Trademark-Based Disputes Over Internet Domain Names

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Jesse Jenike-Godshalk, Thompson Hine LLP

Please join us on September 27, 2022 for our next event. As with the previous events in July and August, this event will be in-person! We anticipate 1.00 General CLE credit in Ohio for this event.

Our presenter will be Jesse Jenike-Godshalk a partner from Thompson Hine LLP. Mr. Jenike-Godshalk will present on Trademark-Based Disputes over Internet Domain Names. 

This presentation will give insights and guidance for intellectual property attorneys of all practice areas. Particularly, Mr. Jenike-Godshalk will present a general overview of domain name disputes and the intersection between trademark infringement and the Internet. He will examine how domain name disputes are handled under the UDRP, including the nuts and bolts of filing a complaint and navigating the dispute process. Mr. Jenike-Godshalk will also provide practical tips on policing domain names for trademark infringement and taking action against cyber squatters.  

This event will include 60 minutes of presentation, and the event space will be booked for additional time for informal networking. Lunch will be provided.

The event will take place at:

The Backstage Event Center, 625 Walnut St.

Registration is 

  • $30.00 for CincyIP members, 
  • free for students and academics, and 
  • $50.00 for non-members. 

Payment may be made by check or cash, with checks being made out to CINCYIP. You can also pay for registration by PayPal through the Registration link below.

Register here.

About the Speaker:

Jesse Jenike-Godshalk is a partner with Thompson Hine LLP, based in their Cincinnati office. Jesse helps clients with intellectual property disputes involving brands, logos, inventions and other creative works. He has substantial experience advising on IP disputes, sending and responding to demand letters, representing clients in informal dispute resolution processes, such as mediation, and pursuing and defending lawsuits. He works with all types of intellectual property, including patents, trademarks, copyrights, and trade secrets.

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The Unitary Patent and Unified Patent Court

Dr. Matt Barton, Forresters

Please join us on August 16, 2022 for our next event. As with the previous event in July, this event will be in-person! We anticipate 1.00 General CLE credit in Ohio for this event.

Our presenter will be Dr. Matt Barton from Forresters. Dr. Barton will present on  the Unitary Patent and the Unitary Patent Court.

This presentation will give insights and guidance for both litigators and prosecutors. Particularly, Dr. Barton will discuss what qualifies as a Unitary Patent and discuss the process for how applicants can obtain and maintain a Unitary Patent. Dr. Barton will also examine the Unified Patent Court (“UPC”), including the scope of the UPC’s jurisdiction, the structure of the UPC, and the format of UPC proceedings. 

This event will include 60 minutes of presentation, and the event space will be booked for additional time for informal networking. Lunch will be provided.

The event will take place at:

The Backstage Event Center, 625 Walnut St.

Registration is 

  • $30.00 for CincyIP members, 
  • free for students and academics, and 
  • $50.00 for non-members. 

Payment may be made by check or cash, with checks being made out to CINCYIP. You can also pay for registration by PayPal.

Register here.

About the Speaker:

Dr. Matt Barton is a partner with Forresters, based on their Munich office. Dr. Barton specializes in drafting and prosecuting patent applications in Europe, the UK and around the world, with particular experience of patent prosecution at the European Patent Office. He has extensive experience of EPO opposition and appeal matters as well as litigation support. He regularly prepares patentability reports and freedom to operate opinions for his clients. His practice focuses on chemistry, but he handles a broad range of subject matter including patents for foodstuffs, medical devices, alloys, metallurgy, spectrometry and personal care products together with a wide variety of mechanical subject matter. Dr. Barton is a member of the Royal Society of Chemistry as well as a foreign member of the American Intellectual Property Law Association (AIPLA) and leads the International Patent Practice Subcommittee of AIPLA’s Chemical Practice Committee.

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Supreme Court and Federal Circuit Review – Intellectual Property

John Luken, Dinsmore & Shohl
Matthew Molloy, Dinsmore & Shohl

Join us on July 26, 2022 for our next event. We are excited to announce that this event will be in-person! We anticipate 1.00 General CLE credit in Ohio for this event.

Our presenters will be John Luken and Matthew Molloy, both from Dinsmore & Shohl. Mr. Luken and Mr. Molloy will present on recent Supreme Court and Federal Circuit cases that relate to intellectual property law. 

This presentation will give insights and guidance for both litigators and prosecutors. Particularly, Mr. Luken and Mr. Molloy will discuss the practical and legal implications of cases concerning topics such as eligibility under Section 101, written descriptions under Section 112, licensee appellate standing, nexus requirements for secondary considerations, induced infringement, and fair use. 

This event will include 60 minutes of presentation, and the event space will be booked for additional time for informal networking. Lunch will be provided.

The event will take place at:

The Westin Cincinnati, 21 East 5th Street, Tyler Davidson Room

Registration is 

  • $30.00 for CincyIP members, 
  • free for students and academics, and 
  • $50.00 for non-members. 

Payment may be made by check or cash, with checks being made out to CINCYIP.

Register here by July 25th at 5:00 PM.

About the Speakers:

John Luken focuses his practice on patent infringement litigation and appeals, as well as complex commercial and other intellectual property litigation. He has handled patent infringement cases involving a variety of services and products, including commercial forms and related software, software-related business method patents in the printing and financial services industries, metal beverage cans and closures, surface coal mining blasting methods, liquid beverage concentrates and related packaging, automated barge refurbishing methods, service station petroleum equipment, and retail security products.

Matthew Molloy is admitted to practice before the United States Patent and Trademark Office and has extensive experience in the preparation and prosecution of patents in the U.S. and abroad. He manages international patent portfolios and his practice encompasses a variety of technical areas such as chemical/chemical engineering, materials, polymers, petroleum refining, pharmaceuticals, biotechnology, mechanical engineering, software, and business methods.

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