Event Overview

INTA’s Comprehensive Two-Day Total Immersion Forum for Up and Coming Trademark Lawyers with 3 to 8 years Experience
Radisson Blu Royal Hotel Brussels, September 23-24 2010

Accredited by:

Ordre des Barreaux francophones et germanophone (OBFG) : 6 points per day; Consiglio Nazionale Forense (CNF): 1 point per hour, maximum of 24 points Pending accreditations by : Conseil National des Barreaux (CNB)
Others: Certificate of Attendance available upon request

Are you looking to gain tools to help you better serve clients? Are you interested in building your business development skills and enhancing your professional and personal leadership skills? Attend INTA’s The Next Level Forum and hear advice and perspectives on how to frame your personal career decisions, while networking with some of the trademark profession’s top leaders. From budgeting to building and maintaining relationships, to successfully working with foreign associates and resolving trademark conflicts, throughout the forum faculty leaders will discuss the qualities that have helped shape their careers. The emphasis of the forum will be to offer practical tips and share instructive examples so participants will walk away with improved leadership skills to enhance their client service.

What will you learn?

Professional development:

  • Learn how to develop from a lawyer to a leader in the field
  • Learn the value of critical thinking and its importance for the legal profession
  • Hear from seasoned practitioners about how their careers took them on diverse career paths
  • Understand the impact of changing jobs within the profession
  • Find out how to measure your optimal job setting in terms of work substance and your personal power track
  • Become aware of changes in the legal profession taking place right now, how they will affect the way in which you will practice law in the future and how these changes may affect your career

Lawyering skills:

  • Enhance your legal skill sets as a trademark lawyer with respect to prosecution, negotiating skills and litigation
  • Experience first-hand what it takes to be a truly well-versed European trademark practitioner
  • Understand the application of diverse knowledge and skills as applied to the practice of trademark law
  • Learn about pan-European ethical considerations in trademark practice
The event is open to both outside and in-house counsels. Early-bird discount rate applies until Friday, August 6. For more details, including costs and full program, and to register, please visit www.inta.org or contact Milesh S Gordhandas, INTA Assistant Europe Representative, at mgordhandas@inta.orgor on +32-2-517-6109.  
AIJA Commissions involved
  • Intellectual Property, Technology, Media, and Telecommunications

Fees & General Info

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If you are a lawyer under 35 years old and meet the requirements, apply to our Scholarship Programme for this event. You can check more details here.

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