IP Conferences
Sep 26, 2023

Marques 2023 Conference: A Day-by-Day Guide

Dive into the day-by-day guide to the Marques 2023 Conference in Berlin, a hub for IP Law discussions and networking. From welcome receptions to gala dinners, get the lowdown on all the events scheduled from 19th to 22nd September. Whether it's exploring brand dynamics in the age of social media or understanding the nuances of geographical indications, the conference promises enriching insights for both newcomers and veterans in the industry. Make the most of this opportunity to forge meaningful connections.

Marques 2023 Conference: A Day-by-Day Guide

Marques 2023 Conference: A Day-by-Day Guide

Welcome to the vibrant city of Berlin, the host of the Marques 2023 Annual Conference, where the world of IP Law converges to explore 'The Next Frontier'. From engaging workshops to insightful panel discussions led by industry stalwarts, the conference promises a rich and diverse experience. Let's delve into the day-by-day guide to help you navigate this grand event seamlessly.


Tuesday, 19th September

Kickstart your conference experience with a warm welcome reception at the InterContinental Hotel Pavilion and Winter Garden. Dress smart yet comfortable as you mingle with industry peers over delightful conversations.

Wednesday, 20th September

Immerse yourself in Berlin's rich history at the Arminiusmarkthalle during the cultural evening. Relish an eclectic mix of world cuisines as you explore the vibrant market hall that stands as a testament to Berlin's resilient spirit. The dress code remains smart and comfortable.

Thursday, 21st September

The signature Gala Dinner at the InterContinental Hotel is the highlight of the social programme. Adorn your best black tie or formal attire and dance the night away, celebrating the spirit of the conference.

Day-by-Day Guide

Tuesday, 19th September
  • 09:00 - MARQUES Leaders Meeting (Exclusive to Team Chairs)
  • 10:00 - Conference Registration Desk Opens
  • 11:00 - Meeting of MARQUES Council (Exclusive to Council Members)
  • 14:00 - Meeting of MARQUES Teams (Exclusive to Team Members)
  • 18:30 - Exclusive Reception for Council, Speakers, Corporates, and First-Time Attendees (By Invitation Only)
  • 19:15 - Welcome Reception
Wednesday, 20th September

A day packed with insightful sessions led by industry leaders discussing brand authenticity, the metaverse, and steering brands during crises. The day ends with a cultural reception at the historic Arminiusmarkthalle.

Thursday, 21st September

Dive deep into discussions on platform liability, the role of WIPO in the next frontier, and an update on the new EU design law. Choose from a range of workshops in the afternoon to enhance your understanding of various topics, including Chinese IP/TM updates and the nuances of geographical indications.

Friday, 22nd September
  • 09:30 - Annual General Meeting
  • 10:00 - Next Generation Content: Explore the dynamics of brand and consumer relationships in the age of Instagram, TikTok, and AI bots.
  • 11:45 - CJEU and General Court Cases: A review of the significant trade mark and design judgments over the past year.
  • 13:00 - Conference Summation and Close


As we wrap up this guide, we encourage you to make the most of the learning and networking opportunities at the Marques 2023 Conference. Whether you are a seasoned professional or a newcomer, this conference promises a wealth of knowledge and an avenue to forge meaningful connections in the industry.

Enjoy your stay in Berlin!

Wolfgang Danner

Wolfgang Danner

Wolfgang Danner, Chief Commercial Officer, boasts 20 years in the Intellectual Property Service Provider industry. He spearheads global business development, expertly guiding partner acquisition and retention while shaping our service's marketing and strategic expansion.