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An Introduction to Practicing Before the Trademark Trial & Appeal Board

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Produced on December 28, 2017

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Course Information

Time 90 minutes
Difficulty Beginner

Course Description

While many attorneys are familiar with proceedings in state and federal courts, a case before the Trademark Trial & Appeal Board (TTAB) is a special appearance before a federal administrative court. Many trademark applicants, especially pro se applicants, are unaware that filing a trademark application may result in appearing before the TTAB or defending a challenge of the application's existence by third parties.

In this updated course, trademark attorney Anthony Verna will familiarize attorneys with the TTAB as a whole and the very specific rhythm of such a case. The program is also updated to include new rule changes in 2017.

Learning Objectives:

  1. Familiarize yourself with trademark opposition
  2. Identify interested parties
  3. Grasp claims by plaintiffs and defendants
  4. Explore lessons learned through practice
  5. Review recent rule changes related to TTAB practice

Credit Information

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Anthony M. Verna III

Verna Law, P.C.

Anthony M. Verna III, is the managing partner at Verna Law, P.C. He is a member of the New York and New Jersey Bars, as well as the U.S. District Court Southern District of New York. He is a sought-after business speaker, including regular appearances at the World Board Gaming Championships, Business Marketing Association of New Jersey, and Columbian Lawyers Association.


James A.

Good mix of theory and practice.

Kirk L.

Informative and interesting with engaging speaker

Mark V.

Very comprehensive class. Concepts clearly expressed.

Robert Mel G.

All good


excellent!! as always!

Brian L.

Super CLE! Thank you!

Erica N.

I cannot stress enough how great it was to have case examples pared with the express law. The speaker was very good at explaining practical application of the law.

Katherine S.

Loved the presentation of the subject matter.

Steve S.


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Stewart K.

Thank you!

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