Trademark Trial and Appeal Board (TTAB) Tips: Motions for Summary Judgment
Date: Thursday, February 13, 2014
Format: Live Webinar
Duration: 90 minutes
1:00 PM-2:30 PM Eastern
12:00 PM-1:30 PM Central
11:00 AM-12:30 PM Mountain
10:00 AM-11:30 AM Pacific
A panel of judges and interlocutory attorneys from the United States Patent and Trademark Office’s Trademark Trial and Appeal Board (TTAB) will discuss the following topics:
- What are motions for summary judgment at the TTAB (form, function, possible claims)
- What is the timing of filing motions for summary judgment
- Do’s and Don’ts in summary judgment motions
- What issues are appropriate for resolution summary judgment
- What is a partial motion for summary judgment
- How can accelerated case resolution (ACR) work with motions for summary judgment
- Rule 56(d) motions for additional discovery
- Participant questions on summary judgment motions and related topics
Hon. Michael Adlin, Administrative Trademark Judge, United States Patent and Trademark Office, Trademark Trial and Appeal Board, Alexandria, VA
Cheryl Butler, Senior Counsel for TTAB Policy and Procedure, United States Patent and Trademark Office, Trademark Trial and Appeal Board, Alexandria, VA
Cheryl Goodman, Interlocutory Attorney, United States Patent and Trademark Office, Trademark Trial and Appeal Board, Alexandria, VA
Rebeccah Gan (Moderator), Of Counsel, Young & Thompson, Alexandria, VA
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