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September 22INTA Attends EUROPOL IP Crime Conference
Chris Van Steenkiste, Cluster Manager Counterfeiting at Europol, presenting at the Europol Intellectual Property Crime Conference on Innovative Strategies for Effective Enforcement. INTA staff members Maysa Razavi and Hadrien Valembois attended the conference on September 19 & 20 and participated in the Stakeholders Advisory Group meeting for the Intellectual Property Crime Coordinated Coalition, which preceded the conference. More information on the event to come in the next INTA Bulletin.
September 19INTA Holds Successful TMAP Meeting in New Orleans
More than 350 attendees joined INTA in New Orleans to participate in the Trademark Administrators and Practitioners Meeting (TMAP). On September 19, attendees participated in sessions on emotional intelligence, career development, and managing a trademark portfolio. At the closing ceremony, Wendell Brunious and Bill Taylor from the Trombone Shorty Foundation discussed the cultural impact of the city’s music. Thank you to everyone that made this such a successful meeting. Keep an eye out for a full report in an upcoming INTA Bulletin.
September 19Registration opens for First Asia-Pacific Moot Court Competition
Inspired by the continued success of INTA’s Moot Court Competitions in the United States, INTA is pleased to announce that registration is now open for the Association's first-ever Asia-Pacific Moot Court Competition in Singapore. This exciting and rewarding competition is for teams of students from law schools outside the United States and will take place on February 24, 2018. To learn more about the competition’s requirements, benefits, and awards, or to register, visit www.inta.org/mootcourtsingapore. Be sure to register today!
September 18INTA’s TMAP Meeting Kicks Off in New Orleans
INTA is excited to welcome nearly 350 attendees to the Trademark Administrators and Practitioners Meeting (TMAP) in New Orleans. On September 17, attendees had the opportunity to participate in a team-building charity event: Bikes for Kids. Today, TMAP Co-Chairs, INTA CEO Etienne Sanz de Acedo, and keynote speaker David Edmond of Liberty’s Kitchen kicked off the events during the Opening Ceremony. Read more about INTA’s TMAP Meeting.
September 14Now Available: INTA Publishes ASEAN Impact Study Results
INTA has released the results of the ASEAN Impact study. The report shows that industries which intensively use trademarks contribute significantly to five major economies in the Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) region. Analysis from The Economic Contribution of Trademark-Intensive Industries in Indonesia, Malaysia, the Philippines, Singapore, and Thailand indicates that trademark-intensive activities generate increased employment across sectors and added contributions to international trade. This study has been released after the conclusion of five press conferences throughout the ASEAN region. Read the complete study today.
September 13INTA Presents ASEAN Impact Study in Malaysia
INTA released the results of the ASEAN Impact study during a press conference in Malaysia on September 13. The report shows that industries which intensively use trademarks contribute significantly to five major economies in the Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) region. Analysis from The Economic Contribution of Trademark-Intensive Industries in Indonesia, Malaysia, the Philippines, Singapore, and Thailand indicates that trademark-intensive activities generate increased employment across sectors and added contributions to international trade. There will be five press conferences in total for this impact study throughout the ASEAN region. The study will become publicly available on September 14.
September 12INTA Presents ASEAN Impact Study in Thailand
INTA released the results of the ASEAN Impact study during a press conference in Thailand on September 12. The report shows that industries which intensively use trademarks contribute significantly to five major economies in the Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) region. Analysis from The Economic Contribution of Trademark-Intensive Industries in Indonesia, Malaysia, the Philippines, Singapore, and Thailand indicates that trademark-intensive activities generate increased employment across sectors and added contributions to international trade. There will be five press conferences in total for this impact study throughout the ASEAN region. The study will become publicly available on September 14.
September 12INTA’s 2017–2018 Saul Lefkowitz Moot Court Competition is Now Open for Registration
Which law school will win this year’s Saul Lefkowitz Moot Court Competition? Your school could be the winner only if it registers by October 13. The Saul Lefkowitz Moot Court Competition encourages students to develop their brief writing and oral advocacy skills in a mock courtroom experience. It is open to student teams from any US law school so long as graduation from that school renders its students eligible for admission to a state bar. INTA members, encourage your alma mater to participate too. Learn more and sign up today at www.inta.org/lefkowitz.
September 12Join INTA in Cartagena for Two Full Days of Education
The changing economic and political landscape in Latin America is impacting brand owners and legal practitioners from around the world. Join us on October 2-3 in Cartagena as we explore these influences from every angle and answer the important business questions facing both start up and established companies operating in the region. Visit www.inta.org/2017Cartagena to learn more and register.
September 12INTA Discusses Enforcement Best Practices at USPTO Workshop
INTA was proud to participate in the USPTO's Regional Workshop on Effective Practices in Border Enforcement of IPR in Bangkok on September 12. Kowit Somwaiya (LawPlus, Ltd.), co-chair of INTA's Global Advisory Council for Asia-Pacific, spoke on a panel focused on how to get governments to take IP enforcement seriously. Stay tuned for a full recap in the INTA Bulletin.
September 12Registration is open for the 2017 European Events: Brand Authenticity Conference and FTZ Workshop
Join us in Berlin, Germany for the Brand Authenticity Conference on November 30 and December 1, 2017, as we answer the question of “How Sustainability, Corporate Social Responsibility and Integrity Impact Your Bottom Line?” This conference is preceded by the Free Trade Zones: Commerce vs. Counterfeits Workshop on November 29 also at the Ritz-Carlton Hotel, Berlin. Learn more.
September 7Last Chance to Register for INTA’s TMAP Meeting
Join 300+ trademark and brand protection professionals in New Orleans on September 17-19 for three days of education, networking, inspiration, and empowerment. This year’s speaker line-up consists of 28 distinguished panelists from industry, private practice, and government. Learn more and register today.
September 7Help INTA Grow its Educational Awareness Initiative for Students
The Unreal Campaign is INTA’s consumer awareness initiative designed to educate students (ages 14-18) on the importance of trademarks and the dangers of counterfeit goods. Since the Unreal Campaign Committee was formed in 2016, the Campaign has directly reached more than 5,000 students in almost 30 countries and countless more online. With your financial support, we can reach even more teens! Consider becoming a 2018 Campaign sponsor.
September 6INTA Discusses Trademark Enforcement at China Trademark Festival
The theme of this year’s China Trademark Festival, taking place in Guilin, Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region, is to “protect trademarks and brands and share innovation and development.” During presentations on September 2-3, INTA President Joe Ferretti (PepsiCo, Inc.) spoke about protecting trademarks along the “Belt and Road” and cross-border enforcement trademark strategies.
September 1INTA Presents ASEAN Impact Study in the Philippines
INTA released the results of the ASEAN Impact study during a press conference in the Philippines on Thursday, August 31. The report shows that industries which intensively use trademarks contribute significantly to five major economies in the Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) region. Analysis from The Economic Contribution of Trademark-Intensive Industries in Indonesia, Malaysia, the Philippines, Singapore, and Thailand indicates that trademark-intensive activities generate increased employment across sectors and added contributions to international trade. There will be five press conferences in total for this impact study throughout the ASEAN region. The study will become publicly available on September 15.
September 1An INTA Delegation led by INTA President Joe Ferretti is Participating in the CTA’s 2017 China Trademark Festival
Taking place in Guilin, Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region, the theme this year’s China Trademark Festival is to “protect trademarks and brands and share innovation and development.” So far, the INTA delegation has held meetings with China Trademark Association (CTA) President Liu Fan (pictured above), State Administration for Industry and Commerce (SAIC) Vice Minister Liu Junchen. 
September 1The July–August issue of The Trademark Reporter is now live
The latest issue of The Trademark Reporter features a piece by rising academic Anne Lauber-Rönsberg on the intersection of trademarks and personality rights, an article by practitioner-scholar Tony Bortolin cataloguing over twenty different causes of action under trademark and unfair competition law, a commentary by returning author Pamela Chestek that hearkens back to the TMR’s roots as a reporter of decisions, and Neil Wilkof’s review of Neil Weinstock Netanel’s new book on the Jewish law of copyright and unfair competition.
September 1Don’t miss the Changing Landscape of Latin America conference, October 2-3, in Cartagena
This is an opportunity to deepen your understanding of the economic, social, and political changes impacting business expansion in Latin America. The conference will feature more than 30 speakers from a variety of industries, including three amazing keynotes: Francisco Samper, Founder/President, MullenLowe SSP3; Martín Umaran, Chief of Staff at Globant, and Adriana Suarez, Executive Director at Endeavor Colombia. Learn more and register today: www.inta.org/2017Cartagena.
August 30INTA Releases ASEAN Impact Study During IP Week @ SG
INTA released the results of the ASEAN Impact study on August 30 in Singapore during IP Week @ SG. The report shows that industries which intensively use trademarks contribute significantly to five major economies in the Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) region. Analysis from The Economic Contribution of Trademark-Intensive Industries in Indonesia, Malaysia, the Philippines, Singapore, and Thailand indicates that trademark-intensive activities generate increased employment across sectors and added contributions to international trade. There will be five press conferences in total for this impact study throughout the ASEAN region. The study will become publicly available on September 15.
August 30IP Crime Conference Takes Place at UN Headquarters in New York City
INTA was pleased to participate in the 2017 International Law Enforcement IP Crime Conference at the United Nations Headquarters in New York City. At a panel on August 28, INTA Vice President Ayala Deutsch (NBA Properties, Inc.) spoke on behalf of the Association on IP enforcement and policy making. Stay tuned for a full update in the INTA Bulletin!
August 29INTA Attends Intellectual Property Week in Singapore
IP Week @ SG has officially started! This year’s theme is “Ideas to Assets – Driving the Future Economy with Intellectual Property.” On August 29, INTA participated in a live, video recorded interview with IPOS about the Association’s current initiatives in the region and hosted a luncheon where INTA CEO Etienne Sanz de Acedo discussed the future of brands in Singapore. Stay tuned for a full report in the INTA Bulletin.
August 29Meet Our Day Two Keynotes: Globant and Endeavor
Join INTA at the Changing Landscape of Latin America conference, October 2–3 in Cartagena, Colombia for invigorating discussion and debate about the economic, social, and political changes impacting business expansion and intellectual property in the region. Be inspired by our Day Two keynote speakers: Martín Umaran, Chief of Staff at Globant, and Adriana Suarez, Executive Director at Endeavor Colombia. Learn more and register today: www.inta.org/2017Cartagena.
August 29INTA’s TOPC Committee Successfully Organizes Workshop in Paraguay
INTA’s Trademark Office Practices Committee and the Latin America and the Caribbean Representative Office successfully conducted an IP Examiners Training Workshop in Asunción, Paraguay on August 28 for dozens of young trademark practitioners. The event was hosted by the Paraguayan National Directorate of Intellectual Property, DINAPI (Dirección Nacional de Propiedad Intelectual).
August 28INTA Discusses Policy Initiatives in Singapore
On August 28, INTA representatives participated in events in Singapore. First, INTA CEO Etienne Sanz de Acedo presented at WIPO’s Regional Workshop on Planning and Implementation of Effective Intellectual Property (IP) Outreach and Communication Activities by IP Offices. Following that, INTA participated on the Singapore Corporate Counsel Association’s panel on understanding the value of IP. These meetings have kicked off the Association’s activities in the region during IP Week in Singapore. Look for more information about these events in an upcoming issue of the INTA Bulletin.
August 22INTA Hosts First Event in Brunei—Marking INTA’s Activity in all 10 ASEAN Countries
On August 22, INTA participated in a policy dialogue in Brunei following Brunei's first criminal enforcement of trademark laws earlier this year. INTA was represented by members of the Anticounterfeiting Committee, East Asia and Pacific Subcommittee, Brian Law (Eversheds Harry Elias, Singapore), Bienvenido Marquez (Quisumbing Torres, Philippines), and INTA Asia-Pacific Chief Representative Seth Hays. Stay tuned for a full recap in the INTA Bulletin.
August 22Meet the Co-Chairs of the Latin America Conference
INTA's Changing Landscape of Latin America conference, happening on October 2–3 in Cartagena, Colombia, provides the educational and networking tools to thrive during a time of constant change in the region. Meet the conference co-chairs, Diana Arredondo and Maria Cecilia Romoleroux, as they share what inspired them to develop this exciting program in the latest INTA video interview.
August 18INTA and BASCAP have published a report on the economic impacts of counterfeiting and piracy
A recent report indicates that the global economic value of counterfeiting and piracy could reach US$2.3 trillion by 2022. Titled The Economic Impacts of Counterfeiting and Piracy, the report provides estimates on the wider social and economic impacts on displaced economic activity, investment, public fiscal losses, and criminal enforcement. The report was produced by Frontier Economics, an internationally recognized economics research firm, and commissioned by INTA and ICC’s Business Action to Stop Counterfeiting and Piracy (BASCAP), and is available here for download.
August 18The 2017 Update of the Madrid Protocol is Now Available
Now available! The 2017 update of Practitioner’s Guide to the Madrid Agreement and Madrid Protocol. Find information on: practice and procedure in obtaining, maintaining, licensing and enforcing Madrid System registrations; how each jurisdiction treats marks extending to it; and the history of the Madrid treaties, use of the system and strategic considerations of whether, and how, to best use the system.
August 15A Special Keynote Address Not to Be Missed!
We are pleased to announce our keynote speaker, Francisco Samper, co-founder and president of MullenLowe SSP3. On day one of the conference, Mr. Samper will share his expertise in Latin America and explore the following topic: How Advertising Campaigns Influenced the Colombian Peace Process. Do not miss this unique and inspiring address! Register today at www.inta.org/2017Cartagena.
August 15Apply to Become a Table Topic Moderator at the Annual Meeting
Apply to Become a Table Topic Moderator at the Annual Meeting in Seattle, Washington, May 19–23, 2018! Moderators are needed to develop and facilitate Table Topics, one of INTA's most popular Annual Meeting events. Table Topics are interactive conversations about relevant trademark topics of interest, taking place over breakfast or lunch and facilitated by one moderator and attended by up to 10 participants. Don't let this great opportunity pass you by! The deadline has been extended—submit your proposal by August 18, 2017. Learn more and submit a proposal today.
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