Fraud at the TTAB: Leveraging the Lower Standard, Mitigating Risk of Cancellation
A live 90-minute premium CLE video webinar with interactive Q&A
This CLE webinar will guide trademark counsel on the recent trend at the Trademark Trial and Appeal Board (TTAB) on pleading fraud. The panel will discuss best practices to mitigate the risk of inaccurate applications and registrations.
- Recent developments and court treatment
- Pleading fraud
- Best practices
The panel will review these and other vital questions:
- What is the current state of the law concerning allegations of fraud before the TTAB?
- What are the next steps for plaintiffs and defendants in the event of fraud pleadings?
- What strategies and procedures should trademark owners utilize to mitigate the risk of fraud allegations?
Stephen R. Baird
Mr. Baird works with clients to address their most difficult trademark problems. He provides strategic guidance on... | Read More
Mr. Baird works with clients to address their most difficult trademark problems. He provides strategic guidance on trademark usage and clearance, branding strategies, domestic and worldwide portfolio management, litigation and enforcement, internet domain name and trademark disputes, licensing, and prosecution. His trademark and brand protection work has gained notoriety for the protection and registration of nontraditional trademarks, product configuration trademarks, and trade dress and product packaging trademarks.Close
B. Brett Heavner
Finnegan Henderson Farabow Garrett & Dunner
Mr. Heavner's practice covers all aspects of trademark and unfair competition law, with a particular focus on... | Read More
Mr. Heavner's practice covers all aspects of trademark and unfair competition law, with a particular focus on trademark infringement, counterfeiting, and false advertising litigation. He assists clients in developing strategies for establishing and enforcing their trademark rights. Mr. Heavner counsels on issues regarding trademark clearance searching, trademark and copyright licensing, and certification mark programs.Close
Morrison & Foerster
Ms. Liou co-leads the firm’s Trademark Group and is a partner in the firm’s Intellectual Property Group.... | Read More
Ms. Liou co-leads the firm’s Trademark Group and is a partner in the firm’s Intellectual Property Group. She maintains a broad intellectual property practice that includes trademark, false advertising, unfair competition, and copyright litigation, as well as domestic and international trademark prosecution. Ms. Liou has litigated trademark, copyright, and design patent infringement cases, as well as proceedings before the Trademark Trial and Appeal Board. In addition to litigation, she advises clients on complex intellectual property issues such as counterfeit and gray market goods. Her clients come from a wide range of industries and fields, including wireless networking, consumer electronics, computer software, financial services, medical devices, pharmaceuticals, plants, and food products.Close