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Talkin' Marks

Talkin' Marks is a casual and comedic conversation on Trademarks. Brought to you by Craig Bailey, Senior Account Manager at Corsearch, and Gökcen Uzer Cengelci, Trademark Counsel at TrademarkNow, your co-hosts discuss a variety of subjects in the trademark world. They cover current trending trademark cases, historically famous cases, funny and unusual cases, and general trademark and trademark law-related topics. A new episode is published every month. In no way should any content here be considered a legal opinion. TrademarkNow, a Corsearch company, provides an AI-powered trademark platform that gives legal teams the tools to conduct trademark screening and similarity searching in less than 15 seconds - all with ranked and analyzed results in terms of likelihood of confusion. Our solutions significantly speed up your clearance processes and can streamline your entire trademark portfolio management work. Email us: podcast@trademarknow.com

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The Past, Present, and Future of Online Brand Protection

In this episode, your Talkin’ Marks co-hosts are joined by Professor Jorij Abraham, Managing Director of the Ecommerce Foundation, which includes Scamadviser. Together they look at how the Ecommerce industry is combating online counterfeiting and infringement in today’s rapidly expanding global online marketplaces. 


27 Apr 2021

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Online Fights

In this episode, your Talkin’ Marks co-hosts are joined by Company Secretary and Director General of the UK Anti-Counterfeiting Group (ACG), Phil Lewis. Together they cover possible strategies to combat both the act of counterfeiting — and the counterfeiters themselves! 


24 Mar 2021

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Brexit Briefing

Interested in how Brexit will impact the IP market now the transition period has ended? Talkin’ Marks has you covered! Brexit Briefing highlights the important consequences for trademark attorneys and businesses. This episode stars special guest Chris McLeod, Chartered trademark attorney, and Partner at Elkington and Fife LLP, past President of CITMA, member of INTA, and an active member of Pharmaceutical Trade Marks Group (PTMG). 


28 Jan 2021

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Stronger Together: Human Experience And Innovation Make For World-Class Brand Protection

Episode seven has just dropped! In this segment your Talkin’ Marks co-hosts are joined by special guest Tobias Hartmann, CEO of Corsearch - global trademark, brand protection, and domain name solutions provider.Together they take a look at how global reach, human experience, and legal technology tools are helping IP professionals to reframe their working dynamics today.Envisioning the future of IP law together.


30 Oct 2020

Rank #4

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Immoral and Scandalous Trademarks

We are covering the issue of immoral and scandalous trademarks and focus on what are they today and what will the future hold for those trademarks. We will cover precedent decisions in the US such as REDSKINS-SLANTS and IANCU-BRUNETTI. We will also look at the recent decision FACK JU GOHTE from the EU. Joining us in the discussion is Colin Manning, Lecturer at the Cork Institute of Technology and an EU trademark attorney. Colin has written his thesis on "The Moral Bars on Trade Mark Registration" https://papers.ssrn.com/sol3/papers.cfm?abstract_id=2875687


25 Sep 2020

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Distinctiveness v Descriptiveness

Our fifth episode covers the important concepts of distinctiveness and descriptiveness in trademark law. Your co-hosts take a look at the recent booking.com decision in the US, as well as some similar cases in the EU - including XOXO. And, they also briefly examine and discuss the legal framework of distinctiveness and descriptiveness in EU harmonized regulations.


6 Aug 2020

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Trademark Management and AI - Special Interview with CEO Mikael Kolehmainen

Special guest, Mikael Kolehmainen, who is CEO & Co-founder and former corporate and intellectual property attorney, unpacks the issues of artificial intelligence in trademark searching, watching and portfolio management with your podcast co-hosts. How AI and legal technology are changing and improving the trademark industry? Listen and find out!


2 Jul 2020

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Genericness Unpacked

Today we discuss genericness and touch on the USPTO vs Booking.com case.


4 Jun 2020

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Exploring Geographical Indications

Today we discuss geographical indications and their importance.


7 May 2020

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Non-Traditional Trademarks Unwrapped

Today we discuss non-traditional trademarks such as sound, taste and smell, colour, and motion.


9 Apr 2020

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