Steve Wilson Appointed to International Trademark Association (INTA) Enforcement CommitteeSeptember 24, 2013
Steve Wilson, Co-Chair of the Intellectual Property Group, Chair of the Sports & Entertainment Law Group, and Member of the Litigation Group at Preti Flaherty, has been appointed to serve on the Enforcement Committee of the International Trademark Association (INTA).
Founded in 1878, INTA is a global not-for-profit membership 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 comprises more than 6,000 trademark owners, professionals, and academics from more than 190 countries. INTA is headquartered in New York City, with offices in Shanghai, Brussels, and Washington DC, and representatives in Geneva and Mumbai.
The Enforcement Committee analyzes judicial and administrative rules and procedures affecting the enforcement of trademarks and business identifiers, and develops and advocates policies to harmonize and strengthen trademark rights. Areas of focus include trademark litigation, opposition and cancellation proceedings, courts and tribunals, and discovery.
Steve earned his law degree from Boston University School of Law, where he received a Concentration in Intellectual Property, served as Vice President of the Communications, Entertainment and Sports Law Association and Third-Year Editor of the American Journal of Law & Medicine, was ranked within the top 10% of his third year class, and was named an Edward F. Hennessey Scholar. Steve has assisted clients with protecting, monetizing, and enforcing trademarks and other intellectual property assets through registration, licensing, and litigation for more than 15 years.