CLE: 8th Circuit Trademark Litigation Year in Review
Thu, January 23, 2020
12:00 PM - 1:30 PM CT
Presented by the BAMSL Patent, Trademark and Copyright Law Section
|11:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.||Registration & Lunch (Optional)|
|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
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Thu, January 23, 2020
12:00 PM - 1:30 PM CT
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