Tuesday, October 12, 2010

Oct 19 Trademark Trial and Appeal Board CLE -Federal Bar Association and Locke Lord

The Intellectual Property Committee of the FBA (SDNY Chapter) presents

Trademark Trial and Appeal Board
Recent Developments in TTAB Practice

Tuesday, October 19, 2010
10:00 a.m. ET
Breakfast will be served.

Locke Lord Bissell & Liddell
Three World Financial Center
20th Floor Conference Center
New York, New York

$25 Federal Bar Association Members
$45 Non-Members
Join our discussion to learn about current developments in decisions of the Trademark Trial and Appeal Board. This session will go over a variety of TTAB decisions covering commonly encountered issues such as: likelihood of confusion, identification of goods, descriptiveness, genericness and functionality. Our speaker, Ted Davis, is a sought-after authority on trademark law and has extensive experience in trademark and unfair competition law and was recognized as a 2010 Georgia “Super Lawyer” for Intellectual Property and Intellectual Property Litigation by SuperLawyers magazine. He is a regular lecturer at the International Trademark Association’s annual meeting, which he has represented in several amicus filings before the United States Supreme Court.

FBA SDNY Chapter: Intellectual Property Committee Chairs
Jason Nardiello, Esq.
Locke Lord Bissell & Liddell LLP
Olivera Medenica, Esq.
Wahab & Medenica LLC
Who Should Attend: The program is open to all and membership in the Federal Bar Association is not a requirement. The program is especially suited to: in-house and outside counsel, CEO's, brand owners, business owners and their representatives who are concerned about IP protection and counterfeit goods and trademark portfolio managers.

CLE - Locke Lord Bissell & Liddell LLP has been certified by the New York State Continuing Legal Education Board as an Accredited Provider of CLE in the state of New York from 2009 to 2012. Attendees will receive a maximum of one (1) credit hour, of which 0 credit hours can be applied toward the "Areas of Professional Practice" requirement.

Locke Lord Bissell & Liddell LLP New York CLE Financial Hardship Policy
Locke Lord Bissell & Liddell LLP (LLBL) is dedicated to providing high-quality continuing legal education to attorneys interested in its course offerings. Towards that end, LLBL has a financial hardship policy for attorneys who are unable to afford the course tuition but are interested in continuing legal education courses offered by or in conjunction with LLBL.

Attorneys that are unemployed are eligible for a full scholarship. Attorneys with an annual income up to $35,000 are eligible for a tuition discount of 75%, attorneys with an annual income of $35,000 to $50,000 are eligible for a tuition discount of 50%. Attorneys with an annual income above $50,000 are not entitled to a discount.

To be considered for a financial hardship tuition reduction, please send a letter requesting a reduction and a copy of your latest federal income tax filing to:

Locke Lord Bissell & Liddell LLP
ATTN: Laura Miller
Three World Financial Center
New York, NY 10281-2101

RSVP by October 15, 2010
Laura Miller
T: 646-217-7957

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