Trademark Basics with Craig Morris from the US Patent and Trademark Office

Date & Time: 
Thursday, June 21, 2018 - 9:00am to 11:00am
Location(s): 
Central Library
201 W Mifflin St
Madison, WI

How do trademarks, copyrights, patents, domain names, and business name registrations all differ? What are the critical factors a business should consider when choosing a trademark? Should you use an attorney? How can you avoid "scams" perpetrated by companies that request fees for services not required by the USPTO? Craig Morris from the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) in Alexandria, Virginia will be here to answer all of these questions and more.
Craig is currently the Managing Attorney for Trademark Educational Outreach, spearheading the effort for increased USPTO educational activities in the area of trademark fundamentals. For fourteen years prior, he was the Managing Attorney for the Trademark Electronic Application System, focusing on making the Trademark Operation a total e-government environment. Mr. Morris has been with the USPTO since 1983, previously serving as a Law Office Examining Attorney, Senior Attorney, and Managing Attorney.
Presented in partnership with UW Libraries and 100State.
For more information, see http://www.madisonpubliclibrary.org/central

Event Cost: Free
Handicapped Accessible: Yes
Pre-Registration?: No
American Sign Language (ASL) Provided?: Yes
Event Website: More information

Last Updated : 06/07/2018