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The McCarthy Institute for Intellectual Property: Trademark Law and Its Challenges 2018


8:00AM-9:00AM Check In

9:00AM-9:15AM Welcome and Introductions

  • David Franklyn, USF School of Law
  • Russ Pangborn, Seed IP Law Group
  • Annabelle DanielVarda, Google
9:15AM-9:45AM Morning Keynote Speaker
  • Etienne Sanz de Acedo, INTA
9:45AM-11:00AM Cultural Shifts Affecting Trademarks
  • Janice Bereskin, Bereskin & Parr (Moderator)
  • Megan Bannigan, Debevoise & Plimpton
  • Rafa Gutierrez, Uber
  • Joe Ferretti, PepsiCo, Inc.
  • Elena Grimme, Microsoft
  • Angela Dunning, Cooley
11:00AM-11:10AM Break

11:10AM-12:15PM The Latest ICANN Developments Impacting Trademarks

  • David Taylor, Hogan Lovells (Moderator)
  • Jeff Neuman, Com Laude USA
  • Mary Wong, ICANN
  • Kristine Dorrain, Amazon
  • Jon Nevett, Donuts Inc
12:15PM-1:10PM Lunch:

1:10PM-1:30PM Afternoon Keynote Speaker

  • Danny Sullivan, Google
  • Christine Hsieh, Google (Interviewer)
1:30PM-2:50PM Fair Use - On and Off the Internet

  • Judy Jennison, Perkins Coie (Moderator)
  • Tom McCarthy, McCarthy Institute
  • Emily Burns, Google
  • Sara Rowe, Pinterest
  • Vineeta Gajwani, Electronic Arts
  • Bai Gang, Wanhuida Peksung IP Group
3:00PM-4:15PM Empirical Surveys in Trademark and Advertising Cases

  • Katie Fink, Banner & Witcoff (Moderator)
  • David Franklyn, USF School of Law
  • David Bernstein, Debevoise & Plimpton
  • Bobby Ghajar, Cooley
  • Mark Puzella, Fish & Richardson
4:15PM-6:00PM Networking Reception

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