Part 3: Tips for Effectively Searching the USPTO Database Using TESS - California IP Bar Webinar: Jan 14 at Noon (PST)
On Tuesday, January 14 at noon (PST), the State Bar of California Intellectual Property Section (Trademark Interest Group) will present the third part of its three-part webinar series on "Tips for Effectively Searching the USPTO Database Using TESS." Part 3 will include searching TESS for information regarding Descriptiveness refusals, Likelihood of Confusion refusals, and competitive intelligence investigations. [Parts 1 and 2 are 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
Peter Bromaghim is a former USPTO examining attorney. He is an associate at Blakely, Sokoloff, Taylor and Zafman, in Los Angeles, where he focuses on domestic and international trademark prosecution and enforcement, counseling, portfolio strategy, licensing, and administrative and civil litigation.
Ed Timberlake is a former USPTO examining attorney and a former copyright examiner at the U.S. Copyright Office. He now has his own practice, Timberlake Law, where he focuses entirely on trademarks and copyrights, primarily providing advice, preparing and filing applications, and maintaining registrations.
Alex Butterman is also a former USPTO examining attorney. He specializes in trademark and copyright law at the Washington, D.C. intellectual property boutique firm of Staas & Halsey LLP. Alex has represented a diverse group of businesses in a variety of industries and commercial sectors while working in several IP boutique law firms.