Martin Howe and James Mellor have been appointed as Appointed Persons for designs and trade marks.17 September 2015Martin Howe QC and James Mellor QC have been appointed as “Appointed Persons” for designs and trade marks. Appointed Persons hear appeals from the Intellectual Property Ofice in relation to their decisions on trade mark and design cases. Martin will hear cases relating to designs and James will hear cases relating to trade marks and designs.
5th Global Forum on Intellectual Property in Singapore24 August 2015James Mellor and Professor David Llewelyn spoke at the international IP conference. They addressed a forum on trade marks and the internet. The forum coverered new protection mechanisms and new strategies for dealing with trade marks on the internet.