The Impact of the Hague Agreement on U.S. Design Law: 2016 Updates

Broadcast Date: Tuesday, May 17, 2016 from 12:00 pm to 2:00 pm (ET)
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Ian R. Walsworth
Darrell G. Mottley
Margaret Polson
Mark J. Thronson


About Sheridan Ross P.C.

Sheridan Ross is the oldest patent and trademark law firm in the Rocky Mountain region. The firm’s 50 intellectual property specialists work to protect their clients’ rights in the U.S. and around the globe in a full range of technologies, including mechanical and electrical engineering, biotechnology and pharmaceuticals, computer hardware and software, consumer goods, and more.


About Banner & Witcoff, Ltd.

Banner & Witcoff ( is one of the largest national firms dedicated to intellectual property law. The firm was established in 1920, and now has more than 100 attorneys and agents in offices in Chicago, Washington, D.C., Boston and Portland. Our attorneys provide legal counsel and representation to the world’s most innovative companies, in all areas of intellectual property, including copyrights, design patents, jury trials, licensing, litigation, patent prosecution, post-issuance proceedings, trademarks and trade secrets.


About Polson Intellectual Law, PC

Polson Intellectual Property Law, PC is a boutique law firm specializing in patents, copyrights, and trademarks. Margaret Polson, Patent Attorney, is a patent lawyer with significant experience in utility patents, design patents, copyrights, trademarks, and more. She is the current chair of the AIPLA Industrial Design Committee and chair of the Hague implementation sub-committee.


About Blank Rome LLP

By listening to general counsel, business leaders, and entrepreneurs, and anticipating their needs, Blank Rome LLP has provided exceptional service to clients for seventy years. Blank Rome has become one of America’s largest and most successful law firms by adding leading talent and new practice areas to handle critical client matters.

The firm’s eighty-plus intellectual property attorneys are located in Philadelphia, Houston, New York, and Washington, DC. Blank Rome combines decades of intellectual property litigation experience, throughout the United States, and globally, with a robust prosecution, procurement, and asset management practice to devise strategies that help clients protect and maximize the value of their intellectual property assets.