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Dr Noam Shemtov to co-chair Fashion and IP Seminar held by Wragge Lawrence Graham and Co

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Dr Noam Shemtov, Senior Lecturer in Intellectual Property and Technology Law at the Centre for Commercial Law Studies (CCLS) at Queen Mary University of London, is to co-chair a Fashion & IP Seminar with Alexandra Brodie, Partner at Wragge Lawrence Graham & Co on 12 March 2015. The event is organised by Wragge Lawrence Graham & Co and will take place at their offices in Waterhouse Square, London.

The seminar aims to discuss the issues arising from 'a spate of recent high-profile decisions in the G-Star/Voi, Rihanna/Topshop, Thomas Pink/Victoria's Secret, Jack Wills/House of Fraser and Superdry/Animal cases.'

Dr Shemtov will be joined by a host of other IP specialists including:

  • Jacqueline Reid, barrister from 11 South Square who has represented Jimmy Choo before the UK courts
  • Dr Thomas Farkas, associate at Wragge Lawrence Graham & Co's Munich office, as well as Visiting Lecturer at QMUL and ex-in house counsel at Tommy Hilfiger
  • Alice Stagg, Senior Associate from Wragge Lawrence Graham & Co's London office with extensive IP licensing expertise dealing with clients such as Hasbro
  • Amarjit Purewal, Marks & Spencer, who is responsible for M&S' IP strategy and portfolio and most recently running the Interflora litigation.

Register for the event on the Wragge Lawrence Graham & Co website.