Global Trademark Professionals Hold First Asia Gathering

Global Trademark Professionals Hold First Asia Gathering


8 May 2014 - The International Trademark Association (INTA), a global association of trademark owners and professionals dedicated to supporting trademarks and related intellectual property, will hold its a first annual meeting in Asia on 10-14 May 2014.

The 136th INTA Annual Meeting will take place at the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre, and will welcome in-house and outside counsel as well as trademark professionals, government officials and intellectual property (IP) service providers from around the world, to discuss trademark industry developments. 

In recognition of the importance of the event for the region, a reception for delegates will be organised by the Hong Kong Trade Development Council (HKTDC) and the Intellectual Property Department of the HKSAR Government on 10 May 2014 (Saturday). The gathering of IP professionals from around the globe is meant to offer networking opportunities, and reflects Hong Kong’s growing international profile in trademark and IP services.

HKTDC cordially invite you and your representatives to cover the reception. Details are as follows:
Date: 10 May 2014 (Saturday)

Time: 4.30pm (Welcome remarks and a special performance will start at 5pm)

Venue: Bauhinia Room, Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre 1 Expo Drive,  Wan Chai

Guests: Raymond Yip, Assistant Executive Director, HKTDC
            Peter Cheung, JP, Director, Intellectual Property Department, Hong Kong       SAR Government
            Mei-lan Stark, President, International Trademark Association
Media Enquiries

Please contact the HKTDC’s Product Promotion Department: Danny Tam    
Tel: (852) 2584 4219 


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