30 November 2007 – LAWFUEL – Australia & New Zealand Legal Jobs & News – The International Trademark Association (INTA) presents its first educational conference in Australia, in cooperation with IP Australia, March 11 – 12, 2008.
INTA has joined forces with IP Australia to present a two day conference for industry at The Sheraton on the Park Hotel in Sydney’s CBD. This is the first time that the International Trademark Association (INTA) has held this educational conference in Australia.
Entitled Trademark Regatta – Asia-Pacific, the conference will provide brand owners, trade mark professionals and government officials with the opportunity to hear a wide range of speakers on topical issues impacting on the trade mark system and affecting our region.
Sessions will be conducted on the future direction of trade marks, indigenous peoples and trade marks, non traditional trade marks – a review of trade mark office and court decisions, successful branding strategies and more.
Speakers from around the globe are scheduled to appear as part of the program including Paul Twomey, Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers, Owen J. Malone, Foster’s Group Limited, Ernesto Rubio, World Intellectual Property Organization, Lynne G. Beresford, U.S. Patent and Trademark Office, Wubbo de Boer, Office for Harmonization in the Internal Market and Woon Yin Liew, Intellectual Property Office of Singapore.
The full program is now available on-line. Early bird registration continues through to February 2008. To register, visit www.inta.org/go/regatta.