Current schedule

*CLE is approved in California for the sessions marked below. Click here to learn more about CLE in other states and see our CLE FAQ here

Monday (Sept 13th 2021)

11:00AM - 11:45AM (ET)

Keynote

Hear from our CEO Nehal Madhani on the future of trademark prosecution and Alt Legal’s vision for changing how trademark professionals practice. He’ll also share the latest updates with Alt Legal as well.

Nehal Madhani

CEO of Alt Legal

11:50 AM - 1:00 PM ET

Talk, CLE Approved*

Traversing the Universe of Global Trademark Protection

Lydia Gobena

Partner at Fross Zelnick Lehrman & Zissu

Trademark Practice

1:20 PM - 2:30 PM ET

Talk

From Handshakes to Elbow Bumps: Tools, tips, and technology for winning new business in the #NewNormal

Christina Fritsch, JD

BD Technology Consultant and Founder of CLIENTSFirst

Firm Operations

Networking event (2:35PM - 3:20PM)

3:30 PM - 4:40 PM ET

Panel, CLE Approved*

InRecent Exposure: Current Topics in Trademark Law

Anne Gilson LaLonde

Author, Gilson on Trademarks

Rebeccah Gan

Partner at Wenderoth, Lind & Ponack, LLP

Irene Lee

Partner at Russ, August & Kabat

Trademark Practice

4:45 PM - 5:55 PM ET

Talk, CLE Approved*

Marketing Sense: Ensuring your marketing is ethics compliant

Michael McCabe

Managing Partner of McCabe Ali LLP

Firm Operations

Social event (6:05PM - 7:00PM)

Tuesday (Sept 14th 2021)

11:00 AM - 12:10 PM ET

Talk, CLE Approved*

Be Fab with TTAB: Tips for Successfully Pursuing, Defending, and Settling TTAB Disputes

Jonathan Menkes

Partner at Knobbe Martens

Trademark Practice

Workshops (12:30PM - 1:20PM)

1:30 PM - 2:40 PM ET

Panel, CLE Approved*

IP Matters: Practical ways that IP lawyers can advance social justice

Christian Williams

Founder of Bevel Law

Tyra Hughley Smith

Founder of Hughley Smith Law

Kimra Major-Morris

Founder of Major-Morris Law

Firm Operations

3:00 PM - 4:30 PM ET

Panel, CLE Approved*

Spring into (Office) Action: Dealing with and Overcoming OA Refusals

Erik Pelton

Founder of Erik M. Pelton & Associates

Kelu Sullivan

Partner at Kelly IP

Ruky Tijani

Founder of Firm for the Culture

Trademark Practice

4:40 PM - 5:50 PM

Talk

Putting the Buzz Back in Blogging: New Tips for a Mature Medium

Carolyn Elefant

Founder of Law Offices of Carolyn Elefant, PLLC

Firm Operations

Social event (6:00PM - 7:00PM)

Wednesday (Sept 15th 2021)

Workshops (10:00AM - 10:50AM)

11:00 AM - 12:10 PM ET

Talk, CLE Approved*

USPTO Updates: USPTO representatives explain recent and upcoming changes

Dan Vavonese

Deputy Commissioner for Trademark Operations at the USPTO

Amy Cotton

Acting Deputy Commissioner for Trademark Examination Policy at the USPTO

Trademark Practice

12:30 PM - 1:40 PM

Talk

Put Your Money Where Your Market Is: Where and How to Market Your Firm to Maximize ROI

Tasneem Khokha

Managing Director at GrowthPlay

Firm Operations

1:45 PM - 2:55 PM ET

Talk, CLE Approved*

In High Demand: Crafting effective and creative demand letters

Moish Peltz

Partner at Falcon Rappaport & Berkman PLLC

Trademark Practice

3:00PM - 3:20PM (ET)

Closing Remarks

Nehal Madhani

CEO of Alt Legal

Social event (3:20PM - 4:00PM)