Nov 10, 2020 – “In re Booking.com and the Shifting Sands of Trademark Genericness Rulings” Table Topic, INTA Annual Meeting, Singapore. ModeratorBelinda J. Scrimenti. For details, please contact Belinda at 312-554-7935 or bscrimenti@pattishall.com.

June 24, 2020 – “Scandalous Marks on Brunetti’s One-Year Anniversary: The Decision’s Impact and the PTO’s Commonplace Words Doctrine,” DC Bar Webcast. ModeratorBelinda J. Scrimenti. For details, click here or contact Belinda at 312-554-7935 or bscrimenti@pattishall.com.

Mar 11, 2020 – “Trademarks and Unfair Competition,” Attorney Mom Social Club, Chicago, IL. SpeakerAshly Boesche. For details, please contact Ashly at 312-554-7987 or aboesche@pattishall.com.

Nov 01, 2019 – “Trademark Law Developments,” UIC John Marshall Law School 63rd Annual Intellectual Property Law Conference, Chicago, IL. SpeakerJonathan S. Jennings. For details, click here or contact Jonathan at 312-554-7937 or jsj@pattishall.com.

Oct 25, 2019 – “Technotainment 2019: Distributing Content Across Multiple Platforms, Practicing Law Institute’s Live Webcast . SpeakerJonathan S. Jennings. For details, click here or contact Jonathan at 312-554-7937 or jsj@pattishall.com.”

Oct 23, 2019 – “Understanding the Intellectual Property License 2019: Trademark Licensing,” Practicing Law Institute, Chicago, IL. SpeakerJanet A. Marvel. For details, please contact Janet at 312-554-7957 or jmarvel@pattishall.com.

Aug 15, 2019 – “Practical Tactics for Fighting Gray Market Goods,” Aftermarket IP Forum of the Automotive Aftermarket Suppliers Association, Dearborn, MI. SpeakerThad Chaloemtiarana. For details, please contact Thad at 312-554-7973 or tc@pattishall.com.

Jul 23, 2019 – “Bridging the Generation Gap in the Workplace,” a program sponsored by The Coalition of Women’s Initiatives In Law, Chicago, IL. PanelistJessica A. Ekhoff. For details, please contact Jessica at 312-554-7942 or jekhoff@pattishall.com.

Jun 26, 2019 – “Constructing Evidence Based on Disclosure on the Internet,” European Communities Trade Mark Association (ECTA) 38th Annual Conference, Edinburgh, Scotland. SpeakerRobert W. Sacoff. For details, contact Bob at 312-554-7934 or rsacoff@pattishall.com.

Jun 18, 2019 – “Hot Topics at the U.S. Trademark Office and the Trademark Trial and Appeal Board,” panel featuring Hon. Mary Boney Denison, Commissioner of Trademarks, Hon. Sharon Marsh, Deputy Commissioner of Trademarks for Examination Policy, and Hon. Gerard Rogers, Chief Judge of the Trademark Trial and Appeal Board, DC Bar IP Community Program, co-sponsored by the Virginia State Bar IP Section, INTA, Intellectual Property Law Association of Chicago (IPLAC), Intellectual Property Law Section of the California Lawyers Association, and the Pauline Newman American Inn of Court, Washington, DC in-person and by national webcast available to non-members. ModeratorBelinda J. Scrimenti. For details contact Belinda at 312-554-7935 or bscrimenti@pattishall.comClick here for details.

Apr 05, 2019 – “A Guide on the Trademark Law: Recent Developments, Enforcement and Protection Approach Explored!”, a LIVE WebcastSpeakerJanet A. Marvel. For more information contact Janet at 312-554-79957 or jam@pattishall.com.

Apr 02, 2019 – “Protection of Catalogs and Other Databases,” Automotive Aftermarket Supplier Association Vision Conference SpeakerThad Chaloemtiarana. For details, please contact Thad at 312-554-7973 or tc@pattishall.com.

Mar 21, 2019 – Pattishall McAuliffe is a proud co-sponsor of the Women in IP event “The Grit and Growth Mindset: Traits of Successful Lawyers.” Click here for details.

Mar 12, 2019 – Robert Sacoff will be honored this year by the D.C. Bar Intellectual Property Community as the recipient of its Champion of Intellectual Property (ChIP) Award. The event will be held in Washington D.C., on March 12, 2019. Click here for more info.

Mar 11, 2019 – International Trademark Case Law Developments, 2019 Spring Meeting of the Pharmaceutical Trade Marks Group, Rome, Italy. SpeakerJonathan S. Jennings. For details, please contact Jonathan at 312-554-7937, or jsj@pattishall.com.

Jan 09, 2019 – “Functionality in Trade Dress Prosecution and Litigation: Protecting the Look and Feel of Products and Packaging,” Strafford Live WebinarPanelistJanet A. Marvel. For details, please contact Janet at 312-554-79957 or jam@pattishall.com.

Nov 28, 2018 – “Book Contracts 102” American Bar Association WebinarPanelistJason Koransky. For details, click here or contact Jason at 312-554-7971 or jkoransky@pattishall.com.

Nov 02, 2018 – “Significant Issues in Trademark Law,” The John Marshall Law School’s 62nd Annual Intellectual Property Law Conference, Chicago, IL. Panelist: Jonathan S. Jennings. For details, please contact Jonathan at 312-554-7937 or jsj@pattishall.com.

Nov 01, 2018 – “Understanding the Intellectual Property License 2018,” Practising Law Institute, Chicago, IL. SpeakerJanet A. Marvel. For details, click here or contact Janet at 312-554-7957 or jmarvel@pattishall.com.

Sep 25, 2018 – “Copyright Year In Review,” IPO Annual Meeting, Chicago, IL. ModeratorRobert W. Sacoff. For details, contact Bob at 312-554-7934 or rsacoff@pattishall.com.

Sep 24, 2018 – “Overview of Recent Privacy and Brand Personalization Issues That Impact All Brand Owners,” Intellectual Property Owners Association 46th Annual Meeting, Chicago, IL. SpeakerJonathan S. Jennings For details, click here or contact Jonathan at 312-554-7937, or jsj@pattishall.com.

Aug 02, 2018 – “NEW HORIZONS: The Future of Trademark Disputes at the TTAB and the Courts,” American Bar Association Annual Meeting, Chicago, Illinois. ModeratorThad Chaloemtiarana. For details, click here or contact Thad at 312-554-7973 or tc@pattishall.com.

Jul 31, 2018 – The ABA Section of Intellectual Property has re-appointed Robert W. Sacoff as the Section’s liaison to Zurich-based AIPPI, the International Association for the Protection of Intellectual Property, for 2018-2019.

Jul 10, 2018 – Robert W. Sacoff is serving on the Program Committee for the IPO Annual Meeting in Chicago on September 23-25, and will moderate the Copyright Year In Review panel discussion on September 25.

Jun 26, 2018 – “URS, UDRP, ACPA and Beyond: Domain Name Enforcement in the new gTLD Era,” a Strafford Live CLE WebinarSpeakerJonathan S. Jennings For details, click here or contact Jonathan at 312-554-7937, or jsj@pattishall.com.

Jun 06, 2018 – David C. HilliardRobert W. SacoffJoseph N. Welch IIJanet A. MarvelBelinda J. Scrimenti and Demetra Merikas have been recognized as being among the world’s leading trademark lawyers by Who’s Who Legal: Trademarks 2018.

Jun 05, 2018 –  “The Increasing Importance of Non-Traditional Marks and How Best to Protect Them,” DC Bar, Washington, DC. SpeakerBelinda J. Scrimenti. For details, please contact Belinda at 312-554-7935 or bscrimenti@pattishall.com.

Jun 01, 2018 – The Legal 500-United States recognized Pattishall McAuliffe for its experience in trademark litigation and trademarks non-contentious. The “Chicago-based boutique has experience handling litigation for clients in the automobile, consumer products, pharmaceuticals and technology sectors, among others.”

May 16, 2018 – Pattishall McAuliffe is proud to receive the 2018 “Trade Mark Contentious Midwest Firm of the Year” award from Managing IP.

May 15, 2018 – Best Lawyers® 2018 has recognized Robert M. Newbury and David C. Hilliard in the fields of Litigation – Intellectual Property, and Trademark Law in Illinois. Mr. Newbury was also recognized in the field of Patent Law.

Apr 23, 2018 – “Design Protection for Textiles and Clothing in the Fashion Industry,” AIPLA Design Rights Boot Camp, Arlington, VA. SpeakerPhillip Barengolts. For more information, contact Phil at 312-554-7936 or pbarengolts@pattishall.com.

Apr 19, 2018 – Pattishall McAuliffe will host the Public Interest Law Initiative Joint Law Firm & Corporate Pro Bono Roundtable in Chicago.

Apr 06, 2018 – “Design Law,” Northwestern Law Journal of Technology & Intellectual Property Annual Symposium, Chicago, IL. SpeakerRobert W. Sacoff. For details, contact Bob at 312-554-7934 or rsacoff@pattishall.com.

Mar 27, 2018 – “Making Your Mark – Trademark 101 for Creatives,” sponsored by Lawyers for the Creative Arts, Chicago, IL. SpeakerJessica A. Ekhoff. For details, please contact Jessica at 312-554-7942 or jekhoff@pattishall.com.

Mar 20, 2018 – Ashly Boesche coaches IIT Chicago-Kent moot court team to National Championship. Click here for more info.

Mar 19, 2018 – Phillip Barengolts will be a delegate at the Pharmaceutical Trademark Group conference in Porto, Portugal.

Feb 13, 2018 – Ashly Boesche coaches IIT Chicago-Kent moot court team to National Finals for a fourth time in five years. Click here for more info.

Jan 29, 2018 – Pattishall McAuliffe receives top Gold Band Rankings in prestigious WTR 1000 U.S. Rankings. Click here for more info.

Jan 25, 2018 – David C. Hilliard has been recognized by Illinois Super Lawyers as one of the Top 100 Super Lawyers in Illinois for ten years, the only Intellectual Property lawyer so honored.

Jan 24, 2018 – “Administering Ethical and Admissible Pretext Investigations,” a Lorman Live Webinar. Co-PresenterRobert W. Sacoff. For details, click here or contact Bob at 312-554-7934 or rsacoff@pattishall.com.

Released Jan 12, 2018 – Jonathan S. Jennings has been appointed to the INTA Leadership Development Committee.

Jan 11, 2018 – “Functionality in Trade Dress Prosecution and Litigation: Protecting the Look and Feel of Products and Packaging,” Strafford Live WebinarPanelistJanet A. Marvel. For details, please contact Janet at 312-554-79957 or jam@pattishall.com.

Dec 06, 2017 – “Strategies for prohibiting sales of gray market products into the United States,” Intellectual Property Council of the Automotive Aftermarket Suppliers Association, Sterling Heights, MI. SpeakerThad Chaloemtiarana. For details, please contact Thad at 312-554-7973 or tc@pattishall.com.

Released Nov 13, 2017 – Ashly Boesche was recognized by Law Bulletin Media as one of the 2017 Forty Illinois Attorneys Under 40 to Watch. Ashly was selected from more than 1,500 nominations for attorneys throughout Illinois.

Nov 06, 2017 – Ashly Boesche will serve as a facilitator for the Intellectual Property Awareness Summit, sponsored by the Center for Understanding Intellectual Property, which will take place at Chicago-Kent. For details, please contact Ashly at 312-554-7987 or aboesche@pattishall.com.

Nov 03, 2017 – “Trademark, Copyright, First Amendment & Right of Publicity,” 61st Annual John Marshall Law School Intellectual Property Law Conference, Chicago, IL. PanelistJanet A. Marvel. For details, please contact Janet at 312-554-79957 or jam@pattishall.com.

Released Nov 01, 2017 – Pattishall McAuliffe has been designated a National Tier 1 Trademark Law Firm, and a Chicago Tier 1 Intellectual Property Litigation and Trademark Law Firm by U.S. News & World Report, Best Law Firms 2018

Nov 01, 2017 – “How to Fulfill Your Professional Goals and Navigate Your Legal Career,” IPLAC Women in IP Committee, Chicago, IL. SpeakerAshly Boesche. For details, please contact Ashly at 312-554-7987 or aboesche@pattishall.com.

Oct 30, 2017 – “Careers in IP Law,” American Bar Association Section of IP Law, Chicago, Illinois. SpeakerThad Chaloemtiarana. For details, please contact Thad at 312-554-7973 or tc@pattishall.com.

Oct 19, 2017 – “Yes I Can – Intellectual Property Fair Use in Franchising,” ABA 40th Annual Forum on Franchising, Palm Desert, CA. SpeakerJonathan S. Jennings. For details, please click here or contact Jonathan at 312-554-7937 or jsj@pattishall.com.

Oct 10, 2017 – “Functionality in Trademark Prosecution and Litigation,” a Strafford Live WebinarCo-PresenterJanet A. Marvel. For details, please contact Janet at 312-554-79957 or jam@pattishall.com.

Oct 04, 2017 – Bradley L. Cohn has been re-appointed to INTA’s Government Officials Training Committee.

Sep 25, 2017 – Seth I. Appel was appointed to serve as National Chapter Coordinator of the Copyright Society of the USA.

Sep 25, 2017 – Phillip Barengolts has been appointed to the Legislation and Regulation Committee of INTA.

Sep 25, 2017 – Ashly Boesche was elected as President of the Chicago-Kent Alumni Board.

Sep 25, 2017 – Paul A. Borovay has been appointed co-chair of the Midwest Chapter of the Copyright Society of the USA.

Aug 29, 2017 – “Parallel Imports in the United States,” INTA Parallel Imports Committee Roundtable, New York, NY. SpeakerPhillip Barengolts. For more information, contact Phil at 312-554-7936 or pbarengolts@pattishall.com.

Aug 24, 2017 – Success in the Second Circuit Court of Appeals. Donnay USA v. Donnay Int’l, et al. (No. 16-3067). Plaintiff sued in New York for $190,000,000. Robert W. SacoffRobert M. Newbury and Seth I. Appel represented defendants. Case dismissed on our motion by the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of New York in September, 2016. On plaintiff’s appeal, dismissal affirmed by the Second Circuit on August 24, 2017, 6 days after the oral argument.

Aug 21, 2017 – Phillip Barengolts has been re-appointed to the CLE Board of the American Bar Association Section of Intellectual Property Law.

Aug 18, 2017 – Belinda J. Scrimenti has been appointed Chair of the Trademark Subcommittee of the DC Bar Intellectual Property Community.

Aug 15, 2017 – The Best Lawyers in America® 2018 has recognized Robert M. Newbury and David C. Hilliard in the fields of Litigation – Intellectual Property, and Trademark Law. Mr. Newbury was also recognized in the field of Patent Law.

Jun 30, 2017 – “Fundamentals of Trademark Law in the Global Marketplace 2017,” Practising Law Institute, Chicago, IL. Speaker: Ashly Iacullo Boesche. For details, please contact Ashly at 312-554-7987 or aboesche@pattishall.com.

Jun 15, 2017 – “Fundamentals of Trademark Law in the Global Marketplace 2017,” Practising Law Institute, Chicago, IL. Speaker: Ashly Iacullo Boesche. For details, please contact Ashly at 312-554-7987 or aboesche@pattishall.com.

Mar 07, 2017 – “The URS, UDRP, ACPA and Beyond: Domain Name Enforcement in the gTLD Era,” a Strafford Live CLE Webinar. Co-Presenter: Jonathan S. Jennings . For details, please contact Jonathan at 312-554-7937 or jsj@pattishall.com.

Jan 25, 2017 – Pattishall McAuliffe is proud to be a Silver Level sponsor of the Chicago Women in IP Post-Holiday Annual Dinner.

Nov 10, 2016 – “Understanding the Intellectual Property License 2016: Trademark Licensing,” Practising Law Institute, Chicago, IL. Speaker: Janet A. Marvel. For details, please contact Janet at 312-554-7957 or jmarvel@pattishall.com.

Oct 18, 2016 – “Trademark Basics,” Chicago-Kent for Intellectual Property Law Society, Chicago, IL. Speaker: Ashly Iacullo Boesche. For details, please contact Ashly at 312-554-7987 or aboesche@pattishall.com.

Jun 15, 2016 – Pattishall McAuliffe is a proud Advocate Level Sponsor of PILI’s Annual Pro Bono Reception on Wednesday, June 15th from 5:30 to 7:30 pm at the Ivy Room at Tree Studios in Chicago. The Public Interest Law Initiative serves to cultivate a lifelong commitment to public interest law and pro bono service within the Illinois legal community to expand the availability of legal services for people, families and communities in need. To learn more about PILI, visit www.pili.org.

Jun 14, 2016 – “Fundamentals of Trademark Law in the Global Marketplace 2016,” Practising Law Institute, Chicago, IL. Speaker: Ashly Iacullo Boesche. For details, please contact Ashly at 312-554-7987 or aboesche@pattishall.com.

May 25, 2016 – “The TTAB and Genericness – Are Recent Rulings an Evolution or Revolution?” Table Topic, INTA Annual Meeting, Orlando, FL. Moderator: Belinda J. Scrimenti. For details, please contact Belinda at 312-554-7935 or bscrimenti@pattishall.com.

May 13, 2016 – “All’s Clear – Or Is It? Titles, Character Names, Set Design, and Other Clearance Issues for Authors and Filmmakers,” The Science Fiction & Fantasy Writers of America 50th Anniversary Nebula Conference, Chicago, IL. Speaker: Jessica A. Ekhoff. For details, please contact Jessica at 312-554-7942 or jekhoff@pattishall.com.

May 06, 2016 – “Trademarks 101: How to Find and Protect a Strong Brand,” Chicago Innovation Exchange, Chicago, IL. Speaker: Jessica A. Ekhoff. For details, please contact Jessica at 312-554-7942 or jekhoff@pattishall.com.

Apr 07, 2016 – “Trade Dress and Functionality,” ABA’s 31st Annual Intellectual Property Conference, Bethesda, MD. Speaker: Uli Widmaier. For details, please contact Uli at 312-554-7923 or uw@pattishall.com.

Apr 07, 2016 – “The TTAB in Action,” American Bar Association IPL Spring Conference, Bethesda, Maryland. Speaker: Thad Chaloemtiarana. For details, please contact Thad at 312-554-7973 or tc@pattishall.com.

Apr 06, 2016 – “Trademark Ethics: Conducting Ethical and Admissible Pretext Investigations,” ABA’s 31st Annual Intellectual Property Conference, Bethesda, MD. Panel Member: Robert W. Sacoff. For details, please contact Bob at 312-554-7934 or rsacoff@pattishall.com.

Mar 22, 2016 – “Overview of 2015-16 Federal Court, TTAB and UDRP Decisions,” Practising Law Institute’s Advanced Trademark Law Annual Review 2016, New York, NY. Speaker: Joseph N. Welch II. For details, please contact Joe at 312-554-7966 or jwelch@pattishall.com.