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INTA CEO Speaks at 5th Global Forum On Intellectual Property 2015
INTA CEO, Etienne Sanz de Acedo, spoke this week at the 5th Global Forum on Intellectual Property (GFIP) in Singapore. Joining a plenary session entitled “IP Value Creation - Strategies for the 21st Century," Mr. Sanz de Acedo outlined five strategies to maximize the value of trademarks. Visit the IPOS website for more information about GFIP and other events taking place during IP Week @ SG.

The July-August issue of The Trademark Reporter® is now live!
Please take some time to read the most recent issue of The Trademark Reporter®, featuring articles considering Nice Classification in the wake of the CJEU IP Translator judgment, the U.S. Supreme Court’s March 2015 ruling on issue preclusion, and this summer’s Pro-Football decision. This issue also includes commentaries on trademark use in Canada, a Canadian perspective on disparaging trademarks, and phrasing considerations for trademark licensing agreements.

INTA Sends its First Delegation to Laos and Cambodia
During the first week of September, an INTA delegation made important first visits to the intellectual property offices of Laos and Cambodia. The delegation met with Director General of the Lao PDR Department and Director General of the Cambodian Intellectual Property Office at the Ministry of Commerce in Cambodia. INTA looks forward to sharing resources with the public and private sectors in both countries in the future. Please read the INTA Blog for more details. 

INTA and Peruvian IP Office Sign MOU to Bolster Role of Trademarks in Peru’s Economy
On August 19, 2015, the International Trademark Association (INTA) and The National Institute for the Defense of Competition and the Protection of Intellectual Property (INDECOPI) signed a Memorandum of Understanding at the INDECOPI offices in Lima, Peru. INTA issued this press release following the signing ceremony.
  • INTA CEO, Etienne Sanz de Acedo, spoke this week at the 5th Global Forum on Intellectual Property (GFIP) in Singapore. Joining a plenary session entitled “IP Value Creation - Strategies for the 21st Century," Mr. Sanz de Acedo outlined five strategies to maximize the value of trademarks. Visit the IPOS website for more information about GFIP and other events taking place during IP Week @ SG.
  • Please take some time to read the most recent issue of The Trademark Reporter®, featuring articles considering Nice Classification in the wake of the CJEU IP Translator judgment, the U.S. Supreme Court’s March 2015 ruling on issue preclusion, and this summer’s Pro-Football decision. This issue also includes commentaries on trademark use in Canada, a Canadian perspective on disparaging trademarks, and phrasing considerations for trademark licensing agreements.
  • During the first week of September, an INTA delegation made important first visits to the intellectual property offices of Laos and Cambodia. The delegation met with Director General of the Lao PDR Department and Director General of the Cambodian Intellectual Property Office at the Ministry of Commerce in Cambodia. INTA looks forward to sharing resources with the public and private sectors in both countries in the future. Please read the INTA Blog for more details. 
  • On August 19, 2015, the International Trademark Association (INTA) and The National Institute for the Defense of Competition and the Protection of Intellectual Property (INDECOPI) signed a Memorandum of Understanding at the INDECOPI offices in Lima, Peru. INTA issued this press release following the signing ceremony.