Sponsored Seminars

Navigating Trademark Practice Before the PTO 2006


New York City, NY

PLI New York Center
810 Seventh Avenue at 53rd Street (21st floor)
New York, New York 10019

From Filing Through the TTAB Hearing

Christopher Larkin, partner at Seyfarth Shaw LLP in Los Angeles, co-chairs the 2006 Navigating Trademark Practice Before the PTO.  The event will focus on:

  • Setting the Stage: The Nuts and Bolts of PTO and TTAB Practice
  • Trademark Searching and Clearance
  • Addressing Common Substantive Issues in Ex Parte Prosecution
  • Special Topics in Ex Parte Prosecution
    • Geographic Indicators
    • Product Configurations
    • Non-Traditional Marks
    • Acquired Distinctiveness
  • Ex Parte Appeal Practice
  • Ethical Issues in PTO and TTAB Practice