Trademark Basics: What Every Small Business Should Know Now, Not Later

Speaker: Craig Morris

When: Tuesday, May 16, 2017

Time: 9:00 - 11:00 AM

Where: William Pitt Union | 3959 Fifth Avenue | Dining Room A | Pittsburgh, PA 15213

What is a trademark and how does it differ from registering your business name? Attend this seminar and gain insight on the following topics and more:

  • The importance of selecting a legally protected name
  • Common law rights
  • Drafting a cease-and-desist letter
  • Application process to seek federal registration
  • What happens after registration

About the speaker:

Craig Morris works within the Office of the Commissioner for Trademarks in the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO), Alexandria, Virginia. Currently, he is the Managing Attorney for Trademark Educational Outreach, spearheading the effort for increased USPTO educational activities in the area of trademark fundamentals.

 

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