February 17, 2017 Intellectual Property Review—Updates and Changes from 2016
Take a look at the past year’s activity in intellectual property with a review of patent, trademark, and copyright law. Patent legislation, post-grant proceedings in the Patent and Trademark Office, U.S. Supreme Court patent decisions, and the latest in federal circuit developments will be covered during the patent review. Trademark topics will examine federal cases and provide an update on the Trademark Trial and Appeal Board (TTAB) proceedings. Get an update on copyright case law, and find out what pending copyright cases and legislative proposals are on the horizon for 2017.
Enjoy a special lunch presentation “A Name Worth Fighting For: How Naming a Band Called The Slants Got Me to the Supreme Court,” by Simon Tam, founder and bassist of the pop-rock band The Slants. Simon will share his personal experience in the fight to trademark his group’s controversial name.