Hot Trademark Topics in the Middle East, Africa and South Asia Region

Hot Trademark Topics in the Middle East, Africa and South Asia Region

Chad Dowle is speaking at this event hosted by the International Trademark Association (INTA).

Leading trademark experts and government officials will discuss:

  • Public Private Partnerships: The benefits of cooperation between private and public entities to combat counterfeiting and piracy, including successful examples.

  • Trademark Valuation: The vital importance of knowing what your mark is worth, and tips on how to value the mark and other IP rights.

  • Dispute Resolution:¬†Diverse points of view on what ADR/Mediation presents and whether one method is more effective than others.

  • Customs Border Measures: Recordal formalities, importance of a customs database¬†and training of officers and inspectors at the ports, brand owner challenges when stopping shipments at the borders, goods in transit, and the outcome of enforcement at customs.

  • Well-known Marks: A comparative discussion among the United States and MEASA countries on well-known marks.

  • Licensing Issues in the Region: Valuable information and insights from leading brand owners and a practitioner from the region on IP issues related to licensing situations.

  • Internet Issues: New gTLDs and geographic gTLDs.

  • Regional hot IP topics.
09 Dec 2013 – 10 Dec 2013
08:00 – 23:00
Jumeirah Emirates Towers Hotel
Sheikh Zayed Road
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