October 4, 2021
Joe was appointed to INTA’s Brands for a Better Society Committee, which researches and analyzes brand involvement in advancing corporate social responsibility principles in business and brand development and protection. Joe also continues to serve on the Saul Lefkowitz Moot Court Competition Project Team.
Alisa was appointed to INTA’s Building Bridges Committee, which focuses on fostering strategic partnerships with non-intellectual property and non-legal organizations, including advertising and marketing associations; associations that develop and promote sustainability and ethical standards; associations that support the development of small- to medium-sized enterprises; consumer associations; financial and standard-setting associations; licensing associations; and retail and manufacturing associations. Alisa also continues to serve on the Saul Lefkowitz Moot Court Competition Project Team.
Founded in 1878 and now serving professionals from 185 countries worldwide, INTA is a not-for-profit membership association dedicated to the support and advancement of trademarks and related intellectual property in order to protect consumers and to promote fair and effective commerce.
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