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On Your Marks: Frontline Issues in Trademark and Advertising Law

April 24, 2017 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm EDT

On Your Marks: Frontline Issues in Trademark and Advertising Law
Monday, April 24, 2017 | 9 am – 5 pm | Includes Networking Luncheon

2016 was a year of dramatic developments in technology, world politics and law – with implications for the trademark and advertising worlds. This program will help trademark and branding lawyers to be “on their marks” and ready for the future, as it explores cutting-edge issues from this year of change, including a review of major court decisions in the trademark field and rulings by the Trademark Trial and Appeal Board during the last year; trademark issues presented by Brexit and protecting trademarks in Cuba; tips for the clearance of advertising on social media and in online apps; proving damages in trademark infringement litigation; ethical issues raised by trademark investigations; and hear an ambassador’s view of challenges in international trade and IP in the Trump administration.

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June Casalmir, Assistant General Counsel – Marketing & New Media, Verizon
Nicole D. D’Amato, Senior Vice President, Chief IP Counsel, MacAndrews & Forbes Incorporated
Joseph V. DeMarco, DeVore & DeMarco LLP
Michelle DiGruttolo, Senior Managing Director, Ankura Consulting Group, LLC
Susan Upton Douglass, Fross Zelnick Lehrman & Zissu P.C.
Roxanne Elings, Davis Wright Tremaine LLP
Bonnie L. Jarrett, Kirkland & Ellis LLP
Ambassador Ronald Kirk, Former U.S. Trade Representative (USTR) in the Obama Administration, Currently Senior Of Counsel, Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher
Zev Parnass, Vice President, Associate General Counsel, Publicis Groupe
Ainslee A. Schreiber, Former Vice President & Assoc. General Counsel, Global Trademark Group, Starwood Hotels & Resorts
Phil Sherrell, Bird & Bird LLP
Fara S. Sunderji, Dorsey & Whitney LLP
John L. Welch, Wolf, Greenfield & Sacks, P.C.
Tony Yarborough, Vice President, Robert Jackson And Associates, Inc.

Co-sponsored by Darts-IP and Alt Legal

CLE Credit Available:
NY Credit: 7.0 total: 6.0 professional practice & 1.0 ethics
NJ Credit: 7.0 total: 6.0 general & 1.0 professional responsibility
CA Credit: 7.0 total: 6.0 general & 1.0 professional responsibility
PA Credit: 5.5 total: 5.0 general & 0.5 professional responsibility


April 24, 2017
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
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