Trade Dress, Design Patent, and Copyright: Strategies to Maximize Protection, Challenge and Defeat Infringement
Recording of a 90-minute premium CLE video webinar with Q&A
This CLE course will guide IP counsel on maximizing the protection of product design and packaging by using trade dress, trademark, patent, and copyright law. The panel will discuss the advantages and mechanics of design patent protection and trade dress protection.
- 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?
Author; Trademark Attorney (Retired)
Ms. Jacobs-Meadway has more than 40 years of experience representing clients in a wide range of industries in... | Read More
Ms. Jacobs-Meadway has more than 40 years of experience representing clients in a wide range of industries in connection with trademark, copyright, and unfair competition matters. Her practice includes litigating IP disputes in the federal courts and trademark opposition and cancellation proceedings before the TTAB. She has significant experience in connection with the licensing of IP and counseling with respect to trademark and copyright issues.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