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33rd Annual Intellectual Property Law Conference

Friday, April 20, 2018

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33rd Annual Intellectual Property Law Conference, April 2018.

  • Wide Range of IP Topics
  • Series of CLE Ethics Programs
  • Updates from the USPTO & the US Copyright Offic
  • IP Experts: Judges, Government Officials, & In-House Counsel
  • Professional Development Programs

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Event Details

Friday, April 20, 2018

Crystal Gateway Marriott
1700 Jefferson Davis Highway, Arlington, Virginia 22202

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1:45- 3:15 Current State of the Dilution Doctrine: Tam Impact

Effects of the Supreme Court’s Decision on Other Lanham Act Provisions

Moderator: James L Bikoff, Smith Gambrell & Russell LLP, Washington, DC

Speakers: Theodore H. Davis, Jr., Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton, LLP, Atlanta, GA
Christine Farley, American University Washington College of Law, Washington, DC
Mark McKenna, University of Norte Dame Law School, South Bend, IN

CLE Credit

The ABA directly applies for and ordinarily receives CLE credit for ABA programs in AK, AL, AR, AZ, CA, CO, CT, DE, GA, GU, HI, IA, IL, IN, KS, KY, LA, ME, MN,MS, MO, MP, MT, NH, NJ, NM, NV, NY, NC, ND, OH, OK, OR, PA, SC, TN, TX, UT, VT, VA, VI, WA, WI, and WV. These states sometimes do not approve a program for credit before the program occurs. This course is expected to qualify for 12.0 CLE credit hours (including 6.0 ethics hours) in 60-minute states, and 14.4 credit hours (including 7.2 ethics hours) in 50-minute states. This transitional program is approved for both newly admitted and experienced attorneys in NY. Attorneys may be eligible to receive CLE credit through reciprocity or attorney self submission in other states. For more information about CLE accreditation in your state, visit or contact Michael Kesler at or (312) 988-6278.

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