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A Mid-Year Review of the Top Stories in Trademark and Copyright Law (Live MBHB Webinar)

Eric R. MoranNicole E. ReifmanJuly 22, 202010:00 am - 11:15 amMBHB Webinar Via WebEx

Wed., July 22, 2020 | 10:00-11:15 a.m. CT | Live MBHB Webinar via WebEx

MBHB will present a mid-year review of the top stories impacting trademark and copyright law. Topics will include:

  • Recent trademark and copyright cases at the U.S. Supreme Court, including Romag, Georgia v. Public.Resource.org, and Booking.com.  
  • Recent TTAB decisions of note, including discussions on how statements in patent filings can result in trademark functionality and descriptiveness findings, risks in filing intent-to-use trademark applications in the name of an individual, and showing intent to use a mark filed in the United States via the Madrid Protocol.
  • Recent federal court decisions of note, including whether section 18 counterclaims can be brought in federal court and waiver of new arguments not brought before the Board.
  • Recent USPTO examination updates, including a new rule requiring foreign applicants and registrants to use U.S.-licensed attorneys; new rules regarding mandatory electronic filing, owner email addresses, and specimen requirements; and COVID-19 deadline extensions.

 

Presenter(s): MBHB attorneys Eric Moran and Nicole Reifman

While there is no fee to participate, all attendees must register in advance and, in order to receive MCLE credit, must participate online and individuallyRegister online here

All registrants will receive an email confirmation and details for online participation.

MCLE credit is pending for the states of California, Illinois, New Jersey,* New York,* North Carolina and Virginia (*via reciprocity).

McDonnell Boehnen Hulbert & Berghoff LLP is committed to educating clients and friends of the firm with respect to significant developments and trends in the areas of intellectual property law.

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