Part 2: Tips for Effectively Searching the USPTO Database Using TESS - California IP Bar Webinar: Dec. 10 at Noon (PST)
On Tuesday, December 10 at noon (PST), the State Bar of California Intellectual Property Section (Trademark Interest Group) will present the second part of its three-part webinar series on "Tips for Effectively Searching the USPTO Database Using TESS." Part 2 will cover design mark and non-traditional mark searching. [Part 3 will be presented on January 14; Part 1 is available on-demand here.] One hour of participatory MCLE credit available. Register here.
Tips for Effectively Searching the USPTO Database Using TESS
State Bar of California Intellectual Property Section Trademark Interest Group
Moderator: Mary A. Harris
Ed Timberlake is a former Trademark Examining Attorney at the U.S. Patent & Trademark Office, and former Copyright Examiner at the U.S. Copyright Office. He now has his own practice, Timberlake Law. Ed’s practice focuses entirely on trademarks and copyrights, primarily providing advice, preparing and filing applications, and maintaining registrations.
Alex Butterman is an attorney specializing in trademark and copyright law with the Washington, D.C. intellectual property boutique firm of Staas & Halsey LLP. Alex has been representing a diverse group of businesses in a variety of industries and commercial sectors since 1995 while working in several IP boutique law firms and as an Attorney Advisor (“Trademark Examining Attorney”) at the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO).
Alex and Ed will discuss design searching basics using the Design Code Manual, and searching for nontraditional marks.