What’s New in the Trademark Law Landscape: Regulatory Trends and Challenges Explored
What's new in trademark law in the age of COVID-19? Join seasoned trademark law experts, Stephen Jadie Coates (Coates IP) and Maureen Shannon (Rivian Automotive), as they discuss how the ramifications of the pandemic has impacted the practice of trademark law and their perspective on such changes. Speakers will also discuss recent cases and upcoming regulatory changes. They will also provide the audience with practical strategies for managing trademark issues in a rapidly evolving legal climate.
In a LIVE Webcast, the speakers will discuss:
- What’s new in trademark law in the age of COVID?
- Meet Rivian Automotive’s First Trademark Counsel.
- How is COVID changing online enforcement?
- How are brand owners responding to the social justice movement?
Who Should Attend:
- Trademark Lawyers
- Intellectual Property Attorneys
- Brand Managers
- IP Consultants and Experts
- General Counsel
Steve is the founding partner of Coates IP, an intellectual property boutique where he specializes primarily in trademarks, domain names and copyright law. Prior to his current role, Steve managed the trademark and domain name practices at Amazon and Twitter, among other things. He is active in Internet governance policy, currently as a member of the Intellectual Property Constituency of ICANN and he sits on the advisory board of the NYU Law Engelberg Center on Innovation Law & Policy. Steve is also very active at the International Trademark Association, where he has been a committee member since 2007, and led a domain name subcommittee on new gTLDs.
Steve is the founding partner of Coates IP, an intellectual property boutique where he specializes primarily in trademarks, domain names …
Contributing over 15 years of experience, Maureen leads global brand protection for Rivian Automotive. Responsibilities at prior in-house roles for several fin-tech companies included designing and implementing strategies for global brand protection, monitoring and enforcement, and executing a multi-company rebrand, as well as building the patent and trade secret programs. Maureen has also launched startups ranging from an e-commerce platform to an Internet service provider. As outside counsel, Maureen managed brand protection initiatives and IP litigation for a variety of clients. In her roles, Maureen received recognition for her contributions and execution, ease of knowledge-sharing, her focus on positive team building, integrity, and her ability to manage the dynamics of a rapidly changing environment with a focus on crafting solutions.
Contributing over 15 years of experience, Maureen leads global brand protection for Rivian Automotive. Responsibilities at prior in-house roles for …
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Method of Presentation:
On-demand Webcast (CLE)
General knowledge of trademark law
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Areas of Professional Practice
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About Coates IP
Coates IP is a boutique law firm based in Seattle and specializing in intellectual property, domain names, Internet governance, marketing, advertising, privacy, data protection and other areas of law related to technology. The Coates IP team of attorneys and paralegals draw from their strong backgrounds at prominent in house positions at the most-prominent technology platforms and companies to provide an unparalleled and pragmatic in house-focused partnership with their clients.
About Rivian Automotive
Rivian is an American electric vehicle maker and automotive technology company. Founded in 2009 by RJ Scaringe, the company develops and produces vehicles, products, and services related to sustainable transportation. The Rivian electric SUV R1S and electric pickup R1T debuted at the LA auto show in November, 2018. The vehicles will be available in summer of 2021 and will be semi-autonomous, delivering a driving range of around 400 miles, and are designed for on-road and off-road adventures.