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2022 Trademark Year in Review

On Thursday, September 29, Tim Sitzmann will be presenting a CLE for Minnesota CLE entitled “2022 Trademark Year in Review” at the Midwest IP Institute. He will present alongside in-house counsel UnitedHealth Group and Vista Outdoor (and former Winthrop alumni) Susan Perera and Dan Kelly.

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Intellectual Property Essentials for Corporate Counsel

Tim Sitzmann and Megan Miller will be presenting an IP CLE for the Hennepin County Bar Association’s Corporate Counsel Section on March 17, 2022. Every company has intellectual property, whether it be patents, trade secrets, copyrights, or trademarks. This CLE will provide an overview of how to evaluate a company’s intellectual property and how to ...

March 17, 2022

12:00 PM to 1:00 PM
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2021 Trademark Law Year in Review

Tim Sitzmann will join the “Trademark Law Year in Review” panel at the Midwest IP Institute hosted by Minnesota CLE on September 23, 2021. The panel will discuss a wide range of topics from application of anti-trust laws to trademark settlement agreements, trade dress protection, counterfeiting, willful infringement, and more. This year’s principal cases include 1-800 ...

Thursday, September 23, 2021

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM CT
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The Year in Trademark Law: Noteworthy Decisions and Their Impact on Your Practice

Winthrop & Weinstine Intellectual Property attorney Tim Sitzmann will be presenting at the Midwest IP Institute on October 1, 2020. Tim and other panelists will be presenting on “The Year in Trademark Law: Noteworthy Decisions and Their Impact on Your Practice,” discussing significant trademark decisions from the past year and their practical implications for in-house ...

Virtual

October 1, 2020

1:00 p.m. CT

CARES Act Summary: Intellectual Property Provisions under Sections 12004 and 19011

By: Timothy D. Sitzmann

Extensions for Filing Deadlines for Patent and Trademark Applications and Maintenance Documents These sections provide the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office and the U.S. Copyright Office with the authority to temporarily extend or modify deadlines for certain filing requirements. Each of these offices has utilized these new powers to issue temporary rules extending deadlines by ...

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The Year in Trademark Law: Noteworthy Decisions and Their Impact on Your Practice

Attorney Tim Sitzmann will discuss significant trademark decisions at the 2019 Midwest IP Institute on October 26, 2019.

Minnesota CLE Conference Center
600 Nicollet Mall # 370
3rd Floor, City Center
Minneapolis, MN 55402

Thursday, September 26, 2019

1:30PM - 2:30PM
Blog Post

USPTO Proposes Cheaper, Faster Cancellation Option

By: Timothy D. Sitzmann

Attorney Tim Sitzmann provides legal analysis and perspective on the USPTO's new procedure for cancellation of "dead weight" registrations

Blog Post

Penn State Hits a Speed Bump with Plans to Protect HAPPY VALLEY Trademark

By: Timothy D. Sitzmann

Attorney Tim Sitzmann provides legal analysis and perspective on Penn State's HAPPY VALLEY trademark application.

Blog Post

For Trademark Infringement, You Can’t Compare Apples to Cannabis

By: Timothy D. Sitzmann

Attorney Tim Sitzmann provides legal analysis and perspective on a trademark infringement claim against a cannabis drink company.

Blog Post

Food Companies Are Wrapping Their Brands for the Holidays

By: Timothy D. Sitzmann

Attorney Tim Sitzmann provides legal analysis and perspective on creative marketing efforts like Taco Bell's CrunchWrapping paper.

Blog Post

Intellectual Property Law Ruins the Party, Again

By: Timothy D. Sitzmann

Attorney Tim Sitzmann provides legal analysis and perspective on attempts to profit off Nintendo’s Mario Brothers series.

Event

The 2018 Midwest IP Institute

Attorneys Steve Baird and Tim Sitzmann will speak during the 2018 Midwest IP Institute hosted by MinnCLE.

Minnesota CLE Conference Center
600 Nicollet Mall # 370
3rd Floor, City Center
Minneapolis, MN 55402

September 27-28, 2018

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