Susan Neuberger Weller, a Member of the Intellectual Property Practice of Mintz, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C., is speaking at the 2016 World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) Summer School presented by the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) Global Intellectual Property Academy. The event is being held on from August 1-12 at the USPTO offices in Alexandria, VA. Ms. Weller has managed the firm’s Trademark practice for more than 10 years.
The program will focus on designs and the interface with other intellectual property rights (IPRs). Ms. Weller will discuss the intellectual property implications of textile designs and design patents in her session on August 8.
For more than 25 years, her practice has involved all aspects of intellectual property and related corporate business transactions, with a particular emphasis on domestic and international trademark and copyright searching, prosecution, enforcement, counseling, and litigation. She specializes in trademark, copyright, domain name, trade dress, and related areas of Internet, e-commerce, unfair competition, customs, and advertising law. Ms. Weller works with IP firms worldwide in protecting and enforcing her clients’ IP rights.
The World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) Summer School program provides an opportunity for senior students and young professionals to acquire deeper knowledge of each domain of intellectual property (IP) and of the role and functions of WIPO. The summer school consists of lectures, case studies, simulation exercises and group discussions on selected IP topics, with an orientation towards the interface between IP and other disciplines.