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Join the International Trademark Association for the 136th Annual Meeting in Hong Kong–the trademark industry’s premier event of the year.

INTA’s inaugural Annual Meeting in Asia will feature five days of international trademark and intellectual property education sessions led by the most acclaimed IP professionals in the world providing critical insights into protecting your marks and advancing your brands. The program will feature a special Focus on Asia track – eight sessions focused on hot topics and substantive case law updates in Asia, preparing you to do business in the region and beyond. Attendees will also enjoy countless opportunities to network with in-house and outside counsel, trademark professionals, government officials and IP service providers from around the world.

The Annual Meeting has made its mark as the largest and most dynamic trademark event in the world, and INTA looks forward to bringing this unique experience—which will boast more than 8,500 attendees from over 140 countries—to its growing membership and partners in Asia. Register today to take advantage of educational programming, networking and relationship building opportunities, as well as an Exhibition Hall filled with more than 100 organizations, all in one location!

  • Take advantage of Hong Kong’s proximity to key Asian markets by visiting current clients and introducing yourself to new ones.
  • Build and expand your professional network.
  • Learn best practices from the largest group of expert trademark professionals.
  • Earn CLE credits and CPD points while learning about key IP issues across all geographic regions and industries.
  • Boost your reputation as a truly global organization by participating in the key trademark event of the year.
  • Hear how your colleagues are shaping trademark policy worldwide.
  • Meet with IP Office representatives from all over the world to learn more about their services and hear about updates to their respective systems.
  • In-house practitioners and law firm attorneys involved in trademarks and intellectual property.
  • Trademark owners and agents.
  • Trademark administrators, managers and paralegals.
  • Trademark protection service providers.
  • Professors teaching and students studying intellectual property.
  • Brand owners and marketing professionals.
  • Government officials from around the world.
  • Representatives from worldwide, regional and national IP Offices.
  • Associations focused on intellectual property.

2014 may be the first time INTA is bringing its Annual Meeting to Asia, but it’s not the first time the Association has worked in the region.  Recent INTA activities in Asia-Pacific include:

  • Engaging with high-level Chinese government officials during annual delegations of Officers and Board members.
  • Supporting substantial increases in statutory damages as well as other provisions throughout the multiyear legislative process that culminated in 2013 in China’s new Trademark Law.
  • Signing Memoranda of Understanding with China SAIC and China Customs that provides on going access to top-level Chinese officials.
  • Meeting with trademark offices and other officials in Indonesia, Japan, Korea, Myanmar, Philippines, Singapore, Vietnam, and at the ASEAN Secretariat.
  • Celebrating the tenth anniversary of the Association’s representative office in Shanghai.
  • Hosting the Anticounterfeiting Conference in Hong Kong in 2010 and the Trademark Regatta—Asia Pacific Conference in Australia in 2008.
  • Filing amicus briefs before courts in Australia, India and Indonesia.  In 2013, INTA filed its first-ever amicus brief before the Supreme Court of India, arguing that the principle of trademark exhaustion should apply only nationally with respect to parallel imports.
  • Submitting comments on Australia’s raising the Bar Bill, Japan’s Trademark Law revisions, Myanmar’s first-ever trademark legislation, and Thailand’s Trademark law revisions.
  • Being the first IP organization ever to meet with the Myanmar government.
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Important Information
Category
Early Bird
Member
$995
Non-Member
$1,525
Membership and Meeting Package
$1,650
 
Friday, April 4
Mid-April
Download the INTA app and make your schedule.
Friday, May 2
Last Day to register for the meeting online, reserve a hotel room or request a refund.
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