Friday, 14 March 2008

Afro Leo

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!

Afro Leo

Afro Leo

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