Event speakers

Bernt Boldvik

Martina Schneider

Knut Andreas Bostad

Cristina Senerio

Patricia Prevoo

General Information

This online seminar is organized by the EUIPO in collaboration with the Norwegian Industrial Property Office (NIPO). Experts will deliver presentations about relevant Intellectual Property topics aimed at IP Lawyers, paralegals and other IP professionals. The online seminar is free of charge, attendees do need to register below. The seminar will be held in English.


Moderator: Knut Andreas Bostad (NIPO)

09:00-09:10 (CEST)“Welcome Speech” - Bernt Boldvik, Director of the Designs and Trademarks Department (NIPO) & Martina Schneider, Head of Service of the Customer Support Service (EUIPO)
09:10-09:35“Proof of use: practical aspects and latest case law” – Cristina Senerio (EUIPO)
09:35-10:00“Trade mark protection in the Metaverse” – Cristina Senerio (EUIPO)
10:00-10:30 “What’s new at EUIPO?” – Patricia Prevoo (EUIPO)

Personal information

*Please enter your name as you would like it to appear on the Certificate of Attendance, available after the event.


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