FORA.tv Speaker - Jason Rawkins
Jason is a partner in the Intellectual Property department, having been with the firm since 1990. He has expertise in all aspects of intellectual property, with particular emphasis on trade marks, copyright/ designs and domain names.
Jason is responsible for the IP advice we provide to a number of well-known brand companies, including LVMH, PepsiCo, Burberry and Visa.
Jason handles trade mark and copyright/design disputes for clients. Another major element of his practice encompasses proactively advising clients in relation to the acquisition, maintenance and exploitation of relevant IP rights. This includes trade mark portfolio management, both UK/ CTM and international, and related clearances, oppositions and co-existence negotiations, as well as commercial dealings such as assignments and licensing.
Jason is on the Nominet panel of experts appointed to make decisions on UK domain name disputes, and regularly uses this "judicial" knowledge to advise clients in this area.
Jason is active within INTA and sat for several years on the Community Trade Marks Office committee. He is listed as a leading IP practitioner in Legal Business' Legal Experts 2011 recommended in Chambers 2012 for IP where it states: Clients appreciate that he is “readily available, constructive and sensitive to the demands of our business”.
06.13.12 | 01:51:46 min
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