Posts Tagged ‘INTA’

The eleventh annual edition of “Meet the Bloggers” will be held on Monday night, May 4th, from 8-11 pm at Henry’s Pub & Restaurant, 618 Fifth Avenue, San Diego, CA 92101. See map.

My co-hosts are all smarter, more widely read, and better looking than me!

Property, intangible Pamela Chestek  
IP Fridays Rolf Claessen & Kenneth Suzan  
Likelihood of Confusion Ron Coleman  
Ant-like Persistence blog & host of E-Trademarks andMadrid-L listservs Carl Oppedahl  
IPelton blog Erik Pelton  
The Legal Satyricon Marc Randazza  
The Trademark Blogand @leasonellis Marty Schwimmer  
The TTABlog John L. Welch

This year’s event promises to be better air conditioned and less sweaty than last year’s in Hong Kong!

Please RSVP here so that we know to expect you.

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INTA14 Hong Kong in photos – Visiting Clients

Posted by ipelton on: May 26th, 2014

I was fortunate during my visit in Hong Kong to visit with several clients. Meeting with client’s in person around the world was wonderful. I was even treated to a real local lunch by Colin Wu of the HKIPX and US China Business Association. Kay’s Designs International showed me their operations. And I visited the Volcom store inside a vast mall.



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INTA14 Hong Kong in photos – MEET THE BLOGGERS X

Posted by ipelton on: May 22nd, 2014

More than 100 guests came to tenth annual gathering of bloggers, and we had another terrific annual gathering. The original “Meet the Blogger’ hosts who began the even at INTA ten years ago, John Welch ( and Marty Schwimmer (, were joined in hosting the event this year by myself ( and Jeremy Phillips ( Marks & Clerk graciously sponsored the event, held at the Royal Hong Kong Yacht Club.

The site provided fabulous views; the crowd provided great conversation. Below are some photos from the event.






INTA14 Hong Kong in photos – Disneyland

Posted by ipelton on: May 21st, 2014

The INTA grand finale was held at Hong Kong Disneyland, which is about a 20 minute subway ride outside the city. As one would expect, it feels just like Disney World or any other Disney property. But it is quite a bit smaller.

The finale featured very good food in obscene quantities. I had to take a ride on Space Mountain!

INTA14 Hong Kong in photos – Trademarks

Posted by ipelton on: May 20th, 2014

Here are photos of a few interesting brands – from Hong Kong and from around the world – that I encountered in Hong Kong. The convention center and airport have nice logos. And some brands don’t need words – Apple, McDonalds, Starbucks, etc.