Date – 15th – 22nd May | Venue– Boston, MA, USA
INTA 2019 141st Annual Meeting was held in Boston is the largest and most influential gathering of brand owners and intellectual property (IP) professionals from around the world and from across industries.
Anant Kataria, CEO, Sagacious IP, attended the event which witnessed discussions on a number of trending topics that are rapidly transforming the global IP landscape, including: Combatting Counterfeits and Piracy on the Internet and in Digital Media; How Has the World Changed One Year After GDPR?; How to Fit the AI in TM; The Future of IP Law Firms in the Digital Age; and The Times They Are a Changing’: Maximizing the Perspectives Around Us.
The one week meeting commenced with a course on International Trademark Law and Practice and a Anticounterfeiting Workshop. Discussion on ‘Ethics and Best Practices for Trademark Investigations Around the World’ and ‘How to Adapt IP Rights Enforcement to This Booming Market’were also part of the annual meeting. Chantal Koller, Trademark Attorney, Novagraaf Switzerland; Michael Lovitz, Lovitz IP Law; Christopher William Smith, Baker & McKenzie; Babis Marmanis, Copyright Clearance Center, Inc.; Andrew Papadopoulos, KISCH IP; Dr. Julian Potter, WP Thompson, International Technology Law Association and Carolyn Knecht, HP Inc. were among the key speakers at the event.