Madrid Protocol Seminar: Tips for Filing International Applications and Maintaining International Registrations

October 23, 2013 Madrid Protocol Seminar

AGENDA

8:30 a.m. - 9:00 a.m. Registration

Global Intellectual Property Academy

9:00 a.m. - 9:15 a.m. Welcoming Remarks

Sharon Marsh, Deputy Commissioner for Trademark Policy

9:15 a.m. - 9:30 a.m. Overview of the Madrid System

Alan Datri

9:30 a.m. - 10:30 a.m. World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) Online Resources

Alan Datri and Rodrigo Garcia-Conde

10:30 a.m. - 10:45 a.m. Break

10:45 a.m. - 12.00 p.m. Preparing and Filing an International Application

Karen M. Strzyz and Attiya Malik

12:00 p.m. - 1:30 p.m. Lunch break

1:30 p.m. - 2:00 p.m. Role of MPU and Review of International Application

Felicia Battle

2:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m. Role of IB and Review of International Application

Rodrigo Garcia-Conde

3:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. Changes to International Registration

Jennifer Chicoski and Rodrigo Garcia-Conde

4:00 p.m. - 4:45 p.m. Miscellaneous Issues: Section 71, Subsequent Designations, and Additional WIPO Resources

Panel Discussion

4:45 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. Questions and Program Evaluation

Coordinators:

Jennifer Chicoski, Administrator for Trademark Classification Policy and Practice

Office of the Commissioner for Trademarks

United States Patent and Trademark Office
Phone: 571.272.8943

Email: jennifer.chicoski@uspto.gov

Karen Strzyz, Staff Attorney

Office of the Commissioner for Trademarks

United States Patent and Trademark Office
Phone: 571.272.9419

Email: karen.strzyz@uspto.gov

Alan Datri

Senior Counsellor

Office of the Deputy Director General

Brands and Designs Sector

WIPO

Felicia Battle, Supervisory Specialist, Madrid Processing Unit

United States Patent and Trademark Office

Phone: 571.272.9559

Email: felicia.battle@uspto.gov

Attiya Malik, Staff Attorney

Office of the Commissioner for Trademarks

United States Patent and Trademark Office
Phone: 571.272.5889

Email: attiya.malik@uspto.gov

Rodrigo Garcia-Conde

Examiner Madrid Operations,

Brands and Designs Sector

WIPO