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Career Development Day (for Students)
10:15 am–11:30 am 

What They Didn’t Teach You in Law School about Trademark Law

Join us for a practical presentation on practicing trademark law.  Learn how to file an application, respond to an office action and how to dispute an infringing use.  This presentation will give you all the information you need to hit the ground running as a trademark attorney. 

Michelle Ciotola, Cantor Colburn LLP (United States)
Nerissa Coyle McGinn, Loeb & Loeb LLP (United States)
Jennifer Miremadi, Milbank, Tweed, Hadley & McCloy LLP (United States)

11:45 am–1:15 pm

Getting Involved with INTA: A Working Lunch for Law Students

Law students attending the Annual Meeting are invited to this working lunch. Led by members of the Academic Committee, the group will discuss INTA, the association’s plans for future programming and student outreach, and how students can get involved. Come prepared to offer your suggestions for how INTA can help bring the world of trademarks to interested law students and law schools.

1:30 pm–3:30 pm

Speed Networking

Learn real-world tips to make connections and get noticed in the first half of the session and then put what you’ve learned to the test. A great way to meet practicing trademarks attorneys and for them to meet you–in 3 minutes or less.

Jeffrey Becker, Haynes and Boone (United States)
Susan Brady-Blasco, Birch, Stewart, Kolasch & Birch (United States)
Karina Dimidjian-Lecomte, Casalonga Avocats (France)

3:30 pm–5:00 pm

Careers in Trademark Law: A Panel Discussion for Law Students

In this interactive panel discussion, legal professionals will share their thoughts and offer advice about the numerous career opportunities in the field of trademark law.

Jennifer Miremadi, Milbank, Tweed, Hadley & McCloy LLP (United States)

Dusan Clark, Sidley Austin (United States)
Dana Jewell, eBay Inc. (United States)
Jeff Michel, WMS Gaming Inc. (United States)
Molly Buck Richard, The Richard Group (United States)

5:15 pm–7:00 pm

Academic and Young Practitioner Happy Hour

Don’t miss this excellent networking opportunity for law and paralegal students, practitioners new to trademark law, professors and adjunct professors to discuss, over cocktails, interesting new trademark law developments.