DG CONNECT, BE

Fernando Cano Treviño
Chief Representative Officer for Europe, Tequila Regulatory Council (CRT), CH

Natasha Chick
Divisional Director Tribunals, Trade Marks and Designs, IPO, UK

Dr. Simon Crabbe
Head of Geographical Indications, DEFRA, UK

Mireia Curell
ECTA Past President, Curell Suñol SLP, ES

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