Annual Review of U.S. Federal Case Law and TTAB Developments (2019 Annual Meeting)

Recorded On: 05/22/2019

Pre-recorded from the 2019 INTA Annual Meeting in Boston, Massachusetts.

An INTA annual favorite, hear Trademark Reporter authors Ted Davis and John Welch deliver a concise analysis of major decisions rendered by the U.S. courts and the Trademark Trial and Appeal Board (TTAB) over the past twelve months. And be sure to check out the United States Annual Review: The Seventy-First Year of Administration of the Lanham Act of 1946, published in The Trademark Reporter, Vol. 109, No. 1, January–February 2019. 

CLE credit is not available for this webcast. 

Theodore H. Davis Jr.

Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton LLP (United States)

Ted Davis divides his practice between domestic and international litigation and client counseling in the fields of trademark, copyright, false advertising, and unfair competition law and has particular experience in trade dress and gray market disputes, litigation before the Trademark Trial and Appeal Board, and with large-scale trademark clearance and registration projects. 

He is a past chair of the American Bar Association Section of Intellectual Property Law, on behalf of which he has testified before Congress on trademark and Internet issues, and he also has served on the Executive Committee of the Board of Directors of the International Trademark Association. 

He is a frequent lead author of amicus briefs to the Supreme Court of the United States and other federal courts, as well as an expert witness in federal district court litigation and in prosecution matters before the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office.

Read more about Ted Davis.

John Welch

Wolf, Greenfield & Sacks, P.C. (United States)

John Welch has represented clients in scores of patent, trademark, copyright, unfair competition and domain name lawsuits across the country, and has handled hundreds of opposition and cancellation proceedings before the Trademark Trial and Appeal Board (TTAB) of the US Patent and Trademark Office.

He is responsible for the international trademark portfolios of a number of major companies in such diverse fields as restaurant services, food processing machinery, and computer hardware and software. John has obtained numerous utility and design patents for clients in a variety of industries, such as lighting fixtures, electrical instrumentation, ceramic candle holders, food processing machinery and kitchen utensils.

Read more about John Welch

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