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2011 Trademark Boot Camp

June 10, 2011-Alexandria, VA


Member Only 
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Welcome & Overview 

Moderator:  Kristin Jordan Harkins (Bio)
    Alan Kasper, AIPLA Officer in Charge

Pre-Filing Considerations

  • Trademarks 101 and Initial Considerations
    Lisa Dunner (Bio, Paper, Slides)
  • Developing a Filing Strategy (Part I)
    Richard Gilmore (Bio, Paper, Slides)
  • Developing a Filing Strategy (Part II)
    Jonathan Hudis (Bio, Paper, Slides)

The Application Process

The Examination Process

Overview of International Trademark Basics


Breakout Sessions:  Hands-On Training

Training 1:  Hands-On Training on How to Review a Search

Report and Prepare an Opinion Letter.

Training 2:  Hand-On Training on Responding to Office Actions

(Audio not available, this session was Roundtable discussion)

         Jody Drake (Bio, Paper)
         Brian E. Banner (Bio)
         Ray Thomas, Jr. (Bio, Paper)