Thursday, January 31, 2013
1pm - 5pm
Lathrop & Gage, LC, 2345 Grand Blvd.
Kansas City, MO
4.0 CLE (MO, KS, AR)
4 hour program, materials and parking: $140
CLE at capacity - webinar registration still available.
- Navigating ICANN and the 2013 gTLD Blitz
- A PTO Perspective on Best Practices in Applying to Register Marks
- Implementation of the AIA: Declarations/3rd Party Submissions/Inter Partes Proceedings
- Understanding Changes to 35 USC § 102 under the AIA
Session 1: 1:10 to 2 pm
gTLDs: The Brand Owners Playbook
Navigating ICANN and the 2013 gTLD Blitz.
Robert Kriner, Corsearch
Session 2: 2:10 to 3 pm
Best Practices in applying to register marks and avoiding common pitfalls
Lydia Belzer, Representative from the USPTO
Session 3: 3:10 to 4:00 pm
Implementation of the AIA
New declarations and powers of attorney – Jason Howard, Shook Hardy & Bacon
Pre-issuance submissions – James Devaney, Shook Hardy & Bacon
Inter Partes Proceedings – Justin Poplin, Lathrop & Gage
Session 4: 4:10 to 5 pm
Understanding Changes to 35 USC § 102. What will be considered public disclosures/prior art under new 102. When does new 102 apply.
Crissa Cook, Hovey Williams
Happy Hour Following at The Cashew.