Protecting IP Rights in the Food and Beverage Industry
Leveraging Trademarks and Copyrights to Protect IP From Product Development to Marketplace Delivery
Recording of a 90-minute premium CLE video webinar with Q&A
This CLE course will guide IP counsel advising companies in the food and beverage industry on managing key intellectual property challenges. The panel will discuss infringement and enforcement and licensing and leveraging protection to enhance the brand.
- Protecting IP rights in the food and beverage industry
- Trade dress and design rights
- Trade secrets
- Monitoring for infringement
- Trademark disputes
- Strengthening brands
- Recent decisions on these issues
The panel will review these and other key issues:
- What trademark, trade dress, and trade secret issues should counsel anticipate and address during the development of a product?
- What are the infringement vulnerabilities for companies in the food and beverage sector?
- What strategies should IP counsel employ to enforce trademarks, design rights, and trade secrets in the food and beverage industry?
Chiesa Shahinian & Giantomasi
Ms. Bhalani handles all aspects of trademark prosecution, including clearance searches, applications and renewals, and... | Read More
Ms. Bhalani handles all aspects of trademark prosecution, including clearance searches, applications and renewals, and provides domestic and international intellectual property strategy planning. She also researches and drafts responses to Examiners' Office Actions in the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO). In addition, Ms. Bhalani has experience drafting, structuring and negotiating numerous licensing, co-existence, non-disclosure and asset purchase agreements.Close
Abigail J. Remore
Chiesa Shahinian & Giantomasi
Ms. Remore handles a wide range of intellectual property matters, including litigation, enforcement, counseling,... | Read More
Ms. Remore handles a wide range of intellectual property matters, including litigation, enforcement, counseling, licensing and prosecution of trademark and copyright applications. A substantial portion of her practice involves litigation of trademark registration disputes before the Trademark Trial & Appeal Board. Her significant intellectual property prosecution experience includes conducting trademark clearance searches, guiding trademark and copyright applications from application to registration, preparing responses to Office Actions and preparing renewal, maintenance and intent to use filings with the USPTO.Close
Jenna P. Torres
Eckert Seamans Cherin & Mellott
Ms. Torres concentrates her practice in intellectual property, particularly the prosecution and litigation of... | Read More
Ms. Torres concentrates her practice in intellectual property, particularly the prosecution and litigation of trademarks in the U.S. and internationally. She helps clients both large and small build and protect their trademark portfolios around the world, performing trademark clearance searches (including for pharmaceutical brand and generic names), advising on filing and maintaining applications as well as proper trademark use, drafting license agreements, coexistence agreements, and consents, overcoming USPTO refusals of all types, conducting IP diligence for merger and acquisition transactions and drafting and filing resulting assignment documents, conducting brand policing and diligence into potential infringement, litigating and defending oppositions and cancellations before the USPTO TTAB and litigating and defending federal trademark and unfair competition infringement actions. In addition, Ms. Torres provides services in matters dealing with copyright, such as advice on filing copyright applications, fair use issues, publishing agreements and licensing, as well as litigating and defending copyright infringement actions in federal court.Close