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  • Europe moves closer to ratifying Marrakesh Treaty

    May 29, 2015

    The EU Council has adopted a decision requesting the Commission to submit a legislative proposal for the ratification of the Marrakesh Treaty by the EU

  • .Sucks registry unconcerned with criticisms

    May 14, 2015

    Vox Populi, the company behind the .sucks gTLD, told Managing IP that they wanted to start a conversation and indeed they’ve done that, this time at the United States Congress

  • San Diego Annual Meeting breaks records

    May 06, 2015

    The number of trademark professionals registered to attend this year’s Annual Meeting in San Diego topped 9,915 at 5pm yesterday, making it the largest INTA Annual Meeting to date.

  • Meet Twitter’s first trademark counsel

    May 05, 2015

    California-based Twitter faces unique trademark challenges in its role as an online social network. Stephen Coates explains his role as the company’s first trademark counsel.

  • Don’t be afraid of ICANN's Intellectual Property Constituency

    May 05, 2015

    If you would like to join ICANN’s nearly 400-member Intellectual Property Constituency but are concerned that it might be too technical or that you will be overwhelmed by material then Gregory Shatan of Abelman, Frayne & Schwab, President of the IPC is keen to reassure you.

  • Unreal accelerates counterfeiting awareness campaign

    May 05, 2015

    In 2012, INTA launched the Unreal Campaign to raise awareness with teenagers (14-18 years old) about the dangers of counterfeiting and the importance of trademarks.

  • INTA Internet Committee welcomes you

    May 05, 2015

    INTA’s Internet Committee will open its doors to all INTA Annual Meeting registrants during an unprecedented open full committee meeting today from 4:00 pm to 5:30 pm in Room 25AB. The meeting is designed to engage all members who are interested in Internet issues, but may not know where to start.

  • Trademarks in the new mobile world

    May 05, 2015

    The mobile revolution has played a big role in internationalizing trademark practice. Peter Leung asks: what can you do to help your clients adapt to this new world?

  • Fair use in a digital age

    May 05, 2015

    The concept of fair use is not a new one, but some companies with business models built on the mobile Internet are adopting more relaxed approaches to the use of their marks.

  • INTA Leadership Meeting heads to Panama

    May 05, 2015

    Panama City will host this year’s INTA Leadership Meeting in November, as the Association holds a major event in Latin America for the first time.

  • Trademark issues on the edge

    May 05, 2015

    Stereotypes about academics living in ivory towers were shattered yesterday as law professors considered the practical challenges of branding cannabis products and trademarking sex toys.

  • Interview: Jeremy Kaufman, Fox

    May 05, 2015

    Fox must strike a delicate balance between protecting its IP and not prompting backlashes from fans. Jeremy Kaufman explains the entertainment giant’s trademark strategy.

  • The evolving Indian trademark environment (sponsored discussion)

    May 05, 2015

    Sudeep Chatterjee and Jaya Mandelia of Singh & Singh Lall & Sethi talk about some of the most important court cases and legal developments in India, as well as some best practices for enforcement

  • Interview: Danielle Criona, Senior Counsel - IP, Roll Law Group

    May 04, 2015

    Roll Law Group advises Roll Global, which owns many well-known food products. Danielle Criona, Senior Counsel – Intellectual Property, explains some of the trademark issues she faces.

  • Trademark administrators discuss new resources, J Scott Evans’ bacon

    May 04, 2015

    Trademark professionals will have access to new resources to help them keep up to date with the latest developments in law and practice, members of the Trademark Administrators Committee revealed during yesterday’s Trademark Administrators Brunch.

  • Understand the power of brands - INTA Annual Meeting Opening Ceremony

    May 04, 2015

    Annual Meeting Project Team Co-Chairs Joshua Burke of General Mills and Mario Soerensen Garcia of Soerensen Garcia Advogados Associados kicked off Sunday’s Opening Ceremony with the news that the number of registrants as of noon yesterday had reached a record 9,855.

  • Interview: Etienne Sanz de Acedo, CEO of INTA

    May 03, 2015

    Etienne Sanz de Acedo has had a busy year as INTA’s Chief Executive Officer. Ahead of this year’s Annual Meeting, he spoke to James Nurton.

  • Avoiding worldwide licensing pitfalls

    May 03, 2015

    Licensing is becoming a more important tool for exploiting brands worldwide. Peter Leung finds out how to do it successfully.

  • Tackling online infringement in China (sponsored discussion)

    May 03, 2015

    With the explosion of online commerce in China, rights holders have to adapt their enforcement strategies. Celia Y. Li and Aaron D. Hurvitz of Kangxin provide insights on how to tackle this growing challenge

  • INTA expands Washington, D.C. team

    May 03, 2015

    INTA has recently hired two senior staff members in its Washington, D.C. office. Deborah Cohn, formerly Commissioner for Trademarks at the USPTO, has joined as Senior Director of Government Relations while Lori Schulman, most recently General Counsel for the Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development (ASCD), became Senior Director of Internet Policy.

  • Profile: J Scott Evans, INTA President

    May 03, 2015

    Ahead of this year’s Annual Meeting, Michael Loney met J. Scott Evans in New York to discuss brands, bylaws and the Internet.

  • Interview: Jill Abasto, Senior Trademark Counsel, Qualcomm

    May 03, 2015

    San Diego-based semiconductor company Qualcomm receives a lot of attention for its patent activities, but it also has about 3,000 trademark registrations and applications. Senior Legal Counsel Jill Abasto explains its trademark strategy.

  • Protecting online content and domain names in Mexico (sponsored discussion)

    May 02, 2015

    Attorneys from Basham Ringe y Correa explain the issues facing IP rights holders when taking action against potential infringement online.

  • Dealing with piracy and counterfeiting in India (sponsored discussion)

    May 02, 2015

    Pravin Anand and Binny Kalra of Anand and Anand in New Delhi discuss how to approach counterfeiting problems in India and the advantages and disadvantages of criminal and civil enforcement

  • INTA and WIPO to collaborate on dispute resolution

    May 01, 2015

    INTA and the WIPO Arbitration and Mediation Center have entered into a collaboration to facilitate the use of alternative dispute resolution (ADR), in particular mediation. The idea is to harness the special expertise of INTA’s Panel of Trademark Mediators and the international case administration experience of the WIPO Center. Increased use of mediation by parties can reduce the negative impact of disputes in the productive use of trademark rights.

  • Europe’s new IP enforcement tools

    May 01, 2015

    The European Observatory on Infringements of Intellectual Property Rights is developing various tools to help rights owners. James Nurton spoke to Andrea di Carlo, its Deputy Director, to find out more.

  • Ten tips to enhance your INTA Annual Meeting experience

    May 01, 2015

    Annual Meeting planning can be challenging. While five days seems like a long time, before you know it, it’s Wednesday and you’re making your way to the Grand Finale. From first-time attendees to 20-year veterans, this advice for all Annual Meeting registrants, to help you get the most of our time in San Diego.


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