May 3, 2017 Brown Bag CLE: Craft IP: Common Issues in the Food and Beverage Industries

Topic:   Craft IP: Common Issues in the Food and Beverage Industries


Speakers:  Please join us as speaker Sheila Fox Morrison reviews some of the IP issues unique to the food and beverage industries, including branding trends, trade dress protection and enforcement, the interplay of trademarks and labeling requirements, as well as more traditional topics related to challenges of geographically descriptive and surname marks (especially in the wine industry).

Sheila Fox Morrison is a partner at Davis Wright Tremaine. Sheila provides trademark and brand protection services with significant industry intelligence in the food & beverage, restaurant, health care, entertainment, and technology industries. She understands the opportunities and obstacles facing her clients and the markets in which they operate. Sheila leads a team of associates and paralegals that provide responsive, efficient counsel to support the domestic and foreign trademark maintenance, clearance, registration, strategic brand protection and enforcement, and licensing needs of her clients.

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MCLE Credit: Applying for one (1) general credit from the Oregon State Bar

Date:                 May 3, 2017

Time:                 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

Where:              The Cleaners @ Ace Hotel Portland