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The Trademark Administrators and Practitioners (TMAP) Meeting

Register today! The TMAP Meeting will be in New Orleans, Louisiana this September.

September 17–19, 2017
New Orleans, Louisiana, USA


This year’s TMAP Meeting will focus on Inspiration, Empowerment, and Infinite Possibility!

Come join us in the Big Easy from September 17–19 (Sunday–Tuesday) at the Sheraton New Orleans Hotel and, as they say in New Orleans, laissez les bon temps rouler!

Be prepared for a great meeting as the TMAP Meeting project team, led by co-chairs, Karen Holme (Sunkist Growers, Inc.) and Daniela Rojas (Hilborne Hawkin & Co.), is planning an exciting program with numerous educational sessions and networking opportunities, including the popular dine-around event and table topics. 

NEW for this year will be our first-ever pre-meeting, team-building and charitable event, an opportunity to build bicycles that will be donated to not-for-profit organizations in New Orleans. Join us for Bikes for Kids on Sunday afternoon and begin your meeting with this feel-good event and truly make a difference!


Sheraton New Orleans Hotel
500 Canal Street
New Orleans, LA 70130

The room rate has been negotiated with the Sheraton New Orleans Hotel as follows:

Room rate (quoted in US Dollars)
$189 single/double occupancy

All rooms are subject to state and local taxes, currently 14% plus $3 Occupancy Tax per room per night, as well as Statutory Act Tourism Support Assessment of 1.75% for each room per night. Please note that a valid credit is required to hold your reservation.


2017 TMAP Meeting Registration Rates

Category Early Bird: June 26 –  August 4 Standard: August 5 – September 13   Onsite: September 17 – September 18
Member $875 $975  $1,075
Non-Member $1,275  $1,450  $1,560
Government Official  $450 $450 $450
Non-Profit  $450 $450 $450
Professor  Member $225 $225 $225
Student  Member  $150 $150 $150

2017 TMAP Meeting Project Team

Exceptional topics, faculty and presentations have come to distinguish INTA programs and earn them an unmatched reputation in the field of trademark law and practice. INTA owes this achievement to the many volunteers who so willingly contribute their time and energy to this effort.

INTA would like to thank the TMAP Meeting project team for its excellent work in developing and planning this meeting.


Karen Holme, Sunkist Growers, Inc.  (United States)
Daniela Rojas, Hilborne Hawkin & Co. (United States)

Project team members

Purvi Patel Albers, Haynes and Boone, LLP (United States)
Marta Cerda, Silva & Cia (Chile)
Jayne Durden, CPA Global (United States)
Rudy Gaines, Womble Carlyle Sandridge & Rice, LLP (United States)
Ken Hamilton, Spruson & Ferguson (Australia)
Rosa Jimenez, SeaWorld Parks & Entertainment Inc. (United States)
Anna Mae Koo, Vivien Chan IP Services (China)
Michelle Renne, Mars, Inc. (United States)

For more information, please email or

Sponsorship and Exhibition

Sponsoring or Exhibiting at TMAP is an effective way to enhance your organization’s recognition within the trademark community, strengthen your existing client relationships and generate new business.

For more information please contact Ken King at or +1-212-642-1731.