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  • Don’t miss out on your chance to attend the INTA’s 141st Annual Meeting at a discounted rate. Early bird registration ends in three weeks for the Meeting, May 18-22, in Boston, Massachusetts. The world’s largest gathering of brand owners and IP professionals provides registrants with access to cutting-edge educational content, a wealth of networking opportunities, and an opportunity to earn CLE credits and CPD points. Check out the Justifications Page on the Annual Meeting website, which includes a justification toolkit, an expense sheet, and a draft email for your manager.
  • With the United Kingdom due to leave the European Union on March 29, Brexit day, a new article in the INTA Bulletin spells out what IP professionals need to know in case of a “no-deal” Brexit. The comprehensive article looks at the substantial implications on the continued protection and enforcement in the UK of EU trademarks and Community designs and International trademarks and designs (EU designation), and the exhaustion of rights.
  • INTA’s Country Guides: Essential Information on Trademark Protect Worldwide, a members-only resource, is a searchable guide of country profiles offering basic, practical information on trademark filing, prosecution, registration, and maintenance. Each jurisdiction profile follows a standardized format, making it easy to search within a jurisdiction profile or to compare how different jurisdictions treat a particular subject. The online tool was just updated in December 2018. To become an INTA member for access to resources such as the Country Guides, click here.
  • Volunteers for INTA’s Unreal Campaign kicked off 2019 by hosting student engagement events that educated more than 550 students on several continents about the dangers of counterfeit goods and the importance of trademarks and brands. Unreal Campaign Committee Members Gokce Izgi (Moroglu Arseven, Turkey, pictured above) and Peter Spies (Dineff Trademark Law Limited, United States) presented to teenagers in Istanbul, Turkey, and students in Illinois, USA, respectively. Asia and Africa Subcommittee Chair Lara Kayode (O. Kayode and Co., Nigeria) held presentations for students in Lagos, Nigeria. Those interested in hosting a student engagement in your area, contact Unreal Campaign Associate Catherine Shen at cshen@inta.org.

Act Now! Early Bird Registration for INTA’s Annual Meeting Ends in Three Weeks
Don’t miss out on your chance to attend the INTA’s 141st Annual Meeting at a discounted rate. Early bird registration ends in three weeks for the Meeting, May 18-22, in Boston, Massachusetts. The world’s largest gathering of brand owners and IP professionals provides registrants with access to cutting-edge educational content, a wealth of networking opportunities, and an opportunity to earn CLE credits and CPD points. Check out the Justifications Page on the Annual Meeting website, which includes a justification toolkit, an expense sheet, and a draft email for your manager.

INTA Bulletin Examines What to Consider in Case of a No Deal Brexit
With the United Kingdom due to leave the European Union on March 29, Brexit day, a new article in the INTA Bulletin spells out what IP professionals need to know in case of a “no-deal” Brexit. The comprehensive article looks at the substantial implications on the continued protection and enforcement in the UK of EU trademarks and Community designs and International trademarks and designs (EU designation), and the exhaustion of rights.

INTA’s Country Guides Offers Practical Trademark Information for Locations Worldwide
INTA’s Country Guides: Essential Information on Trademark Protect Worldwide, a members-only resource, is a searchable guide of country profiles offering basic, practical information on trademark filing, prosecution, registration, and maintenance. Each jurisdiction profile follows a standardized format, making it easy to search within a jurisdiction profile or to compare how different jurisdictions treat a particular subject. The online tool was just updated in December 2018. To become an INTA member for access to resources such as the Country Guides, click here.

Unreal Campaign Kicks Off 2019 with Presentations on Several Continents
Volunteers for INTA’s Unreal Campaign kicked off 2019 by hosting student engagement events that educated more than 550 students on several continents about the dangers of counterfeit goods and the importance of trademarks and brands. Unreal Campaign Committee Members Gokce Izgi (Moroglu Arseven, Turkey, pictured above) and Peter Spies (Dineff Trademark Law Limited, United States) presented to teenagers in Istanbul, Turkey, and students in Illinois, USA, respectively. Asia and Africa Subcommittee Chair Lara Kayode (O. Kayode and Co., Nigeria) held presentations for students in Lagos, Nigeria. Those interested in hosting a student engagement in your area, contact Unreal Campaign Associate Catherine Shen at cshen@inta.org.