International Trademark Association
Frequently Asked Questions


How do I confirm my registration for an INTA event?

Upon completion of registration, an email confirmation will automatically be sent. If you do not receive your confirmation, please email Member Operations or call +1-212-642-1700.

How may I pay for my registration?

INTA accepts Credit Cards, Checks and Money Orders as payment methods. Wire transfers are not accepted.

May I send someone in my place to a meeting?

Registration for the Leadership Meeting is nontransferable.

Your registration for any other meeting, including the Annual Meeting, is transferable to another person employed by the same company at the same office location.

If I cancel my registration, can I get a refund?

Full refunds for the base registration rate will be issued for registrations only if a cancellation request is received by the specified date. Full refunds for the base registration rate, minus a cancellation fee of the specified amount, will be issued for cancellations requested on the specified date. No cancellation requests will be accepted after the specified date. The fee for an original signed visa letter is not refundable at any time.

Please return this form to Member Operations or fax it to +1-212-768-1234 (Attn: Member Operations).

How can I get a new copy of my certificate of attendance for an INTA event?

Send your request to
  • Name of the state bar for which you require accreditation
  • Name of the INTA event for which you require accreditation
  • Your bar number(s)

How can I get a discount to attend an INTA event?

Join INTA and receive discounts on all events and publications.

INTA also offers tuition assistance on meetings and forums to eligible attorneys on the basis of financial hardship. Attendees with a total household income of less than US $35,000 per year qualify for this assistance. For more information and to apply, please request an application form: Tuition Assistance, c/o CLE Administrator, International Trademark Association, 655 Third Avenue, 10th Floor, New York, NY 10017-5617, or send an email to  

How do I apply to speak at an INTA event?

Send your request, including resume/curriculum vitae to:

How do I host a roundtable?

Send your request to

Why does my organizations hold the INTA membership? Can I join INTA as an individual?

INTA is a trade association representing organizations, as opposed to a bar or professional association representing individuals.

Some categories of professionals are permitted to join INTA as individuals, namely, sole practitioner professionals, full-time academic professors, full- or part-time students or students enrolled at a recognized academic institution and not currently employed at a Regular or Associate member and recent graduates who are currently unemployed.

What is the difference between a Regular and Associate member?

Regular members are organizations owning one or more trademarks or other marks.

Associate members are organizations that provide services related to trademarks, related intellectual property and/or the laws of trademarks or related intellectual property. Associate members do not qualify for Regular membership even if they own one or more marks.

Can more than one location of my organization be a member?

Yes, for Regular and SME members that have more than one location, an unlimited number of locations may participate for a single fee. The unlimited location fee for Regular+ members is US $2,000 and for SME+ is US $1,200. This represents a new opportunity for members that was adopted by the Board of Directors in 2015.

Associate members that have more than one location can also take advantage of the new dues options. For 2016, dues for an Associate member with one location are US $1,200. Each additional location is US $850 per location, up to a maximum of US $9,700 for Associate members with 11 or more locations. All individuals at your membership location will have access to INTA’s member benefits.

How do I add another office location to my global membership?

If the office location is not an INTA member for the year 2015, please follow this link to complete the New Member Application.

What is a designee? Can my organization have more than one?

A designee is the primary contact person for a member organization. The designee’s name is printed in the membership directory, and the designee receives a complimentary copy of the print Membership Directory and also will be the point of contact for membership renewal mailings, member inquiries etc. Each organization is allowed only one designee. 

How do I add people to my organization roster?

If you want to add yourself to a member organization roster, please follow this link and select Create an Account. You will need the company CID to complete the process. You can email Member Operations or call +1-212-642-1700 to obtain your CID.

If you are the Designee or Administrator, log in and select Related Individuals to remove or add employee.

How do I take individuals who have left the organization off our membership list?

Email Member Operations, or the designee can click here and follow the instructions.

Why is my name not listed in the print and online directory?

The only names listed in the print and online directory are the designee, additional directory listing (ADL) and committee members.

How do I change our designee or additional directory listing?

Any change requests to the designee or additional directory listing should be emailed to Member Operations.  

How do I become part of a committee?

Committee selection occurs every two years. INTA members will receive emails alerting them of their opportunity to apply for a committee of their choice. Committee assignments are not guaranteed.

How can I order mmore copies of the Membership Directory?

You can order additional copies of the Membership Directory by going to the publications catalog,or by completing the order form found in the directory itself and faxing or mailing it to us.

When is the Membership Directory published?

The Membership Directory is published annually in July of the publication year.

Why was my information not updated in the print Membership Directory?

The print Membership Directory has a publication deadline of March 31 of the publication year.