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Are there too many IP associations?

By Etienne Sanz de Acedo

Spreading a pro-IP message and engaging in community education and outreach are positive activities, but could more be done if IP associations united as a single voice?

Earlier this year I was invited to speak at the European Communities Trademark Association’s 33rd Annual Conference about the role of IP associations. In the course of my presentation I asked, and attempted to answer, the question: “Are there too many IP associations?”

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