USPTO Texas Regional Office Trademark Seminar

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The United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) will host its first Texas Regional Office Trademark Seminar on February 23, 2016, at its Texas Regional Office in Dallas, Texas.

Representatives from the USPTO headquarters in Alexandria, Virginia and local trademark attorneys will be on hand to conduct an all-day Trademark workshop.

There is no fee to register, but space is limited.  To register, visit USPTO Texas Regional Office Trademark Seminar Eventbrite

For additional information or questions about the conference, please call 469-295-9000 or email to TexasRegionalUSPTOEvents@USPTO.GOV

Agenda

 

09:00 A.M. - 09:30 A.M.
Registration and Mingle

09:30 A.M. - 09:45 A.M.
Welcome Remarks

  • Hope Shimabuku, Regional Director, Texas Regional Office U.S. Patent and Trademark Office

09:45 A.M. - 10:30 A.M.
Trademarks 101

  • Mary Boney Denison, Commissioner for Trademarks, U.S. Patent and Trademark Office

10:30 A.M. - 11:30 A.M.
Filing options, Pro Se v. Counsel v. Law School Clinic

  • Mary Boney Denison, Commissioner for Trademarks, U.S. Patent and Trademark Office
  • Robert Johnston, Johnston Law
  • David Cho, SMU Law School Clinic

11:30 A.M. - 12:00 A.M.
What is next after you have your trademark

  • Dallas Entrepreneur Center

12:00 P.M. - 01:00 P.M.
Lunch on your own

01:00 P.M. - 02:00 P.M.
Petitions

  • Lydia Belzer, Senior Trademark Attorney, U.S. Patent and Trademark Office
  • Robert LeBlanc, Haynes and Boone, LLP

02:00 P.M. - 03:00 P.M.
Recent Office Developments

  • Mary Boney Denison, Commissioner for Trademarks, U.S. Patent and Trademark Office