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September 22, 2010

Norris McLaughlin & Marcus, P.A.
721 Route 202-206
P.O. Box 5933
Bridgewater, NJ 08807-5933
Contact: Edward C. Miller, Jr.
Chief Marketing Officer
(908) 722-0700 x4224
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Jeanne Hamburg to Serve as INTA Faculty Member for Trademark Basics Course

New York, NY (September 22, 2010) – Jeanne M. Hamburg, a Member of Norris McLaughlin & Marcus, P.A., will participate in the International Trademark Association’s (“INTA’s”) U.S. Trademark Basics Crash Course Program, as a faculty member. The program will be held on Friday, October 22, 2010, from 9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., at INTA’s offices, 655 Third Avenue, 10th Floor, New York, NY.

The program is for new attorneys, individuals new to trademark law and anyone who wants a refresher course on U.S. trademark basics. Hamburg’s topic will be “Policing and Enforcing Trademarks.” She will discuss trademark policing strategies, including effective use of watch services, Internet searching, monitoring and private investigators. She will also cover the pros and cons of federal litigation, state litigation, Uniform Domain Name Recovery Proceedings (“UDRP”) and Trademark Trial and Appeal Board (“TTAB”) proceedings. Other topics to be addressed will be “Trademark Fundamentals,” “Searching, Clearing and Registering Trademarks,” and “Counseling and Transactional Issues.” The course will also be videotaped and segments will be included in the new U.S. Trademark Basics program that will be offered by INTA on-line as a computer based program in 2011. For more information or to register for the program, visit www.inta.org.

INTA is a not-for-profit membership association of more than 5,900 trademark owners and professionals, from more than 190 countries, dedicated to the support and advancement of trademarks and related intellectual property as elements of fair and effective national and international commerce. The Association was founded in 1878 by 17 merchants and manufacturers who saw a need for an organization “to protect and promote the rights of trademark owners, to secure useful legislation and to give aid and encouragement to all efforts for the advancement and observance of trademark rights.” After 130 years, INTA continues its mission to represent the trademark community, shape public policy and advance professional knowledge and development.

Hamburg has expertise in all aspects of trademark and copyright law, both in litigation and in the transactional area. Resident in the firm’s New York City office, she assists clients in a broad range of industries with their IP needs. In 2009 and in 2010, Jeanne was recognized as a New York Super Lawyer® for Intellectual Property and Intellectual Property Litigation. Only five percent of New York lawyers are given this honor.

Hamburg earned her J.D. from Columbia University School of Law in 1990, where she was a member and editor of the Columbia Law Review, and her B.A., magna cum laude, in English from Wellesley College in 1987.


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