Friday, 14 March 2008

INTA topics and speakers of interest plus congrats!


The Afro Leo was browsing through the INTA Annual Meeting Brochure and noticed the following tasty morsels on Africa:

Enforcement in Africa as Trade Barriers Ease

Moderator:
Chris K. Job, Adams & Adams (South Africa) (and new chairman of Adams and Adams, again!)
Speakers:
Mondher Almensi, Al Mensi Law Firm (Tunisia)
William I. Maema, Iseme, Kamau & Maema Advocates (Kenya)
Obatosin Ogunkeye, Allan & Ogunkeye (Nigeria)
Kay Rickelman, Spoor & Fisher (South Africa)


Sport Sponsorship: Ambushes and Other Perils

Moderator:
Christian Rohnke, White & Case LLP (Germany)
Speakers:
Xuemin Chen, Zhongzi Law Office (China, PR)
Gérard du Plessis, Adams & Adams (South Africa)
David J. Gill - Trade Mark Attorneys (United Kingdom)
Julia Schönbohm, DLA Piper (Germany)

Trademark Protection Safari: Hunting for Effective Enforcement Strategies in Africa (hopefully not Lions!)

Marilyn Krige, Adams & Adams (South Africa)

*****STOP PRESS*****

The Afro Leo has just heard that his good friend and fellow country(person) Danise van Vuuren-Nield has just been appointed head of Global Trademarks for The Coca-Cola Company, based in Atlanta. Congratulations - a significant achievement indeed!

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