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In-House Practitioners Workshop and Luncheon Agenda

Sunday, May 22
10:00 am–3:45 pm

10:00 am–10:30 am
10:30 am–12:00 pm

Everything I Needed to Know About Surviving a Trademark Infringement Trial… I Learned in This Session!

We get it! You are on your way to court for a trademark infringement lawsuit, so how do you prepare?!

Not to worry! We have you covered with real-life experiences from in-house counsel, outside counsel, business executives, jury consultants and trial witnesses – each with federal trademark litigation experience – who will discuss the roles played by the each of the team members.

Let us show you our lessons learned from extensive trial preparations and court room experience, guaranteed to give you some great insight for your next trial!

Brendan J. O'Rourke, Proskauer Rose LLP (United States)

Yvonne Briese, Diageo North America (United States)
Nicole D. D'Amato, MacAndrews & Forbes Holdings (United States)
Dan Jacks, Edge Litigation Consulting (United States)

12:00 pm–1:00 pm
Networking Reception and Luncheon
1:15 pm–2:00 pm

At the Helm of a Global Consumer Products Brand: A General Counsel's Perspective

Keynote Speaker:
Mitra Hormozi, Revlon (United States)

2:00 pm–3:45 pm

How Do You Handle That? The Benchmark for Managing a Global Portfolio

How do other companies set up their trademark department? Are they managing their docket internally, or externally? What about trademark clearance in the context of Social Media? Con someone help me with docket management? What is your process with foreign filing strategies? How about your searching process? How do you best manage your outside counsel costs?

Our panel of experts will share their thoughts on industry best practices, guide you towards effective peer-to-peer benchmarking, and offer an opportunity for you to exchange ideas in an interactive session tailored to help you better manage your trademark portfolio, and everything that comes along with it.

Sharon Sorkin, Wm. Wrigley Jr. Company (United States)

Romain Dourlen, Richemont (United Kingdom)
Jeffrey Michel, Scientific Games Corporation (United States)           


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