June 14, 2016

INTA-MOST Conference in Ho Chi Minh City: Presentations on Well-Known Trademarks

International Trademark Association and Vietnam Ministry of Science and Technology

Lawyers at Tilleke & Gibbins will take part in “Protection of Well-Known Trademarks – Enterprise’s Needs and Solutions,” a conference hosted by the International Trademark Association and the Vietnam Ministry of Science and Technology.

Michelle Ray-Jones, a consultant in the firm’s intellectual property group, will present during the panel session “Panel 2: Protection and Enforcement of Well-Known Trademarks in Vietnam and Some Countries” on the topic “Protection of Well-Known Trademarks in the United States and Difficulties Faced by IP Owners.” She will discuss where actions can be filed, the Trademark Dilution Revision Act, what makes a mark famous, and difficulties faced by IP owners in protecting their well-known marks.

Thomas J. Treutler, managing partner of the firm’s Vietnam offices, will moderate the panel session “Panel 3: Comments of Experts,” in which various project researchers and INTA members will take part and discuss the protection of well-known trademarks.

The conference will take place at the Eden Hotel in Ho Chi Minh City on June 16 from 7.30 a.m. to 12 noon. Michelle’s panel session will be held from 9.15 a.m. to 10 a.m., and Tom’s panel discussion will be from 10.15 a.m. to 11.15 a.m.  If you would like to learn more about this conference, please visit the MOST website.

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