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The Lanham Trademark Act 75th Anniversary Celebration
June 17 - June 18
Please join the United States Patent and Trademark Office and Texas State Bar Intellectual Property Law Section in celebrating the 75th Anniversary of the Lanham Act and in honoring Texas Congressman Fritz G. Lanham. This event, which includes 8 hours of free CLE, is an opportunity to learn about Congressman Fritz Lanham, the history of the Lanham Act, and the important role that the Lanham Act plays in protecting American businesses and American consumers.
The 75th Anniversary celebration will feature a “State of the Office” interview with Drew Hirshfeld and Hope Shimabuku of the United States Patent and Trademark Office.
Next, a blockbuster all-women panel will provide an engaging, entertaining, and thought-provoking discussion about strategies for success in the world of intellectual property law. Moderated by Molly Buck Richard, the panel will include Lisa Blatt, who argued the Bookings.com case before the United States Supreme Court, Dorian Daley of Oracle, former Commissioner for Trademarks Mary Boney Denison, Michelle Lee of Amazon, Chief Judge Barbara Lynn of the US District Court for the Northern District of Texas, and Register of Copyrights Shira Perlmutter.
Over lunch, Commissioner for Trademarks David Gooder will provide the keynote address. The program will also include special remarks from Congresswoman Kay Granger of Texas, Chief Judge Gerard Rogers of the Trademark Trial and Appeal Board, and Jennifer McDowell of the International Trademark Association.
The program will conclude with the world premiere of the 75 Years of the Lanham Act, a documentary film by the National Inventors Hall of Fame.
We hope you can join us for the 75th Lanham Act celebration on June 17-18, 2021.