Dirk Visser will talk about shape marks. The extent to which the shape of goods can be protected on the basis of trade mark law. Different views in the UK and on the continent. Recent case law of the CJEU. Distinctiveness, acquired distinctiveness and reliance. Click here for further information or here for the PowerPoint presentation.

The series is open to everyone and registration is not required. Seminars are typically held in The Dorfman Room, St Peter’s College at 5.15pm-6:45pm (exceptions are noted on the event page).  Please report to the Porter’s Lodge on arrival for directions. Refreshments are provided. (Please direct enquiries to jennifer.hassan@law.ox.ac.uk)

 Convenors: Graeme Dinwoodie, Dev Gangjee & Robert Pitkethly