This CLE will include an overview of copyright and trademark law, what to consider when seeking ownership of a copyright or trademark, and how to enforce and protect your client’s intellectual property rights in a copyright or trademark. We will also cover current hot topics, such as the relationship between copyright and generative AI for copyright law and practical tips for domain name enforcement using trademarks.
Key topics to be discussed:
Copyright and trademark law
What to consider when seeking ownership of a copyright or trademark
How to enforce and protect your client’s intellectual property rights in a copyright or trademark
Date / Time: January 11 , 2024
Jean Paul Nagashima | Frost Brown Todd LLC
Yugo’s practice focuses on intellectual property infringement litigation in the high tech and manufacturing technology industry. He works with American and Asian companies in the IP arena. He has litigated before the U.S. International Trade Commission and Federal District Courts. He is also experienced with assisting and advising Japanese companies and foreignowned subsidiaries in the U.S. with various legal needs.
Yugo is also a member of Frost Brown Todd’s Data Services team focusing primarily on international and domestic data privacy issues involving international data transfers, GDPR compliance, U.S. federal regulations, and CCPA/CPRA compliance issues for domestic and international clients.
Yugo is a Bengoshi (Japanese Attorney) who litigated before the Tokyo District Court and Tokyo High Court. There, he represented technology companies on matters ranging from patent and trademark licensing agreements to international mergers and acquisitions.
Taylor A. Bullard | Frost Brown Todd LL
Taylor focuses her practice on Intellectual Property, serving clients across various industries central to the Tennessee economy. Taylor’s experience ranges from reviewing and drafting agreements from third-party licenses and drafting memoranda on legal issues including trademark and fiscal sponsorship issues for large-scale corporate clients and independent records labels and publishing companies.
While in law school, Taylor was provisionally licensed to practice law under a faculty supervisor in the University of Tennessee College of Law’s Business Clinic. There she drafted bylaws, operating agreements, confidentiality agreements, and various other contracts and legal documents for clients. It is there Taylor began negotiating confidentiality agreements, and the following definitive agreements, as well as filing trademark applications and notice of opposition.
I. Copyright Law | 2:00pm – 3:40pm
Overview of Copyright Law | 2:00pm – 2:30pm
Copyright Enforcement: DMCA Notice and Take Down, Litigation, Remedies, Damages, Copyright Royalty Board, Copyright small claims (CASE Act) | 2:30pm – 3:00pm
Break | 3:00pm – 3:10pm
Fair Use Doctrine -First Amendment and Copyright; parody; criticism | 3:10pm – 3:25pm
Copyright and Artificial Intelligence | 3:25pm – 3:40pm
II. Trademark Law | 3:40pm – 5:20pm
Overview of Trademark Law | 3:40pm – 4:10pm
Break | 4:10pm – 4:20pm
Ownership: Common Law Rights and Registration | 4:20pm – 4:40pm
Enforcement: Remedies, Risks of Inaction, and Oppositions | 4:40pm – 5:00pm