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October 15, 2016 Vol. 71 No. 18 Back to Bulletin Main Page

Association’s 2016 Volunteer Service Awards Announced

INTA’s Volunteer Service Awards recognize those who provide exemplary volunteer service to the Association and to the broader public during a specific year. Subcommittee chairs, committee members, and non-committee volunteers, such as speakers at INTA education programs and authors of INTA publications, are eligible for Volunteer Service Awards. Nominees must have shown exemplary volunteer service above and beyond their regular activities in the Association since the 2015 Leadership Meeting.

This year’s winners are as follows:

Advancement of Trademark Law
Alan Adcock, Tilleke & Gibbins (Thailand)
Bartosz Krakowiak, Polservice Patent and Trademark Attorneys Office (Poland)

Advancement of Committee or Subcommittee Objectives
Alison Hayman, Cassels, Brock & Blackwell LLP (Canada)
Jan Gerd Mietzel, Rolim, Mietzel, Wohlnick & Calheiros LLP (Germany)

Advancement of the Association
Lorenzo Litta, Societa' Italiana Brevetti (Italy)

Pro Bono Services Provided by Individuals
Susan Crane, Wyndham Worldwide Corporation (United States)

Pro Bono Services Provided by Organizations

Koury Lopes Advogados, (Brazil)

The President’s and Volunteer Service Awards will be presented on Tuesday, November 15, by INTA President
Ronald van Tuijl at this year’s Leadership Meeting in Hollywood, Florida. Complete coverage of the awards presentation and details on the award winners will appear in the December 15 INTA Bulletin.

Although every effort has been made to verify the accuracy of items in the INTA Bulletin, readers are urged to check independently on matters of specific concern or interest.

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