Trademark Dilution: Proving and Defending Against Dilution Claims, Leveraging Recent Court Guidance
Navigating Distinctiveness, Recognition, Use in Commerce, and State and Federal Claims
Recording of a 90-minute premium CLE webinar with Q&A
This CLE course will provide guidance to IP counsel on preparing for and conducting trademark dilution litigation. The panel will offer their experienced perspectives and strategies for proving and defending against dilution claims and examine the recent court rulings in dilution cases.
- What it is
- What it is not
- Comparison to confusion
- Proving a dilution claim
- Defending against a dilution claim
- Federal dilution
- State dilution
The panel will review the following and other key questions:
- What does it mean to lose the distinctive value of a mark?
- What lessons can be learned from recent court decisions addressing trademark dilution?
- How does state dilution litigation differ from federal dilution litigation?
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
Kenneth B. Germain
Wood Herron & Evans
Mr. Germain has more than 35 years of experience in the trademark/unfair competition field and is a former full-time... | Read More
Mr. Germain has more than 35 years of experience in the trademark/unfair competition field and is a former full-time law professor. He focuses his practice on trademark counseling, consulting and litigation. Mr. Germain is often retained as an expert witness on issues relating to trademarks and unfair competition, working on cases involving some of the nation’s largest companies in high-stakes, cutting-edge cases. For many years, he has been an active speaker on trademark and unfair competition.Close