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Paralegal's Guide to Trademark Searches and Applications

  • 07/29/2024
  • 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
  • Webcast

Register: https://ipe.nbi-sems.com/ProductDetails/Paralegal-s-Guide-to-Trademark-Searches-and-Applications/Video-Webinar/98882ER_4103342?st=WA

Program Description

Trademark Applications, Registration, and Post-Registration Matters

This course is designed to provide paralegals with foundational knowledge and practical skills necessary to conduct effective trademark searches and assist in the trademark application process. Walk through the trademark application process, including the preparation and filing of trademark applications with the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO). Learn to confidently assist attorneys in handling trademark matters - register today!

  • Develop the skills to conduct thorough trademark searches using online databases.
  • Use search strategies to identify potential conflicts and risks, enabling proactive risk management.
  • Evaluate search results and provide actionable insights to guide decision-making in trademark matters.
  • Avoid common pitfalls and mistakes in trademark applications, enhancing the success rate of filings.
  • Learn what must be done to protect registered trademarks.

Who Should Attend

This intermediate level course provides a practical overview of trademark law. Those who should attend include:

  • Paralegals
  • Legal Technicians
  • Legal Assistants
  • Legal Support Staff

Course Content

  1. Introduction to Trademark Law: Key Concepts and Governing Law
  2. Role of Paralegals in Trademark Matters
  3. Trademark Searches: Goals, Databases, and Tactics
  4. Analyzing Search Results and Making Recommendations to Attorneys
  5. Trademark Application Process and Forms
  6. Filing and Prosecution
  7. Post-Registration Matters: Renewals, Maintenance Filings, Monitoring, Enforcement

Washington State Paralegal Association
1402 Lake Tapps Parkway SE
Ste. F104/PMB133
Auburn, WA. 98092



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