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Do you need a Federal Trademark Registration

April 26, 2019 @ 11:45 am

$10 – $25

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Join us as Timothy P. Naill, a registered patent attorney in Reinhart’s Intellectual Property Practice shares the intricacies of Common Law Trademark vs. Federal Trademark Registration. Tim’s presentation is designed to be an easy to understand discussion of some basic concepts in Trademarks. Hopefully, at the end of the presentation, you will have a better understanding of whether it makes sense to consider a Federal Trademark Registration to protect you or your client’s intellectual property.

-What is a trademark
-Purpose of a trademark
-Some examples of what can be trademarked
-What is a common law trademark
-What is a Federally Registered Trademark
-Common law trademark v. Federal Trademark Registration (This is the main thrust of the discussion)
-Hypothetical Scenario of a business using a common law trademark
-Enforcement of a trademark
-Best practices in considering adopting a trademark


Lunch | Pasta buffet: two pasta options including Italian sausage and meatballs. Served with salad and assorted rolls.

About the Speaker

Timothy P. Naill is a registered patent attorney in Reinhart’s Intellectual Property Practice where he devotes his practice to assisting clients with the preparation and prosecution of patent applications as well as handling their Trademark matters. With more than 15 years of legal experience, Tim is an experienced attorney who is committed to the needs of his clients and capable of handling complex legal matters.