International Trademark Association
  • On August 22, 2014, INTA and the SIC signed a Memorandum of Understanding at the SIC offices in Bogotá. Through this partnership, INTA and SIC will increase cooperation and work to improve trademark protection for Colombian and international brand owners. INTA and SIC sent this joint press release directly following the signing ceremony.
  • Join brand owners from various industries, experienced legal tacticians, cybercrime experts, and senior representatives from the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN), World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO), National Telecommunications & Information Administration (NTIA), Domain Name Association (DNA) and Center for Democracy & and Technology (CDT) who will share insights on the emerging Internet issues that impact your trademarks. Register today to secure your spot!
  • The White House has announced the appointment of Daniel H. Marti as the new U.S. Intellectual Property Enforcement Coordinator (IPEC). Mr. Marti is the Managing Partner at the Washington D.C. office of law firm Kilpatrick Townsend and a longtime member of the INTA. Following the announcement, INTA published this press release.
  • During the 2014 Annual Meeting in Hong Kong, one educational session highlighted an issue that many companies will have to consider—whether to rebrand. “To Rebrand or Not to Rebrand: Handling a Reputational Crisis,” a summary of which is now available on video, focused on topics such as when damage made to a brand is so severe it requires rebranding, when a famous brand can be salvaged and how best to handle these situations.