Trademark Practice


CLE Approved

InRecent Exposure: Current Topics in Trademark Law

3:30 PM - 4:40 PM ET

No time to follow the latest twists and turns in trademark law? This panel has you covered. Co-hosted by Anne Gilson LaLonde (trademark law treatise author), Rebeccah Gan (partner at Wenderoth, Lind & Ponack, LLP), and Irene Y. Lee (partner at Russ August & Kabat), this session will bring you up to date on current trademark law developments. Learn what’s new in the Trademark Modernization Act, including the USPTO’s new proceedings and the return of the presumption of irreparable harm. You’ll also hear about online contributory liability, dog toys as expressive works, and the Satan Shoe controversy. Depending on current events, topics will likely include:

  • New expungement & reexamination proceedings at the USPTO
  • The return of the irreparable harm presumption
  • SHOP SAFE, Redbubble, and online contributory liability
  • Dog toys and the First Amendment
  • Fair use, the first-sale doctrine, and the Satan Shoe
  • Other recent trademark developments


Anne Gilson LaLonde

Author, Gilson on Trademarks

Rebeccah Gan

Partner at Wenderoth, Lind & Ponack, LLP

Irene Lee

Partner at Russ, August & Kabat