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The TTAB Comes to Boston!

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29 Apr 2011 12:30 PM 5:30 PM Northeastern University School of Law
Boston, MA
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The Trademark trial and Appeals Board comes to Boston
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Sponsored by the Trademark Committee of The Boston Patent Law Association
The Trademark Trial and Appeal Board returns to the Hub to conduct a final hearing in a TTAB proceeding, preceded by a presentation on trademark ownership issues by Pamela Chestek and a review of TTAB rules and ACR practice by TTAB Judge Mermelstein, and followed by commentary and discussion from a panel of distinguished lawyers.
Schedule of Events:

12:30 -1:00 -- Registration
1:00 – 1:15 -- Introduction and Welcome: Susan Montgomery and John Welch
1:15 – 1:45 -- Pamela Chestek on Trademark Ownership Issue
1:45 – 2:15 -- Judge David Mermelstein on TTAB Rules and Accelerated Case Resolution
2:15 – 2:30 -- Intermission
2:30 – 3:30 -- TTAB Final Hearing
3:30 – 4:30 -- Panel Discussion on TTAB Practice and Procedure:
                     Moderator: Mark Robins
                     Panelists: Julia Huston, Larry Robins, John L. Welch
4:30 – 5:30  Reception with the Judges, Panelists and Speakers

Susan Barbieri Montgomery is Professor of Law and Business, Northeastern University School of Law and College of Business Administration.
Pamela Chestek is Senior Intellectual Property Counsel at Red Hat, Inc., Raleigh, NC.
Julia Huston is a partner at Foley Hoag LLP in Boston.
Larry Robins is a partner at Finnegan, Henderson, Farabow, Garrett & Dunner in Cambridge.
John L. Welch is Of cousnel of Lando & Anastasi.

Northeastern University School of Law
Moot Courtroom, Dockser Hall
65 Forsythe Street, Boston, MA

Registration Fee:
$100 BPLA Members
$125 Non-Members
Free for students currently enrolled in law school (even if employed by a firm/corporation)
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