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  • Check out the education program with session and speaker details for INTA’s 2019 Asia Conference: Brands in Changing Times, October 17 –18 in Kuala Lumpur Malaysia. The Conference will feature sessions from leading experts that will help attendees better navigate innovation in the marketplace and in the practice of trademark law, IP protection strategies, the changing enforcement landscape, and growth opportunities in the region. Register here by July 19 to take advantage of early bird pricing!
  • INTA hosted its first delegation to Israel on July 9–10, which included meetings with INTA members, law firms, brand representatives, IP judges, and officials from the Israel Patent Office to discuss Israel’s vibrant IP landscape, potential areas of collaboration, and challenges faced in Israel. INTA member Liad Whatstein (Liad Whatstein & Co.) and his team hosted one of the meetings (pictured above). From left: Mr. Whatstein; Amira Mangelus (Liad Whatstein & Co.); Yoav Prager (Elbit Systems); Justice Gideon Ginat, Senior Intellectual Property Judge, Haifa Court; Tat-Tienne Louembe, INTA Representative, Africa, Middle East and Intergovernmental Organizations; INTA CEO Etienne Sanz de Acedo; and INTA President David Lossignol.
  • Country Guides: Essential Information on Trademark Protection Worldwide, one of INTA’s Searchable Guides, provides country profiles that offer practical information on trademark filing, prosecution, registration, and maintenance for many countries worldwide. In an interview with the INTA Bulletin, Christine James, a Principal Editor of Country Guides and Partner at Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton LLP, Atlanta, Georgia, USA, shares what it means to volunteer for the Association and how the resource helps brand professionals in their daily work.
  • INTA participated in a seminar on protecting trademarks and designs on July 5 in Hanoi, Vietnam, co-organized by the World Intellectual Property Organization-Singapore Office, the Vietnam Intellectual Property Association, the Vietnam Chamber of Commerce and Industry, and the National Office of Intellectual Property of Vietnam. In his presentation, Seth Hays, INTA’s Chief Representative, Asia-Pacific Office, highlighted how INTA helps Vietnamese enterprises by providing a network for benchmarking best practices on international trademark portfolio management. He also showcased upcoming INTA events in Asia, including the 2019 Asia Conference: Brands in Changing Times (October 17–18, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia) and the 142nd Annual Meeting (April 25–29, 2020, Singapore).

Explore the Education Program at INTA’s 2019 Asia Conference
Check out the education program with session and speaker details for INTA’s 2019 Asia Conference: Brands in Changing Times, October 17 –18 in Kuala Lumpur Malaysia. The Conference will feature sessions from leading experts that will help attendees better navigate innovation in the marketplace and in the practice of trademark law, IP protection strategies, the changing enforcement landscape, and growth opportunities in the region. Register here by July 19 to take advantage of early bird pricing!

INTA Meets with Intellectual Property Officials in First Delegation to Israel
INTA hosted its first delegation to Israel on July 9–10, which included meetings with INTA members, law firms, brand representatives, IP judges, and officials from the Israel Patent Office to discuss Israel’s vibrant IP landscape, potential areas of collaboration, and challenges faced in Israel. INTA member Liad Whatstein (Liad Whatstein & Co.) and his team hosted one of the meetings (pictured above). From left: Mr. Whatstein; Amira Mangelus (Liad Whatstein & Co.); Yoav Prager (Elbit Systems); Justice Gideon Ginat, Senior Intellectual Property Judge, Haifa Court; Tat-Tienne Louembe, INTA Representative, Africa, Middle East and Intergovernmental Organizations; INTA CEO Etienne Sanz de Acedo; and INTA President David Lossignol.

Interview: INTA’s Country Guides Editor Discusses the Benefits of this Resource
Country Guides: Essential Information on Trademark Protection Worldwide, one of INTA’s Searchable Guides, provides country profiles that offer practical information on trademark filing, prosecution, registration, and maintenance for many countries worldwide. In an interview with the INTA Bulletin, Christine James, a Principal Editor of Country Guides and Partner at Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton LLP, Atlanta, Georgia, USA, shares what it means to volunteer for the Association and how the resource helps brand professionals in their daily work.

INTA Co-Hosts Seminar in Vietnam on Trademark Protection
INTA participated in a seminar on protecting trademarks and designs on July 5 in Hanoi, Vietnam, co-organized by the World Intellectual Property Organization-Singapore Office, the Vietnam Intellectual Property Association, the Vietnam Chamber of Commerce and Industry, and the National Office of Intellectual Property of Vietnam. In his presentation, Seth Hays, INTA’s Chief Representative, Asia-Pacific Office, highlighted how INTA helps Vietnamese enterprises by providing a network for benchmarking best practices on international trademark portfolio management. He also showcased upcoming INTA events in Asia, including the 2019 Asia Conference: Brands in Changing Times (October 17–18, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia) and the 142nd Annual Meeting (April 25–29, 2020, Singapore).