Section Meeting - Intellectual Property

  • 05 Mar 2019
  • 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM (PST)
  • Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher LLP, 3161 Michelson Drive, 12th Floor, Irvine, CA 92612
  • 7


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Trademark & Design Formalities in the EU and Benelux, with Brexit updates

Presented by:

Bram Dejan, Senior European and Benelux Trademark & Design Attorney at Gevers in Hasselt, Belgium, and 

Katja Vangeneugden, Trademark & Design Paralegal at Gevers in Hasselt, Belgium

Speaker Bio: Bram advises on how to protect and defend clients’ interests (innovations) in relation to Intellectual Property. He defends clients in proceedings (e.g. opposition) at the Benelux Office for Intellectual Property and European Union Intellectual Property Office (EUIPO). He is specialized in Intellectual Property (trademarks, designs, copyrights, databases) and business development, with a particular focus on trademarks and designs. Bram’s clients include national and international corporations, government authorities, consultancy firms, law firms, communication agencies, and tax and accounting firms.

This is a very special opportunity for us since Bram and Katja will be visiting from Belgium!


THANK YOU to Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher, LLP for hosting this meeting. Please take a moment to visit their website at

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Light snacks will be provided.

Please check in at lobby desk and they will key you up to the 12th floor.


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Event Fee: $10.00 for OCPA members, $20.00 for non-members and $20.00 for all walk-ins who have not pre-registered online (both members and non-members) IF SPACE IS AVAILABLE. Walk-ins are on a first come first serve basis.

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*Cancellation Policy - If you need to cancel your reservation, please e-mail Intellectual Property Section Chairs Rachel Alm at and Stephanie Kann at skann@gibsondunn.comNo refunds will be issued. Credit for a future meeting will be held in your OCPA account which may be applied to future meetings if your cancellation is received no less than 48 hours prior to the event. 

Please note: Credit will not be issued to passport holders. 

Questions? Please contact the Intellectual Property Section Chairs Rachel Alm at and Stephanie Kann at If you have a topic or speaker you would like to hear at an upcoming section meeting, please let us know.

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