April 11, 2019
Fitch Even partner Alisa C. Simmons will be a featured panelist at an ABA CLE program on “Brexit: What You Now Need to Know to Protect and Enforce Your IP Rights in the EU and UK,” taking place on April 12 in Arlington, Virginia, during the 2019 ABA-IPL Annual Meeting and 34th Intellectual Property Law Conference.
During the program, Alisa and IP lawyers from the UK and Canada will provide up-to-date guidance on the UK's anticipated exit from the European Union. The panel will explore the agreements that may be put into place and the resulting questions regarding the protection and enforcement of EU-based IP rights including trademarks, copyrights, registered designs, and geographical indications.
To learn more about the conference and its offerings, please visit the ABA website.
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