Trade Dress and Design Patent: Leveraging Recent Court Decisions to Maximize Protection
Trademark, Patent and Copyright Strategies to Challenge and Defeat Infringement Claims
Recording of a 90-minute CLE webinar with Q&A
This CLE webinar will provide guidance to IP counsel on maximizing protection of product design and packaging by using trade dress, trademark, patent and copyright law.
- Advantages and mechanics of design patent protection
- Advantages and mechanics of trade dress protection
- How design patent protection can coexist with trade dress protection
- How copyright protection comes into play
The panel will review these and other key issues:
- What advantages does design patent have over trade dress protection in protecting against infringement?
- What role do trademark and copyright law play in protecting product and packaging designs?
- What are the key tactics for counsel in protecting product and packaging designs?
Jonathan M. Gelchinsky
Mr. Gelchinsky specializes in managing and advising on the global trademark portfolios of highly successful, leading... | Read More
Mr. Gelchinsky specializes in managing and advising on the global trademark portfolios of highly successful, leading businesses of all sizes. His trademark practice is diverse and ranges from counseling clients on the selection of new trademarks, clearance searching, U.S. and international prosecution, and licensing, to enforcement, oppositions, and litigation. He also assists clients with the protection, enforcement, and licensing of copyrights.Close
Rachel M. Hofstatter
Steptoe & Johnson
Ms. Hofstatter is a member of the firm's IP Group and Litigation Department. Her practice focuses primarily on... | Read More
Ms. Hofstatter is a member of the firm's IP Group and Litigation Department. Her practice focuses primarily on the acquisition, protection and enforcement of IP rights. Her litigation experience includes the prosecution and defense of trademark, trade dress, copyright and patent infringements in federal court, at the USPTO, and at the NAF.Close
Robert D. Litowitz
Mr. Litowitz has over 30 years of experience in litigating patents, trademarks, and other intellectual property... | Read More
Mr. Litowitz has over 30 years of experience in litigating patents, trademarks, and other intellectual property rights before U.S. district courts, the ITC, and the TTAB. He has extensive experience leading and managing a range of litigations on such diverse subjects as pharmaceuticals, healthcare products, designs, product configurations, words, symbols, golf courses, and books.Close