Structuring Trademark Coexistence Agreements: Evaluating and Negotiating Agreements to Resolve Trademark Disputes
Recording of a 90-minute CLE webinar with Q&A
This CLE webinar will provide guidance for counsel to trademark owners on negotiating and drafting coexistence agreements. The panel will offer strategies for pursuing, negotiating and structuring such agreements.
- Agreements—defined/characteristics, difference in agreements, context in which they arise, issues that arise, what if you ask and the answer is no
- Distinguishing Coexistence, Consent and License Agreements
- Joint ownership
- Prior rights (EU)
- Limitations on use and registration
- Scope of territory
- Scope of goods
- Key terms
- Future cooperation
- International Considerations
The panel will review these and other key issues:
- What factors should counsel consider when weighing use of a coexistence agreement?
- What terms should be included in coexistence agreements and how should such agreements be framed to best protect the client’s mark?
- What are the risks to be aware of in negotiating coexistence agreements?
Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton
Mr. Feingold's practice focuses on trademark, copyright, advertising and Internet matters. He has handled complex... | Read More
Mr. Feingold's practice focuses on trademark, copyright, advertising and Internet matters. He has handled complex trademark litigation matters and sophisticated transactional projects. He advises clients with large global portfolios on how to effectively and efficiently manage and utilize these assets to further their business objectives privacy issues and other Internet-specific problems.Close
Barbara J. Grahn
Ms. Grahn counsels clients in a range of trademark, copyright and advertising matters. She handles U.S. and... | Read More
Ms. Grahn counsels clients in a range of trademark, copyright and advertising matters. She handles U.S. and international trademark clearance, prosecution and enforcement, brand development and management, trademark and copyright infringement counseling and disputes, domain name issues, advertising compliance, sweepstakes and contest rules, and copyright registrations for large databases and websites.Close