We are pleased to announce that Peter Dernbach, head of our IP practice, has been elected to join the International Trademark Association (INTA)’s Board of Directors. Peter will serve on the board until December 2017.
For many years Peter has been an active member of the INTA community, having contributed to INTA publications, and spoken and moderated at INTA meetings. Peter has served on several committees, including the East Asia and Pacific Subcommittee of the Famous and Well-known Marks Committee. He is currently the vice-chair of the Programs Committee. Peter has been frequently recognized for his work on trademarks, domain names, and brand protection by leading trade publications, most recently in 2014 by Chambers Asia-Pacific.
Peter will be joining some of the leading brand owners and professionals in the world to further INTA’s goal of supporting trademarks and related intellectual property rights in order to protect consumers and to promote fair and effective commerce. We look forward to working with our INTA colleagues in achieving these goals.
INTA is the world’s leading trademark association, having been established in 1878. Currently there are over 30,000 members worldwide, collectively contributing US$12 trillion in value to the world’s GDP each year. You can learn more about INTA and their work here.