Greenberg Traurig is a sponsor of the 2022 Midwest IP Institute in Minneapolis September 29-30, 2022. The Midwest IP Institute delivers the knowledge and skills necessary to stay informed on current industry trends and best practices.
Greenberg Traurig Minneapolis Shareholder Tiffany A. Blofield will present the breakout session, "Updates to the New Trademark Modernization Act," on September 29 at 1:15 p.m. CST. The session will discuss updates regarding the new Trademark Modernization Act of 2020 and recent rulemaking which establishes ex parte expungement and reexamination proceedings for cancellation of a registration when the required use in commerce of the registered mark has not been made (including setting forth the requirements for the petitions, and elaborating on reasonable investigation). Also on September 29, Shareholder Marc H. Trachtenberg will present the breakout session "Evolving Online Threats: What You Need to Know About the Latest Tactics Bad Actors Are Using to Abuse Your Brand" at 2:30 p.m. CST. The session will explore the latest techniques and tactics infringers are using online, as well as the best practices companies are using to bridge the gap and crack down.