A number of trademark-related events are held throughout the world each year. On this page you will find details about those that we consider to be the most significant and interesting from the perspective of a World Trademark Review reader, including the most up-to-date information concerning conferences organised by World Trademark Review and Globe Business Media Group.

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Brand Protection Online 2019

5 March 2019 – Chicago, United States

While the continuous evolution of technology and expansion of the online world creates opportunities for brands and businesses, it also results in significant challenges. Loss of revenue, reputation, and customer trust can all be direct results of the threats that inevitably arise in in the online space.

WTR’s Brand Protection Online will provide a unique forum for in-house counsel to discuss the challenges, opportunities, and risks they face. Attendees will hear senior in-house peers from a range of industries discuss the latest cutting-edge strategies for online brand protection, including an examination of both successes and failures in this ever-changing environment.

Managing Trademark Assets USA 2019

6 March 2019 – Chicago, United States

As brands expand and adapt to new technologies, business models and markets, trademark professionals face increasing challenges in protecting, managing, and enforcing their IP rights. However, while the challenges continue to escalate, budgets and resources remain the same—only adding to their burden.

WTR’s fourth annual Managing Trademark Assets USA will provide attendees with a platform for senior counsel from a range of industries to discuss successes and failures and share real-world insights at a time when it is more important than ever before for brand owners to ensure they are integrating innovative and disruptive strategies into their trademark operations.

IPBC Global 2019

June 16-18, 2019 – Boston, United States

In the face of the fourth industrial revolution, it has never been more important to ensure that IP strategy is fully aligned with overall business goals – or to recognise that traditional models of IP value creation could well be redundant in a time of unprecedented technological development, innovation and convergence.

IPBC Global’s 2019 programme is focused on exploring all the key issues that this new era of change presents for corporate IP leaders, as well as policy makers, investors, the legal profession and third-party service providers.

INTA Middle East and Africa Conference

10-11 December 2018 - Dubai, United Arab Emirates

Join INTA on December 10-11 in Dubai for two days of inspiration and robust discussion about the opportunities and challenges of attracting investment into the regions, how innovation is re-shaping the economy, and the importance of a thorough IP strategy for effective protection and enforcement in these regions.