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Programs and Events
Trademark Scholarship Symposium


INTA’s eleventh annual Trademark Scholarship Symposium will take place on Tuesday, April 28, 2020 during the Annual Meeting in Singapore. 

As part of Academic Series, the Symposium offers academics from around the world the chance to participate in small group discussions of scholarly works-in-progress in the field of trademarks and related rights.

In a workshop setting, each selected scholar will present his or her project, receive comments and have the opportunity to engage in a dialogue with other scholars and accomplished practitioners.
Selected candidates are expected to pay for their Annual Meeting registration. 

Important Date:

December 13, 2019: On or before this date, interested academic scholars or practitioners should send an abstract of no more than 300 words describing a current scholarship project in the field of trademark or unfair competition law. Abstracts should be submitted via the online submission system. 

The Symposium is organized by the INTA Trademark Scholarship Symposium Project Team:

    Ed Timberlake, co-Chair of the Trademark Scholarship Symposium, Timberlake Law
    Jeff Van Hoosear, co-Chair of the Trademark Scholarship Symposium, Knobbe, Martens, Olson & Bear LLP
    Juan Felipe Acosta, OlarteMoure
    Barbarita Guzman, Antequera Parilli & Rodriguez
    Dickerson Downing, Law Offices of Dickerson M Downing
    Katrina Hull, Michael Best & Friedrich LLP
    Merve Tuncer, ISTANBUL PATENT A.S.
    Giulio Martellini, Chair of the Academic Committee, IP|Skill
    Eric Moran, Vice Chair of the Academic Committee, McDonnell Boehnen Hulbert & Berghoff LLP