Craig Morris, Managing Attorney for Trademark Educational Outreach with the United States Patent and Trademark Office will present this program. Program overview: – how trademarks, patents, copyrights, domain names, and business names all differ. – critical factors in selecting a trademark that will be federally registrable and legally protectable. – clearance searches and whether to use an attorney, and impact of cease-and-desist letters. – federal application process and the role of the USPTO. – how to avoid “scams” perpetrated by companies not associated with the USPTO. – what happens after registration and how to keep a registration alive.
Speaker(s): Craig Morris
Fee: No Cost