Bret I. Parker
Elizabeth Arden, Inc.
Bret I. Parker is Vice President and Associate General Counsel at Elizabeth Arden, Inc. where he handles various legal issues including trademark, copyright, licensing, regulatory and anti-counterfeiting. Previously, he was Vice President and Assistant General Counsel at Wyeth (now part of Pfizer Inc.) and Assistant General Counsel with the Colgate-Palmolive Company. Prior to going in-house, he specialized in litigation, trademark, unfair competition, copyright and media in private practice. He also clerked for the Honorable K. Michael Moore of the United States District Court for the Southern District of Florida.
As President Elect of INTA, Mr. Parker is Chair of the Planning Committee and also serves on the Executive Committee. In prior years, he served on the Planning Committee and was Treasurer and Chair of the Finance Committee of the Board. Mr. Parker also served on the Emerging Issues, Programs and The Trademark Reporter committees of INTA. Mr. Parker also chaired the 2010 INTA Pro Bono Task Force. He has chaired and spoken at many INTA programs over the years. He also chaired the Trademarks and Unfair Competition Committee of the New York City Bar Association.
Mr. Parker was Director of Wyeth’s Pro Bono Program, served as Chair of the Pro Bono and Outreach Committee of the New Jersey Corporate Counsel Association (and member of its Board of Directors), member of the Pro Bono Committee of the New Jersey State Bar Association and member of the Pro Bono and Legal Services Committee of the New York City Bar Association. He also serves as a Member of the House of Delegates of the New York State Bar Association and a Member of the Patient Council of the Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson’s Research.
Mr. Parker attended the University of Pennsylvania (B.A.) and Fordham University School of Law (J.D.), where he was Managing Editor of the Fordham International Law Journal.