Who does the Liver Bird belong to?


17 December 2012

Alison Lui, LJMU Senior Lecturer and Employability Officer for the School of Law, was recently interviewed by BBC Radio Merseyside on the subject of the trademarking of the Liver Bird.

This was in specific reference to Liverpool Football Club, but Alison talked in general about how it can be registered as a trademark and the implications to businesses.  She cleared up the issues surrounding this debate, talking through the fact that the trademark rights refer to specific variations and versions of the Liver Bird image. 

Her interview is at approximately 10.30 mins in and available until 21 December 2012

http://www.bbc.co.uk/iplayer/episode/p011bb4y/Simon_Hoban_14_12_2012/

Further information about Alison's teaching and research is available at : http://www.ljmu.ac.uk/LAW/117677.htm

Alison, along with Law LJMU Senior Lecturer and Employability Officer Sarah Stirk, recently received a grant from the Higher Education Academy (HEA) for their research into employability.

The title of their research project is: 'A new employability model for the twenty-first century: the importance of social media and digital employability skills.'

A one-day workshop will be held on 15  March 2013 for staff and stakeholders to disseminate their research.  Further information will be released soon or you can contact Alison Lui, call: 0151 231 3288 or email: A.Lui@ljmu.ac.uk  

For further information about the LJMU School of Law please visit: http://www.ljmu.ac.uk/law



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