3D Printing: Implications for Patents, Trademarks, Trade Secrets and Copyrights
Challenges With Additive Manufacturing, Policing and Enforcement Strategies to Protect IP
Recording of a 90-minute premium CLE webinar with Q&A
This CLE course will examine 3D printing and its current and potential implications for patents, trademark, trade dress, trade secret, and copyrights. The panel will offer guidance for developing enforcement strategies to police and protect IP rights in the emerging world of additive manufacturing.
- 3D printing implications for IP
- Trademarks and trade dress
- Trade secret
- Policing and enforcement strategies
- Overarching issues
The panel will review these and other high profile issues:
- How does 3D printing of products impact different types of intellectual property?
- When determining which type of protection to seek, what factors related to 3D printing should IP counsel consider?
- What steps should counsel take to police and protect IP in light of 3D printing?
Elizabeth D. Ferrill
Finnegan Henderson Farabow Garrett & Dunner
Ms. Ferrill focuses her practice on all aspects of design patents, including prosecution, counseling, and litigation.... | Read More
Ms. Ferrill focuses her practice on all aspects of design patents, including prosecution, counseling, and litigation. She also has extensive experience in utility patent litigation in the areas of software- and hardware-related technologies. She counsels clients who hold design patents as well as those accused of infringement. She has experience with consumer and industrial products, graphical user interfaces and icons. She has prosecuted families of design patents before the USPTO, directed prosecution in foreign countries, and argued appeals before the PTAB.Close
Orrick Herrington & Sutcliffe
Mr. Higgins is the co-leader of the firm’s 3D Printing Group and is an experienced patent litigator. He... | Read More
Mr. Higgins is the co-leader of the firm’s 3D Printing Group and is an experienced patent litigator. He represents clients in federal court actions, ITC investigations, and in proceedings before the USPTO. Mr. Higgins has developed a global reputation as an authoritative source on legal issues in 3D printing and has been a featured speaker at 3D printing events around the world. His 3D printing practice includes advising startups and established 3D printing companies on all aspects of intellectual property law, cybersecurity, and technology transactions.Close
Marc H. Trachtenberg
Mr. Trachtenberg focuses his practice on domain name, internet, eCommerce, advertising, promotions, trademark,... | Read More
Mr. Trachtenberg focuses his practice on domain name, internet, eCommerce, advertising, promotions, trademark, copyright, and innovative technologies. He represents clients in matters involving promotion and protection of their IP, both online and in the brick-and-mortar world. In this capacity, Mr. Trachtenberg helps clients implement strategies to protect their IP rights, identifies threats to online brand presence, and enforces these rights. He is also very active in the area of 3D printing and other innovative technologies and advises clients regarding potential implications of such technologies on IP rights and business processes and regularly speaks on the topic.Close