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Trademark Opposition and Cancellation Proceedings at the TTAB
November 29, 2017 CLE Live Webinar

This CLE webinar will provide trademark counsel with guidance to navigate opposition proceedings at the TTAB, whether opposing the application or responding to the opposition. The panel will examine issues related to and offer strategies for filing the opposition, discovery and the trial phase. Read More

Speakers:  Stephen R. Baird, Shareholder, Winthrop & Weinstine Jonathan Hudis, Partner, Quarles & Brady Linda K. McLeod, Partner, Kelly IP

University Technology Transfer and Licensing Agreements
Determining Type of Transfer Agreement, Structuring Key Provisions, Overcoming Unique Chal...
December 5, 2017 CLE Live Webinar

This CLE webinar will provide guidance to counsel for drafting university technology transfer and licensing agreements. The panel will discuss key clauses in the contracts and best practices for negotiating the agreements and avoiding pitfalls unique to the university context. Read More

Speakers:  Heather Meeker, Partner, O’Melveny & Myers LLP Sean D. Solberg, Shareholder, Davis Brown Koehn Shors & Roberts Mark Staudt, Licensing Associate, Technology Commercialization, Wisconsin Alumni Research Foundation

Perfecting Security Interests in Intellectual Property: Article 9, Federal IP Statutes and...
December 14, 2017 CLE Live Webinar

This CLE webinar will discuss how IP attorneys can perfect security interests in intellectual property under UCC Article 9. The panel will explain the intricacies of overlapping federal IP statutes affecting IP security interests, outline best practices for drafting the IP security agreement, and di... Read More

Speakers:  Constance Rhebergen, Partner, Bracewell Richard S. Vermut, Partner, Driver, McAfee, Peek & Hawthorne Steven Sereboff, SoCal IP Law Group

Online Counterfeiting and Infringements: Pursuing Trademark and Design Patent Infringers
Monitoring Social Media Sites, Identifying Legitimate Goods With New Registries
December 19, 2017 CLE Live Webinar

This CLE webinar will provide strategies for IP counsel to monitor and protect against online sales of counterfeit products. The panel will examine new brand registries that identify legitimate brand goods, review lessons from recent cases, and offer best practices for stopping online infringers. Read More

Speakers:  Christopher V. Carani, Shareholder, McAndrews Held & Malloy Michael J. McCue, Partner, Lewis Roca Rothgerber Christie

International Trademarks: Monitoring, Policing Third-Party Marks, Evaluating Infringements...
November 21, 2017 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download

This CLE webinar will provide guidance for counsel to companies doing business internationally on key considerations to protect their trademarks. The panel will discuss international trademark enforcement strategies, highlighting China, Korea and Mexico, and provide guidance for navigating challengi... Read More

Speakers:  Olivia Maria Baratta, Partner, Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton Sheila Fox Morrison, Partner, Davis Wright Tremaine

Domain Name Rights Protection Mechanisms & ICANN Developments
Opportunities and Risks of RPMs, Sunrise and Trademark Claims Services
November 14, 2017 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download

This CLE webinar will provide guidance to trademark counsel on recent developments from the latest Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN) meeting in Abu Dhabi. The panel will also discuss the current review of rights protection mechanisms, including the Uniform Domain Name Resol... Read More

Speakers:  Wendy Larson, Partner, Pirkey Barber Paul D. McGrady, Jr., Partner, Winston & Strawn Susan Payne, Head of Legal Policy, Valideus Todd D. Williams, Senior Counsel, Turner Broadcasting System

Responding to Trademark Office Actions: Assessing Response Alternatives and Persuading the...
Overcoming Challenges With Descriptiveness, Likelihood of Confusion, Blocking Citations, a...
November 1, 2017 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download

This CLE webinar will provide guidance for trademark counsel responding to Trademark Office Actions on the key considerations and potential alternative responses. The panel will offer strategies for counsel to overcome PTO objections that arise in the trademark application process. Read More

Speakers:  Erica L. Han, Counsel, Ropes & Gray Allison Strickland Ricketts, Partner, Fross Zelnick Lehrman & Zissu Kelu L. Sullivan, Of Counsel, Kelly IP

Divided Patent Infringement and Inducement: Protecting IP Rights and Allocating Liability
October 31, 2017 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download

This CLE webinar will provide guidance to counsel on handling divided infringement claims when enforcing patent rights. The panel will review recent court decisions and outline steps to protect IP rights and allocate liability in the event of infringement. Read More

Speakers:  Thomas L. Irving, Partner, Finnegan Henderson Farabow Garrett & Dunner Dr. Paul W. Browning, Partner, Finnegan Henderson Farabow Garrett & Dunner Barbara R. Rudolph, Ph.D., Partner, Finnegan Henderson Farabow Garrett & Dunner

Intent to Use Trademark Applications: Pros and Cons, Demonstrating ITU, Converting to Actu...
October 26, 2017 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download

This CLE webinar will provide guidance to counsel on intent to use (ITU) trademark applications. The panel will examine what makes an ITU application different and the difficulties involved with an ITU application. The panel will also discuss how to properly establish a bona fide intention to use an... Read More

Speakers:  James L. Bikoff, Partner, Smith Gambrell & Russell Victoria Burke, Esq., Scott+Scott Hillary Kane, Interim Director of Public Affairs, Southwestern Law School Darlene S. Klinksieck, Trademark Portfolio Manager, Smith Gambrell & Russell

Functionality in Trademark Prosecution and Litigation
Protecting Trademarks/Trade Dress and Defending Against Infringement Claims: Functionality...
October 10, 2017 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download

This CLE webinar will provide guidance to IP counsel on protecting trademarks and trade dress and defending against such claims, and dealing with the challenges and limitations related to functionality and aesthetic functionality. The panel will examine functionality as it is applied in trademark ap... Read More

Speakers:  B. Brett Heavner, Partner, Finnegan Henderson Farabow Garrett & Dunner Roberta Jacobs-Meadway, Member, Eckert Seamans Cherin & Mellott Janet A. Marvel, Partner, Pattishall McAuliffe Newbury Hilliard & Geraldson

Blockchain and IP: Navigating Emerging Issues
Blockchain, DLT Platforms, Crypto-Tokens, Smart Contracts, and More
September 26, 2017 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download

This CLE webinar will familiarize counsel with some of the current and potential uses of blockchains, and more broadly, distributed ledger technology (DLT). The panel will also discuss the legal and regulatory hurdles that companies may encounter in implementing and transacting on DLT platforms, han... Read More

Speakers:  Theodore J. (Ted) Mlynar, Partner, Hogan Lovells US David Ng, Lawyer, Patent Agent, Trademark Agent, Norton Rose Fulbright Canada Louis Stone, Managing Director- Global Head of Business Development, Symbiont

Trademark Threats on Instagram, Twitter, Facebook, and Other Social Media
Policing and Protecting Against Infringement and Counterfeiting by Website Users
September 19, 2017 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download

This CLE webinar will provide best practices for attorneys on confronting the trademark infringement and counterfeiting threats by users of social networking websites. The panel will outline strategies for businesses and their counsel to police and protect against unauthorized use of their brands on... Read More

Speakers:  Britt L. Anderson, Partner, K&L Gates Ian C. Ballon, Shareholder, Greenberg Traurig Brian D. Wassom, Partner, Warner Norcross & Judd

Evaluating Fair Use for Copyrights
Making Tough Calls on Excluding, Obtaining Permission, or Relying on Fair Use
August 29, 2017 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download

This CLE webinar will provide guidance to IP counsel on the fair-use evaluation process, review recent court decisions, and offer best practices for the use of third-party copyrighted works. Read More

Speakers:  Jennifer L. Elgin, Shareholder, Bean Kinney & Korman Jon R. Tandler, Member, Sherman & Howard

IP Protection for Computer Software: Leveraging Copyright, Trade Secrets, Trademarks, Desi...
Evaluating the Protection Options, Weighing the Benefits and Risks
August 15, 2017 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download

This CLE webinar will provide guidance for IP counsel in determining which form of IP protection is the optimal mode for software. The panel will examine the pros and cons of each avenue for protection and how developers and their counsel can best utilize the IP protection available. Read More

Speakers:  Matthew D. Asbell, Partner, Ladas & Parry Aaron J. Capron, Partner, Finnegan Henderson Farabow Garrett & Dunner David Eramian, IP Counsel, Stripe

IP Rights in the Video Gaming Industry: Protecting and Defending Your Game's IP
Leveraging Trademarks, Copyrights and Patents to Protect Product Development to Marketplac...
August 9, 2017 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download

This CLE webinar will provide guidance to IP counsel advising game companies, creators, designers and others in the gaming industry on managing key intellectual property challenges. The panel will discuss infringement and enforcement, as well as utilizing trademark, copyright and patent law to prote... Read More

Speakers:  Steven M. Cohen, Senior Intellectual Property Counsel, Open Text Mitchell S. Feller, Partner, Gottlieb Rackman & Reisman Andrew J. Ungberg, Esq., Frankfurt Kurnit Klein & Selz

Surveys in Trademark Litigation: Likelihood of Confusion and Dilution
Leveraging Survey Evidence to Demonstrate Consumer Perception in the Marketplace and Avoid...
July 25, 2017 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download

This CLE webinar will provide guidance to trademark counsel on the use of surveys in trademark cases. The panel will discuss presenting, defending and challenging surveys, and will outline approaches for strategically leveraging surveys to demonstrate crucial legal issues in trademark matters. Read More

Speakers:  Megan K. Bannigan, Counsel, Debevoise & Plimpton Matt Ezell, Partner, Ford Bubala & Associates

Trademark Examiner Teleconferences and Communications Strategies: Preparing for and Conduc...
July 11, 2017 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download

This CLE webinar will provide guidance to trademark counsel on leveraging teleconferences and communications with United States Trademark Office (USPTO) trademark examiners to prosecute trademarks more efficiently and overcome specific obstacles. The panel will provide insight into conducting the co... Read More

Speakers:  Laurie B. Marshall, Founder, Marshall Law Group Carl J. Spagnuolo, Partner, McHale & Slavin Brian M. Taillon, Intellectual Property Attorney, McHale & Slavin

Navigating Venue and Jurisdiction in Trademark Cases
Determining the Best Forum for Pursuing or Defending Infringement Claims
July 6, 2017 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download

This CLE webinar will provide guidance to trademark counsel for developing jurisdiction and venue strategies. The panel will discuss key considerations that parties should be aware of and offer best practices for navigating jurisdiction and venue issues when litigating trademark cases in federal cou... Read More

Speakers:  Megan K. Bannigan, Counsel, Debevoise & Plimpton Meredith M. Wilkes, Partner, Jones Day

Trademark Application Pre-Filing Strategies: Overcoming the Obstacles
Anticipating Blocking Citations, Determining Applicant/Owner, Adhering to Settlement Agree...
June 27, 2017 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download

This CLE webinar will provide guidance to IP counsel on effective strategies before a trademark application is filed. The panel will discuss pre-filing considerations and offer best practices for overcoming pre-filing obstacles for trademark applications. Read More

Speakers:  Cecilia R. Dickson, Director and Vice President, The Webb Law Firm Richard C. Gilmore, Registered Patent Attorney, Maschoff Brennan Jonathan A. Hyman, Partner, Knobbe Martens Olson & Bear

Protecting IP Rights in the Sports and Entertainment Industries
Policing IP and Reputational Rights on Social Media, Structuring Sponsorships and Endorsem...
June 20, 2017 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download

This CLE webinar will provide guidance to IP counsel advising athletes, media personalities and others in the sports and entertainment industries on managing key intellectual property challenges. The panel will discuss infringement and enforcement, including monitoring and protecting against unautho... Read More

Speakers:  Thomas M. Dunlap, Partner, Dunlap Bennett & Ludwig Michael D. (Mike) Hobbs, Jr., Partner, Troutman Sanders Michael D. Steger, Founder, Law Offices of Michael D. Steger Jaia Thomas, Founder, The Law Office of Jaia Thomas

Trademark Litigation: Obtaining or Opposing Preliminary Injunctions and Temporary Restrain...
Navigating Inconsistent Court Treatment and Demonstrating Irreparable Harm
June 6, 2017 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download

This CLE webinar will provide guidance to trademark counsel on temporary restraining orders (TROs) and preliminary injunctions (PIs) in trademark infringement cases. The panel will discuss the courts' treatment of irreparable harm in trademark cases since the eBay decision and will offer guidance fo... Read More

Speakers:  Bryce J. Maynard, Counsel, Buchanan Ingersoll & Rooney Georgia E. Yanchar, Partner, Calfee Halter & Griswold

Making Section 2(f) Claims: Demonstrating Acquired Distinctiveness
Leveraging Declarations, Establishing Use and Evidence of Secondary Meaning
May 31, 2017 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download

This CLE webinar will provide guidance to trademark counsel in understanding how the courts and USPTO view the issue of acquired distinctiveness in support of a trademark application. The panel will outline approaches that work--and those that don't work--in demonstrating acquired distinctiveness. Read More

Speakers:  Matthew D. Asbell, Partner, Ladas & Parry Matthew Frisbee, Esq., Fross Zelnick Lehrman & Zissu

Evolving PTAB Trial Practice: Navigating Complex Procedural Rules
Strategically Using Routine and Additional Discovery, Requests for Joinder, and Motions to...
May 25, 2017 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download

This CLE webinar will provide guidance to counsel on trends in Patent Trial and Appeal Board (PTAB) trial practice, focusing on motion opportunities, amendment, concurrent reissue/reexamination, evidentiary opportunities, petition missteps and much more. Read More

Speakers:  Kevin B. Laurence, Partner, Laurence & Phillips Scott A. McKeown, Partner, Oblon McClelland Maier & Neustadt

Navigating Separability After Star Athletica: Applying the New Test
Reassessing Protecting Aesthetics, Implications for the Fashion Industry to Product Design
May 9, 2017 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download

This CLE webinar will provide guidance to IP counsel on the Supreme Court's recent decision in Star Athletica v. Varsity Brands and its impact. The panel will review the decision and the new test the Court established for copyrightability. The panel will examine how it expands copyright protections... Read More

Speakers:  Christopher V. Carani, Shareholder, McAndrews Held & Malloy Theodore C. Max, Partner, Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton Julie Zerbo, Founder, The Fashion Law

Protecting Trade Secrets, Confidential Information and NDAs in China
Maintaining Confidential Information, Preventing Infringement, and Enforcing Trade Secret...
May 2, 2017 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download

This CLE webinar will provide guidance to counsel representing companies doing business in China on approaches for protecting and enforcing trade secret rights. Read More

Speakers:  Helen Tang, Esq., Herbert Smith Freehills Richard K. Wagner, Partner, Steptoe & Johnson

Fair Use and IP Infringement on Instagram, Pinterest and Other Social Media
Policing and Protecting Licenses, Copyright and Trademark Rights
April 26, 2017 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download

This CLE webinar will provide guidance for counsel on when sharing content on social media sites is protected by fair use and when it crosses the line into unauthorized infringement. The panel will outline steps for counsel to advise companies on monitoring and protecting against unauthorized use of... Read More

Speakers:  Ian C. Ballon, Shareholder, Greenberg Traurig Jennifer L. Barry, Partner, Latham & Watkins

Trademark Infringement: Structuring Opinions of Counsel
Leveraging Opinion Letters to Reduce the Risks of Liability and Enhanced Damages
April 18, 2017 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download

This CLE webinar will provide IP counsel with an analysis of the role of opinions in the defense of trademark infringement claims and the potential use of opinions of counsel. The panel will discuss the issue of waiver of the attorney-client privilege and provide best practices for developing opinio... Read More

Speakers:  James Hastings, Of Counsel, Collen Intellectual Property Law David Jafari, Esq., Jafari Law Group

Protecting IP Rights in the Food and Beverage Industry
Leveraging Trademarks, Copyrights and Patents to Protect IP From Product Development to Ma...
April 4, 2017 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download

This CLE webinar will provide guidance to IP counsel advising companies in the food and beverage industry on managing key intellectual property challenges. The panel will discuss infringement and enforcement, as well as licensing and leveraging protection to enhance the brand. Read More

Speakers:  Thomas J. Maas, Esq., Katten Muchin Rosenman Christopher J. Passarelli, Senior Counsel, Dickenson Peatman & Fogarty

Protecting Nontraditional Trademarks Under Trademark, Copyright and Design Patent Law
Using Conventional and Unconventional Approaches to Establish, Register and Enforce Marks
March 28, 2017 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download

This CLE webinar will provide guidance to IP counsel on the challenges and processes involved in trademarking and protecting nontraditional categories. The panel will offer approaches for registering and enforcing marks involving uniquely identifiable packaging, shapes, sounds and other nonconventio... Read More

Speakers:  Theodore H. Davis, Jr., Partner, Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton Robert D. Litowitz, Partner, Kelly IP Linda K. McLeod, Partner, Kelly IP

Trademark Bullying: Cease and Desist and Litigation Tactics in the Battle for Brand Protec...
March 14, 2017 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download

This CLE webinar will provide guidance for counsel to trademark owners to understand trademark bullying in the context of brand protection. The panel will outline approaches to fight trademark bullies or to respond to being accused of being a trademark bully. Read More

Speakers:  Stephen R. Baird, Shareholder, Winthrop & Weinstine Stephen Feingold, Partner, Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton Professor Leah Chan Grinvald, Professor of Law, Suffolk University Law School

The URS, UDRP, ACPA and Beyond: Domain Name Enforcement in the gTLD Era
Strategies for Brand Protection, Leveraging Recent Decisions, Weighing the Pros and Cons
March 7, 2017 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download

This CLE webinar will provide guidance to trademark counsel on the advantages and disadvantages of the Uniform Rapid Suspension (URS) system, the Uniform Domain Name Resolution Policy (UDRP) and the Anticybersquatting Consumer Protection Act (ACPA). The panel will examine the considerations in deter... Read More

Speakers:  Debra L. Innocenti, Partner, Innocenti Jones Jonathan S. Jennings, Partner, Pattishall McAuliffe Newbury Hilliard & Geraldson

Protecting Trademarks Abroad: Madrid Protocol vs. National Filing Directly in Foreign Juri...
February 28, 2017 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download

This CLE webinar will provide guidance to counsel for trademark owners regarding trademark registration strategy outside the U.S. The panel will take an in-depth look at the advantages and disadvantages of using the Madrid Protocol, and filing national application through local counsel in the foreig... Read More

Speakers:  Olivia Maria Baratta, Partner, Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton Sheila Fox Morrison, Partner, Davis Wright Tremaine

Structuring Collaborative Agreements in Life Sciences
Drafting Terms to Expand Product Lines, Reduce Costs and Risks, and Leverage and Protect A...
February 21, 2017 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download

This CLE webinar will provide guidance to counsel for companies in the life sciences industry for structuring collaborative agreements. The panel will discuss key considerations including allocation of risk, establishment of milestones and obligations, protection of IP rights, and termination of agr... Read More

Speakers:  Judith A. Hasko, Partner, Latham & Watkins Amy L. Toro, Partner, Covington & Burling

Negotiating Music Licensing and Structuring Deals: Digital Sampling, Royalty Rates, Music...
February 8, 2017 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download

This CLE webinar will provide guidance to IP counsel on negotiating and structuring music licenses. The panel will examine what licenses apply to different uses, critical terms, royalty rates and fees. In addition, we will tackle the subject of digital sampling, as well as lessons from recent court... Read More

Speakers:  Anjan Choudhury, Partner, Munger Tolles & Olson Steve Gordon, Founder, Steve Gordon Law

Demonstrating Use in Commerce for Trademark Applications
Navigating Use in Commerce Requirements Under the Lanham Act and for Purposes of Registrat...
January 31, 2017 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download

This CLE webinar will provide guidance to trademark counsel on "use in commerce" for trademark applications under the Lanham Act as well as for trademark registrations. The panel will discuss the impact of recent decisions on use in commerce and will offer strategies for providing evidence of use in... Read More

Speakers:  Stephen R. Baird, Shareholder, Winthrop & Weinstine Jonathan Hudis, Partner, Quarles & Brady Linda K. McLeod, Partner, Kelly IP

IP Rights in the Fashion Industry: Leveraging Trademarks, Copyrights and Patents to Protec...
January 17, 2017 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download

This CLE webinar will provide guidance to IP counsel advising designers and others in the fashion industry on managing key intellectual property challenges. The panel will discuss infringement and enforcement, as well as utilizing trademark, copyright and design patent law to protect IP rights and e... Read More

Speakers:  Theodore C. Max, Partner, Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton Natasha N. Reed, Counsel, Foley Hoag

Structuring Trademark Coexistence Agreements: Evaluating and Negotiating Agreements to Res...
January 11, 2017 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download

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. Read More

Speakers:  Stephen Feingold, Partner, Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton Barbara J. Grahn, Partner, Fox Rothschild

Functionality in Trade Dress Prosecution and Litigation: Protecting the Look and Feel of P...
December 14, 2016 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download

This CLE webinar will provide guidance to IP counsel on protecting trade dress and overcoming the challenges and limitations related to functionality. The panel will examine functionality in both applications and litigation and discuss how functionality is addressed in USPTO registration and federal... Read More

Speakers:  Theodore H. Davis, Jr., Partner, Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton Darius C. Gambino, Partner, DLA Piper LLP (US)

Preparing UDRP Complaints: Determining Registrant Rights, Providing Evidentiary Support of...
November 22, 2016 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download

This CLE webinar will provide trademark counsel with guidance for filing complaints under the Uniform Domain Name Resolution Policy (UDRP). The panel will discuss the factors that should be considered when preparing a complaint, including registrant rights and bad faith registration and use, and pro... Read More

Speakers:  Sarah Bro, Esq., McDermott Will & Emery Jonathan D. Goins, Partner, Lewis Brisbois Bisgaard & Smith Jamie E. Platkin, Counsel, Cantor Colburn

IP Protection for Mobile Apps: Navigating Name Selection, Trademark Clearance, Registratio...
October 26, 2016 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download

This CLE webinar will prepare IP counsel to anticipate and respond to legal challenges facing companies that develop and utilize mobile apps. The panel will examine and offer solutions to hurdles to getting IP protection for mobile apps, outline strategies for protecting and monitoring marks and min... Read More

Speakers:  Matthew D. Asbell, Partner, Ladas & Parry Alan S. Wernick, Partner, Wernick & Associates, Ltd.

Trademark Licensing: Avoiding the Accidental Franchise in Structuring Licenses
Navigating Differences Between Trademark Licenses and Franchises, Avoiding Naked Licenses
October 13, 2016 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download

This CLE webinar will provide guidance to IP counsel on drafting trademark licenses to avoid creating an accidental franchise. The panel will discuss the differences between trademark licenses and franchises, structuring the licenses, and avoiding a naked license. The panel will also offer best prac... Read More

Speakers:  Kenneth R. Costello, Partner, Bryan Cave Mark Kirsch, Principal, Gray Plant Mooty Rochelle (Shelley) Spandorf, Partner, Davis Wright Tremaine

IP Agreements: Structuring Indemnification and Limitation of Liability Provisions to Alloc...
October 4, 2016 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download

This CLE webinar will prepare counsel to IP owners, licensees and licensors to protect their interests by allocating infringement risks during negotiations by use of indemnification and limitation of liability provisions in the agreement. The panel will offer best practices for negotiating and struc... Read More

Speakers:  Kenneth A. Sprang, Managing Member, Washington International Business Counsel Jeremy Younkin, Partner, Foley Hoag

Drafting Trademark Settlement Agreements to Resolve IP Disputes
Negotiating Exhaustion of Infringing Materials, Restrictions on Future Trademark Applicati...
September 27, 2016 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download

This CLE webinar will provide guidance for counsel to trademark owners on negotiating and drafting settlement agreements. The panel will offer strategies for pursuing, negotiating and structuring such agreements. Read More

Speakers:  Andrew S. Hansen, Partner, Fox Rothschild Dennis E. Hansen, Partner, Fox Rothschild Elizabeth A. Patton, Esq., Fox Rothschild

Fraud in Trademark Applications and Registrations: Proving or Defeating Allegations
Navigating Differing Standards at the TTAB and in the Regional Circuits, Mitigating the Ri...
September 20, 2016 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download

This CLE webinar will review the TTAB's and courts' treatments of fraud in the procurement and maintenance of trademark registrations since In re Bose, 580 F.3d 1240 (Fed. Cir. 2009). The panel will suggest best practices for trademark applicants, owners and their counsel to mitigate the risk of fin... Read More

Speakers:  Stephen R. Baird, Shareholder, Winthrop & Weinstine Theodore H. Davis, Jr., Partner, Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton Jennifer Lee Taylor, Partner, Morrison & Foerster

IP Due Diligence in M&A: Investigating Transferability of IP Assets, Blocking Rights, Lien...
Leveraging Diligence Results When Negotiating Price and Other Deal Terms
September 13, 2016 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download

This CLE webinar will provide guidance to counsel for conducting intellectual property due diligence in merger and acquisition deals. The panel will outline best practices for conducting the IP investigation and leveraging the investigation results in negotiating pricing and other deal terms. Read More

Speakers:  Randall E. Colson, Partner, Head of Technology Transactions Practice Group, Haynes and Boone Stephen Feingold, Partner, Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton

Wearable Technology: Protecting IP Rights and Minimizing Infringement Risks
Leveraging Utility Patents, Design Patents, Trademarks and Trade Dress to Safeguard IP
August 23, 2016 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download

This CLE webinar will provide guidance to IP counsel on ways to leverage IP protection to safeguard rights in wearable technology. The panel will provide their perspectives on best practices for protecting wearables with IP rights. Read More

Speakers:  John M. Augustyn, Shareholder, Leydig Voit & Mayer Rod S. Berman, Partner, Jeffer Mangels Butler & Mitchell

Navigating DMCA: Limitation of Liability, Notice, Takedown Procedures and Safe Harbors
Best Practices for Copyright Holders and Online Service Providers
August 10, 2016 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download

This CLE webinar will provide guidance on the Digital Millennium Copyright Act (DMCA), limitation of liability and safe harbors. The panel will discuss notice and takedown procedures, offering best practices for copyright owners and subscribers as well as online service providers. Read More

Speakers:  Patricia Cotton, Atty, Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman Paul E. Thomas, Atty, Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman

The Defend Trade Secrets Act of 2016: Leveraging the New Federal Framework to Protect IP
Navigating the New IP Landscape, Evaluating Federal and State Causes of Action, Weighing T...
July 26, 2016 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download

This CLE webinar will provide guidance to IP counsel on using the new Defend Trade Secrets Act of 2016 (DTSA), examine the key sections, and compare it with the Uniform Trade Secret Act and state trade secret laws. The panel will offer best practices for IP attorneys going forward under the DTSA. Read More

Speakers:  John M. Augustyn, Shareholder, Leydig Voit & Mayer Steven M. Auvil, Partner, Squire Patton Boggs

Trade Dress Rights Enforcement: Prosecuting Infringement Claims
Proving Protectable Trade Dress and Likelihood of Confusion, Defeating Defenses
June 28, 2016 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download

This CLE webinar will provide guidance to IP counsel on the enforcement of protectable trade dress. The panel will examine the requirements for trade dress infringement and will review recent cases. The panel will offer best practices for enforcing trade dress rights. Read More

Speakers:  Kristin J. Achterhof, Partner, Katten Muchin Rosenman Barry L. Cohen, Partner, Royer Cooper Cohen Braunfeld

Native Advertising: Ensuring Compliance When Developing and Distributing Original, Editori...
Navigating New FTC Guidance, Lessons From Recent FTC Enforcement
June 14, 2016 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download

This CLE webinar will provide guidance for counsel of brand owners on recent developments for native advertising. The panel will examine the regulatory landscape and the laws applicable to native advertising. The panel will discuss transparency and disclosure, as well as the steps companies should t... Read More

Speakers:  Brian D. Fergemann, Partner, Winston & Strawn Miri Frankel Miller, Associate General Counsel, Americas, Dentsu Aegis Network Madhu Goel Southworth, Senior Vice President, Legal & Business Affairs, AMC Networks

Structuring IP Provisions in Asset Purchase Agreements
Negotiating Scope of IP Assets, Representations and Warranties, Pre-Closing Covenants, and...
May 31, 2016 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download

This CLE webinar will provide guidance for counsel involved in negotiating and drafting intellectual property (IP) aspects of asset purchase agreements, including reps and warranties and ancillary agreements. The panel will also address key IP considerations in asset purchase transactions. Read More

Speakers:  Jessica N. Cohen, Counsel, Skadden Arps Slate Meagher & Flom Spencer F. Simon, Special Counsel, Sullivan & Cromwell Dr. Robert H. Underwood, Partner, McDermott Will & Emery

Trade Dress and Design Patent: Leveraging Recent Court Decisions to Maximize Protection
Trademark, Patent and Copyright Strategies to Challenge and Defeat Infringement Claims
May 18, 2016 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download

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. Read More

Speakers:  Jonathan M. Gelchinsky, Partner, Pierce Atwood Rachel M. Hofstatter, Of Counsel, Steptoe & Johnson Robert D. Litowitz, Partner, Kelly IP

Trademark Infringement Remedies: Overcoming the Challenges of Inconsistent Court Treatment...
May 11, 2016 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download

This CLE webinar will provide guidance to IP counsel on the monetary and non-monetary remedies available for trademark infringement. The panel will provide guidance for navigating through inconsistent court rulings on trademark infringement remedies. Read More

Speakers:  Robert W. Payne, Esq., Payne IP Law Bradley J. Walz, Shareholder, Winthrop & Weinstine

Trademark Nominative Fair Use: Guidance for IP Counsel
Navigating the Affirmative Defense, Comparison With Statutory Fair Use, Understanding Cour...
April 27, 2016 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download

This CLE webinar will provide guidance for IP counsel on nominative fair use. The panel will compare it with statutory fair use and examine it as an affirmative defense. The panel will also explore the relationship to confusion and its impact on comparative advertising strategies and provide best pr... Read More

Speakers:  Stephen Feingold, Partner, Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton

Trademark Infringement: Demonstrating Irreparable Harm to Obtain an Injunction
Navigating Inconsistent Court Treatment, Proving Harm With and Without Survey Evidence
April 21, 2016 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download

This CLE webinar will provide guidance to trademark counsel on the courts' treatment of irreparable harm since the eBay decision. The panel will also discuss the steps to take to prove irreparable harm and obtain an injunction, both with and without survey evidence. Read More

Speakers:  Jonathan Hudis, Partner, Quarles & Brady Uli Widmaier, Partner, Pattishall McAuliffe Newbury Hilliard & Geraldson

Whether and How to Appeal a PTO Final Refusal: TTAB and Beyond
Navigating Ex Parte Appeals, Civil Actions in District Court, and Appeals to the Federal C...
April 7, 2016 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download

This CLE webinar will provide guidance to trademark counsel on appealing final refusals by the Trademark Office, understanding key considerations, and evaluating the avenues of appeal. The panel will discuss lessons from successful appeals and offer strategies for navigating the appeals process. Read More

Speakers:  Jane F. Collen, Of Counsel, Collen IP Jess M. Collen, Partner, Collen IP

Trademark Confusion: Proving or Defending Against Infringement
Addressing Forward, Reverse, Initial Interest, Post-Sale and Affiliation Confusion Challen...
March 29, 2016 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download

This CLE webinar will prepare trademark counsel to understand the different types of trademark confusion and meet the challenges of each. The panel will discuss applications of the likelihood-of-confusion standard and will review recent developments in trademark confusion. Read More

Speakers:  Theodore H. Davis, Jr., Partner, Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton Robert D. Litowitz, Partner, Kelly IP Diane J. Mason, Shareholder, LeClairRyan

Structuring Trademark Clearance Opinions
Assessing Search Results to Identify Infringements, Overcoming Clearance Challenges, and P...
March 15, 2016 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download

This CLE webinar will provide guidance to trademark counsel on conducting, analyzing and using trademark searches. The panel will discuss overcoming the challenges in the trademark clearance process and outline best practices for preparing effective clearance opinions. Read More

Speakers:  Richard C. Gilmore, Registered Patent Attorney, Maschoff Brennan George R. McGuire, Member, Bond Schoeneck & King

Protecting IP Rights in Europe: Deciphering and Maximizing Key Benefits of the European Tr...
Enforcing IP Rights Under the New System, Potential Advantages for Brand Owners
March 1, 2016 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download

This CLE webinar will provide guidance on the EU's new trademark law and the key changes from the previous system. The panel will offer strategies for working under the new system and using the new law to secure and protect IP rights. Read More

Speakers:  Deborah M. Lodge, Partner, Squire Patton Boggs Florian Traub, Partner, Squire Patton Boggs

Leveraging USPTO Technology Evolution Pilot Program
Amending Identifications of Goods and Services in Trademark Registration
December 15, 2015 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download

This CLE webinar will provide guidance to IP counsel on leveraging the new USPTO pilot program to amend identifications of goods/services in trademark registrations. The panel will discuss what can be done under this program, who can take advantage of it, and the program's pros and cons. The panel w... Read More

Speakers:  Farah Bhatti, Shareholder, Buchalter Nemer Beth A. Seals, Esq., Squire Patton Boggs

Employee-Created Intellectual Property: Securing Ownership Rights
Structuring Assignment Agreements and Third-Party Contractor Agreements, Navigating Carve...
November 23, 2015 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download

This CLE webinar will provide IP counsel with guidance on securing ownership to IP created by employees or independent contractors. The panel will discuss strategies for structuring employee assignment agreements and third-party contractor agreements. The panel will also address key provisions, carv... Read More

Speakers:  Joel B. Ard, Member, Foster Pepper Stephen Feingold, Partner, Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton

3D Printing: Implications for Patents, Trademarks, Trade Secrets and Copyrights
Navigating the IP Challenges With Additive Manufacturing
November 11, 2015 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download

This CLE webinar will examine 3D printing and its current and potential implications for patents, trademark, trade dress, trade secret and copyrights. The panel will offer guidance for developing enforcement strategies to police and protect IP rights in the emerging world of additive manufacturing. Read More

Speakers:  John J. Cheek, Senior Corporate Counsel, Caterpillar John F. Hornick, Partner, Finnegan Henderson Farabow Garrett & Dunner Michael Weinberg, IP & General Counsel, Shapeways

Trade Secrets and Cybersecurity: Protecting Intellectual Property, Mitigating Loss and Nav...
September 24, 2015 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download

This CLE webinar will provide guidance to IP counsel on protecting trade secrets from cyberattack. The panel will discuss what action to take if trade secrets are stolen in a cyberattack and to mitigate the loss. The panel will also examine the legal responses available to respond to a cyberattack. Read More

Speakers:  Kevin A. Cranman, Senior Group Legal Counsel, Ericsson Margaret (Peggy) Daley, Managing Director, Berkeley Research Group R. Mark Halligan, FisherBroyles Matthew F. Prewitt, Partner, Schiff Hardin

IP Agreements: Structuring Indemnification and Limitation of Liability Provisions to Alloc...
September 1, 2015 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download

This CLE webinar will prepare counsel to IP owners, licensees and licensors to protect their interests by allocating infringement risks during negotiations of indemnification and limitation of liability provisions in an IP agreement. The panel will offer best practices for negotiating and structurin... Read More

Speakers:  Kenneth A. Sprang, Managing Member, Washington International Business Counsel Daniel Winston, Partner, Choate Hall & Stewart Jeremy Younkin, Partner, Foley Hoag

Developing and Protecting Trade Dress: Leveraging Trademark Law to Protect the Look and Fe...
August 4, 2015 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download

This CLE webinar will provide guidance to IP counsel on the development of protectable trade dress. The panel will examine the requirements for trade dress protection and will also review recent cases and discuss enforcement of trade dress. Read More

Speakers:  Christopher V. Carani, Shareholder, McAndrews Held & Malloy Tamara A. Miller, Partner, Leydig Voit & Mayer Charles T.J. Weigell, Partner, Fross Zelnick Lehrman & Zissu

Rights of Publicity and Brand Promotion via Social Media: Navigating the Complexities
Minimizing Exposure to Infringement Risk Absent Clear Court Guidance While Leveraging Soci...
July 21, 2015 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download

This CLE webinar will provide guidance to companies and counsel on leveraging social media in brand promotion while navigating the right of publicity. The panel will offer best practices for minimizing infringement risks with little court precedent as guidance and differing state laws. Read More

Speakers:  Lynne Boisineau, Partner, McDermott Will & Emery Jonathan S. Jennings, Partner, Pattishall McAuliffe Newbury Hilliard & Geraldson Cydney A. Tune, Senior Counsel, Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman

Open Source: Copyrightability, Fair Use and Due Diligence
Navigating IP Protection for Application Programming Interfaces
May 27, 2015 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download

This CLE webinar will provide guidance to counsel for companies, developers and licensees on the implications of the Federal Circuit's Oracle v. Google decision for open source software. The panel will discuss best practices for IP protection for software development and licensing going forward. Read More

Speakers:  Paul H. Arne, Partner, Morris Manning & Martin

Issue Preclusion in Trademark Litigation: Implications of B&B Hardware
Navigating Preclusive Effect and Rethinking TTAB Strategy in Likelihood of Confusion Cases...
May 12, 2015 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download

This CLE webinar will provide guidance to trademark counsel on the implications of the B&B Hardware decision and its impact on trademark enforcement and strategy at the TTAB. Read More

Speakers:  Roger N. Behle, Jr., Partner, Foley Bezek Behle & Curtis Stephen R. Baird, Shareholder, Winthrop & Weinstine Uli Widmaier, Partner, Pattishall McAuliffe Newbury Hilliard & Geraldson

Structuring Trademark Licenses: Negotiating Scope, Quality Control, Territory and Other Ke...
Preventing Dilution, Navigating International Licensing Challenges and Minimizing Infringe...
April 14, 2015 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download

This CLE webinar will provide guidance to counsel for trademark owners and licensees on negotiating key terms in trademark licensing agreements. The panel will offer approaches for avoiding common pitfalls and best practices for structuring the agreements. Read More

Speakers:  Peter J. Toren, Weisbrod Matteis & Copley Matthew R. Wilmot, Shareholder, Schwabe Williamson & Wyatt

Trademark Dilution: Proving and Defending Against Dilution Claims, Leveraging Recent Court...
Navigating Distinctiveness, Recognition, Use in Commerce, and State and Federal Claims
March 31, 2015 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download

This CLE webinar 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. Read More

Speakers:  Stephen Feingold, Partner, Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton Kenneth B. Germain, Of Counsel, Wood Herron & Evans

China's New Trademark Law: Maximizing IP Protection
Navigating Key Changes in Trademark Hijacking, Expanded Scope of Registration Eligibility,...
December 16, 2014 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download

This CLE webinar will examine China's new trademark law and the significant changes coming this spring. The panel will prepare IP counsel to navigate the new trademark system in China to maximize IP protection. Read More

Speakers:  Georgia Chiu, Counsel, Hogan Lovells International Yu-An Chang, Senior Associate, Hogan Lovells International

Canada's Significantly Amended Trademark and Anti-Counterfeiting Laws: What U.S. Counsel N...
Navigating Key Changes in Registration, Nice Classification System, Application and Opposi...
November 25, 2014 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download

This CLE webinar will discuss Canada's new trademark rules and amendments, examining key changes in registration, classification, applications, oppositions and more. The panel will discuss the implications for U.S. IP owners and will provide guidance for operating under the new system and utilizing... Read More

Speakers:  Mark Evans, Partner, Smart & Biggar Brian Isaac, Partner, Smart & Biggar

Leveraging the Trademark Clearinghouse: Protecting Marks Under ICANN's gTLD System
November 18, 2014 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download

This CLE webinar will provide guidance to trademark counsel on the benefits and risks of registering marks on the Trademark Clearinghouse (TMCH) and ICANN's new protection mechanisms. The panel will offer strategies for determining which marks to register and for defensive registrations. Read More

Speakers:  Deborah M. Lodge, Partner, Squire Patton Boggs Monica Riva Talley, Director, Sterne Kessler Goldstein & Fox Anna B. Naydonov, Esq., Finnegan Henderson Farabow Garrett & Dunner

Policing and Protecting Copyrights on the Internet: Latest Approaches and Developments
Navigating Fair Use, Infringement Claims, DMCA Safe Harbor and Secondary Liability Issues
November 4, 2014 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download

This CLE webinar will prepare copyright counsel to police and protect against copyright infringement on the Internet. The panel will outline the tools available to monitor IP rights and examine fair use defenses and the DMCA safe harbor. Read More

Speakers:  Ieuan G. Mahony, Partner, Holland & Knight Peter J. Toren, Weisbrod Matteis & Copley

Structuring Trademark Consent Agreements
Resolving Potential Trademark Conflicts and Overcoming Likelihood of Confusion Challenges
October 21, 2014 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download

This CLE webinar will provide guidance for counsel to trademark owners on overcoming refusals of mark applications and resolving disputes through consent agreements. The panel will offer strategies for pursuing, negotiating and structuring such agreements. Read More

Speakers:  Jess M. Collen, Partner, Collen IP Stacey C. Friends, Shareholder, Ruberto Israel & Weiner

TTAB Accelerated Case Resolution: Evaluating and Leveraging ACR Procedures to Expedite Tra...
October 7, 2014 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download

This CLE webinar will provide trademark owners and counsel with guidance on the advantages and disadvantages of using the USPTO's Trademark Trial and Appeal Board's (TTAB's) Accelerated Case Resolution (ACR) process to resolve trademark cases. The panel will provide strategies for trademark owners a... Read More

Speakers:  Carla Calcagno, Managing Atty, Calcagno Law R. David Donoghue, Partner, Holland & Knight Mary Margaret O'Donnell, Founder, Blue Filament Law

Protecting Trademark Rights Outside the U.S.
Registering Marks Abroad, Leveraging the Madrid System, and Enforcing IP Rights
April 30, 2014 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download

This CLE webinar will provide guidance to counsel for trademark owners and applicants on deciding whether to register marks outside the U.S., the advantages and disadvantages of the Madrid System for International Registration, and trademark rights enforcement challenges. Read More

Speakers:  Stephen Feingold, Partner, Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton Barbara J. Grahn, Partner, Oppenheimer Wolff & Donnelly Roberto Kunz-Hallstein, Partner, Dr. Kunz-Hallstein Rechtsanwälte

Defeating IP Counterfeiting: From Retail Goods to Counterfeited Companies
Policing and Protecting Brands and Enforcing Rights Against Infringers
January 21, 2014 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download

This CLE webinar will provide IP counsel with a reality check on the expanding scope and breadth of counterfeiting in copying and selling retail goods and co-opting brands. This global phenomenon involves the counterfeiting of anything possible, including entire companies. The panel will discuss how... Read More

Speakers:  Rex Donnelly, Shareholder, Ratner Prestia Edward Hardcastle, Executive, Rouse John Lee, Chief Executive Officer, LeeCore Van H. Leichliter, Counsel, RatnerPrestia Roland Pamm, Director, Brand Protection Center, E. I. du Pont de Nemours and Company

IP Licenses in Bankruptcy: Navigating Sec. 365 and Divergent Circuit Rulings
Strategies for Licensees and Licensors to Protect IP Interests
December 10, 2013 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download

This CLE webinar will provide IP licensor, licensee and bankruptcy counsel with a thorough briefing on the Bankruptcy Code provisions governing IP licenses. The panel will analyze the issues from all perspectives, discuss key recent court decisions, and outline best practices for dealing with IP lic... Read More

Speakers:  Victor A. Vilaplana, Of Counsel, Foley & Lardner Jason B. Binford, Atty, Kane Russell Coleman & Logan

Online Counterfeiting: Combating the Exploding Worldwide Threat
Policing and Protecting Brands to Enforce IP Rights Against Counterfeiters and Secondary I...
October 3, 2013 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download

This CLE webinar will provide strategies for counsel to IP owners to monitor and protect against online sales of counterfeit products. The panel will explain key components for a comprehensive online brand protection program, methods to monitor brands online, and enforcing IP rights against online c... Read More

Speakers:  Timothy Trainer, Founder, Global Intellectual Property Strategy Center Mark Traphagen, Founder, Traphagen Law Chun T. Wright, Founder, Law Office of Chun T. Wright

Challenging Unfavorable ICANN Objection and Application Decisions
Leveraging the Appeals Process and Courts to Overcome ICANN Determinations Absent Guidance
September 26, 2013 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download

This CLE webinar will discuss the avenues of appeal for objection and application decisions by ICANN. The panel will offer best practices for challenging unfavorable ICANN determinations. Read More

Speakers:  Paul D. McGrady, Jr., Partner, Winston & Strawn Marc H. Trachtenberg, Winston & Strawn Robert H. Newman, Winston & Strawn

Keyword Advertising and Trademark Infringement
Best Practices to Protect Brands and Avoid Liability in Online Advertising
August 27, 2013 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download

This CLE webinar will prepare counsel to businesses using keyword advertising in e-commerce to anticipate and address trademark abuses and infringement. The panel will provide best practices to protect the client or company's trademarks from keyword abuse and to avoid infringing a third party's IP r... Read More

Speakers:  Katrina G. Hull, Michael Best & Friedrich Mitchell H. Stabbe, Partner, Edwards Wildman Palmer

Leveraging Fluid Trademarks
Best Practices for Creating and Using Fluid Marks to Enhance Brands Without Compromising I...
May 21, 2013 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download

This CLE webinar will provide guidance to IP counsel on the challenges involved in using and protecting fluid trademarks. The panel will offer approaches to avoid weakening of the trademark when using fluid marks intended to enhance the brand. Read More

Speakers:  Robert D. Litowitz, Partner, Kelly IP Nels Lippert, Partner, Wilmer Cutler Pickering Hale and Dorr

Open Source: Implications of Oracle v. Google
Understanding the Complexities When Assessing the Software Copyright Options
April 3, 2013 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download

This CLE webinar will provide guidance for counsel to companies, developers and licensees on the implications of the recent Oracle v. Google decision. The panel will explain the boundaries of copyright law as it relates to software and offer best practices to minimize IP infringement Read More

Speakers:  Paul H. Arne, Partner, Morris Manning & Martin

Structuring Software and Technology Licensing and Development Agreements
Drafting Key Provisions to Allocate Risk, Avoid Common Pitfalls, and Minimize Liability
November 14, 2012 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download

This CLE webinar will provide guidance to counsel for drafting technology licensing and development agreements. The panel will discuss key clauses and offer best practices for structuring the agreements and avoiding common pitfalls. Read More

Speakers:  Paul C. Jorgensen, Principal, The Jorgensen Law Firm

Certification Marks: Legal Challenges
Owner Implementation and Monitoring of Certification Programs, and Licensee Qualification...
July 11, 2012 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download

This CLE webinar will prepare counsel to certification mark owners with best practices for implementation and monitoring of certification mark programs and provide guidance to counsel for mark licensees on effectively managing such marks. Read More

Speakers:  B. Brett Heavner, Partner, Finnegan Henderson Farabow Garrett & Dunner Margaret A. Esquenet, Of Counsel, Finnegan Henderson Farabow Garrett & Dunner Susan E. Dorn, General Counsel, U.S. Green Building Council & Green Building Certification Institute

Copyright Recapture 2012: Strategies for Owners and Transferees Facing the New Termination...
Navigating Complex Statutory Provisions, Lessons Learned From Initial Lawsuits
June 26, 2012 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download

This CLE webinar will provide guidance to counsel for copyright owners and copyright transferees on the steps to recapture rights when a rights termination window opens under the 1976 Copyright Act. The panel will offer best practices for copyright owners and the transferees of those rights. Read More

Speakers:  David A. Donahue, Partner, Fross Zelnick Lehrman & Zissu Neil J. Rosini, Franklin Weinrib Rudell & Vassallo David M. Young, Partner, Goodwin Procter

Trademarks: Utilitarian and Aesthetic Functionality
Obtaining IP Protection for Trade Dress, Product Packaging and Product Configuration
June 12, 2012 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download

This CLE webinar will provide guidance on using trademark law to protect trade dress, product packaging and product configuration. The panel will examine the functionality doctrine--both utilitarian and aesthetic--and how functionality is addressed in USPTO registration and federal court decisions. Read More

Speakers:  Anthony L. Fletcher, Senior Principal, Fish & Richardson Janet A. Marvel, Partner, Pattishall McAuliffe Newbury Hilliard & Geraldson B. Brett Heavner, Partner, Finnegan Henderson Farabow Garrett & Dunner

Trademark Enforcement: Analyzing Claims, Crafting Cease and Desist Letters, Monitoring Mar...
April 24, 2012 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download

This CLE webinar will prepare counsel to trademark owners to develop and implement an effective trademark enforcement strategy. The panel will review recent developments in trademark enforcement. Read More

Speakers:  Stephen R. Baird, Shareholder, Winthrop & Weinstine Leah Chan Grinvald, Assistant Professor of Law, Saint Louis University School of Law Michael R. Chiappetta, Counsel, Fross Zelnick Lehrman & Zissu

IP Licenses in Bankruptcy
Strategies for Licensees and Licensors to Protect IP Interests Under the Code
February 21, 2012 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download

This CLE webinar will provide IP licensor, licensee and bankruptcy counsel with a thorough briefing on the Bankruptcy Code provisions governing IP licenses. The panel will analyze the issues from all perspectives, discuss key recent court decisions, and outline best practices for dealing with IP lic... Read More

Speakers:  Jason B. Binford, Atty, Kane Russell Coleman & Logan Charles H. Jeanfreau, Special Counsel, Covington & Burling Jeffrey S. Berkowitz, Counsel, Gibbons

Joint Representation in IP Litigation
Balancing Competing Client Needs, Managing Client Confidences and Disclosure Obligations,...
January 24, 2012 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download

This CLE webinar will provide guidance to IP litigators for tackling the practical challenges of joint representation in IP litigation and offer best practices for avoiding the legal ethics pitfalls. Read More

Speakers:  Annie Rogaski, Partner, Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton Arthur D. Burger, Director, Jackson & Campbell

Biosimilars: Emerging Legal Challenges
Navigating FDA's Pathway to Approval, Patent Issues, and the Exclusivity Period
December 6, 2011 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download

This CLE webinar will provide IP attorneys with a review of the complex standards of the FDA's Biosimilar Approval Pathway and address patent and exclusivity concerns around the development and marketing of biosimilars including information exchanges, infringement issues, and sameness and interchang... Read More

Speakers:  Anthony J. Fitzpatrick, Partner, Duane Morris Daniel A. Kracov, Partner, Arnold & Porter

Protecting Scientific and High Tech Trade Secrets
Crafting and Enforcing Restrictive Covenants in Light of New Social Media Vulnerabilities
November 10, 2011 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download

This CLE webinar will address specific challenges facing scientific and high tech companies in protecting trade secrets using restrictive covenants. The panel will discuss current law and provide tips for crafting, implementing and enforcing agreements that reflect today's extensive use of social me... Read More

Speakers:  Russell Beck, Partner, Beck Reed Riden Scott Gibson, Founding Partner, Gibson Ferrin

Copyright Infringement and Defeating Substantial Similarity
Obtaining Pretrial Dismissal of Copyright Claims Absent Clear Court Guidance
November 8, 2011 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download

This CLE webinar will provide guidance to counsel for copyright defendants seeking pretrial dismissal of copyright infringement actions. The panel will provide a practical approach to strengthen the case for obtaining summary judgment. Read More

Speakers:  Joshua M. Dalton, Partner, Bingham McCutchen Lawrence T. Stanley, Jr., Counsel, Bingham McCutchen

First Sale Doctrine After Costco v. Omega
Protecting IP Rights in the Gray Market and in Electronic Distribution
August 18, 2011 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download

This CLE webinar will provide guidance to IP counsel to companies in the supply chain to understand the first sale doctrine. The panel will discuss recent case law developments, analyze when and where the doctrine applies, and outline effective approaches to protect IP rights. Read More

Speakers:  Lynn M. Humphreys, Of Counsel, Morrison & Foerster David A. Donahue, Partner, Fross Zelnick Lehrman & Zissu

Trademark Functionality After Fleischer Studios v. A.V.E.L.A.
Best Practices to Protect Trademarks Against Aesthetic Functionality Claims
August 9, 2011 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download

This CLE webinar will provide guidance to trademark counsel to understand the current landscape surrounding functional use and aesthetic functionality. The panel will analyze the recent Fleischer Studios v. A.V.E.L.A. decision and outline management and licensing practices to protect trademarks. Read More

Speakers:  B. Brett Heavner, Partner, Finnegan Henderson Farabow Garrett & Dunner Anthony L. Fletcher, Senior Principal, Fish & Richardson James D. Weinberger, Partner, Fross Zelnick Lehrman & Zissu

Protecting and Enforcing Intellectual Property Rights in Government Contracts
Preserving IP Rights in a Complex Regulatory Environment
January 26, 2011 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download

This CLE webinar will provide guidance on preserving and protecting intellectual property rights in the context of federal agency contracts. The panel will review best practices for counsel from negotiating the contract and managing the relationship to handling disputes. Read More

Speakers:  David S. Bloch, Partner, Winston & Strawn James G. McEwen, Partner, Stein McEwen Richard M. Gray, Associate General Counsel in the Office of the Deputy General Counsel for Acquisition & Logistics, U.S. Department of Defense Office of the General Counsel

Intellectual Property Audits: Maximizing IP Assets
Strategies to Leverage Audits to Protect and Enforce IP Rights
December 2, 2010 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download

This CLE webinar will provide counsel with insights and best practices into determining when an IP audit should be conducted, planning and managing audits, and taking the proper post-audit actions. Read More

Speakers:  Michael T. Olsen, Shareholder, Winthrop & Weinstine Jennifer A. Albert, Partner, Goodwin Procter Daniel J. Kelly, Attorney, Winthrop & Weinstine

Trademark Fraud on the USPTO
Meeting the Challenges of Pleading and Proving Fraud After Bose
November 10, 2010 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download

This CLE webinar will provide guidance for counsel to trademark owners, applicants and practitioners on the rapidly developing post- Bose case law and the reckless disregard standard. The panel will offer strategies for meeting the challenges of pleading and proving fraud at the TTAB. Read More

Speakers:  Stephen R. Baird, Shareholder, Winthrop & Weinstine John L. Welch, Of Counsel, Lando & Anastasi Joseph R. Dreitler, Partner, Bricker & Eckler

First Sale Doctrine in Copyrights and Trademarks
Strategies to Maintain IP Rights Throughout the Supply Chain
September 1, 2010 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download

This CLE webinar will provide guidance on understanding the first sale doctrine for counsel to companies in the supply chain. The panel will discuss when and where the doctrine applies, recent case law developments, and effective approaches to protect IP rights. Read More

Speakers:  Andrew P. Bridges, Partner, Winston & Strawn Lynn M. Humphreys, Of Counsel, Morrison & Foerster

Open Source Licenses: Copyright and Trademark Compliance
Minimizing Risk of IP Infringement in Software Licensing
July 7, 2010 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download

This CLE webinar will prepare licensors and licensees of open source software to understand and cope with the legal risks of open source creation and use. The panel will provide best practices to minimize intellectual property infringement through effective licensing agreements and monitoring of ope... Read More

Speakers:  Kenneth K. Dort, Partner, McGuireWoods Stephen D. Gillespie, Partner, Fenwick & West Paul H. Arne, Partner, Morris Manning & Martin

ICANN's New Generic Top Level Domains
Strategies for Domain Name Registration and Brand Protection
February 24, 2010 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download

This CLE webinar will discuss the new generic top level domains, review the impact of this change for brand owners, and provide best practices for registering and protecting brands in this new Internet space. Read More

Speakers:  Kristina Rosette, Special Counsel, Covington & Burling Paul D. McGrady, Jr., Partner, Greenberg Traurig J. Scott Evans, Head of Global Brand, Domains & Copyright, Yahoo!

New FTC Guidance for Endorsements and Testimonials in Advertising
Social Networking Sites, Blogs, Twitter: Threats to Section 5 Compliance
January 20, 2010 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download

This CLE webinar will review the newly revised FTC advertising guidelines and their impact on businesses and endorsers. The panel will also discuss the FTC's new standards for using social media in advertising. Read More

Speakers:  Gary D. Hailey, Partner, Venable Aaron Hendelman, Partner, Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati Jonathan Gelfand, General Counsel and Senior Vice President, Business Development, Product Partners

Protecting and Licensing Trademarks in China
Safeguarding Brands and Marks in the Global Marketplace
November 18, 2009 CLE

This seminar will discuss registration and licensing of trademarks in China, enforcement of trademark rights, and best practices for protecting trademarks for businesses either entering the Chinese market or already doing business there. Read More

Speakers:  Paul D. Jones, Principal, Jones & Co. Benjamin P. Fishburne, III, Partner, Winston & Strawn Edward Xu, Registered Foreign Lawyer, Winston & Strawn Yitai Hu, Partner, Alston & Bird

In re Bose: Strategies for Trademark Prosecution Under the New Fraud Standard
October 20, 2009 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download

This seminar will review the Federal Circuit's decision in In re Bose and how the court reached its conclusion. The panel will discuss the impact of the decision on trademark applications, applicants and owners and outline best practices for defending trademarks. Read More

Speakers:  Stephen R. Baird, Shareholder, Winthrop & Weinstine Jonathan Hudis, Partner, Oblon Spivak McClelland Maier & Neustadt James H. Johnson, Jr., Counsel, Sutherland Asbill & Brennan

Combating Trademark Counterfeiting on the Internet
Strategies to Protect Brands in Cyberspace
August 19, 2009 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download

This seminar will provide strategies for trademark owners and their counsel to protect against online counterfeiting. The panel will outline strategies for developing a comprehensive online brand protection program and pursuing enforcement actions against online counterfeiters. Read More

Speakers:  G. Roxanne Elings, Shareholder, Greenberg Traurig Nicole Batten Emmons, Partner, Baker & McKenzie Naresh Kilaru, Finnegan Henderson Farabow Garrett & Dunner

Contextual Advertising on the Internet: The Evolving Trademark Challenge
Strategies to Protect Brands and Avoid Liability for Infringement
July 14, 2009 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download

The teleconference/webinar format offers two options for participation: audio only via telephone (download speaker handouts prior to the program) or audio via phone plus online viewing of speaker-controlled PowerPoint presentations. This seminar will examine how the courts are addressing trademark... Read More

Speakers:  Terence P. Ross, Partner, Gibson Dunn & Crutcher Jessica L. Rothstein, Senior Counsel, Goodwin Procter Norman C. Simon, Partner, Kramer Levin Naftalis & Frankel

Domain Names and Cybersquatting
Protecting Your Brand and Marks From Online Infringement
June 16, 2009 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download

This seminar will examine cybersquatting threats to domain names and outline steps for businesses to protect their domain names from infringement and dilution. Read More

Speakers:  Paul D. McGrady, Jr., Greenberg Traurig Karol A. Kepchar, Partner, Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld Ira J. Levy, Partner, Goodwin Procter

Co-Ownership in Copyright: Protecting IP Rights
Avoiding Co-Ownership Pitfalls After Influential 2d and 9th Circuit Decisions
June 9, 2009 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download

This seminar will examine co-ownership of copyright, discuss the impact of recent federal appellate court decisions, and offer best practices to protect ownership rights. Read More

Speakers:  David E. Weslow, Counsel, Sutherland Paul C. Jorgensen, Principal, The Jorgensen Law Firm

Open Source Licenses After Jacobsen v. Katzer
Best Practices for Copyright Compliance in Software Licensing
November 5, 2008 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download

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Speakers:  Elaine M. Laflamme, Partner, Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld Becky L. Troutman, Partner, Winston & Strawn Paul H. Arne, Partner, Morris Manning & Martin

Section 337 Actions Before the ITC: Latest Forum of Choice for Efficient Resolution
Pursuing and Defending IP Litigation Before the International Trade Commission
October 23, 2008 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download

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Speakers:  Barbara A. Murphy, Member, Miller & Chevalier Jeffrey R. Whieldon, Of Counsel, Fish & Richardson Arthur Wineburg, Partner, Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld

Attorney-Client Privilege in IP Due Diligence
Strategies for Preserving Confidential Communications in IP Asset Transfers
August 28, 2008 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download

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Speakers:  Stephen T. Schreiner, Partner, Goodwin Procter Steven J. Frank, Partner, Goodwin Procter Hope D. Mehlman, Associate General Counsel, Regions Financial

User-Generated Content — The Emerging Legal Threat
Protecting Against Unforeseen Risks: Infringement, Privacy Violations, Defamation, False A...
July 2, 2008 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download

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Speakers:  Brian L. Heidelberger, Partner, Winston & Strawn David C. Carroll, Director and Senior Counsel, Global Marketing and Advertising, Motorola Brian D. Fergemann, Partner, Winston & Strawn

Protecting Trade Secrets in the Digital Age
Electronic Misappropriation: New Strategies for Emerging Vulnerabilities
March 25, 2008 CLE

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Speakers:  Joanna H. Kim, Partner, Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld J. Gregory Whitehair, Of Counsel, Gibson Dunn & Crutcher Randy Kay, Partner, DLA Piper

Trademark Trial and Appeal Board: Significant Rule Changes Just Issued
Compliance Deadlines Start August 31 - Are You Ready?
October 30, 2007 CLE

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Speakers:  Stephen R. Baird, Shareholder, Winthrop & Weinstine John L. Welch, Of Counsel, Lowrie Lando & Anastasi Beth A. Chapman, Of Counsel, Oblon Spivak McClelland Maier & Neustadt

Fighting Online Brand Abuse
Strategies to Police IP Rights and Build Brand Equity on the Internet
August 29, 2007 CLE

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Speakers:  Stephen R. Baird, Shareholder, Winthrop & Weinstine Aaron Keller, Managing Principal, Capsule

IP Litigation before the International Trade Commission
Navigating the Minefield of §337 Actions
June 14, 2007 CLE

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Speakers:  Sean P. DeBruine, Partner, Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld Stefani E. Shanberg, Partner, Perkins Coie Jimmy Shin, Partner, McDermott Will & Emery