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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.

700 INTA volunteers have already registered for INTA’s first Leadership Meeting in Latin America. What about you?
INTA’s Leadership Meeting convenes the global trademark community’s key decision makers. The 2015 Leadership Meeting will take place in Panama City, Panama from November 17 - 20, 2015. It will be INTA’s first Leadership Meeting outside of North America and first major event in Latin America!

Click here to learn more about the meeting program and attendance justification.



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.
  • INTA’s Leadership Meeting convenes the global trademark community’s key decision makers. The 2015 Leadership Meeting will take place in Panama City, Panama from November 17 - 20, 2015. It will be INTA’s first Leadership Meeting outside of North America and first major event in Latin America!

    Click here to learn more about the meeting program and attendance justification.

  • 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.