CLE: 8th Circuit Trademark Litigation 2020 Year in Review
Tue, January 26, 2021
12:00 PM - 1:30 PM CT
Presented by the BAMSL Patent, Trademark and Copyright Law Section
We will discuss all of the trademark cases decided in the Supreme Court, 8th Circuit Court of Appeals and District Courts in the 8th Circuit. New developments and application of existing jurisprudence will be discussed.
|12:00 p.m. - 1:30 p.m.||CLE Program|
Joel R. Samuels — Principal, Harness, Dickey & Pierce, P.L.C.
With nearly a decade of practice, Joel is not only a legal advisor and counselor, but also a facilitator to delivering productive, efficient and streamlined solutions to his clients. Joel’s practice focuses on intellectual property litigation in the areas of patents, trade secrets, trademarks and copyrights. His experience includes all aspects of federal litigation, including conducting discovery, drafting briefs, conducting trial and complying with settlement obligations. Joel also prepares the full array of legal opinions, including clearance, validity and infringement opinions.
Joel is also called upon to negotiate and document a wide variety of agreements, including settlement, license and inventor development arrangements. In addition, he advises on IP related transactions and claims involving complex antitrust issues, as well as advocates his client’s position in trademark oppositions and cancellations before the Trademark Trial and Appeal Board and Inter Partes Review proceedings before the Patent Trial and Appeal Board.
Prior to joining Harness Dickey, Joel worked as an associate in the NYC office of an IP and antitrust firm. During law school, Joel clerked in the in-house legal department of The Coca-Cola Company, where he focused on antitrust compliance and trade secret protection matters.
AWARDS & DISTINCTIONS
Best Lawyers, Litigation — Intellectual Property, 2018-2020
Best Lawyers, Litigation - Patent, 2020
Best Lawyers, Trademark Law, 2020
Missouri Lawyers Weekly, "Up and Coming," 2019
American Bar Association
Bar Association of Metropolitan St. Louis, Patent, Trademark
J.D., Pennsylvania State University, Dickinson School of Law, 2008
B.A., Economics, magna cum laude, Saint Louis University, 2005
B.A., Political Science, magna cum laude, Saint Louis University, 2005
BAR & COURT ADMISSIONS
Eastern District of Michigan
Eastern District of Missouri
Western District of Missouri
Eastern District of New York
Southern District of New York
Missouri Bar, MCLE Department
Credit has been approved with the Missouri Bar, MCLE Department for 1.80 MO MCLE credits.
It is BAMSL's policy to collect payment for events, meetings, and seminars prior to admittance to the event. If payment is not made during registration for the event then you will be required to pay upon check-in at the event. BAMSL may collect an administrative fee for registration cancellations or transfers made within seven (7) days of an event: $10 for one-hour CLE seminars, $25 for half-day CLE seminars and ticketed social and membership events, and $50 for full-day CLE seminars and conferences. Due to the cost of catering, no refunds will be given for pre-ordered meals unless BAMSL received the cancellation request at least seven (7) days prior to the event. All registration change, cancellation, and refund requests should be made in writing.
Tue, January 26, 2021
12:00 PM - 1:30 PM CT
314-421-4134 ex. 3112
The Bar Association of Metropolitan St. Louis ("BAMSL") hosts a variety of events and activities ("Event" or "Events") for member and non-member attendance and participation. By attending an Event all participants hereby affirm, acknowledge, and agree to the following:
- The participant acknowledges that BAMSL may take photos, video recordings, and/or audio recordings of participants throughout the Event. These photos and video recordings are for BAMSL use and may appear on the BAMSL website, newsletter, brochures, magazine, broadcasts, streaming, social media platforms, or future BAMSL promotional material. BAMSL may also share photos, video recordings, and/or audio recordings with news organizations for publication online, in print, or broadcast. By attending the Event the participant consents to usage of their likeness and/or voice in all such media without compensation. The participant acknowledges and agrees that BAMSL, and its successors and assigns, is the sole owner of all copyrights, literary rights, and similar rights to such media.
- The participant agrees to release and hold-harmless BAMSL and its agents, employees, officers, members, contractors, and vendors from and against all claims for damages and liability resulting from any claims of negligence or gross negligence for exposure to any viral or bacterial agents and the resulting illnesses therefrom, such as COVID-19, while attending the Event.
- The participant agrees that they will not attend the Event if they have a temperature of 100.4° F or above, or have exhibited any other symptoms of COVID-19 within the 14 days prior to the Event, including cough, shortness of breath, fatigue, new loss of taste or smell, and other symptoms as listed by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.