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Episode #17 - Lauren D. Shinn
Hannah speaks with Lauren D. Shinn. Lauren is a Legal Case Manager at WIPO, specializing in domain name disputes. They discuss the recent update to the WIPO Jurisprudential Overview 3.0 and the best parts of working at WIPO. You can find a link to the Third Edition of the WIPO Jurisprudential Overview here: www.wipo.int/amc/en/domains/search/overview3.0/. You can contact Lauren here: laurendshinn.com.
Episode #16 - Josh Jarvis
Hannah speaks with Josh Jarvis of Foley Hoag. They discuss his role at the firm as well as his recent appearance in the “Don’t Say Velcro” viral video.
You can find Josh on Twitter at @jsjesq.
You can find the “Don’t Say Velcro” video here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rRi8LptvFZY
You can find the behind the scenes video here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oP-fZdFfOGE&t
You can find the campaign’s landing page here: https://www.velcro.com/about-us/dontsayvelcro/
You can find the Trademark and Copyright Law Blog here: http://www.trademarkandcopyrightlawblog.com/
Episode #15 - Anne Gilson LaLonde
Hannah speaks with Anne Gilson LaLonde. Anne is the author of the trademark treatise Gilson on Trademarks. She took over authorship of the book from her father, Jerome Gilson, in 2006. Anne has also written articles on a variety of trademark-related topics, many co-authored with her father.
You can find some of the materials referenced during our interview below:
Anne’s Twitter account
Trademark Reporter article “Adios! To the Irreparable Harm Presumption in Trademark Law” by Anne Gilson LaLonde and Jerome Gilson
Resolution of the INTA Board of Directors, “Amendment of the Lanham Act to Include a Rebuttable Presumption of Irreparable Harm”
Office of Law Revision Counsel codification of Lanham Act
Erik Brunetti Oral Arguments
ADLON surname decision from the TTAB
National Novel Writing Month
John Welch’s TTABlog
Ron Coleman’s Likelihood of Confusion Blog
The IPKat Blog
Rebecca Tushnet’s 43(B)log
Episode #14 - Erik Pelton
Hannah speaks with Erik Pelton of Erik M. Pelton and Associates in Virginia. They discuss tips from his time as a trademark examiner, some unique aspects of his practice, and the value of mentoring young attorneys.
If you would like to contact Erik, you can find his website at http://www.erikpelton.com
You can find a link to INTA’s pro bono initiative here: https://www.inta.org/Advocacy/Pages/ProbonoClearinghouse.aspx
Episode #13 - Niki Black
Hannah speaks with Niki Black of MyCase. They discuss trends in legal tech, cloud computing, and artificial intelligence.
If you would like to contact Niki, you can email her at email@example.com.
You can also find Niki’s books referenced in the episode below:
(1) Social Media for Lawyers: https://shop.americanbar.org/eBus/Store/ProductDetails.aspx?productId=214213
(2) Cloud Computing for Lawyers: https://shop.americanbar.org/eBus/Store/ProductDetails.aspx?productId=214221
Episode #12 - Suzann Moskowitz
Hannah speaks with Suzann Moskowitz of The Moskowitz Firm in Cleveland, Ohio. They discuss solo practice, maintaining work life balance, and the recent Matal v. Tam decision. NSFW warning: The episode contains some bad language.
If you would like to contact Suzann, you can find her online at themoskowitzfirm.com or reach her by phone at 216-339-1111.
You can also read more about the Brunetti case referenced in this episode here: www.cafc.uscourts.gov/node/19693.
Brooklyn Law Student
Love this podcast! Best law related podcast out here!
This podcast strikes a great balance between exploring the guests' biographies/experiences and diving into interesting trademark topics. Really interesting introspections from your guests, can't wait for more episodes!