New York, NY, January 19, 2018 --(PR.com
)-- The Knowledge Group/The Knowledge Congress Live Webcast Series, the leading producer of regulatory focused webcasts, has announced today that John McKeown, Counsel, Goldman, Sloan, Nash and Haber LLP will speak at the Knowledge Group’s webcast entitled: “Intellectual Property Rights Enforcement: Bigger Challenges and Developments in 2018 LIVE Webcast.” This event is scheduled for Tuesday, February 27, 2018 @ 3:00 PM to 4:30 PM (ET).
For further details, please visit: https://theknowledgegroup.org/event-homepage/?event_id=3271
About John McKeown
John focuses on providing advocacy and advice concerning intellectual property and related matters, including protecting trademarks, copyrights, patents, confidential information and misleading advertising claims under the Competition Act. A growing component of his work relates to intellectual property claims on the Internet, including domain name disputes. He is certified by the Law Society of Upper Canada as a specialist in Intellectual Property Law (Trademarks/Copyright). He is currently the Chair of the Canadian Bar Association Trademarks Committee. John is also the Chair of the American Bar Association International Trademark Treaties and Laws Committee.
John is recognized as a leading trademark practitioner in Canada and globally in Best Lawyers in Canada and World Trademark Review.
John is the author of two textbooks dealing with trademarks, Brand Management in Canadian Law (Carswell 1st Edition, 2004; 2nd Edition, 2006; 3rd Edition, 2010 and 4th Edition, 2016) and Canadian Intellectual Property Law and Strategy: Trademarks, Copyright and Industrial Designs. (Oxford, 1st Edition, 2010, LexisNexis 2013 Edition, 2014 Edition, 2015 Edition, 2016 Edition and 2017 Edition).
John is also the author of Fox, Canadian Law of Copyright and Industrial Designs (3rd Edition, 2000; 4th Edition, 2003), the leading copyright textbook in Canada. The 4th edition has been released in a loose leaf format. John and the text have been referred to by both the Supreme Court of Canada and the Federal Court of Appeal as an authoritative source.
About Goldman, Sloan, Nash and Haber LLP
For more than 35 years, Goldman Sloan Nash & Haber (GSNH) LLP has helped leading businesses, entrepreneurs and individuals successfully navigate the maze of corporate & commercial law to help protect and grow their businesses. Our mid-sized law firm is based in downtown Toronto, Ontario, Canada and provides advice across all major practice areas including Intellectual Property. As a mid-sized law firm, we are committed to providing the personalized service of a boutique law firm with the sophistication of a larger law firm.
The rise of IP rights violation for the past years have continually posed significant challenges for companies and IP holders, that leveraging ones' IP protection program has now become a tough job. Problems such as counterfeiting, trade secrets theft, and copyright infringement have continually created difficulty when it comes to IP rights enforcement. Moreover, the extension of IP rights from the physical to the internet world has also added complexity.
Because of this, it is imperative for IP holders to keep themselves abreast of the current and upcoming developments on the said field. Knowing the different legal updates can help them navigate their protection programs and eventually dodge the challenges.
Join a panel of key thought leaders and IP professionals assembled by The Knowledge Group as they bring the audience to a road beyond the basics of intellectual property rights enforcement and as they delve into an in-depth analysis of the current trends and recent court rulings involving IP. Speakers will also provide the audience with practical strategies to strengthen their protection programs, while avoiding legal challenges.
In a Live webcast, the speakers will discuss:
Recent Legal Updates and Developments
Lessons Learned from Recent Counterfeiting Cases
Common IP Enforcement Challenges
Helpful Tips and Strategies for IP Rights Protection
About The Knowledge Group/The Knowledge Congress Live Webcast Series
The Knowledge Group was established with the mission to produce unbiased, objective, and educational live webinars 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. To contact or register for an event, please visit: http://theknowledgegroup.org/