Ken Taylor, founder and CEO of Marksmen, speaks to largest gathering in history of the Alabama State Bar Intellectiual Property Section

Glendale, CA, May 7, 2008 –  Ken Taylor, founder and CEO of Marksmen, an international IP protection and investigative firm, was the guest speaker at the CLE luncheon for the Alabama State Bar Intellectual Property Section. Balch & Bingham LLP hosted the luncheon on best practices for IP investigations.

Mr. Taylor spoke on the ethical concerns related to pretext investigations and presented relevant case law and best practice tips.

All members of the Alabama IP Section were invited and over 50 attended (including Judge J. Scott Vowell, Chief Judge of the Tenth Judicial Circuit), making it the best attended such event in the Alabama IP Section’s 10-year history.

About Marksmen
Founded in 1998, Marksmen is a world leader in IP protection services, including trademark clearance and enforcement investigations, determining business method patents and processes, establishing and locating prior art, due diligence, worldwide on-ground investigations, litigation support and Internet related infringements. Additionally, Marksmen negotiates for the purchase or sale of IP rights internationally and monitors the Internet for both Web content and domain name registrations.

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