Thank you This live web event has ended. Thank you for attending. Contributors Robert Lichter Rob practices intellectual property law at Lando & Anastasi, LLP, where he focuses on patent law with a particular interest in design patent prosecution. Rob develops strategic intellectual property portfolios, working closely with clients in consumer products, medical devices, and other sectors. Rob was previously a patent examiner at the United States Patent and Trademark Office. In addition to his current practice, he has organized legal education opportunities related to design patents, trade dress, copyright, and related intellectual property law topics. He is a member of the American Intellectual Property Law Association (AIPLA), the Industrial Designers Society of America (IDSA), the BostonPatent Law Association (BPLA), and other local organizations. Darran Cahr Darren Cahr is a partner in the Chicago office of Faegre Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP. For 27 years Darren has helped clients develop and defend their most critical intangible rights, providing daily counsel on brand strategy, marketing law, design rights, and the legal implications of new technology. Darren litigates and tries cases before courts around the nation, is a widely published author on topics of law, technology, and popular culture, a science fiction novelist, and a perpetually struggling musician. He can be found on twitter @legallysocial. Sarah Schneider Sarah is a shareholder in the trademark and copyright practice group of Sheridan Ross who works with clients concerning all aspects of trademark and copyright matters, including advertising, media, and technology law. Sarah’s practice encompasses searching, clearing, filing and prosecuting domestic trademarks; maintaining, policing and defending trademark registrations and assisting clients in creating international trademark portfolios. Sarah works with clients to develop global filing strategies that include direct foreign and Madrid Protocol filings as well as working with foreign trademark professionals to record trademark transfers and to file and defend trademark oppositions and cancellations. Sarah also has experience in trademark and copyright litigation.