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Gail Podolsky, Attorney, Carlton Fields to Speak at KC’s Trademark Law: Understanding and Implementing the Likelihood of Confusion Standard Live Webcast


The Knowledge Group/The Knowledge Congress Live Webcast Series, the leading producer of regulatory focused webcasts, has announced today that Gail Podolsky, Attorney, Carlton Fields’ Atlanta Office, will speak at a two-hour webcast entitled “Trademark Law: Understanding and Implementing the Likelihood of Confusion Standard Live Webcast.” This two-hour event is scheduled on September 25, 2012 from 12:00 PM to 2:00 PM ET.

New York, NY, July 29, 2012 --(PR.com)-- About Gail Podolsky

Gail Podolsky focuses her practice on all aspects of intellectual property law, with particular expertise in trademark, copyright and patent infringement and anti-counterfeiting. Gail also has significant experience in entertainment and business litigation.

Ms. Podolsky has extensive experience in state and federal court, before the United States Patent and Trademark Office, and through alternative dispute resolution procedures like mediation and UDRP proceedings. She also handles transactional intellectual property matters, which include drafting and negotiating various types of agreements, conducting intellectual property audits, and preparing, filing, and prosecuting trademark and copyright applications. Ms. Podolsky frequently counsels businesses and individuals in brand management, brand enforcement, domain name, promotional, and advertising issues, and protecting, procuring, and enhancing intellectual property as a commercial asset.

Ms. Podolsky has presented on IP issues at conferences and events including the Atlanta Film Festival and the American Institute of CPA’s International Business Conference. She has also authored numerous articles on IP topics that have been published in top industry news outlets: Law360 IP, Intellectual Property Litigation Insights and the Annual Review of Intellectual Property Law Developments.

About Carlton Fields

Carlton Fields is a leading provider of legal and consultative services to a broad spectrum of business clients ranging from multi-national Fortune 100 companies to start-ups. With locations in major business centers in the Southeast, Carlton Fields offers to its clients more than 300 attorneys and government consultants.

For more information about Gail Podolsky and Carlton Fields, please visit: www.carltonfields.com

Event Synopsis:

The likelihood of trademark confusion has been an incessant issue to companies, trademark owners and counsel. Typically, when product "A" and product "B" have certain similarities, the consumer thinks that both product offers the same quality and conclude that they are from the same source. This is where the issue of confusion takes place and trademark infringement can occur.

To easily resolve this most important issue, counsels must understand the five main types of trademark confusion and remain update-to-date on the issues revolving around trademark laws. In addition, it may also help you defend your clients, avoid potential pitfalls and alleviate costly errors.

The Knowledge Group is assembling a panel of distinguished professionals and key thought leaders to analyze the types of trademark confusion providing attendees with a best practices guide to help avoid the many pitfalls. Listen and participate as they address the following concerns in a two-hour Live Webcast:

-- Applying the likelihood of confusion standard using the five main types of trademark confusion:
- Forward
- Reverse
- Initial interest
- Post-sale
- Affiliation confusion
-- Recent court treatment
-- Best practices in defending your clients in court
-- Addressing some hypothetical situations involve in Trademark Law
-- And many more!

For updated list of speakers and further details about this event, please visit:
http://www.knowledgecongress.org/event_2012_Confusion_Standard.html

About The Knowledge Group, LLC/The Knowledge Congress Live Webcast Series

The Knowledge Congress is a series of live webcasts produced by The Knowledge Group, LLC, which examine trends, regulatory, and technology changes across a variety of industries. Its mission is to produce unbiased, objective, and educational live webcasts that examine industry trends and regulatory changes from a variety of different perspectives. The goal is to deliver a unique multilevel analysis of an important issue affecting business in a highly focused format.

The organization brings together the world's leading authorities and industry participants through informative two-hour webcasts to study the impact of changes and emerging trends. Hear from leading government officials/regulators, key thought leaders, and industry experts objectively analyze the latest trends and issues and their impact on industries. For further details, please visit the organization’s website: www.knowledgecongress.org
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Thomas LaPointe, Jr., Executive Director
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Therese Lumbao, Director
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tlumbao@knowledgecongress.org

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