Speaking Engagement Recap
September 15, 2022
3M’s Battle Against N95 Respirator Fraud During the COVID-19 Pandemic
Washington Legal Foundation
Faegre Drinker partner John Ursu will present on “3M’s Battle Against N95 Respirator Fraud During the COVID-19 Pandemic” – along with William Childs, director and assistant general counsel for litigation at 3M – as part of Washington Legal Foundation’s “Taking the Initiative on IP Protection” webinar series. The presentation features the work of John and William, who devised and executed a unique litigation strategy to protect 3M’s trademark from fraudulent N95 respirator sales. The panelists will detail their strategy and its successes, explain how the legal actions fit into 3M’s broader plan to curb COVID-19 pandemic profiteering, and offer lessons learned on both proactive protection of intellectual property rights and litigating during a crisis.