BSKB to Conduct U.S. Trademark Bootcamp in Los Angeles

Falls Church, VA, San Diego, CA - September 13, 2010 - Birch, Stewart, Kolasch & Birch, LLP (BSKB) announced today that it will conduct a one-day seminar on the U.S. Trademark System on Thursday, September 23, 2010. The seminar will be held at the Intercontinental Hotel in Los Angeles, California in partnership with the Los Angeles Intellectual Property Law Association (LAIPLA).

The U.S. Trademark Bootcamp will address all aspects of trademark practice before the U.S. Patent & Trademark Office and the courts. Topics covered include: preparation of trademark applications, practice before the Trademark Trial and Appeals Board, licensing, inter partes matters including opposition and cancellation proceedings, and the enforcement of trademark rights in federal and state courts. The seminar will be conducted by Robert J. Kenney, partner at BSKB, and Susan Brady
Blasco, IP Administrator for the firm. Both Mr. Kenney and Ms. Brady Blasco have extensive experience in trademark law and are highly regarded lecturers in the field.

Mr. Kenney stated, “We are excited to be hosting this program with LAIPLA. One of the primary goals of our firm is to help clients fully understand the many aspects of trademark law and practice. BSKB
is a recognized leader in this area and our renowned reputation for providing practical education and training really sets us apart from other firms.”

The U.S. Trademark Bootcamp is ideal for attorneys and corporate counsel who need to keep current with the many changes occurring in U.S. Trademark Law. It also provides valuable insight for agents and trademark administrators who want to gain a thorough understanding of U.S. Trademark Practice, as well as film studio executives and advertising agency personnel who are interested in increasing their understanding of trademark use.

The Los Angeles Intellectual Property Law Association is an organization of approximately 600 intellectual property attorneys. Since 1934, through monthly meetings and seminars, the LAIPLA has been providing the local intellectual property community with speakers from industry, government, and private practice on various relevant topics. For more information go to

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