FICPI, The International Federation of Intellectual Property Attorneys

CET 1 Trade Marks

CET Group 1 deals with all issues that are related with trademarks registration, prosecution, maintenance and protection. The groups field of work includes national trademarks, European trademarks and international trademarks in accordance with the Madrid Agreement and Protocol, with a special focus on the harmonisation of laws at international and national level, as part of FICPI’s efforts to improve the legal position of brand owners and facilitate the work of trademark practitioners.

In addition, as the group has a high understanding of the interaction of trademarks with other rights and the importance of Internet for trademark owners, they have a special focus on geographical indications and domain names.

During the present term CET 1 will pay special attention to practical issues that are of concern to trademark practitioners during their day-to-day work.

CET 1 have contributed towards the following FICPI Resolutions:

  • EXCO/CN17/RES/001 Protection of Country Names
  • EXCO/JP14/RES/003 Protection of Geographical Indications for non-food products in the European Union (EU)
  • EXCO/CH16/RES/004 Avoidance of limitations of use of trade marks and trade dress
  • EXCO/ES14/RES/002 Trade Marks in Black and White
  • EXCO/IT13/RES/002 Legal Advice by IP authorities
  • EXCO/IT13/RES/004 Confidentiality in IP advice
  • EXCO/IT08/RES/003 Madrid Trademark System Improvements
  • EXCO/CL06/RES/003 Fair Use of Trademarks
  • EXCO/FR06/RES/002 National Intellectual Property Offices
  • EXCO/PT05/RES/001 Opposition Practice
  • EXCO/IT04/RES/002 Trade Mark Opposition proceedings in the European Union
  • EXCO/ES01/RES/002 Harmonisation in Electronic Filing
  • EXCO/IT60/RES/007B1 Extentsion of Times

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Ms. Eleni Kokkini

Ms. Eleni
 Kokkini

Firm : PPT Legal

Country of practice: Greece Greece

Country/Region of membership: Greece Greece

City: Athens

Member Since : 02/03/2015

Reporter

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Dra. Ana De Sampaio

Dra. Ana
 De Sampaio

Firm : J.E. Dias Costa, Lda.

Country of practice: Portugal Portugal

Country/Region of membership: Portugal Portugal

City: Lisboa

Members

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Mr. Ahmet Akgüloğlu

Mr. Ahmet
 Akgüloğlu

Firm : ATG Law Firm

Country of practice: Turkey Turkey

Country/Region of membership: Turkey Turkey

City: Istanbul

Member Since : 20/03/2015

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Mr. Uğur Aktekin

Mr. Uğur
 Aktekin

Firm : Gün + Partners

Country of practice: Turkey Turkey

Country/Region of membership: Turkey Turkey

City: Istanbul

Member Since : 05/03/2012

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Ms. Toni Ashton

Ms. Toni
 Ashton

Firm : FICPI Emeritus Member

Country of practice:

Country/Region of membership: Canada Canada

Member Since : 17/01/2006

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Dott.ssa Raffaella Barbuto

Dott.ssa Raffaella
 Barbuto

Firm : Studio Torta S.p.A.

Country of practice: Italy Italy

Country/Region of membership: Italy Italy

City: Milano

Member Since : 22/09/2004

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Dipl.-Chem. Dr. rer. nat. Ruth Christophersen

Dipl.-Chem. Ruth
 Christophersen

Firms : Bungartz Christophersen Partnerschaft mbB / Patentanwälte

Country of practice: Germany Germany

Country/Region of membership: Germany Germany

City: Düsseldorf

Member Since : 8/25/1992

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Ms. Nathalie Dreyfus

Ms. Nathalie
 Dreyfus

Firm : Cabinet Dreyfus & Associés

Country of practice: France France

Country/Region of membership: France France

City: Paris

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Mr. Luis-Alfonso Duran Moya

Mr. Luis-Alfonso
 Duran Moya

Firm : DURAN-CORRETJER, S.L.P.

Country of practice: Spain Spain

Country/Region of membership: Spain Spain

City: Barcelona

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Mr. James Fish

Mr. James
 Fish

Firm : J A Kemp

Country of practice: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Country/Region of membership: United Kingdom United Kingdom

City: London

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Dr. István Gödölle

Dr. István
 Gödölle

Firm : Gödölle, Kékes, Mészáros, & Szabó

Country of practice: Hungary Hungary

Country/Region of membership: Hungary Hungary

City: Budapest

Member Since : 11/03/2002

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Dipl.-Phys. Dr. rer. nat. Volker Heuckeroth

Dipl.-Phys. Volker
 Heuckeroth

Firm : Witte, Weller & Partner Patentanwälte mbB

Country of practice: Germany Germany

Country/Region of membership: Germany Germany

City: Stuttgart

Member Since : 3/24/1998

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Mr. John Holman

Mr. John
 Holman

Firm : Jacobson Holman, PLLC

Country of practice: USA USA

Country/Region of membership: USA USA

City: Washington

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Mr. Kalev Käosaar

Mr. Kalev
 Käosaar

Firm : Patendibüroo KÄOSAAR OÜ

Country of practice: Estonia Estonia

Country/Region of membership: Estonia Estonia

City: Tallinn

Member Since : 06/12/2009

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Mr. Naresh Kilaru

Mr. Naresh
 Kilaru

Firm : Finnegan Henderson Farabow Garrett & Dunner

Country of practice: USA USA

Country/Region of membership: USA USA

City: Washington

Member Since : 22/02/2013

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Mr. Jordan Kim

Mr. Jordan
 Kim

Firm : Y.P.Lee, Mock & Partners

Country of practice: Korea, Republic of Korea, Republic of

Country/Region of membership: Korea, Republic of Korea, Republic of

City: Seoul

Member Since : 15/02/2010

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Ms. Chantal Koller

Ms. Chantal
 Koller

Firm : Novagraaf Switzerland SA

Country of practice: Switzerland Switzerland

Country/Region of membership: Switzerland Switzerland

City: ONEX/Genève

Member Since : 12/02/2012

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Ms. Shirley Kwok

Ms. Shirley
 Kwok

Firm : Ribeiro Hui

Country of practice: Hong Kong Hong Kong

Country/Region of membership: Hong Kong Hong Kong

City: Hong Kong

Member Since : 04/12/2017

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Ms. Insil Lee

Ms. Insil
 Lee

Firm : Lee & Park

Country of practice: Korea, Republic of Korea, Republic of

Country/Region of membership: Korea, Republic of Korea, Republic of

City: Seoul

Member Since : 15/04/2003

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Mr. Gabriel Leonardos

Mr. Gabriel
 Leonardos

Firm : Kasznar Leonardos Intellectual Property

Country of practice: Brazil Brazil

Country/Region of membership: Brazil Brazil

City: Rio de Janeiro, RJ

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Mr. Brett Lewis

Mr. Brett
 Lewis

Firm : Davies Collison Cave

Country of practice: Australia Australia

Country/Region of membership: Australia Australia

City: Melbourne

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Dr. Nikolaos Lyberis

Dr. Nikolaos
 Lyberis

Firm : Vayanos Kostopoulos

Country of practice: Greece Greece

Country/Region of membership: Greece Greece

City: Athens

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Mr. Philip Macken

Mr. Philip
 Macken

Firm : Brand Haven Legal

Country of practice: Australia Australia

Country/Region of membership: Australia Australia

City: Manly

Member Since : 29/07/2013

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Ms. Aurélia Marie

Ms. Aurélia
 Marie

Firm : Cabinet Beau de Loménie

Country of practice: France France

Country/Region of membership: France France

City: Paris

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Ms. Elena Miller

Ms. Elena
 Miller

Firm : Bojinov & Bojinov

Country of practice: Bulgaria Bulgaria

Country/Region of membership: Bulgaria Bulgaria

City: Sofia

Member Since : 11/04/2015

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Ms. Coleen Morrison

Ms. Coleen
 Morrison

Firm : PCKIP (Perry Currier)

Country of practice: Canada Canada

Country/Region of membership: Canada Canada

City: Toronto

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Mr. Tore-Arnfinn Ødegård

Mr. Tore-Arnfinn
 Ødegård

Firm : Hynell AS

Country of practice: Norway Norway

Country/Region of membership: Norway Norway

City: Oslo

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Mr. Miguel O'Farrell

Mr. Miguel
 O'Farrell

Firm : Marval O'Farrell & Mairal

Country of practice: Argentina Argentina

Country/Region of membership: Argentina Argentina

City: Buenos Aires

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Mr. Keiichi Ota

Mr. Keiichi
 Ota

Firm : Ota & Associates

Country of practice: Japan Japan

Country/Region of membership: Japan Japan

City: Tokyo

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Ms. Gordana Pavlovic

Ms. Gordana
 Pavlovic

Firm : Cabinet Pavlovic

Country of practice: Serbia Serbia

Country/Region of membership: Serbia Serbia

City: Belgrade

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Mr. Dinesh Parmar

Mr. Dinesh
 Parmar

Firm : Parker & Parker Co. LLP

Country of practice: India India

Country/Region of membership: India India

City: Ahmedabad

Member Since : 04/11/2013

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Ms. Iris Quadrio

Ms. Iris
 Quadrio

Firm : Marval O'Farrell & Mairal

Country of practice: Argentina Argentina

Country/Region of membership: Argentina Argentina

City: Buenos Aires

Member Since : 13/06/2008

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Mr. Vikrant Rana

Mr. Vikrant
 Rana

Firm : S.S. Rana & Co. Advocates

Country of practice: India India

Country/Region of membership: India India

City: New Delhi

Member Since : 05/03/2012

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Mr. Petter Rindforth

Mr. Petter
 Rindforth

Firm : Fenix Legal KB

Country of practice: Sweden Sweden

Country/Region of membership: Sweden Sweden

City: Stockholm

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Ms. Junko Saito

Ms. Junko
 Saito

Firm : Ishida & Associates

Country of practice: Japan Japan

Country/Region of membership: Japan Japan

City: Nagoya

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Dipl.-Phys. (Univ.) Dr. rer. nat. Thomas Schlief

Dipl.-Phys. (Univ.) Thomas
 Schlief

Firms : Canzler & Bergmeier Patentanwälte / Partnerschaft mbB

Country of practice: Germany Germany

Country/Region of membership: Germany Germany

City: Ingolstadt

Member Since : 12/15/1999

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Mr. Kar Liang Soh

Mr. Kar Liang
 Soh

Firm : Ella Cheong LLC

Country of practice: Singapore Singapore

Country/Region of membership: Singapore Singapore

City: Singapore

Member Since : 24/05/2004

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DI Helmut Sonn

DI Helmut
 Sonn

Firm : Sonn & Partner Patentanwälte

Country of practice: Austria Austria

Country/Region of membership: Austria Austria

City: Wien

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Ms. Véronique Staeffen

Ms. Véronique
 Staeffen

Firm : Cabinet Desbarres & Staeffen

Country of practice: France France

Country/Region of membership: France France

City: Paris

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Mr. Tee Tan

Mr. Tee
 Tan

Firm : Lee & Lee

Country of practice: Singapore Singapore

Country/Region of membership: Singapore Singapore

City: Singapore

Member Since : 06/10/1995

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Mr. Benjamin Thompson

Mr. Benjamin
 Thompson

Firm : THOMPSON ASSOCIATES

Country of practice: Malaysia Malaysia

Country/Region of membership: Malaysia Malaysia

City: Kuala Lumpur

Member Since : 05/11/2011

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Mr. Lars Thyresson

Mr. Lars
 Thyresson

Firm : Hansson Thyresson Patentbyrå AB

Country of practice: Sweden Sweden

Country/Region of membership: Sweden Sweden

City: Malmö

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Dipl.-Ing. (Univ.) Michael Andreas Thoma

Dipl.-Ing. (Univ.) Michael Andreas
 Thoma

Firms : Lorenz Seidler Gossel Rechtsanwälte / Patentanwälte Partnerschaft mbB

Country of practice: Germany Germany

Country/Region of membership: Germany Germany

City: München

Member Since : 1/27/1999

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Ms. Donna Tobin

Ms. Donna
 Tobin

Firm : Frankfurt Kurnit Klein & Selz PC

Country of practice: USA USA

Country/Region of membership: USA USA

City: New York

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Ms. Raluca Vasilescu

Ms. Raluca
 Vasilescu

Firm : Cabinet M. Oproiu

Country of practice: Romania Romania

Country/Region of membership: Romania Romania

City: Bucharest

Member Since : 31/03/2001

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Dott. Francesco Paolo Vatti

Dott. Francesco Paolo
 Vatti

Firm : Fumero Studio Consulenza Brevetti snc

Country of practice: Italy Italy

Country/Region of membership: Italy Italy

City: Ancona

Member Since : 13/07/2000

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Ms. Gloria Wu

Ms. Gloria
 Wu

Firm : Kangxin Partners, P.C.

Country of practice: China China

Country/Region of membership: China China

City: Beijing

Member Since : 18/06/2014

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Dipl.-Inf. (Univ.) Julian Georg Würmser

Dipl.-Inf. (Univ.) Julian Georg
 Würmser

Firms : Meissner Bolte Patentanwälte / Rechtsanwälte Partnerschaft mbB

Country of practice: Germany Germany

Country/Region of membership: Germany Germany

City: München

Member Since : 5/21/2008

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Mr. Gregor Wild

Mr. Gregor
 Wild

Firm : RENTSCH PARTNER AG

Country of practice: Switzerland Switzerland

Country/Region of membership: Switzerland Switzerland

City: Zürich

Member Since : 12/02/2012

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Ms. Lina Xie

Ms. Lina
 Xie

Firm : China Sinda Intellectual Property Limited

Country of practice: China China

Country/Region of membership: China China

City: Beijing

Member Since : 06/06/2000

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Mr. Ray Zhao

Mr. Ray
 Zhao

Firm : Unitalen Attorneys at Law

Country of practice: China China

Country/Region of membership:

City: Beijing

Member Since : 10/04/2018

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