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Trademark Administration

Trademark Administration

Trademark attorneys, like many other attorneys, have to deal with a variety of administrative and repetitive tasks in the course of their substantive legal work.  Though a trademark attorney should have the final say on substantive trademark issues, there are many supporting positions that help busy trademark attorneys manage their trademark dockets and practices. Below are some of the roles that help manage a trademark practice and trademark docket.

Alt Legal Featured on TechnoLawyer

Alt Legal Featured on TechnoLawyer

Alt Legal's intellectual property management software was recently featured on the TechnoLawyer Blog. The article provides an overview of Alt Legal's software, discusses some key features, and includes the following quotation from Bill Samuels, an Alt Legal customer: "The platform automatically identifies and updates my docket without manual data entry. To replace Alt Legal, I would need multiple employees to manage my clients' trademark portfolios."

Podcast Catchup: IP Fridays

Podcast Catchup: IP Fridays

One of our favorite podcasts at Alt Legal is IP Fridays. The podcast is hosted by co-hosts Rolf Claessen and Ken Suzan. The episodes provide a succinct, focused, and, most importantly, interesting look at some of the most relevant topics in intellectual property. In the wintery weather, we are staying in and revisiting some of our favorite episodes including Episode #8 featuring Ed Timberlake, Episode #24 with Paul Banwatt, Episode #57 with John Welch, and Episode #63 with Ron Coleman, who is now working on the Slants case before the Supreme Court. 

Alt Legal IP News - Issue #17

Alt Legal IP News - Issue #17

In conjunction with our latest episode of Alt Trademarks, we are revisiting the current relationship between marijuana legalization and IP. Here is a quick review of some of the hurdles to getting a cannabis related trademark.