Alt Legal Webinar International Numbers: Expanding your trademark portfolio around the globe
Alt Legal Team | August 02, 2022
This webinar was recorded on August 11, 2022.
In this global economy, expanding your clients’ trademark portfolios abroad can help them protect their brands. It can also help you expand your portfolio and generate more revenue for your firm. But where should you begin? In this webinar, Olivia Clavio of TYZ Law explains how to meet and collaborate with foreign counsel to expand your portfolio and how and when to discuss international filings with clients. Then Alt Legal Director of Customer Success Sophia Ottinger discusses best practices for docketing and managing international filings in Alt Legal’s Docketing Software. Topics include:
- How to speak with clients about their business plans
- Why you should know foreign trademark laws in addition to those in the US
- How to build connections with and vet foreign counsel
- Which software tools you’ll need for global brand protection
- How to docket and report foreign matters
View webinar recording here (free registration required).
You can download the presentation materials here.
To learn the basics of searching TESS, including freeform searches, truncation, and phonetic equivalents, check out John Miranda’s webinar with Alt Legal.
Or, for advanced TESS search tips, check out Ed Timberlake’s webinar with Alt Legal.
If you’re considering using WIPO, check out this Alt Legal webinar.
You can also find a ton of Alt Legal international trademark resources here.
Olivia Clavio, Attorney at TYZ Law Group
Olivia Clavio’s practice focuses on the global acquisition, protection, and enforcement of trademarks, copyrights, and other intellectual property rights. Olivia assists clients at all stages of the branding process, including searching, registering, and maintaining domestic and global trademark portfolios, developing and implementing domestic and international brand strategies, enforcing trademark and brand rights, packaging and label review, trade dress registration and enforcement, trademark licensing, due diligence in M&A and other business transactions, and negotiating intellectual property agreements. Olivia is also a co-founder of the firm’s Beauty & Wellness Practice, serving as its Brand and Advertising lead. Olivia also counsels on a variety of advertising, promotional, and marketing issues in traditional and digital commerce, including advertising claim development, substantiation, and defense of claims, drafting of contest and sweepstakes rules, social media interactive campaigns, user-generated content review, co-promotional agreements, and influencer agreements. Olivia assists with disputes at all stages, including pre-litigation dispute resolution, intellectual property enforcement and protection, discovery, dispositive motions, and trial.
Sophia Ottinger, Director of Customer Support
When Sophia Ottinger was in utero, her mother was touching a computer and got struck by lightning, which imparted in Sophia the magic ability to intuitively understand all things tech. Fortunately for us and the world, Sophia only uses this ability for good as the Director of Customer Support at Alt Legal. Before finding her calling as a tech whisperer, Sophia got an art degree and attended law school. She and her wife have all the pets.