Fundamentals of Trademark Law in the Global Marketplace 2019

Managing Partner, Andrew S. MacKay, will be co-presenting with a panel of experts at PLI’s annual Fundamentals of Trademark Law in the Global Marketplace this July.

This full-day program provides a comprehensive review of trademark law for beginner and experienced trademark lawyers. The program covers:

  • Trademark law basics
  • Searching, clearing, registering trademarks
  • International trademark searches and filing strategies
  • Trademark infringement, TTAB vs Federal Court
  • Trademark litigation alternatives
  • Hot topics in U.S. and global trademark law


9:00 Opening Remarks and Introduction

9:15 Key Principles of Trademark Law and Unfair Competition
Speaker: Eric Gelwicks

10:30 Networking Break

10:45 Trademarks in Practice: Searching, Clearance and the Application Process in the United States 
Speaker: Robert B. Burlingame

12:00 International Searching and Filing Strategies
Speaker: Herb Williams

1:00 Lunch

2:00 Trademark Infringement Primer
Speaker: Vijay K. Toke

3:00 Networking Break

3:15 Litigation Alternatives and Hot Topics in the U.S. and Abroad
Speakers: Frank Goldberg, Beth M. Goldman, Andrew S. MacKay, Vijay K. Toke

5:00 Adjourn

Continuing Education

CLE-CA Credits
Total Credits: 6.25
General: 6.25


Additional Speakers

Robert B. Burlingame

Amplitude IP

Frank Goldberg


Herb Williams

Intel Corp

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