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Blazon or brand? – 14 November

Logos vs coats of arms, protection, infringement and corporate identity

Elizabeth Roads LVO, Snawdoun Herald, formerly Lyon Clerk at the Court of the Lord Lyon until 2018, talks to CIM Scotland about heraldry and branding. Elizabeth will offer a practical introduction to heraldry and offer guidance on when and how to work with the Court of the Lyon on logo design.

During the session Elizabeth with cover the following topics:
•    What is heraldry and how does it operate in Scotland
•    Court of the Lord Lyon
•    Granting of arms
•    Protection and infringement
•    Corporate identity
•    Logo v coat of arms – compare and contrast
•    Flags and badges
•    Use of arms as corporate identity
•    Q&A’s
You can find out more about our speaker, Elizabeth Roads, here.

Refreshments will be provided on arrival including tea, coffee and biscuits. After the presentation there will be an opportunity to network with fellow professionals at the Monboddo Bar.

CPD category: Brand
Duration: 1.5 hour

Registration and networking with refreshments are from 18:00, the event starts at 18:30 and finishes at 20:45. If you are non-EU resident please call the Regional Events team to make your booking.

For more information please contact the Regional Events team on;


(0)1628 427340

Blazon or brand? – 14 November

Thursday 14th November, 6:00 pm - 8:45 pm


  • Member: £15
  • Studying member: £15
  • Student: £15
  • Non-member: £20

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Thursday 14th November
6:00 pm - 8:45 pm
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