5/18 - Concurrent AM Track 2 - Trademark-Copyright-Industrial-Design

May 18, 2022 9:00 AM to 12:00 PM


Crescent City Ballroom


165 CLE Minutes

Moderator: Theodore H. Davis, Jr, Kilpatrick Townsend, Atlanta, GA

Avoiding Conflicts Between Design Patents/Copyrights and Utility Patents/Advertising, Including for Purposes of Obtaining Trade Dress Registrations


  • Stanton D. Weinstein, Fort Washington, PA
  • Jessie D. Herrera, Patterson & Patterson, LLP, Houston, TX
  • Jack B. Hicks, Womble Bond Dickinson, Greensboro, NC
  • Terry Sanks, Beusse Sanks, Orlando, FL



Moderator: Raija Horstman, Crowell & Moring, Los Angeles, CA

Right to Trial by Jury in Unjust Enrichment Cases - Circuit Split?
Rachel Powitzky, Foley & Lardner LLP, Houston, TX

Irreparable Harm (Presumed or Not) in Federal Trade Secret Cases
Benjamin I. Fink, Berman Fink Van Horn, PC, Atlanta, GA

Status of the Inevitable Disclosure Doctrine-Push Back on Non-Competes
Elizabeth A. Rowe, University of Florida, Levin College of Law, Gainsville, FL


Hosted by the Trademark Law, Industrial Designs, and Copyright Law Committees


  • Davis, Theodore

    Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton, LLP | Partner

    Ted Davis is a partner in the Atlanta office of Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton LLP, where he has practiced trademark, copyright, false advertising, and unfair competition law since 1990. He is a member of the American Intellectual Property Law Association’s Board of Directors, American Bar Association’s Board of Governors, a past chair of the ABA’s Section of Intellectual Property Law, and a past member of the International Trademark Association’s Executive Committee. He frequently serves as an expert witness in trademark-related matters and is an adjunct professor at the Emory University School of Law.
  • Weinstein, Stanton D.
    Stanton D. Weinstein is an experienced IP attorney located near Philadelphia, PA. Stan previously spent much of his career as an in-house intellectual property counsel for a major corporation in the defense electronics industry. Stan's extensive experience includes patent, trademark and copyright law and practice, protection of proprietary information, and other aspects of intellectual property law; U.S. Government procurement regulations and clauses relating to patent rights and data rights; computer law, such as Internet/intranet issues, software licensing, and open source software issues; export controls; and intellectual property aspects of mergers and acquisitions.
  • Herrera, Jessie

    Patterson & Sheridan LLP | Partner

    Jessie Herrera is a partner with the law firm of Patterson & Sheridan LLP and has established himself as a go-to resource for companies seeking to build global intellectual property portfolios. Prior to practicing law, Jessie worked as a mechanical engineer designing industrial equipment for a large oilfield services corporation. In addition to utility patents, Jessie has prepared and prosecuted numerous design patents, protecting the ornamental appearance of a wide variety of devices and consumer products, including hand tools, apparel, and graphical user interfaces.
  • Hicks, Jack

    Womble Bond Dickinson LLP | Partner

    Jack Hicks practices patent and trademark law with the international law firm of Womble Bond Dickinson (US) LLP. He has worked with clients in a broad range of industries and technologies, helping manage IP matters, from Federal and State litigation to international patent and trademark filing strategies. Prior to becoming an attorney, Jack was a design engineer on airborne radar and optics applications for a major aerospace company. Jack also regularly represents clients based outside the US, including Europe and Asia, as well as US companies doing business overseas.
  • Sanks, Terry M

    Beusse Sanks, PLLC | Founding Member

    Terry M. Sanks, a registered patent attorney, is a founding member of Beusse Sanks, PLLC, a predominately diverse and minority owned law firm. Terry provides representation in all areas of intellectual property (“IP”) law, including patents, trademarks, trade dress, copyrights, trade secrets, IP litigation, licensing and IP related transactions. Terry’s practice also includes managing patent and trademark portfolios for Fortune 500 companies, regional companies and universities.
  • Horstman, Raija

    Crowell & Moring | Counsel

    Raija Horstman is an experienced litigator focused in multiple areas of complex commercial litigation, including trade secrets, false advertising, unfair competition, copyright infringement, trademark infringement, and consumer and employment class actions. Raija is a counsel in the Los Angeles office of Crowell & Moring.
  • Fink, Benjamin

    Berman Fink Van Horn, P.C. | Shareholder

    Benjamin Fink is a shareholder at Berman Fink Van Horn P.C. in Atlanta, Georgia. His practice focuses on business and commercial litigation with an emphasis on competition-related disputes, including noncompetes and trade secrets. A published author on restrictive covenants, he blogs regularly on noncompete and trade secret topics (www.bfvlaw.com/blogs) and serves as a co-host of the Fairly Competing podcast. In recognition of his thought leadership in the trade secrets arena, he was invited to attend The Inaugural Sedona Conference on Developing Best Practices for Trade Secrets Issues that was held in December 2017. He served on the Sedona Conference drafting team for Principles/Best Practices Commentary on Protecting Trade Secrets in Litigation as part of Working Group 12 on Trade Secrets. He currently serves as Chair of the Trade Secrets Committee of the AIPLA.
  • Rowe, Elizabeth

    University of Florida School of Law | Director, Intellectual Property Law Program

    Professor Elizabeth Rowe is an internationally recognized expert on Trade Secret Law. She is a prolific scholar who has co-authored or contributed to numerous books on intellectual property and has authored dozens of law review articles in leading journals. Much of her research addresses the intersection of trade secrets with employment law and/or technology, as well as the interplay between intellectual property, government policy, and innovation. She has co-authored several books on trade secrets, including the first and the leading casebook in the United States devoted exclusively to Trade Secret Law, as well as a Nutshell treatise on trade secrets.