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Coffee Shop Innovation

Coffee Shop Innovation is Europe’s leading event for professionals working across the café, coffee shop, and catering industries.

In this fast-paced and ever-evolving industry, keeping on top of new trends and technology is key. At Coffee Shop Innovation, you will find everything you need to put your business on the map. From inspiration, to the tools and resources you need to turn your ambitions into a profitable reality, from tech, to design, to how to properly market your business so you are reaching your target audience, you will find it all under one roof with Coffee Shop Innovation.

J A Kemp will be there offering free advice about protecting your brand. Our friendly trade mark attorneys have wide-reaching experience in working for food and drink brands from startups to multinationals and every sort of business in between, including franchises. Come and see us on Stand 1350.

Tickets for Coffee Shop Innovation Exhibition 2018 are completely FREE.


Tuesday 25th Sept 10am – 5pm
Wednesday 26th Sept 10am – 5pm


Excel Exhibition Centre, Sandstone Lane, London E16 1XL


Brand protection in the hospitality industry; what you need to know

In the competitive hospitality industry, successfully launching a new venture and building a brand takes real effort. A strong brand can make a huge difference in making you stand out from the competition; but how can you protect it, and how do you avoid objection from others? J A Kemp’s trade mark experts will explain the dos and don’ts when launching a new brand and later exploiting it, and provide other practical advice whatever stage your business is at.

Tom Albertini is a partner at J A Kemp, one of the leading patent and trade mark firms in Europe. He has 20 years' experience in the trade mark profession and a significant track record of advising clients in the hospitality industry, and particularly those in the field of food and drink and related e-commerce.

Laurie Smith is a trade mark attorney at J A Kemp. She works with clients of all sizes and across diverse commercial sectors including food and drink, electronics and financial services. Laurie has particular experience of working with startups and growing businesses to identify the most cost-effective ways to protect their business ideas.