Trademarks and Service Marks are important in today’s business environment. Branding your product and/or service is a valuable asset whether your product is goods or services and whether your organization is a for-profit business or a non-profit 501(c).

Webinar Recordings

What Can Be a Trademark or Service Mark and Other Trademark Basics September 29, 2015

This first 45-minute webinar covers the basic legal principles concerning the creation of trademarks, types of trademarks, what is entitled to trademark status, foreign and international considerations, and other fundamental principles.

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Filing an Application for Registration with the Patent and Trademark Office (PTO) September 30, 2015

The second 45-minute webinar addresses the requirements for filing a trademark application with the United States PTO for U.S. registration of your trademark and for international registration of your trademark.

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Maintaining and Enforcing Trademark Rights October 1, 2015

The third and final 45-minute webinar goes over the steps required to maintain your trademark registration, your available remedies if your trademark was infringed, and what claims you might face if you were accused of trademark infringement.

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About the Presenter

Frank Gorman’s practice at Gorman & Williams includes trademarks, copyrights, and patent licensing and infringement. He has advised on trademark search and selection, files and handles trademark applications to the PTO for registration, and has tried trademark infringement cases in court. He is a former chair of the Intellectual Property Section of the Maryland State Bar Association and a member of the Intellectual Property Section of the American Bar Association.