MPA October Intellectual Property Sectional

  • October 06, 2020
  • 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
  • Remote Only


Registration is closed

Topic:  Anticounterfeiting Strategies and Trends

Counterfeiting costs businesses billions of dollars each year and the number is rising. Knockoff products can steal sales, create downward pressure on prices, erode profit margins and damage your reputation and goodwill. Courtney and Grant will discuss prevention and enforcement strategies to help protect your brand against counterfeiters and intellectual property pirates.

Speakers: Grant Fairbairn and Courtney Thompson

Grant Fairbairn is an experienced litigator and Chair of Fredrikson & Byron’s Intellectual Property Litigation Group. He specializes in patent, licensing and trade secret litigation, using his experience to advise clients on ways to maximize the value of their intellectual property assets or defend against attacks from other companies.

Courtney Thompson is an attorney at Fredrikson & Byron. She provides great value, efficiency and service to her clients, focusing her practice at the intersection of business transactions and intellectual property protection. She regularly provides strategic advice and brand management services to her clients while protecting and enforcing intellectual property assets domestically and internationally. She has particular expertise with trademark, copyright, anti-counterfeiting, licensing, advertising, marketing and commercial agreements.

CLE Credit is being applied for this session.

Please RSVP by October 5th, 2020

Member Cost: Free

Non-Member Cost: $15

Remote attendance is available.

Please contact Brenda Myrfield at with any questions.

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