Highlights (and Lowlights) of the Trademark and Copyright Year in Review
Speaker: Jane Shay Wald, Irell & Manella LLP, Partner Emeritus and Rachel Capoccia, Alston & Bird, LLP, Partner
Date: Thursday, February 18, 6:00 pm
Location: San Diego Marriott Del Mar, 11966 El Camino Real, San Diego

Please join us for a presentation on important developments in those other IP areas: Trademark and Copyright.

About Jane Shay Wald

Jane Shay Wald is a partner emeritus of the firm and chair of the firm’s trademark practice group. Ms. Wald’s intellectual property practice focuses on trademark, unfair competition, false advertising and copyright. She counsels clients on acquiring and maintaining U.S. and foreign rights and on potential and pending infringement problems. She counsels regarding titles, names, logos, and configurations, and prosecutes trademark applications in the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office. She litigates before the Trademark Trial and Appeal Board and the federal courts. She counsels regarding IP issues, especially trademarks and trademark licenses, in distressed assets contexts.
Ms. Wald was recently named a “Woman of Achievement” by the Century City Chamber of Commerce and the Chambers Women’s Business Council. For more on the award, please watch the video produced by the Century City Chamber of Commerce HERE.
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About Rachel Capoccia, Partner, Alston & Bird, LLP

Rachel Capoccia is a partner in the Intellectual Property Litigation Group. Her practice focuses on intellectual property litigation with an emphasis on patent litigation, copyright litigation and other technology-related matters. Her legal experience is complemented by 10 years working at IBM as a software engineer before law school, during which she led a team of engineers who developed computer graphics software and computer aided design systems.

Rachel has represented clients in patent infringement matters involving diverse areas of technology, including digital cameras, Internet-based software systems, biotechnology, cellular telephony, video and audio conferencing systems, image processing software, encryption software, CAD/CAM and computer graphics software, medical devices and design patents. She is experienced in all phases of patent litigation, including trial, acting as lead counsel for a number of claim construction proceedings and technology tutorials, all other pre-trial activities, patent portfolio analysis and drafting and negotiating settlement and patent license agreements.
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