The 11th Annual McCarthy Symposium at Uber

Trademark Law and its Challenges

March 27, 2020
Pre-Event Dinner at SF City Club, March 26, 2020

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We have postponed the McCarthy Symposium to a later date in August or September, still to be determined, due to health concerns and scheduling issues related to the coronavirus situation. For those who are unable to attend in August or September or who wish to receive a refund, please contact alumni@ggu.edu.

If you have any questions or concerns, or would like more information regarding your registration, please contact David Franklyn at dfranklyn@ggu.edu or Amanda Wiseman at mccarthyfellowGGU@gmail.com.

We appreciate your understanding and look forward to seeing you later this year.

Agenda

Keynote

Competing in the Age of AI

Marco Iansiti, Harvard Business School & Keystone Strategy

Panel 1

Combatting Counterfeiting on Online Platforms —
Google, Amazon, Twitter, Facebook, Alibaba, Reddit, Instagram, YouTube

Moderator

Britt Anderson, Perkins Coie

Panelists

Dan Dougherty, Alibaba

Annabelle DanielVarda, Google

Austin Phillips, Facebook

To be announced, Twitter

Dana Brown Northcott, Amazon

Mario Soerensen Garcia,
Soerensen Garcia Advogados Assoc.

Panel 2

Trademark Law's Built-in Tensions with Marketing Strategy
Around Descriptive Marks

Moderator

Cam Gatta, Microsoft

Panelists

David Bernstein, Debevoise Plimpton

Shannon Zmud Teicher,
Jackson Walker

Mark Puzella,
Orrick

Bobby Ghajar, Cooley LLP

Panel 3

Update on International Trademark Law

Moderator

Joe Ferretti, PepsiCo, Inc.

Panelists

Hope Shovein, Brooks Kushman

Gordon Humphreys, EUIPO

Janice Bereskin,
Bereskin Parr

Joana de Mattos Siqueira, Montaury

Afternoon Keynote

David Gooder, USPTO Trademark Commissioner

Panel 4

Roundup on ICANN

Moderator

Russ Pangborn, Seed IP

Panelists

Statton Hammock, MarkMonitor / CompuMark

Fabricio Vayra,
Perkins Coie

Margie Milam,
Facebook

Mary Wong,
ICANN

Panel 5

Proving Trademark Damages

Moderator

Bill Gallagher, GGU

Panelists

Tom McCarthy, McCarthy Institute

David Franklyn,
GGU

Krista Holt,
Econone Research

Audra Heinze, Banner Witcoff

The 11th Annual McCarthy Symposium
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6 credits of CLE available to all attorneys who register

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