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Testimony and Submissions


Significant INTA testimony and submissions to governments and other organizations, grouped by year.

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INTA’s comments on draft Common Practice of EUIPO cooperation project CP10 “Criteria for assessing disclosure of designs on the Internet” 
Date: May 7, 2019 
To: European Union Intellectual Property Office (EUIPO)

INTA comments to the Polish law introducing particular IP courts
Date: April 2019
To: Polish Ministry of Justice

INTA’s contribution to Consultation on Design Protection in the EU 
Date: April 30, 2019 
To: European Commission 

INTA Dot Info Renewal Comments
Date: April 29, 2019
To: Registry Services and Engagement

INTA Dot Org Renewal Comments
Date: April 29, 2019
To: Registry Services and Engagement

INTA EPDP Phase 1 Comments to ICANN Board
Date: April 16, 2019
To: ICANN Board

INTA requests the issuance of a General License for the payment of official fees to Venezuela for transactions relating to patents, trademarks and copyrights
Date: April 2, 2019 
To: U.S. Department of Treasury, Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC)

INTA Comments to PRC Measures for protection of foreign geographical indication products
(English Version) (Chinese Version)
Date: March 29, 2019
To: Chinese National Intellectual Property Administration

INTA comments to the EU Trademark Directive implementation in France
To: French Ministry of Economy and Finances 
Date March 27, 2019

Concern about restrictive legislation of trademarks in Chile
To: Jorge Hübner Garreton, Head of Legal Division, Ministry of Health
Date: March 22, 2019

INTA comments on article 128bis included in the Bill 9914-11 that modifies the Sanitary Code
To: Chilean Senator Guido Girardi Lavin (President of the Senate’s Health Commission)
Date: March 21, 2019

INTA submitted comments to the USPTO in response to the proposed rule to require US Counsel for foreign trademark applicants and registrants
Date: March 15, 2019

INTA Comments to PRC CNIPA Regulation Addressing Bad-faith Trademark Application
To: China National Intellectual Property Administration
Date: March 14, 2019

INTA’s general comments on the EUIPO draft 2025 Strategic Plan (SP2025) and comments on each of the three Strategic Drivers of the SP2025
To: European Union Intellectual Property Office (EUIPO)
Date: February 28, 2019

INTA’s comments on the draft EU proposed IPR Chapter of the EU-New Zealand Free Trade Agreement
To: European Commission Directorate General for Trade (DG TRADE)
Date: February 1, 2019

INTA Comments to PRC Tort Law under the Civil Code
Date: February 2
To: Chinese National People’s Congress

INTA Comments to PRC Patent Law – design related provisions.
Date: February 2
To: Chinese National People’s Congress

INTA Response to United Nations High-level Panel on Digital Cooperation (UNHLP) Call for Contributions
Date: January 31, 2019

Initial report of the Expedited Policy Development Process (EPDP on the Temporary Specification for gTLD Registration Data Team
To: Marika Konings, GNSO
Date: December 21, 2018

INTA Comments on Work Track 5 on Geographic Names at the Top Level - Supplemental Initial Report of the New gTLD Subsequent Procedures Policy Development Process
To: Steve Chan, GNSO Policy Director
Date: January 22, 2019

INTA’s comments on the Stakeholders' Consultation on the EU Draft AI Ethics Guidelines
To : EU Commission’s High-Level Expert Group on Artificial Intelligence
Date: Jan 16, 2019

INTA Comments RCEP Negotiations & Annex 1 Gap Analysis survey RCEP Matrix
To: Negotiating Parties
Date: January 4th, 2019