30 April 2021TrademarksMuireann Bolger

Exclusive: Etienne Sanz de Acedo on INTA’s ‘Virtual +’ Annual Meeting

The chief executive of the International Trademark Association, Etienne Sanz de Acedo, has revealed that more than half of the association’s members who responded to a survey wanted a virtual Annual Meeting in 2021, with additional in-person gatherings—prompting it to upturn earlier plans.

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