Brand Activation Legal Webinar: August 2018

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August’s topic is  “Your Trademark May Be A False Advertisement,” will provide a practical overview of the impact of false advertising laws on trademarks and brands, including the different legal standards for challenges to use and registration of deceptive marks in various forums (e.g., USPTO, FTC, NAD, federal courts), offensive and defensive strategies for such challenges, current case law trends, and best practices for advertising clearance of new marks.  The meeting’s presenters from the firm of Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP will be Mike Justus, Partner, IP & Advertising and Kristin Lockhart, Associate, IP & Advertising.

Michael R. Justus, Partner, is a trademark and advertising attorney. He helps clients create, promote, protect and enforce global brands.Mike maintains a comprehensive trademark practice, including US and international enforcement, litigation, clearance, prosecution, licensing and counseling. Mike also provides advertising counseling and litigation services, including reviewing client advertising materials and handling proceedings before federal courts, the National Advertising Division of the Council of Better Business Bureaus (NAD) and the Federal Trade Commission (FTC).

Kristin D. Lockhart, Associate, in the Intellectual Property practice. She focuses on trademark, copyright and other related intellectual property matters. She has experience with US and international trademark clearance, prosecution, and appeals before the Trademark Trial and Appeal Board (TTAB). She regularly counsels clients on strategies associated with the use, adoption, registration, and enforcement of their trademarks and copyrights. In addition, she provides counseling on a variety of transactional matters, including the acquisition of intellectual property rights. She has represented clients in the food and beverage, technology, media/entertainment, and fashion industries.


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