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WITI San Diego Regional Network
"Trademarks: Valuable Resources in Today's Business Climate"

Wednesday, September 17, 2008
11:45 AM - 1:30 PM

Join our interactive workshop and hear strategies to effectively use copyright and trademark laws to successfully build an effective brand for your company and its products, as well as to protect its assets. You will also hear from an executive with a local wireless company explain the strategies used by their company.

About Our Speaker(s)

Bio of Lisa M. Martens, Fish & Richardson:

Lisa Martens is a Principal in the San Diego office of Fish & Richardson P.C. Her practice emphasizes trademark prosecution and litigation for the food service, healthcare, biotechnology, computer, Internet, and retail clothing industries. Ms. Martens has significant experience in managing U.S. and foreign trademark portfolios for large international companies. Her internet work includes handling domain name disputes and securing domain names in the U.S. and worldwide, as well as providing advice on legal requirements for conducting online sweepstakes and promotions. Ms. Martens' practice also includes licensing intellectual property and litigation relating to trademarks, copyrights, trade secrets, and false comparative advertising.

Cornell College B.A. Politics and Philosophy 1990 magna cum laude; DePaul University College of Law J.D. 1994 Order of the Coif.

Practice areas: Intellectual Property Litigation; Media and Entertainment; Copyrights; Copyright Litigation; Trademarks; Trademark Litigation.

Technology areas: Biotechnology; Internet; Semiconductors; Telecommunications; Sporting Goods

Bio of Chuck Evendorff, Cricket Wireless:

Director of Litigation for large, publicly traded, mobile telecommunications company. Responsibilities include running multiple patent litigations, securities and derivative suits, and various other general litigation. In charge of trademark enforcement. Some experience in employment matters.

In previous roles as an attorney at Baker & McKenzie and Morrison & Foerster, extensive experience resolving disputes through domestic and international arbitration. Also specialized in representing companies in intellectual property disputes, especially those involving trademark and copyright issues requiring preliminary relief. Wide experience in litigating large variety of commercial disputes. Specialties: Business litigation, international and domestic arbitration, and trademark litigation.

Event Date and Venue

This event will be held from 11:45 AM - 1:30 PM on Wednesday, September 17, 2008 at:

    Fish & Richardson PC Campus
    12390 El Camino Real
    San Diego, California 92130



11:45 AM-12:15 PM: Registration/Networking/Lunch
12:15 PM-1:30 PM Program/Q&A


Pre-registration for this event is closed and on-site registrations will not be accepted.

About Our Sponsor(s)

About Fish & Richardson, P.C.:

Fish & Richardson P.C. is a national law firm with over 400 lawyers in ten offices: Atlanta, Austin, Boston, Dallas, Delaware, New York, San Diego, Silicon Valley, Twin Cities, and Washington, DC. The firm is one of the largest firms practicing intellectual property, litigation, and corporate law and the only firm with a truly national intellectual property practice. Founded in 1878, the firm represented Thomas Edison, Alexander Graham Bell, and the Wright Brothers. For 125 years we have served great innovators, helping to protect countless ideas, nurture discoveries, and bring new concepts to market. The firm prosecuted and litigated many of the fundamental patents of an industrialized America, serving corporations creating the cutting-edge technologies of the day: the telephone, the air-brake, the steam turbine, the automobile, and the radio. Frederick Fish, the firm's founder, was for many years the acknowledged leader of the patent bar of the entire country at a time when patents were more important than they had ever been. Today, the firm continues to represent great innovators working in cutting-edge technologies. In fact, Fish represents 11 of the top 25 World's Most Innovative Companies, as identified in a Spring 2007 Business Week survey.

About Our Partner(s)

Defense Tech Analysts

About Defense Technology Analysts:

Defense Technology Analysts specializes in moving technologies with Homeland Security and Department of Defense applications from concept to market.

Contact Us

For more info regarding registration or event details, please contact Carey Harrington 619 436 6465 ([email protected]).

For more details about pre-registration, contact Tech Support.