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  • This Friday, July 20 is the final day for early bird registration for INTA’s 2018 Asia Pacific Conference: Looking Beyond Trademarks—Protecting and Leveraging Your Brands for Growth, October 11-12 in Sydney, Australia. The Conference will offer practical tips and knowledge to help you stay ahead of the curve on issues that affect brands and brand value in today’s markets. Register now to obtain a discount on an event that you won’t want to miss!
  • Changes to the WHOIS domain name database challenge the way legal practitioners can protect their brands. INTA is calling upon members and IP practitioners globally to submit their stories related to the WHOIS database in order to gather evidence of these challenges. Please submit one to two paragraph stories to WHOISchallenges@inta.org. Reports will be anonymized, and data will be used to inform INTA’s advocacy positions moving forward.
  • INTA’s Trademark Administrators and Practitioners Meeting (TMAP) in Orlando, Florida from September 12 to 14 features education and networking designed to keep registrants engaged. TMAP is the premier—and only global—event dedicated to trademark law for paralegals, trademark administrators, and new practitioners. This year’s 13 educational sessions will focus on trademark topics as well as IP-related issues that professionals may be encountering in their daily work. Read more about the benefits of TMAP in the INTA Blog here. Register for TMAP here.
  • INTA members and staff have been participating in a number of initiatives in China in July. Representatives from INTA spoke at both the Global Trade and Development Week on July 2-4, and the 2018 China Forum on Criminal IP Protection on July 11 and 12. From July 16 to 20, a delegation of INTA members and INTA CEO Etienne Sanz de Acedo will meet with local authorities to discuss trademark protection and enforcement. Read more about INTA’s latest activity in China in this issue of the INTA Bulletin here.

Early Bird Registration Ends Friday for Asia-Pacific Conference
This Friday, July 20 is the final day for early bird registration for INTA’s 2018 Asia Pacific Conference: Looking Beyond Trademarks—Protecting and Leveraging Your Brands for Growth, October 11-12 in Sydney, Australia. The Conference will offer practical tips and knowledge to help you stay ahead of the curve on issues that affect brands and brand value in today’s markets. Register now to obtain a discount on an event that you won’t want to miss!

INTA Is Seeking Feedback on WHOIS Domain Name Database Changes
Changes to the WHOIS domain name database challenge the way legal practitioners can protect their brands. INTA is calling upon members and IP practitioners globally to submit their stories related to the WHOIS database in order to gather evidence of these challenges. Please submit one to two paragraph stories to WHOISchallenges@inta.org. Reports will be anonymized, and data will be used to inform INTA’s advocacy positions moving forward.

INTA’s 2018 TMAP Meeting Will Offer Timely Education, Networking, and Fun
INTA’s Trademark Administrators and Practitioners Meeting (TMAP) in Orlando, Florida from September 12 to 14 features education and networking designed to keep registrants engaged. TMAP is the premier—and only global—event dedicated to trademark law for paralegals, trademark administrators, and new practitioners. This year’s 13 educational sessions will focus on trademark topics as well as IP-related issues that professionals may be encountering in their daily work. Read more about the benefits of TMAP in the INTA Blog here. Register for TMAP here.

INTA Steps Up Activity in China
INTA members and staff have been participating in a number of initiatives in China in July. Representatives from INTA spoke at both the Global Trade and Development Week on July 2-4, and the 2018 China Forum on Criminal IP Protection on July 11 and 12. From July 16 to 20, a delegation of INTA members and INTA CEO Etienne Sanz de Acedo will meet with local authorities to discuss trademark protection and enforcement. Read more about INTA’s latest activity in China in this issue of the INTA Bulletin here.