Thank you This live web event has ended. Thank you for attending. Contributors Peter Sloane Peter Sloane is Chair of the Trademark and Copyright Practice Group at Leason Ellis, an intellectual property law firm in White Plains, New York. He is an active member of the trademark community and currently serves as Chair of the Law Firm Committee of the International Trademark Association. He is also a member of INTA’s IP Law Firm of the Future Think Tank. Eric Proudfoot Supervisory Special Agent Proudfoot has been with the FBI for over 12 years. In that time, he has investigated cybercrime, counterintelligence, and intellectual property rights crimes. SSA Proudfoot is presently assigned to FBI headquarters, on detail to the National Intellectual Property Rights Coordination Center in Crystal City, VA. Kevin McPherson Kevin McPherson is the Sr. Director of Brand Protection, Corporate Counsel for Otter Products, LLC. In this role, he is responsible for its Global Anti-Counterfeiting Program, focusing on the protection of the OTTERBOX and LIFEPROOF branded family of products, its Authorized Reseller Program, and its Minimum Advertised Price (MAP) Policy. Brian Weinhaus Brian Weinhaus is a Unit Chief with the Homeland Security Investigations (HSI) led National Intellectual Property Rights Coordination Center (IPRC). Brian has 25 years of law enforcement experience with four law enforcement agencies. Brian arrived at the IPRC in February 2020 from his most recent tour as a group supervisor for the HSI Detroit field office. Brian now oversees all the national intellectual property (IP) investigative operations which concentrate on sectors such as automotive, pharmaceuticals, health and beauty products, consumer electronics, clothing and sports merchandise, digital piracy, tobacco, and government and DOD supply chain security. Brian Stanton, Ph. D Brian R. Stanton, Ph.D. trained as a molecular geneticist specializing in cancer research. After post graduate work utilizing embryonic stem cell technology to study animal development, he joined the US Patent and Trademark Office where he spent 12 years working in biopharmaceutical patenting.Brian’s accomplishments at the USPTO include coauthorship of the patent examining guidelines for compliance with the utility and written description requirements of Title 35 and spearheading global studies on patent examination standards for genes and pharmaceuticals. Terry Clark For almost 30 years, Terry Clark has counseled technology companies on intellectual property related matters including patent portfolio development, strategic planning and IP protection through litigation and alternative dispute resolution (ADR) before various national and international forums, including various district courts, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit, the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO), including the Patent Trial and Appeals Board (PTAB), and the U.S. International Trade Commission (USITC). He has helped clients enforce their rights across an array of high technologies, including chemical, pharmaceutical, semiconductors, computer-related technologies, textiles, power tools, automotive and consumer electronics.