Participation in the 140th Annual Meeting of the International Trademark Association (INTA)


The 140th Annual Meeting of the International Trademark Association (INTA) will take place from May 19  to May 23, 2018, in the city of Seattle, WA, U.S.A. This is the main and largest international conference involving professionals in the field of trademark law. More than 10,600 trademark professionals have already registered for this year’s edition.

Baril Advogados will be once again represented in this important event by Mr. Natan Baril (founding partner) and Mr. Alysson H. Oikawa (coordinator of the IP Department).

Serving as appointed member for the 2018-2019 INTA Committee Term, Mr. Oikawa will be participating in special gatherings for the Association’s leadership, namely with respect to events organized by INTA’s Academic Committee.

Founded in 1878, INTA is the global association of trademark owners and professionals dedicated to supporting trademarks and related intellectual property in order to protect consumers and to promote fair and effective commerce.

INTA’s members are more than 7,200 organizations from 191 countries. INTA members collectively contribute almost US $12 trillion / €8.8 trillion / ¥73 trillion to global GDP annually. For comparison, the 2016 annual GDP of the top three markets was $11.2 trillion (China), $16.4 trillion (European Union) and $18.6 trillion (United States).

The Association’s member organizations represent some 31,000 trademark professionals and include brand owners from major corporations as well as small- and medium-sized enterprises, law firms, and nonprofits. There are also government agency members, as well as individual professor and student members.

More information about INTA and its objectives may be found at:

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