Sayenko Kharenko IP team took part in the 133rd Annual Meeting of the International Trademark Association (INTA) held in San Francisco, CA, May 14-18, 2011. The meeting gathered more than 8,500 attendees from 140 countries and focused on new trends and trademark developments worldwide.
Sayenko Kharenko delegation included senior associate Dariya Valiavska and partner, the head of IP practice Nazar Chernyavsky.
“Being the “must attend” event for the international trademark community, the recent INTA’s Annual Meeting once again proved to be the perfect professional networking venue. The five days on extremely tight schedule paid off with new business contacts, better understanding of clients’ IP needs in Ukraine, new exciting projects.”– commented Dariya Valianska.
“IP team of Sayenko Kharenko which created an inter-discipline group from IP, litigation and antitrust lawyers to ensure complex protection of IP rights of their clients in Ukraine, saw an overwhelming demand for this type of product from the INTA participants. In addition, the conference demonstrated that despite the problems with the IP protection, the interest to the Ukrainian market abroad is growing and many companies consider their entry to Ukraine.”– commented Nazar Chernyavsky.
INTA’s Annual Meeting is the largest and most prestigious meeting of the international trademark community. Held each May, the Annual Meeting hosts more than 8,000 participants from more than 130 countries for five days.