April CLE: April 22
Topic: The Brexit Divorce - Who Got to Keep the IP Kids/House?
Barker Brettel IP, UK,
John Lawrence, Carrie Johnson, Lucy Walker
This CLE will cover the implications of Brexit on Trademark, Design, and Enforcement practice on the EU and UK.
CLE Credit: MCLE 1.00
2021 IP Section
Officers and Directors
Chair: Robert (Bob) Johnston
Vice-Chair: David Taylor
Secretary: Dyan House
Treasurer: Elizabeth Rucki
Immediate Past Chair: Scott Hemingway
Noon CLE meetings are typically held at the Belo Mansion on the fourth Thursday of every month (with some exceptions).
We also host periodic breakfast CLE roundtable discussions at a North Dallas location on important IP topics.
By Xato (Own work) [Public domain], via Wikimedia Commons
Sheet music: "Beauiful Dreamer" by Stephen Foster
Next CLE: May 27, 2021
(Virtual Zoom, Noon)
“IP Implications of the Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2021: Trademark Modernization Act and CASE Act”
Speaker: Robert Johnston, Hubbard Johnston, PLLC
On December 27, 2020, the Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2021 ("CAA") was signed into law. The CAA includes provisions that impact trademark, copyright, and patent law. This presentation addresses the IP implications mainly with respect to trademarks and copyrights. In particular, the implications of the Trademark Modernization Act and the Copyright Alternative in Small-Claims Enforcement (“CASE”) Act of the CAA will be addressed.