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Brendan J. O’Rourke, Proskauer Litigation Department Co-Chair, to Speak at KC’s Event

New York, NY, June 18, 2015 --( The Knowledge Group/The Knowledge Congress Live Webcast Series, the leading producer of regulatory focused webcasts, has announced today Brendan J. O’Rourke, Partner and Co-Chair of Proskauer’s Litigation Department will speak at the Knowledge Congress’ webcast entitled: “Emerging Issues in Trademark Law: Understanding and Implementing the Likelihood of Confusion Standard - An Update LIVE Webcast” This event is scheduled for Friday, July 10, 2015 @ 12:00 PM to 2:00 PM (ET).

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About Brendan J. O’Rourke

Brendan O’Rourke is a nationally recognized Trademark and Advertising litigator. He is a partner and co-chair of Proskauer’s Litigation Department, as well as co-head of the False Advertising & Trademark Group. Brendan is a “go to” first-chair trial lawyer. He provides day-to-day trademark, false advertising, and Lanham Act counseling to Fortune 500 companies, sports & entertainment industry clients, as well as start-ups and entrepreneurs. His experience includes all phases of trademark and false advertising counseling and litigation, including complex issues involving consumer survey research and claim substantiation, and inter parties proceedings before the U.S. Trademark Trial and Appeal Board and the Federal Circuit. Brendan is recognized by Chambers USA for both his trademark and advertising litigation practice, and Institutional Investor Magazine’s Benchmark Litigation survey recognized Brendan as one of New York State’s “litigation stars.” He has chaired INTA’s Leadership Meeting, Advanced Forum on the Trademark Law and Revisions Act, INTA’s third annual “Trademarks in Cyberspace” forum, and other prominent trademark law conferences. Brendan received his JD from Fordham University School of Law and his BA, cum laude, from Boston College.

About Proskauer

Proskauer is a global law firm recognized for its excellence both in practicing law and serving clients. Our roots go back to 1875, when we were founded in New York City. With 700+ lawyers in 13 offices and approximately 50 areas of practice, we have the capabilities, experience and creativity to guide our clients through their most important legal and business challenges.

Our nationally-recognized and interdisciplinary Intellectual Property practice has particular strength in trademarks, advertising, patents and copyrights. In 2014, we were one of a select group of firms named in the National Law Journal’s annual “IP Hot List.” We have also been named a “Go-To Law Firm®” for Intellectual Property, one of an “exclusive group of firms that deliver exceptional work for the FORTUNE 500®,” according to American Lawyer Media. We are consistently ranked Tier 1 by Chambers and Partners for our Advertising Litigation practice.

KC Event Synopsis

A panel of key thought leaders and practitioners assembled by The Knowledge Group will offer a discussion of the fundamentals as well as updates regarding the latest and significant issues surrounding this topic. This CLE webinar aims to help the audience avoid common pitfalls and risk issues surrounding the “likelihood of confusion” standards in Trademark Law. The panel also aims to help the audience better understand the key complexities and crucial information about confusion standards.

Key topics include:

Trademark’s “Likelihood of Confusion” Standard – An Overview
AMF Inc. v. Sleekcraft Boats Decision
Confusions in the Use of Trademark
Factors in Determining Likelihood of Confusion
Remedies upon Infringement
Up to the minute Regulatory Developments

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. For further details, please visit:
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