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LES Philly Chapter Event: Trademark Protection for New Product and App Launches in 2020 – Q & A
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LES Philly Chapter Event: Trademark Protection for New Product and App Launches in 2020 – Q & A

When: Tuesday, January 28, 2020
6:00-7:30 p.m.
Where: BakerHostetler
Cira Centre 2929 Arch Street, 12th Floor
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania  19104
United States
Contact: Harry Vartanian
(267) 258-4216

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LES Philly Chapter Event


Trademark Protection for New Product and App Launches in 2020 – Q & A 

Come talk about what products, apps, or brands are eligible for trademark protection in 2020.



January 28, 2020
6:00-7:30 p.m.



Cira Centre 2929 Arch Street, 12th Floor
Philadelphia, PA 19104
United States




Come learn and ask about products, apps, or brands eligible for trademark protection in 2020. It will be an interactive Q & A event covering trademarks and trade dress for your business, practice, and clients. We will also discuss steps for trademark enforcement with online retailers and app stores.

The Philadelphia Chapter won an award for Excellence in Chapter Leadership at the LES Annual Event. To share the award with the community, the event is free for LES members up to a limit. It is also discounted for non-members and students.

Networking time is available before and after the event.

Must register. Registration is limited. Contact Harry about registering the day of the event since walk-ups may be unavailable due to security.

The event is open to both LES members as well as non-members.

The LES Annual is coming to Philly October 18-20.




LES Member: $0

Non-member: $20
Student - $10




Scott Williams
Vice President, Licensing and Technology Ventures
GE Ventures


Scott is Vice President, Licensing, and Technology Ventures at GE Ventures. GE Ventures accelerates innovation and growth for partners by providing access to GE technologies and inventions through licensing and joint development partnerships. 



John J. O’Malley
Trademark Attorney
Volpe and Koenig, P.C.


John works extensively with clients in developing strategies for building brands and developing and protecting U.S. and international trademark portfolios. In particular, John specializes in developing creative strategies to achieve these ends.

In addition to his work in the trademark field, John has extensive experience in conducting IP audits and IP due diligence for banks, IP investment companies, venture capital and private equity investors.



Cynthia Dahl
Professor of Law
University of Penn Law School


Cynthia is the Director of the Detkin Intellectual Property and Technology Legal Clinic, a “teaching law firm” at Penn Law giving students the chance to help clients set and implement IP strategy. She specializes in the business applications of intellectual property and technology, and writes and speaks extensively around the country in these areas. As Detkin Clinic director, she works closely with the Penn Center for Innovation (PCI) and Penn Law’s Center for Technology, Innovation and Competition (CTIC).



Dr. Michael A. Fisher
Dechert LLP


Michael was former Chief IP Counsel at Danaher Corp. Currently at Dechert, Michael draws on his extensive background in electrical engineering to represent medical device, electronics, computer, and semiconductor companies in complex patent and trade secret litigation matters. He also devotes part of his practice to patent licensing, patent counseling, and software copyright matters.


The Philadelphia Chapter thanks our 2019-2020 platinum sponsors:







The Philadelphia Chapter uses online registration for members and non-members. Members should login to the registration page with their LES online account.

Cancellations are non-refundable after January 20.  Substitutions are accepted. Contact LES at (703) 234-4058 for assistance.

Disability/Dietary Needs
Requests for ADA accommodations and special dietary needs should be submitted to the event contact listed at the top of the page. 

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By registering for this event, you permit LES and its chapters to use photographs of you with or without your name and for any lawful purpose, including for example such purposes as publicity, illustration, advertising, and web content.



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