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The Geographical Names Conference: Protecting and Enforcing Geographic Names, GIs, Trademarks and Domain Names

INTA’s 2015 Geographical Names Conference!

December 10-11, 2015
Rome, Italy

Geographic indications are a central topic of debate in current international trade agreement talks and Europe is facing important policy choices on how to protect the names of products that have a link with a specific geographic place.

Join experts from around the world including representatives from the European Commission, Hungarian IP Office, Mexican Institute of Industrial Property, WIPO and WTO to gain insight into the economic benefits of Geographic indicators as well as brand owners strategies and potential benefits of association with a PGI or PDO. 

Attendance Justification (.pdf)

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Watch out for INTA’s new Online Member Resource launching at “The Geographical Names Conference” – on December 10, 2015!

INTA is launching a new online searchable publication on Geographical Indications, Certification Marks and Collective Marks.

This new resource is aimed at assisting attorneys in determining how geographical indications, certification marks, and collective marks are protected in select jurisdictions, whether under sui generis laws or other types of law.

All INTA Member Resources are available exclusively to employees of INTA member organizations, at no additional cost.

Take advantage of your INTA Membership benefits and access Member Resources today!