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  • The September-October 2018 issue of INTA’s The Trademark Reporter (TMR) is now out! This issue features an article proposing the use of corpora (large databases of text) instead of genericness surveys, an insightful commentary on the risks and rewards of co-branding by social media influencers and fashion brands, TMR’s first dual-language book review, and a review of a scholarly work on national versus unitary IP rights in the EU. Read it here!
  • Bassel El Turk (Rouse, United Arab Emirates) and Vanessa Ferguson, (KISCH IP, South Africa). Co-Chairs of INTA’s 2018 Middle East and Africa Conference: Innovation, Investment, and IP, recently penned a blog post highlighting the value of intellectual property in emerging markets. Click here to learn more about the Middle East and Africa Conference, which takes place from December 10 to 11, in Dubai, United Arab Emirates, and how the it will take a holistic view of IP from different angles.
  • INTA and the Anti Counterfeiting Collaboration, Nigeria (ACC, Nigeria) co-hosted a policy dialogue on counterfeiting on October 31 in Lagos, Nigeria. The workshop focused on how counterfeit products impact business development in the country. Brand owners also conducted brand identification training for the officials in attendance. INTA Board Member Uche Nwokocha (Aluko & Oyebode, Nigeria) and INTA and ACC member Mark Mordi (Aluko & Oyebode, Nigeria) represented the Association as speakers. This marked the 12th annual policy dialogue that INTA has hosted with ACC, Nigeria.
  • INTA Board Member Louis Chan (P&G, Singapore) delivered a presentation , on behalf of INTA, at the 2018 Seoul International Trademark and Design Forum on October 30. The forum, co-organized by Korean Intellectual Property Office , Trademark and Design Association , and World Intellectual Property Organization explored the brands and designs in the era of the fourth industrial revolution.

The Latest Issue of The Trademark Reporter Is Now Available
The September-October 2018 issue of INTA’s The Trademark Reporter (TMR) is now out! This issue features an article proposing the use of corpora (large databases of text) instead of genericness surveys, an insightful commentary on the risks and rewards of co-branding by social media influencers and fashion brands, TMR’s first dual-language book review, and a review of a scholarly work on national versus unitary IP rights in the EU. Read it here!

Middle East and Africa Conference Co-Chairs Explore Value of IP in Emerging Markets
Bassel El Turk (Rouse, United Arab Emirates) and Vanessa Ferguson, (KISCH IP, South Africa). Co-Chairs of INTA’s 2018 Middle East and Africa Conference: Innovation, Investment, and IP, recently penned a blog post highlighting the value of intellectual property in emerging markets. Click here to learn more about the Middle East and Africa Conference, which takes place from December 10 to 11, in Dubai, United Arab Emirates, and how the it will take a holistic view of IP from different angles.

INTA Co-Hosts Anticounterfeiting Policy Dialogue in Nigeria
INTA and the Anti Counterfeiting Collaboration, Nigeria (ACC, Nigeria) co-hosted a policy dialogue on counterfeiting on October 31 in Lagos, Nigeria. The workshop focused on how counterfeit products impact business development in the country. Brand owners also conducted brand identification training for the officials in attendance. INTA Board Member Uche Nwokocha (Aluko & Oyebode, Nigeria) and INTA and ACC member Mark Mordi (Aluko & Oyebode, Nigeria) represented the Association as speakers. This marked the 12th annual policy dialogue that INTA has hosted with ACC, Nigeria.

INTA Representative Speaks at Seoul International Trademark and Design Forum
INTA Board Member Louis Chan (P&G, Singapore) delivered a presentation , on behalf of INTA, at the 2018 Seoul International Trademark and Design Forum on October 30. The forum, co-organized by Korean Intellectual Property Office , Trademark and Design Association , and World Intellectual Property Organization explored the brands and designs in the era of the fourth industrial revolution.