Oleksandr Mamunya, Aequo’s partner, head of Intellectual Property and Dispute Resolution, has been appointed to the Parallel Imports Committee of International Trademark Association (INTA) for the 2018–2019 term.
The Committee develops and advocates the Association's policy regarding the balanced protection against parallel imports. It will monitor developments in treaties, cases, legislation and regulation in various jurisdictions, complete analyses and propose policy recommendations to the Board. Work includes report and submission writing, and advocacy in conjunction with relevant INTA committees and staff.
In 2015, Oleksandr Mamunya was appointed to the Internet Committee of International Trademark Association (INTA) for the 2016-2017 term.
INTA is the global association of trademark owners and professionals dedicated to supporting trademarks and related intellectual property in order to protect consumers and to promote fair and effective commerce. INTA’s members are more than 7,000 organizations from 190 countries. INTA members collectively contribute almost US $12 trillion to global GDP annually. The Association's member organizations represent some 30,000 trademark professionals and include brand owners from major corporations as well as small- and medium-sized enterprises, law firms and nonprofits. There are also government agency members as well as individual professor and student members.
This year, more than 3,400 member volunteers applied to serve on INTA committees.