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2012 Trademark Boot Camp

June 22, 2012- Alexandria, VA

 
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Welcome & Overview 

Moderator: Jody Drake (Bio)
Sughrue Mion, PLLC- Washington, DC

Albert Tramposh (Bio)
AIPLA Deputy Executive Director

 

Pre-Filing Considerations

  • Trademarks 101
  • Sheldon H. Klein (Bio, Paper, Slides)
    Gray Plant Mooty-Washington, DC

  • Developing a Filing Strategy (Part I)

    Richard C. Gilmore (Bio, Paper)
    Maschoff, Gilmore & Israelsen-Park City, UT
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  • Developing a Filing Strategy (Part II)

  • Jonathan Hudis (Bio, Paper, Slides)
    Oblon Spivak McClelland Maier & Neustadt, LLP-Alexandria, VA
     

The Application Process

  • The Application Process

  • Jennifer Fraser (Bio, Paper, Slides)
    Connolly Bove Lodge & Hutz, LLP-Washington, DC
 

 Breakout Session 1 - Hands-On Training Trademark Searching

  • Participant Group A
    Preparing for and ordering trademark clearance search reports; analyzing search reports; preparing opinions.

          Richard C. Gilmore (Bio, Paper)
          Maschoff, Gilmore & Israelsen-Park City, UT
 
          Brad Maurer (Bio, Paper)
          Faegre Baker & Daniels, LLP-Indianapolis, IN
 
          Lynn M. Jordan (BioPaper)
          Finnegan Henderson Farabow Garrett & Dunner, LLP-Washington, DC
 
  • Participant Group B
    Responding Effectively to Office Actions.

          Brian E. Banner (Bio)
          The Banner Firm-Washington, DC

          Jody H. Drake (Bio, Paper)
          Sughrue Mion, PLLC-Washington, DC

          Ray Thomas, Jr. (Bio, Paper)
          Law Office of Ray Thomas, Jr., PLLC-Washington, DC

          USPTO Trademark Examiners

 

The Examination Process

  • Appeals

          Brian E. Banner (Bio, Paper, Slides)
          The Banner Firm-Washington, DC
 

Overview of International Trademark Basics

 
  • International Trademark Basics

          Lydia T. Gobena (Bio, Paper, Slides)
          Fross Zelnick Lehrman & Zissu, P.C.-New York, NY
          
          Christie Baty Hudgins (Bio, Paper, Slides)
          Finnegan, Henderson, Farabow, Garrett & Dunner, LLP-Washington, DC
 

Breakout Session 2 - Hands-on Training

  • Participant Group B
    Preparing for and ordering trademark clearance search reports; analyzing search reports; and preparing opinions.

          Richard C. Gilmore (Bio)
          Maschoff,Gilmore & Israelsen-Park City, UT
 
          Lynn M. Jordan (Bio, Paper)
          Finnegan Henderson Farabow Garrett & Dunner, LLP-Washington, DC
 
          Brad Maurer (Bio, Paper)
          Faegre Baker & Daniels, LLP-Indianapolis, IN
 
  • Participant Group A
    Responding Effectively to Office Actions.

          Brian E. Banner (Bio, Combined Paper)
          The Banner Firm-Washington, DC
 
          Jody H. Drake (Bio)
          Sughrue Mion, PLLC-Washington, DC
 
          Ray Thomas, Jr. (Bio)
          Law Office of Ray Thomas, Jr., PLLC-Washington, DC
 
          USPTO Trademark Examiners

 

Adjourn