Policy and Advocacy
Policy and Advocacy
Testimony and Submissions


Significant INTA testimony and submissions to governments and other organizations, grouped by year.

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 INTA's Suggestions on Opposition Proceedings at the Indian Trademarks Registry
From: The Trademark Office Practices 2014-2016 India Subcommittee
Date: October 2015

 INTA's Comments on India's Draft Trade Marks (Amendment) Rules
From: Prepared and submitted by a special task constituted by INTA’s Trademark Office Practices India Subcommittee
Date: December 28, 2015
Annex A
Annex B

 INTA Comments on Preliminary Issue Report on New gTLD Subsequent Procedures
From: INTA
To: Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN)
Date: October 30, 2015

 INTA Comments on EU Observatory Work Programme 2016
From: INTA
To: Office for the Harmonization of the Internal Market
Date: October 27, 2015

 INTA Comments on Notice of Trademark Public Advisory Committee Public Hearing On the Proposed Trademark Fee Schedule
From: INTA
Date: October 20, 2015

 INTA Comments on The Request For Public Comment Regarding The Third Joint Strategic Plan For Intellectual Property Enforcement
From: INTA
To: Office of the Intellectual Property Enforcement Coordinator (IPEC)
Date: October 15, 2015

 INTA Comments on Draft Recommendations of the 2015 Names Policy Panel
From: INTA
To: auDA
Date: September 30, 2015


 INTA Comments on Cross Community Working Group on Enhancing ICANN Accountability 2nd Draft Report
From: INTA
To: Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN)
Date: September 12, 2015

 INTA Comments on Proposed ICANN Bylaws Amendments – GNSO Policy & Implementation Recommendations
From: INTA
To: Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN)
Date: September 12, 2015

 INTA Comments on IANA Stewardship Transition Proposal
From: INTA
To: IANA Stewardship Coordination Group
Date: September 8, 2015

 INTA Comments on Next-Generation gTLD Registration Directory Services to Replace Whois Preliminary Issue Report
From: INTA
To: Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN)
Date: September 7, 2015



 INTA Comments on the Plain Packaging of Tobacco Products in Singapore
From: INTA
To: Ministry of Law of Singapore
Date: September 6, 2015

 INTA OHIM Subcommittee Comments on OHIM WP1 Guidelines Draft Amendments
From: INTA OHIM Subcommittee
Date: September, 2015

  INTA Submission on the National Intellectual Property Strategy for Chile
From: INTA
To: The Instituto Nacional de la Propiedad Industrial (INAPI)
Date: July 17, 2015

 INTA Comments on Privacy Proxy Services Accreditation Issues – Initial Report
From: INTA
To: Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN)
Date: July 7, 2015

 INTA Comments on the Draft Certification Mark Regulations
From: INTA
To: The Intellectual Property Office of Cambodia
Date: June 18, 2015

 INTA Comments on Legislative Proposals to Strengthen Tobacco Control
From: INTA
To: The Honk Kong Panel on Health Services
Date: June 15, 2015

 INTA Comments on the South Africa Protection, Promotion, Development and Management of Indigenous Knowledge Systems Bill 2014
From: INTA
To: Ms. Shumi Pango, Director-General, Department of Science and Technology
Date: May 14, 2015

INTA Testimony before the U.S. Congressional Hearing “Stakeholders Perspectives on the Operation of the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN)”
From: INTA
To: Subcommittee on Courts, Intellectual Property and the Internet, Committee on the Judiciary, U.S. House of Representatives
Date: May 13, 2015

INTA Opening Statement and Comments to the Diplomatic Conference for the Adoption of a New Act of the Lisbon Agreement on Appellations of Origin and Their International Registration
From: INTA
Date: May 11, 2015

INTA Comments on IP Australia's Proposals to Streamline IP Processes and Support Small Business
From: INTA
To: IP Australia
Date: April 7, 2015

INTA Comments on Proposed Application of the Protocol Relating to the Madrid Agreement Concerning the International Registration of Marks to Hong Kong SAR
From: INTA
To: The Hong Kong Special Administrative Region
Date: February 2015

Comments on India's Draft National IPR Policy
From: INTA

To: Department of Industrial Policy &Promotion - IPR Think Tank
Date: January 29, 2015