Concurrent Morning Track 3: Trademark/Litigation

May 6, 2020 9:00 AM to 12:00 PM

Who is Going to the Supreme Court?
Moderator: Allison McDade, 7-Eleven, Inc., Dallas, TX

Can You Get Your Infringer’s Lost Profits? Romag Fasteners, Inc. v. Fossil, Inc.: The Supreme Court’s Resolution of the Long-Time Circuit Split on Whether Willfulness is Required to Recover Profits from Infringement
Angela Sujek, Honigman, Ann Arbor, MI

Playing with Fire: Using Your Competitor’s Trademark and the Nominative Fair Use Defense: Sorting Through the Different Standards and Burdens for Applied by the Ninth, Third, Second Circuits
Steve Baird, Greenberg Traurig, LLP, Minneapolis, MN

10:15 – 10:30 AM - Networking Break

Lost or Found? The Different Standards for Proving Abandonment: The Circuit Split Over Burdens of Proof and Persuasion
Wendi Sloane, Barack Ferrazzano Kirschbaum & Nagelberg, LLP, Chicago, IL

Non-Functional Requirement for Trade Dress: Does Your Circuit Allow Evidence of Alternative Design?
James Aquilina, Quarles & Brady, Washington, DC


  • Aquilina Photo Aquilina, James

    Quarles & Brady, LLP | Of Counsel

    James J. Aquilina is a member of the Intellectual Property practice group and has extensive practice experience in all aspects of U.S. intellectual property law.
  • Baird Photo copy Baird, Steve

    Greenberg Traurig LLP | Shareholder

    Steve provides strategic guidance on trademark usage and clearance, branding strategies, domestic and worldwide portfolio management, litigation and enforcement, internet domain name and trademark disputes, licensing, and prosecution.
  • McDade Photo McDade, Allison

    7-Eleven, Inc. | Senior Trademark Counsel

  • Sloane Photo Sloane, Wendi

    Barack Ferrazzano Kirschbaum & Nagelberg, LLP | Partner

    Wendi concentrates her practice on intellectual property law and complex commercial litigation.
  • Sujek Photo Sujek, Angela

    Honigman | Partner

    Angela Sujek is an experienced intellectual property attorney focusing her practice on trademark and copyright clearance, prosecution, and enforcement; advertising and marketing; licensing; and corporate transactions involving intellectual property assets.