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  Statement by INTA CEO Etienne Sanz de Acedo on BREXIT
 

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

New York, NY – June 24 2016


Earlier this week, INTA assembled a Rapid Response Group to advise members following the UK Referendum on EU membership. Now that the UK has voted to leave the European Union, this team will prepare a report to be published in the INTA Bulletin in the coming weeks. While BREXIT initiates a period of uncertainly for brand owners, it is important to note that nothing will change immediately. This is the beginning of a process during which the UK and the European Union will negotiate the terms of the separation. During this time, the UK will continue being a full member of the EU subject to all its rules and regular activity. INTA will continue to monitor this situation closely and advise members accordingly.

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The International Trademark Association (INTA) is the global association of trademark owners and professionals dedicated to supporting trademarks and related intellectual property in order to protect consumers and to promote fair and effective commerce. Members include more than 6,700 trademark owners, professionals and academics from more than 190 countries, who benefit from the Association’s global trademark resources, policy development, education and training, and international network. Founded in 1878, INTA is headquartered in New York City, with offices in Brussels, Shanghai and Washington, D.C., and representatives in Geneva and New Delhi.