Queen Mary Intellectual Property Research Institute
Queen Mary, University of London





Jeremy Phillips






Visiting Professorial Fellow

Queen Mary
Intellectual Property
Research Institute
John Vane Science Building
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London EC1M 6BQ
United Kingdom

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Jeremy Phillips

BA (Cantab), PhD (Kent)

Jeremy Phillips joined the Queen Mary Intellectual Property Research Institute in 2003 as a Professorial Fellow. He has been Intellectual Property Consultant to London-based solicitors Slaughter and May since 1994 and is the Founder-Editor of Sweet & Maxwell's European Trade Mark Reports and European Copyright and Design Reports. The author of numerous books and articles on intellectual property, he has been appointed editor of the new Oxford University Property publication the Journal of Intellectual Property Law & Practice. He is Consultant Editor of the Butterworths Intellectual Property Law Handbook and the Butterworths E-commerce and Information Technology Law Handbook as well as Consultant Editor of the Information Technology Law Reports (Lawtext Publications). He is also co-author (with Alison Firth) of Introduction to Intellectual Property Law (Butterworths, 4th edition 2002). His most recent publication is Trade Mark Law: a Practical Anatomy (Oxford University Press, 2003). Jeremy is co-blogmeister of the IPKat weblog (www.ipkat.com), the first European intellectual property law weblog.

Recent Conference Papers

Could any external non-European features be imported into the European system? Past, Present and the Future: the Development of Trade Marks, Designs and Related Rights in Europe, 25th Anniversary Conference of the European Communities Trade Mark Association, London, 9 June 2005

Five Not-So-Easy Pieces: Trade Mark Infringement Today, CLT Trade Mark Law Conference, Café Royal, London, 5 April 2005

Strong Trade Marks and the Likelihood of Confusion in European Law, Fordham 13th Annual Conference on International Intellectual Property Law and Policy, New York, 1 April 2005

Trade Mark Law and the Need to Keep Free, Fordham Annual Conference on International Intellectual Property Law and Policy, New York, 16 April 2004

Going Down in History: Does History Have Anything to Offer Today's Intellectual Property Lawyer? (with Ilanah Simon), ESRC Research Seminar Series, Seminar I: The Trade-Intellectual Property Nexus: Past and Present, London, 23 January 2004

Harmonisation of Substantive Trademark Law, International Trademark Law Association Forum, Geneva, 2 December 2003

IP Licensing and Litigation: How Best to Enforce Intellectual Assets in an Enlarged Union, Patinnova '03, Hémicycle, Luxembourg Congrès, Luxembourg, 11 November 2003

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