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Learn about developments in patent, trademark and copyright law, including discussions on the interplay between the Patent Trial and Appeal Board, District Courts and the Federal Trade Commission, and on issues facing North Carolina brewers and distillers.

  • Read about the Slants case, In re Tam, from the lawyer who successfully argued that the disparagement provision of the Lanham Act violates the freedom of speech clause of the U.S. Constitution 
  • Gain insights into patent litigation from sitting federal judges
  • Receive updates in copyright law and policy from a representative of the U.S. Copyright Office
  • Learn practical lessons gleaned from cases in patent law, including prosecution tips for PTAB appeals
  • Become familiar with developments in design patent law
  • Consider the implications for both trademark and patent practice of the Supreme Court’s decision in B&B Hardware regarding the preclusion effects of administrative agency rulings

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Product Information
Product Date:
March 18, 2016
Intellectual Property Law Section Annual Meeting | 2016 | Member E-library
Speaker Information
Alton L Absher, III   [ view bio ]
Judge Michelle N. Ankenbrand   [ view bio ]
Rachel M Blunk   [ view bio ]
Pamela Chestek   [ view bio ]
Jeffrey W. Childers   [ view bio ]
Ronald D. Coleman   [ view bio ]
Laura Collier   [ view bio ]
Robert J. Conrad Jr.   [ view bio ]
W. Glenn Edwards   [ view bio ]
Darius C. Gambino   [ view bio ]
JiNan Glasgow George   [ view bio ]
Kimberley A. Isbell   [ view bio ]
Lance A Lawson  [ view bio ]
Richard T Matthews  [ view bio ]
Robert A Monath   [ view bio ]
Erik Lars Myers   [ view bio ]
Sarah E Nagae   [ view bio ]
Judge Kathleen M. O’Malley   [ view bio ]
Judge William L Osteen Jr   [ view bio ]
George F. Pappas   [ view bio ]
Robert A Schwartzman   [ view bio ]
Peter D. Siddoway   [ view bio ]
John Szymankiewicz   [ view bio ]
Ed Timberlake   [ view bio ]
Erin C Wills  [ view bio ]
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