Silke Weiss is a fully qualified lawyer with a Master's degree in Intellectual Property from Victoria University in Wellington, New Zealand. She has worked at WIPO since 2008, initially in WIPO's PCT
Legal Division before moving to the Hague System Legal Division. Prior to that, she worked in a law firm in Germany and at the University of Economics in Vienna, Austria.
This annual update, specifically designed for senior trade mark and design administrators, includes the latest updates from WIPO with discussion on the Madrid and Hague systems and a review of the differences between US, EU and UK practice and what to do about them.