A Guide on the Trademark Law: Recent Developments, Enforcement and Protection Approach Explored!
With the growing number of trademark infringement cases in the US, devising an effective intellectual property protection strategy has remained to be a significant challenge faced by most companies. Moreover, recent developments and trends in the continuously evolving trademark law landscape add more complexity and might lead to possible risks and pitfalls if not navigated strategically. It is, therefore, important for concerned professionals to keep themselves abreast with the developments and trends of this growing landscape.
Listen as a panel of distinguished professionals organized by The Knowledge Group provide the audience with the latest information regarding the trademark law. Speakers, among other things, will discuss its developments and enforcement and will provide comprehensive protection approach for companies and all affected practitioners.
This LIVE Webcast will discuss the following key provisions:
- Nuts and Bolts of Trademark Law
- Trademark Law: Recent Trends and Developments
- Notable Court Rulings
- Best Protection Strategies
- What Lies Ahead
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- Nuts and Bolts of Trademark Practice (Purpose of trademarks, scale of distinctiveness, establishing priority, likelihood of confusion standard)
- Updates to TTAB practice: rule changes, pilot programs, etc.
- Recent PTO decisions related to trademark practice:
- Related to Scandalous and Disparaging Marks
- Related to Likelihood of Confusion
- Related to Descriptiveness
- Related to Acquired distinctiveness
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- Federal court likelihood of confusion cases
- Damages and attorney fee cases
- Google genericness cas
- First amendment rulings
- Supreme Court trademark bankruptcy case
Who Should Attend:
- Trademark Lawyers
- Brand Owners
- Brand Managers
- In-house Counsel
- Corporate Counsel
- Litigation Officers
- IP Attorneys & Consultants
- Other Related/Interested Professionals
Emily has more than a dozen years of litigation experience. Her practice focuses on trademark and copyright enforcement and litigation, and she routinely represents clients in front of the Trademark Trial and Appeal Board and in Federal Courts around the country.
Emily’s client roster includes some of the most recognizable brands in the world across all industries, from food and beverage, to technology, to fashion and design houses, and professional service companies. She counsels domestic and foreign corporations to ensure their intellectual property is protected both in the U.S. and abroad.
Emily holds a B.A. in History and Political Science and a J.D. from Washington University in St. Louis, where she was an editor for the Law Review. Emily has also studied graphic design, which gives her a unique perspective when advocating for and counseling clients related to their trademarks and copyrights.
Emily has more than a dozen years of litigation experience. Her practice focuses on trademark and copyright enforcement and litigation, …
Janet is a partner in Pattishall, McAuliffe, Newbury Hilliard and Geraldson, LLP practicing in trademark, copyright, advertising and unfair competition law. She has considerable experience in licensing, acquisition, policing, litigation, trademark prosecution, and international trademark and design law. Janet has been an adjunct professor at Northwestern Pritzker School of Law and taught classes at the University of Chicago Law School and the Chicago Kent College of Law. She is co-author of the treatise Trademarks and Unfair Competition (9th ed. 2019) published by LexisNexis. She is the incoming Editor-In-Chief of Landslide Magazine, the magazine of the ABA IPL Section. Janet represents multi-billion dollar public and private companies as well as mid-size and start-up entities across a wide variety of industries including sports equipment, automotive manufacturing, medical devices, toys, and publishing.
Janet is a partner in Pattishall, McAuliffe, Newbury Hilliard and Geraldson, LLP practicing in trademark, copyright, advertising and unfair competition …
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About Holland & Hart LLP
Our diverse team of 20+ trademark attorneys, paralegals, and trademark specialists, provides deep expertise across trademark search and clearance, prosecution, and enforcement of both traditional and non-traditional marks, domain name enforcement, online marketplace monitoring, and anti-counterfeiting.
The trademark group at Holland & Hart represents a range of consumer-facing brands, retailers, and technology-focused clients – including Fortune 500 technology companies and large brands with global portfolios. We offer seamless international IP portfolio management through our extensive and trusted network of foreign counsel whom we have worked with for many years.
We serve the gamut of industries, including retail, food and beverage, consumer goods, sports, technology, media, cosmetics, e-commerce, software, life sciences, pharmaceuticals, and non-profit.
About Pattishall, McAuliffe, Newbury, Hilliard & Geraldson LLP
Pattishall McAuliffe specializes in U.S. and international trademark, copyright, advertising and unfair competition law. Pattishall handles IP law "soup-to-nuts" including such areas as brand development, protection and enforcement. The firm represents many of the world's most famous brands and companies from the Fortune 50 to the next emerging stars. Because of Pattishall's wide and deep knowledge, clients can be confident that their questions will be answered quickly, thoroughly, and thoughtfully, because, in all likelihood, our lawyers have encountered the questions before. Pattishall prides itself on its long and successful relationships with its clients, some of which have been in place for more than 100 years. Firm attorneys are scholars, legislative advisors, teachers, expert witnesses, mediators, writers, speakers and bar leaders, staying on top of cutting-edge technologies, cases and legislation in the IP field.