INTA Trademark Law and the Internet Forum in San Francisco this February

INTA is holding a Trademark Law and the Internet forum on February 9 – 10, 2009 in San Francisco, California.

INTA’s Trademark Law and the Internet forum is a two-day, comprehensive program aimed at bringing you up to date on the latest developments concerning trademarks and the Internet, and it is the place to be to gain expert advice on best practices for tackling complex issues arising from the interplay between trademarks and the global domain name system.

The keynote speaker is Google’s Vice President and Chief Internet Evangelist, and former ICANN chair, Vint Cerf.

Issues to be covered in the two-day forum include:

  • ICANN policy developments, including the planned introduction of new top-level domain names
  • understanding how to deal effectively with Whois problems and other Registrar compliance issues
  • the complexities of online counterfeiting
  • the latest developments in litigating Internet issues
  • the Business of the Internet, including insights on online advertising
  • best practices and strategies for brand protection
  • update on regional Internet issues from China
  • trademark use in virtual worlds, social networks and blogs.

For more information on the forum and for registration, visit www.inta.org/go/internetforum2009. Registrations completed by January 12 and save US$100 for both INTA members and non-members.