Marshall, Gerstein & Borun Attorneys to Present Webinar on “What Pet Product Companies Must Know About Intellectual Property: Protecting Your Competitive Advantage”

October 10, 2013

Marshall, Gerstein & Borun attorneys Thomas J. Ring, special counsel, and Gregory M. Smith, special counsel, will present a webinar entitled "What Pet Product Companies Must Know About Intellectual Property: Protecting Your Competitive Advantage" on Thursday, October 10, 2013 at 1:00 p.m. CST. The webinar is part of the American Pet Products Association (APPA)’s Global Opportunities Education Series.

The attorneys will discuss today’s global marketplace and the complex legal issues in patents, trade secrets, branding, trademark and copyright clearance, and other issues that are critical to protecting the intellectual property and sustainable competitive advantage of businesses. Participants from companies involved in the rapidly increasing and highly competitive pet products market will learn about the intellectual property issues central to the protection and valuation of their ventures.

Founded in 1958, APPA is the industry’s leading not-for-profit trade association made up of more than 1,000 pet product manufacturers, their representatives, importers and livestock suppliers. Their membership consists of a diverse group representing both large corporations and growing business enterprises worldwide. For more information or to register for the webinar, visit the APPA website.