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William Maguire stays active, writing articles and speaking in the local community.
Here are a few highlights:


May 2-6, 2015:

William E. Maguire attended the annual meeting of the International Trademark Association (INTA) held in San Diego, Calif., held at the San Diego Convention Center, where he attended lectures on trademark law, and met with foreign trademark counsel and colleagues.

April 14, 2015:

William E. Maguire attended the all day continuing legal education seminar entitled, "The Trademark Offices Comes To California", sponsored by the State Bar of California, Intellectual Property Section, and held at Hyatt Regency Century Plaza Hotel, in Century City, California.

June 12, 2014:

William E. Maguire attended the all day continuing legal education seminar entitled, "Intellectual Property and the Internet", sponsored by the State Bar of California, and held at the Luxe Hotel in Brentwood, Calif.

May 11 - 14, 2014:

William E. Maguire attend the annual meeting of the International Trademark Association (INTA) held in Hong Kong, where he attended lectures on trademark law, met with foreign trademark counsel and client's. The following link to our blog features some of the highlights of this trip: trademarkesq.blogspot.com/2014/05/inta-hong-kong-2014-aka-inta2014.html

April 25, 2014:

William E. Maguire attended an all day seminar entitled, "Privacy and Security", hosted by and held at UCLA Law School.

January 23, 2014:

William E. Maguire attended a continuing legal seminar entitled, "Mobile App Development for Business and Legal Affairs", hosted by and held at the Beverly Hills Bar Association.

May 5 - 8, 2013:

William E. Maguire attended the annual meeting of the International Trademark Association, held in Dallas, TX, where he attended lectures on trademark law and met with foreign trademark counsel.

April 16, 2013:

William E. Maguire attended the all day continuing legal education seminar entitled, "The Trademark Office Comes To California", sponsored by the State Bar of Calif., and held at the Marriott Hotel at LAX.

 

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February 28, 2013:

William E. Maguire attended an all day continuing legal education seminar entitled, "Trademark Law And It's Challenges 2013", sponsored by the University of San Francisco Law School and the McCarthy Institute of Intellectual Property and Technology Law, hosted by the Fox Entertainment Group, and held at 20th Century Fox Studios in Century City, Calif.

November 1, 2012:

William E. Maguire relocated his office to:

520 Broadway, Suite 350, Santa Monica, CA 90401

Walking Dead Game at Comic-Con 2012 - Law Offices of William E. Maguire, Specializing In Trademark and Copyright Law, TrademarkEsq, TMEsq July 12, 2012:
William E. Maguire attended the San Diego Comic-Con, as pictured, where he met with colleagues, attended the Malibu Comics Retrospective Panel, got to test the forthcoming "first person shooter" video game based on the graphic novel and hit tv series, "The Walking Dead" where he made it to Level 3 before being overrun by a pack of zombies.
Comic-Con 2012 - Law Offices of William E. Maguire, Specializing In Trademark and Copyright Law, TrademarkEsq, TMEsq
June 12, 2012:
William E. Maguire completed another year serving as a volunteer tutor at the Neighborhood Youth Assn., receiving a Certificate of Appreciation.
Neighborhood Youth Assn., receiving a Certificate of Appreciation - Law Offices of William E. Maguire, Specializing In Trademark and Copyright Law, TrademarkEsq, TMEsq
United States Supreme Court - Law Offices of William E. Maguire, Specializing In Trademark and Copyright Law, TrademarkEsq, TMEsq May 6 - 9, 2012:
William E. Maguire attended the Annual Meeting of the International Trademark Assn., held in Wash. D.C., where he met with colleagues, attended educational seminars and got a chance to visit the U.S. Supreme Court, as pictured.
Fisherman's Wharf - Law Offices of William E. Maguire, Specializing In Trademark and Copyright Law, TrademarkEsq, TMEsq May 15 - 18, 2011:
William Maguire attended the 133rd Annual Meeting of the International Trademark Association (INTA), held in San Francisco, CA, where he attended lectures on trademark law and met with foreign trademark counsel.
Golden Gate Bridge - Law Offices of William E. Maguire, Specializing In Trademark and Copyright Law, TrademarkEsq, TMEsq

The Trademark Office Comes to California at The Beverly Hills Hotel - Law Offices of William E. Maguire, Specializing In Trademark and Copyright Law, TrademarkEsq, TMEsq

April 11, 2011:
William Maguire attended the all day continuing legal education seminar entitled, "The Trademark Office Comes to California", sponsored by the State Bar of California, at the Beverly Hills Hotel.

THIS CD IS FOR RESALE! - Law Offices of William E. Maguire, Specializing In Trademark and Copyright Law, TrademarkEsq, TMEsq

January 20, 2011:
William Maguire published an article entitled, THIS CD IS FOR RESALE!, in the Los Angeles Daily Journal discussing the "first sale" doctrine of the U.S. Copyright Statute.

December 9, 2010:
William Maguire published an article entitled, "NAKED LICENSING: The Smell of Fear", in the Los Angeles Daily Journal discussing the risks associated with trademark licensing agreements that do not provide for inspection rights, quality review, etc.
Comic-Con 2010 - Law Offices of William E. Maguire, Specializing In Trademark and Copyright Law, TrademarkEsq, TMEsq


August 5, 2010:
William Maguire published an article entitled, "A Primer on the Selection And Clearance of Trademarks", in the Los Angeles Daily Journal.
Comic-Con 2010 - Law Offices of William E. Maguire, Specializing In Trademark and Copyright Law, TrademarkEsq, TMEsq

July 22 - 25, 2010:
William Maguire attended the annual San Diego Comic-Con where he met with clients and colleagues in the comic book business and related entertainment industry.
2010 Raw Art Show - Law Offices of William E. Maguire, Specializing In Trademark and Copyright Law, TrademarkEsq, TMEsq


July 15, 2010:
William Maguire attended the 2010 RAW Art Show at the Shorebreak Hotel in Huntington Beach, California where local artists exhibited photographs, paintings and arts & crafts, including the underwater photography of O.C. based photographer, Sarah Lee.


Certificate of Appreciation for Volunteer Tutoring from Neighborhood Youth Association (NYA) - Law Offices of William E. Maguire, Specializing In Trademark and Copyright Law, TrademarkEsq, TMEsq


June 8, 2010:
William E. Maguire received the "Certificate of Appreciation" from the Neighborhood Youth Association for serving as a Volunteer Tutor in the NYA after school program during the 2009 - 2010 school year. This opportunity to be of service in the community is the real deal. Many thanks to our clients for supporting this continuing effort.



Boston, MA, the location for the 132nd Annual Meeting of the International Trademark Association (INTA) - Law Offices of William E. Maguire, Specializing In Trademark and Copyright Law, TrademarkEsq, TMEsq

May 22 - 26, 2010: Will Maguire attended the 132nd Annual Meeting of the International Trademark Association (INTA), held in Boston, MA, where he met with foreign trademark counsel, attended lectures on trademark law and visited Fenway Park, the JFK Museum, and Regina's Pizzeria in the North End... which might just be the best pizza anywhere. He has attended the INTA Annual Meetings since 1993 and has participated and been active on several INTA committees, including the USPTO Practices, Anti-Counterfeiting, and Membership committees.

October 2009: William Maguire began his tenth year as a volunteer tutor at the Neighborhood Youth Association (NYA), in Mar Vista, CA where he tutors middle school and high school students in NYA's after school program for at risk youth.

Comic Con 09 - Law Offices of William E. Maguire, Specializing In Trademark and Copyright Law, TrademarkEsq, TMEsq

July 24 - 26, 2009: William Maguire attended the annual San Diego Comic-Con where he met with clients and colleagues in the comic book business and related entertainment industry.


International Trademark Association 09 - Law Offices of William E. Maguire, Specializing In Trademark and Copyright Law, TrademarkEsq, TMEsq

May 16 - 21, 2009: William Maguire attended the 131st Annual Meeting of the International Trademark Association, held in Seattle, WA. While there he met with foreign trademark counsel, attended lectures on trademark law, discovered TOP POT Doughnuts and visited the headquarters of Starbucks Coffee Company where he sampled freshly brewed coffee and tried the new Starbucks ice cream flavors.

March 6, 2009: William Maguire attended a Continuing Legal Education seminar entitled, "Intellectual Property Issues in Sports" at Loyola Law School in Los Angeles, CA.

February, 2009: William Maguire and LevelPath.org provided four youth swimming scholarships with the Culver City Swim Club, a division of Southern California Aquatics.

August, 2008: William Maguire and LevelPath.org provided a scholarship for an inner city child to attend Summer Camp sponsored by "A Chance For Children Foundation" on the campus of Pepperdine University in Malibu, CA.

May 27, 2008: William Maguire was a guest speaker at the Hollywood Music Institute's music business college where he discussed trademark and copyright protection with respect to music properties.

Musicians Institute sign - Law Offices of William E. Maguire, Specializing In Trademark and Copyright Law, TrademarkEsq, TMEsq

May 15-24, 2008: William Maguire attended the 130th Annual Meeting of the International Trademark Association, held in Berlin, Germany

February 11, 2008: William Maguire was a guest speaker at the UCLA Extension course entitled, "Licensing and Merchandising for Film, TV, and New Media", where he spoke on the subject of "The Legal Side of Licensing: Trademarks & Copyrights."

January 29, 2008: William Maguire attended the SIA '08 SnowSports trade show in Las Vegas, Nevada.

December 7, 2007, 2008: William Maguire authored an article entitled, "Interactive Trademarks 2.0" which was published by the State Bar of California in its solo and small firm magazine, BIG NEWS, Nov./Dec. 2007.

May 24, 2007: William Maguire was a guest speaker at the UCLA Extension Paralegal Certificate Program's "Legal Research" class, where he spoke on the basics of trademark and copyright protection and the legal research thereof.

April 20−May 3, 2007: William Maguire attended the 129th Annual Meeting of the International Trademark Association (INTA), held in Chicago, Illinois.

March 12, 2007: William Maguire was a guest speaker at the UCLA Extension course entitled, "Licensing and Merchandising for Film, TV, and New Media", where he spoke on the subject of "The Legal Side of Licensing: Trademarks & Copyrights."

 


May 2, 2006: William Maguire was a guest speaker at the Hollywood Music Institute's music business college where he discussed trademark and copyright protection with respect to music properties.

May 23, 2005: William Maguire was a guest speaker-panelist at UCLA during a program entitled, "LAW Actually", sponsored by the University's Pre-Law Chapter of the "Phi Alpha Delta" Law Fraternity, and where Mr. Maguire discussed the practice of intellectual property law with students.

May 14-18, 2005: William Maguire attended the 127th Annual Meeting of the International Trademark Association (INTA), which he has attended regularly since 1993. He has also been active on several INTA committees, including the USPTO Practices, Anti-Counterfeiting, and Membership committees.

March 1, 2005: William Maguire was a guest speaker at the UCLA Extension course entitled, "Licensing and Merchandising for Film, TV, and New Media", where he spoke on the subject of "The Legal Side of Licensing: Trademarks & Copyrights."

May 1-5, 2004: William Maguire attended the 126th Annual Meeting of the International Trademark Association (INTA), which he has attended regularly since 1993. He has also been active on several INTA committees, including the USPTO Practices, Anti-Counterfeiting, and Membership committees.

March 31, 2004: William Maguire attended an all day Continuing Legal Education seminar, entitled "The Trademark Office Comes to California", hosted by the State Bar of California Intellectual Property section, at the Four Seasons Hotel in Beverly Hills, California.

March 5, 2004: William Maguire participated as a speaker and led a breakout session focusing on the licensing of Entertainment and Merchandising properties at UCLA at a seminar entitled, "Anatomy of a License Agreement", sponsored by the International Licensing Industry Merchandisers' Assn. (LIMA), Aspen Publishers, and the Los Angeles Intellectual Property Law Assn. (LAIPLA).

February 24, 2004: William Maguire was a guest speaker at the UCLA Extension course entitled, "Licensing and Merchandising for Film, TV, and New Media", where he spoke on the subject of "The Legal Side of Licensing: Trademarks & Copyrights."

February, 2004 - William Maguire and LevelPath.org funded a youth swimming scholarship with the Southern California Aquatics (SCAQ) swim team.

   

February 17, 2004 - William Maguire, as a member of the Santa Monica Chamber of Commerce (SMCC), attended the grand opening of Krispy Kreme donuts at the corner of Euclid St. and Wilshire, along with other members of SMCC, as well as Chamber Chairman Mike Gruning.

January 2004: William Maguire's article entitled, "Super Heroes Need Protection Too!" was published by the Center for Intellectual Property at the John Marshall Law School, Chicago, IL., in its magazine, NEWS SOURCE, Vol. V, No. 1.

William Maguire's article entitled, "Famous Sports Trademarks" was published by the State Bar of California in its magazine, BIG NEWS, Vol. 9, Issue 5.

 

William Maguire and LevelPath.Org funded and sponsored the Spring/Summer 2004 Chess Club at the Neighborhood Youth Association (NYA) in Mar Vista, California.

Nov. 4, 2003: William Maguire was a guest speaker at the Hollywood Music Institute's music business college where he discussed trademark and copyright protection with respect to music properties.

March 7, 2003: The Neighborhood Youth Assn. (NYA) of Mar Vista, CA, recognized William Maguire with its 2003 Community Service Award at its 20th Anniversary celebration held at the Riviera Country Club in Pacific Palisades, CA. Mr. Maguire has volunteered as a tutor and mentor to students at NYA once a week for the past three plus years, working with low income youths from Venice and Mar Vista. He also sponsors the NYA Chess Club and has funded three scholarships for NYA students.

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