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  • Thursday, August 25, 2022 · 4:00 PM EDT
    Brands are jumping into the metaverse head first. But what is it? And what are the legal risks and issues? How can you protect your clients' marks in the metaverse, and how might use in the metaverse threaten a trademark outside of it? Join presen...
  • Thursday, September 8, 2022 · 4:00 PM EDT
    One of the most common—and dreaded—office actions is based on Section 2(d): likelihood of confusion. This happens when USPTO trademark examiners believe the applied-for mark is too similar to a registered trademark. Successfully responding to §2(d...
  • Thursday, November 3, 2022 · 4:00 PM EDT
    Understanding what trademark examiners are thinking and how they approach trademark applications can increase your chances of successfully registering a trademark. In this panel, former USPTO trademark examiners Rebeccah Gan, Erik Pelton, and Bren...
  • Thursday, August 11, 2022 · 4:00 PM EDT
    In this global economy, expanding your clients' trademark portfolios abroad can help them protect their brands. It can also help you expand your portfolio and generate more revenue for your firm. But where should you begin? In this webinar, Olivia...
  • Thursday, July 21, 2022 · 4:00 PM EDT
    The famous design of the Coca-Cola bottle has acquired so much distinctiveness that not only is it protected by trade dress, but it is recognizable even in pieces. Long before its acquired distinctiveness status, and before the shape was even a re...
  • Thursday, June 2, 2022 · 4:00 PM EDT
    Trademark attorneys are generally aware that the unusual "federally illegal/state legal” landscape of the cannabis industry in the United States has resulted in significant complications for companies applying for federal trademark registrations. ...
  • Thursday, May 12, 2022 · 4:00 PM EDT
    Ethics issues—whether raised by the state bar or by the USPTO's Office of Enrollment and Discipline—can create problems for trademark lawyers. Join former USPTO OED Attorney Emil J. Ali (now at McCabe & Ali, LLP) as he walks us through in-depth hy...
  • Thursday, April 7, 2022 · 4:00 PM EDT
    Expanding a client’s trademark to other territories presents a variety of considerations from cost to culture. Where and how to file is a simple question with a complex answer. Rosie Burbidge from London law firm Gunnercooke LLP will talk through ...
  • Thursday, March 10, 2022 · 4:00 PM EST
    Even if you primarily practice trademark law, you need to understand the copyright landscape in order to best protect your clients' assets. Clients need a holistic approach to protecting their businesses and brands, and copyright law is a key piec...
  • Thursday, February 24, 2022 · 3:00 PM EST
    As social justice has come to the forefront with the public murder of George Floyd, many have been asking themselves: “What can I do?” The answer to this question can seem especially elusive for intellectual property attorneys. Sometimes it seems ...
  • Thursday, February 17, 2022 · 4:00 PM EST
    Trademark applications are on the rise, and now more than ever, you need to be extra-vigilant in monitoring your clients’ marks for potential infringement. Trademark monitoring services are an essential part of the process, but what type of servic...
  • Thursday, January 13, 2022 · 4:00 PM EST
    Taking the leap to depart from your current position to establish your own law practice may seem overwhelming. You may be concerned about leaving behind a high salary, sophisticated work, extensive resources, a prime office location, and a diverse...
  • Thursday, December 9, 2021 · 4:00 PM EST
    Enacted on December 27, 2020, the Trademark Modernization Act of 2020 (TMA), made significant changes to federal trademark law. To implement the TMA, the US Patent and Trademark Office has proposed and will be adopting new rules to take effect by ...
  • Thursday, October 14, 2021 · 4:00 PM EDT
    Trade mark practice in the UK may initially appear similar to that of the United States given the shared language, but while similarities do exist, there are also very real differences in law and procedure. In this webinar, Colin Sawdy of Howard K...
  • Thursday, September 2, 2021 · 4:00 PM EDT
    As many Americans have said upon visiting Canada, ”it’s like the United States, but… different.” The same thing can be said for Canadian trademark law. In this webinar, Nathan Haldane of Fasken will discuss the differences between trademark practi...
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