The International Trademark Association (INTA) has appointed Stephen D. Wilson to the INTA Advertising and Marketing Associations Subcommittee for the 2022-2023 term. Mr. Wilson also serves on the INTA Building Bridges Committee, and previously served on the INTA Enforcement Committee and INTA Judicial Administration & Trademark Litigation Subcommittee.
INTA is a global association of brand owners and professionals dedicated to supporting trademarks and related intellectual property (IP) to foster consumer trust, economic growth, and innovation. Founded in 1878, the nonprofit association’s membership includes nearly 6,500 organizations from 185 countries, representing more than 34,350 trademark professionals and including brand owners from major corporations, small and medium-sized enterprises, firms, and nonprofits, as well as government agency members.
The INTA Advertising and Marketing Associations Subcommittee fosters strategic partnerships with organizations in the fields of advertising and marketing. Members of the Subcommittee and INTA Building Bridges Committee, together with INTA staff, contribute their expertise to addressing issues such as advocacy of trademarks and brand owner rights, resources dedicated to intellectual property advancement, communication and implementation of INTA’s strategic objectives, and planning educational programs and events in partnership with organizations including advertising and marketing associations, consumer associations, manufacturing and retail associations, associations that develop and promote sustainability and ethical standards, associations that support the development of small to medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) and entrepreneurs, financial and standard-setting associations, and licensing associations.
Mr. Wilson is a Partner at Beggs & Lane, and serves as Practice Group Manager for the firm’s Intellectual Property Practice Group. He has practiced law for more than two decades, and assists clients worldwide with U.S. and international trademark protection and other intellectual property matters