Enforcing Contributory Online Trademark Infringement: Willful Blindness, Knowledge Standard
Recording of a 90-minute premium CLE video webinar with Q&A
This CLE webinar will guide IP counsel on contributory trademark infringement and the knowledge required. The panel will discuss recent court treatment of contributory infringement, particularly in the online context. The panel will address what online marketplaces should be doing and will offer best practices for brand owners.
- Contributory infringement
- Knowledge standard
- Recent court treatment
- Expectations of online marketplaces
- Best practices for brand owners enforcing marks online
The panel will review these and other important issues:
- When is some knowledge enough?
- How have the courts addressed contributory infringement, particularly in the context of online selling?
- What best practices should brand owners and their counsel employ when seeking to enforce trademark rights with online sellers?
Susan M. Kayser
Ms. Kayser litigates and counsels clients including international brands and startups on trademark, advertising,... | Read More
Ms. Kayser litigates and counsels clients including international brands and startups on trademark, advertising, and copyright matters. She provides strategic advice to brand owners in the apparel, fashion, luxury, consumer products, and automotive industries and has been on the forefront of contributory infringement law on the internet. She handles all aspects of USPTO practice. She also provides counseling, manages multibillion dollar worldwide trademark portfolios and worldwide clearance projects, serves as lead negotiator for multi-jurisdictional disputes, and leads IP due diligence teams for brand acquisitions.Close
Domain Name Specialist/Attorney
Finnegan Henderson Farabow Garrett & Dunner
Mr. Uffelman practices trademark, domain name, and internet law. In particular, he works on a broad range of internet... | Read More
Mr. Uffelman practices trademark, domain name, and internet law. In particular, he works on a broad range of internet and cyber law issues, including on-line brand enforcement and the Uniform Domain-Name Dispute Resolution Policy (UDRP) proceedings. Mr. Uffelman handles a variety of on-line brand enforcement issues including gray-market goods, trademark and copyright infringement, and cybersquatting. He has successfully handled numerous UDRP cases on both the complainant and respondent side, and his practice spans a wide spectrum of industries.Close
Steven J. Wadyka, Jr.
Mr. Wadyka focuses his practice on the protection, enforcement and defense of intellectual property rights. He has... | Read More
Mr. Wadyka focuses his practice on the protection, enforcement and defense of intellectual property rights. He has represented both plaintiffs and defendants in trademark infringement, copyright infringement, trade dress infringement, trademark dilution, false advertising, anti-counterfeiting and unfair competition litigation in federal courts throughout the United States.Close