On September 18-19, 2014, Conkle, Kremer & Engel lawyer Zachary Page
will attend the International Trademark Association’s “Internet, Innovation and ICAAN: The Evolving Landscape of the Net” conference in San Francisco
. This INTA program will cover issues related to the interplay between trademark owners and new developments in the management of the Internet, including new generic top-level domains (gTLDs), changes to the WHOIS domain name directory system, management of intellectual property rights in social media, and other shifts that impact the way owners’ protect their trademarks online.
The conference features speakers from leading companies in the technology industry, including Google, Facebook and Twitter, as well as representatives from federal and global regulatory organizations, such as the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO), U.S. Department of Commerce and the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN).
Every business is affected by developments regarding the Internet. CK&E participates in important industry conferences of INTA and others to stay in the forefront of developing issues affecting the firm’s clients. Check back for blog post updates from the conference to stay abreast of innovations and changes in governance and brand protection on the Internet.