Trade Dress Rights in the Arsenal of Weapons for Protecting Products and Packaging Against Competition

Please invite your Marketing and Product Design groups to attend.

Date: March 11, 2009

Time: 12:30 PM Eastern

Duration: 1.0 hour

Cost to Participate:

In house counsel – No chargeRSVP to to obtain toll free dial in number

APLF Member Attorneys – No chargeRSVP to to obtain toll free dial in number

Other practicing attorneys – $500 per phone line in to participate [REGISTER HERE]

If your IP boutique law firm would like membership information and the opportunity to attend this Roundtable presentation free of charge, please contact, Paul Kuttner, APLF Administrative Director, (

If you are applying for CLE Credit, application cost applies (See below)

Outline of Talk:

The presentation will discuss the availability of trade dress protection on different subject matters and the requirements for protection. The presentation will include photographic examples from personal experience and case law of trade dress found to be protectable and infringed or not infringed.

The Presenter:

Hal Reick

Hal Reick, a partner with Price, Heneveld, Cooper, DeWitt & Litton, LLP (
Hal has 25 years experience counseling clients on how to protect trade dress as well as avoid trade dress infringement. He has extensively counseled several clients in the store brand over-the-counter, and health & beauty aid areas. Defining and protecting product designs, including the Herman Miller Eames® chair and ottoman, are additional areas of his expertise. He served as a panelist at a PLMA conference in Washington, DC.

Presentation Support Material:

Will be distributed to attendees before the meeting.

Optional CLE And All Required Forms:

If you would like to receive one CLE credit, please tell us the state for which you are requesting credit. Also, please send a check to S. Freedman and Company, Inc. at The Dorchester, Suite 206, 226 West Rittenhouse Square, Philadelphia, PA 19103. The amount of the check is $75 per attorney per credit ($65 for attorneys with APLF member firms.)

All CLE Inquiries

Susan R. Freedman, President
S. Freedman and Company, Inc.
The Dorchester Suite 206
226 West Rittenhouse Square
Philadelphia, PA 19103
Tel: 215-985-0257
Fax: 215-790-9020

State approvals are pending.

You are not required to apply for CLE Credit to attend this presentation


You will have the opportunity to ask questions during the presentation.

We have a fixed number of lines available.

Our Roundtable discussions are a free service to in—house counsel involved in IP matters that want to receive very timely and accurate summary information on business—relevant patent law matters, and APLF member firm attorneys only.