Western Pennsylvania Chapter

US & International IP: Trademarks, Copyrights and Designs, Sponsored by The Webb Law Firm


Hilton Garden Inn Southpointe
1000 Corporate Drive
Canonsburg, PA 15317


This program will discuss U.S. and International IP legal issues as they apply to trademarks, copyrights and designs.  For copyright law, the speakers will explain governing U.S. and international principles, including the Berne Convention, and explore related authorship and ownership issues that continue to evolve with expanding proliferation of communication/creative platforms.  In addition, with the global markets in which U.S. businesses are now operating, the speakers will look at pitfalls and opportunities concerning trademark registration, domains and enforcement (ncluding grey market goods.)  The presenters will also discuss protection of designs invented/authored in the U.S. as well as internationally via recently enacted international agreements.  They will include pitfalls to aviod in handling the above as well as international IP portfolio management best practices and alternative fee arrangements.


John W. McIlvaine, Christian Ehret and Anthony W. Brooks
The Webb Law Firm


Registration & Breakfast:  8:00 a.m. - 8:30 a.m.
Program:   8:30 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.



Hardship Policy:  Any lawyer may send a written request for a reduced fee, 30 days prior to program, and explain that the normal fee causes financial hardship, provide background material and must be signed by the lawyer.


Credits: 2 hours
State: PA
Category: Substantive


Barbara Dudek
Phone: 412-366-2686
E-mail: westernpa@accglobal.com


Members: $20
Non-members: $30

Sponsored By:

The Webb Law Firm

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