Copyright Clearance Center (CCC) will be among more than 10,000 brand owners, legal counsel, and government and IP professionals from 150 countries at the International Trademark Association’s (INTA) 140th Annual Meeting – the world’s largest and most widely attended trademark event.

This year’s annual meeting, May 19-23, at the Washington State Convention Center in Seattle, features over 300 educational opportunities in international trademark law and practice.  We invite you to visit CCC (booth #219) to talk about your team’s copyright challenges and how CCC solutions can help.

Join Christopher Kenneally on Sunday, May 20 (11:30am-12:45pm), as he moderates the panel More or Less Secure: Are International Data Privacy Regulations Helping You Protect Your Brand?

Panelists include Iris Geik, CCC’s Associate General Counsel & Privacy Officer, Anne Kelley, Center for Responsible Enterprise and Trade ( and Randi Singer, Weil, Gotshal & Manges, LLP. They will provide both an overview of the General Directive on Privacy Regulations (GDPR), which comes into effect on May 25, issues of implementing the GDPR and current best practices, and an in-depth look at the impact of those regulations on brand protection and corporate images.

On Monday, May 21 (1:15-3:15pm), CCC’s Iris Geik will also host the Table Topic: Copyright Can Enhance Your Brand: From Peter Rabbit to Marilyn Monroe.

Table Topics are a great networking opportunity to discuss topics of interest over lunch or breakfast with a small group of like-minded professionals.

INTA Annual Meeting Exhibit hours:

  • Sunday, May 20 10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
  • Monday, May 21 10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
  • Tuesday, May 22 10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
  • Wednesday, May 23 10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.

Be sure to stop by the CCC booth (#219) and say hello.

Not attending the conference? Follow all the action using hashtag #INTA2018 and connect with INTA (@inta) and CCC (@copyrightclear) on Twitter for up-to-the-minute dispatches from the conference.

Author: Christopher Kenneally

Christopher Kenneally hosts CCC's Velocity of Content podcast series, which debuted in 2006 and is the longest continuously running podcast covering the publishing industry. As CCC's Senior Director, Marketing, he is responsible for organizing and hosting programs that address the business needs of all stakeholders in publishing and research. His reporting has appeared in the New York Times, Boston Globe, Los Angeles Times, The Independent (London), WBUR-FM, NPR, and WGBH-TV.
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