James Slattery has been actively engaged in the intellectual property field since 1970. He specializes in international intellectual property law and has assisted the World Intellectual Property Organization (“WIPO”), the Swedish Patent Office, the U.S. Patent Office and the Japanese Patent Office with many training programs. In 2000, WIPO awarded Mr. Slattery a special award to honor him for his work with the World Wide Academy Advisory Board, which is in charge of ongoing training programs regarding International Patent, Trademark and Copyright treaties administered by WIPO. Mr. Slattery has been the President/Chairman of a number of intellectual property organizations. He has also participated in patent, trademark and copyright litigations before Federal and State Courts and has lectured on U.S. and Patent law both abroad and in the United States.

Mr. Slattery’s experience also includes:

  • Lecturer, U.S. Patent and Trademark Office, Patent Academy, 1978-2000 and World Intellectual Property Organization, 1985-2006
  • Patent Examiner, U.S. Patent and Trademark Office, 1970-1976
  • Elected Councilman for the City of Falls Church, 1988-1992
  • Franklin Pierce Law Center Advisory Committee for Intellectual Property, 1987-
  • Member, Panel of Arbitrators, American Arbitration Association
  • Member, Panel of Arbitrators, World Intellectual Property Organization
  • Practiced in intellectual property field since 1970, specializing in mechanical and design patents, trademarks, copyrights and litigation

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Speaking Engagements

    Current Speaking Engagements

  • Sep
    30

    BSKB to present at FICPI’s “Connect, Share & Grow” series

    FICPI’s “Connect, Share & Grow” Webinar Series.

    Webinar
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    Previous Speaking Engagements

  • Patent Law Institute 2020: Critical Issues & Best Practices

    PLI 2020: Live Webcast

    April 02 2020
  • New Trademark Developments and Rules in the U.S.P.T.O

    Trademark Day Sweden

    January 23 2020
  • Inter-Collegiate Licensing Association Winter Symposium

    ICLA Winter Symposium

    January 15 2020

Articles

  • July 24, 2020

    Washington, D.C. NFL Team Loses Race to the Trademark Office: Does it Matter?

    by Michael. T Smith | IPWatchDog

    In surveys throughout the Washington, D.C. metro area, three possible replacement names have emerged as favorites among the fans: Warriors, Red Wolves, and Redtails. Armed with the knowledge of the name change and the relative popularity of the possible replacement names, two enterprising individuals have applied to obtain a federal trademark registration for the marks WARRIORS, WASHINGTON RED WOLVES, and WASHINGTON REDTAILS, respectively. Neither applicant appears to be connected to the owners of the Washington D.C. professional football team.

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  • July 10, 2020

    Could good intentions lead to future danger?

    by MaryAnne Armstrong, Ph.D. | LSIPR

    MaryAnne Armstrong, Ph.D. discusses the potential risks to IP rights with open-access to technology, medicines and devices in the fight against COVID-19 in the latest issue of LSIPR.

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