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HLK at INTA 2024

HLK is sending a top team of Patent and Trade Mark attorneys to this year’s INTA Annual Meeting in Atlanta, Georgia.

It’s the International Trademark Association’s 146th Annual Meeting where over 10,000 colleagues from around the world are expected to gather. Renowned for being the largest meeting if its kind, it’s a great opportunity for influential brand professionals across many industries to connect, exchange best practices and discuss this year’s theme: ‘The Business of Innovation’.

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Date: 18 – 22 May 2024

Location: Atlanta, Georgia, USA

Meet HLK's INTA 2024 team

Our people are experts in their fields who care about our clients, their ideas and share their passion for innovation.

We have expert teams across all technical and scientific disciplines including:

  • Trade Marks
  • Designs
  • Patents – Chemistry and Life Sciences and Tech

Meet our experts who’ll be at INTA 2024.

Chris Morris

Partner | UK Trade Mark Attorney

Trade Mark team

Joanna Deas

Partner | UK and European Patent Attorney

Patents – Chemistry and Life Sciences team

Rachel Hearson

Senior Associate | UK Trade Mark Attorney

Trade Mark team

Michael Conway

Partner | UK Trade Mark Attorney

Trade Mark and Design teams

Daniel Chew

Partner | UK and European Patent Attorney

Tech team

Insights from our team

Read the latest insights from our team, and visit our Trade Marks blog for further updates and news from the world of trade marks.

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Trade Marks

With expertise in protection strategies as well as contentious proceedings, we can support all of the stages of the life span of your trade marks, calling on the support of our legal team when necessary.

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You can read more of our Trade Mark insights on our Trade Marks blog.

Keep up-to-date with the latest IP insights and updates as well as upcoming webinars and seminars via HLK’s social media.