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Alan C. Drewsen

Alan C. Drewsen joined INTA on September 1, 1998, and has overseen the significant expansion of the Association, including the establishment of offices in Brussels, Shanghai and Washington, D.C. to complement the headquarters office in New York City.

Mr. Drewsen is an attorney admitted to practice in New York. Prior to joining INTA, he was in private practice, specializing in antitrust and health care law and served as the Senior Vice President and General Counsel of Empire Blue Cross and Blue Shield.

Mr. Drewsen earned his B.A. degree from Denison University in 1968 and his J.D. degree from the Yale Law School in 1973.  During the two years between college and law school, he served in the United States Army.

Mr. Drewsen is a frequent speaker and commentator on legal issues involving trademarks and intellectual property and on governance and other management issues affecting not-for-profit organizations. In 2012, Mr. Drewsen was elected to the Intellectual Property Hall of Fame and received a Lifetime Achievement Award from World Trademark Review. In 2013, he received a Lifetime Achievement Award from Managing IP and was also honored by the McCarthy Institute.