Agenda

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Thursday, July 14, 2016, 2:30 – 4:30 EDT

   Preparing to file online with the U.S. Patent Trademark Office

   Identifying the mark, the owner and the goods and services

      • Making claims of use

      • Handling special issues

      • Addressing distinctiveness

   Filing the application

   Responding to office actions and the challenges of online responses

   Overcoming objections of examiner

      • Likelihood of confusion

      • Functionality

   Options after a final refusal

   Maintaining and renewing the registration

Credits

Each webinar offers 2.0 CLE hours for paralegals. The National Association of Legal Assistants and the National Federation of Paralegal Associations have approved each webinar.

Attendance will be monitored, and attendance certificates will be available after the seminar for most individuals who complete the entire event. Attendance certificates not available at the seminar will be mailed to participants within fifteen business days.

Speakers

Mary Frances Love

Aspire, IP – Colorado and the District of Columbia Trademark Group LeaderMs. Love is an attorney, public speaker and educator with over 20 years of experience in counseling clients on all matters of intellectual property law. Ms. Love is responsible for building the trademark practice for Aspire IP, where she handles counseling, prosecution of trademark applications and trademark litigation including matters before the Trademark Trial and Appeal Board. She also assists foreign and domestic clients on trademark selection and enforcement, and she counsels clients on the full spectrum of trademark and copyright issues, including unfair competition, trade dress, trade secret and Internet disputes. Ms. Love works with clients across a broad range of industries, handling all domestic and international trademark and copyright needs for many multinational corporations. Among her career highlights are nine years of counseling a leading plumbing and building materials distribution company headquartered in Virginia, which included being responsible for the entire trademark portfolio for the company’s online platform. Ms. Love also handled the full U.S. and foreign docket for a major pharmaceutical company, including search and opinion work and a global trademark portfolio covering approximately 50 countries.