AASA Aftermarket 2019 IP Forum: Why Do the Bad Guys Pick on the Aftermarket?

Date: June 6, 2019
AASA and its Intellectual Property Council (IPC) and its partnering organizations are opening an important dialogue on IP protection in the aftermarket, which IP infringers often target in the global marketplace. The discussion, “Why Do the Bad Guys Pick on the Aftermarket?” is just one of the important IP issues slated for the first-ever Aftermarket IP Forum on Thursday, Aug. 15, at the Ford Conference & Events Center in Dearborn, Mich.
Other presentation topics may include:
  • Protecting Brands on Mega Online Marketplaces
  • The U.S. Government is Your Ally
  • Strategic Use of TROs for Trade Shows
  • Is Inside Counsel Required to Fight Infringers?
  • Practical Tactics for Fighting Gray Market Goods
  • IP Activities in China
AASA’s partnering organizations in the Aftermarket IP Forum to date include:
  • American Bearing Manufacturers Association (ABMA)
  • Automotive Anti-Counterfeiting Council (A2C2)
  • Battery Council International (BCI)
  • National Automotive Service Task Force (NASTF)
  • National Intellectual Property Rights (IPR) Center
  • Specialty Equipment Marketing Association (SEMA)
The Aftermarket IPC Forum is open to attorneys/counsel, brand managers, and marketing and business development managers for aftermarket products. Members of the AASA Intellectual Property Council (IPC) are eligible to attend at a significantly discounted rate. Additional discounts available to event sponsors and partners.
Details about the AASA IP Forum, including registration, hotel accommodations and agenda, is here. More information about the IPC, its programs and initiatives is available here.
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