Dealing with Disputes: Enforcement, Infringement, Settlement, and Co-existence Provisions in Trademark License Agreements
Dealing with Disputes: Enforcement, Infringement, Settlement, and Co-existence Provisions in Trademark License Agreements is the fifth segment in the Business Transactions Webcast Series. In this segment, an expert panel of speakers will discuss:
- Drafting effective license agreements
- Building in forward looking effective enforcement provisions
- Drafting effective settlement agreements
Hard Rock International (United States)
Rebecca Roby is Assistant General Counsel for Hard Rock International based in Orlando, Florida. With a total of 211 venues in 74 countries, Hard Rock International is owner of one of the world's most globally recognized brands. Since 2008, Ms. Roby has been responsible for oversight of intellectual property law, employment and labor law, franchise law, advertising law, data privacy law and general civil litigation matters for Hard Rock International including support of the individual Hard Rock Café units in their daily contractual needs.
After graduating from Washington University Law School, Missouri Ms. Roby worked as a law clerk for a judge in a Virginia state court, an intellectual property associate at several national/international law firms in the Washington, DC area and as In-House Trademark Counsel for Red Bull GmbH in Salzburg, Austria.
Bird & Bird LLP (United Kingdom)
Peter is a partner in Bird & Bird's Intellectual Property Practice and is based in the London office.
With over 20 years of expertise, Peter has built a market-leading practice in trade mark, copyright, and designs, and has worked on some of the highest profile disputes in this field as well as on non-contentious work, including global rebranding and worldwide IP protection strategies.
Read more about Peter here.
J. David Mayberry (Moderator)
Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton LLP (United States)
As lead trial counsel, David Mayberry has helped clients resolve intellectual property law claims at trial, in arbitration, through mediation and creative settlements outside the courtroom. He has complex litigation experience in trademark, copyright, patent, trade secret, franchise and antitrust cases. Mr. Mayberry also counsels clients on trademark and trade dress enforcement and protection issues.
Read more about David here.
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