Non-INTA Event

75th Anniversary of the Lanham Act

June 17, 2021 - June 18, 2021

Virtual | June 17-18, 2021

The United States Patent and Trademark Office and the State Bar of Texas Intellectual Property Law Section hope you will be able to attend a special 75th Anniversary Celebration of Lanham Act being held virtually on June 17-18, 2021.

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.

This program will feature a blockbuster all-women panel who will provide a fascinating, entertaining, and thought-provoking discussion about strategies for success in the world of IP law. Moderated by Molly Buck Richard, the panel includes Lisa Blatt, who argued the case before the United States Supreme Court; Dorian Daley, general counsel of Oracle; former Commissioner for Trademarks Mary Boney Denison; Michelle Lee, vice president of Amazon Web Services; Chief Judge Barbara M.G. Lynn of the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Texas; and Register of Copyrights Shira Perlmutter.

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, Jennifer McDowell, International Trademark Association, and U.S. Secretary of Commerce Gina Raimondo.

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.