Trade Dress, Design Patent, and Copyright: Strategies to Maximize Protection, Challenge and Defeat Infringement
Recording of a 90-minute premium CLE webinar with Q&A
This CLE webinar will guide 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 critical 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 successful tactics for counsel to protect product and packaging designs?
Ms. Jacobs-Meadway recently retired from BakerHostetler after 45 years as a trademark and copyright attorney to focus... | Read More
Ms. Jacobs-Meadway recently retired from BakerHostetler after 45 years as a trademark and copyright attorney to focus on her work as a member of the Board of SeniorLAW Center. She continues to write and speak on a wide range of IP topics. Ms. Jacobs-Meadway has in the course of her career represented such diverse clients as Lacoste Alligator, Biogen, Sexy Hair Concepts, Coca Cola and Spencer Gifts and has litigated cases for such diverse clients as Tyco, Chick-fil-A, Pharmacia & Upjohn, Pet Valu and Checkpoint Systems. She has served as an expert witness on such topics as survey evidence and opposition practice.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
Meredith M. Wilkes
Ms. Wilkes is a trial lawyer whose practice is focused on brand protection and enforcement. She has led... | Read More
Ms. Wilkes is a trial lawyer whose practice is focused on brand protection and enforcement. She has led high-stakes trademark, trade dress, trade secret, false advertising, unfair competition, and design patent litigation for global brands in federal and state courts throughout the U.S. Ms. Wilkes also counsels clients on brand selection and clearance strategies worldwide from searching to filing to enforcement. She is a frequent speaker on brand issues and is Co-Leader of the firm's global Trademarks, Unfair Competition & Copyrights Group.Close