LexisNexis Presents: Advanced Trademark Strategies (TRM 1003)

Venue: The Ritz-Carlton Hotel

Location: New York, New York, United States

Event Date/Time: Jul 02, 2003
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Thursday, October 23, 2003

8:00 Registration and Continental Breakfast

9:00 Welcome and Introductory Remarks

Jerome Gilson, Brinks Hofer Gilson & Lione

9:05 Internet I: Defining Boundaries in the New Frontier

MODERATOR: Joshua Metzger, Overture Services, Inc.

David Kelly, Finnegan Henderson Farabow Garrett& Dunner

Neil Smith, Howard Rice Nemerovski Canady Falk & Rabkin

10:00 Internet II - Expanding New Frontiers

David Fleming, Brinks Hofer Gilson & Lione

10:45 Morning Break

11:00 The Madrid Protocol: Dawn of a New Era

Hon. Anne Chasser, Commissioner for Trademarks, U.S. Patent & Trademark Office

Kathryn Barrett Park, President, International Trademark Association and Trademark Counsel, General Electric Corporation

12:15 Luncheon & Keynote Address

The Economics of Trademark Law

Hon. Richard Posner, Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit

2:00 Expert Witnesses in Trademark Litigation: When, How, Why?

John Gabrielides, Brinks Hofer Gilson & Lione

George Mantis, President, The Mantis Group, Inc.

3:00 Afternoon Break

3:15 Dilution Law Revealed: Six Months After Victoria's Secret

MODERATOR: Anne Gilson LaLonde, Co-Author, Trademark Protection and Practice

Guy Blynn, Vice President, Deputy General Counsel and Secretary, R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co.

Marie Driscoll, Fross Zelnick Lehrman & Zissu

4:15 Corporate Trademark Tactics: Getting Real in a New Economy

John Bergin, Chief Trademark Counsel, Avon Products, Inc.

Arch Ahern, Senior Counsel, Trademarks & Marketing, Motorola, Inc.

5:15 Networking Reception

Friday, October 24, 2003

7:30 Continental Breakfast

8:30 Oral Argument Before Trademark Trial and Appeal Board

Case, counsel & judges to be announced

9:30 The Trademark Trial and Appeal Board Today and Tomorrow

Hon. David Sams, Chief Administrative Judge, Trademark Trial and Appeal Board

10:00 Morning Break

10:15 TTAB Current Practice Developments

Jeff Handelman, Brinks Hofer Gilson & Lione

Mack Webner, Sughrue Mion

11:00 Federal Court Round-up - Federal Procedural Litigation Issues

MODERATOR: Jerome Gilson, Brinks Hofer Gilson & Lione

Dale Cendali, O'Melveny & Myers

Anthony Fletcher, Fish & Richardson

Albert Robin, Robin Blecker & Daley

12:25 Closing Remarks

Jerome Gilson, Brinks Hofer Gilson & Lione

12:30 Adjourn