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Amazon and eBay at Aftermarket IP Forum: Protecting Brands Online

Date: June 27, 2019
Kaleigh Miller, global relations manager of Amazon, and Jordan Hettinga, director of merchandising - parts & accessories, eBay, will discuss intellectual property (IP) protection in today’s digital commerce environment in the panel discussion, “Protecting Brands on Mega Online Marketplaces” at the first-ever Aftermarket IP Forum on Thursday, Aug. 15, at the Ford Conference & Events Center in Dearborn, Mich., presented by AASA and its partnering organizations. The panel discussion will be moderated by event partner Automotive Anti-Counterfeiting Council (A2C2).
Other IP topics slated for discussion at this unique event are:
  • The U.S. Government Is Your Ally
  • Strategic Use of Temporary Restraining Orders (TRO) for Trade Shows
  • Are Inside Resources Required to Fight Infringers?
  • Practical Tactics for Fighting Gray Market Goods
  • Why Do the Bad Guys Pick on the Aftermarket?
  • IP Activities in China
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.
Partnering organizations in addition to A2C2 are:
  • American Bearing Manufacturers Association (ABMA)
  • Battery Council International (BCI)
  • National Automotive Service Task Force (NASTF)
  • National Intellectual Property Rights (IPR) Center
  • Specialty Equipment Marketing Association (SEMA)
Details about the AASA IP Forum, including registration, hotel accommodations and agenda, are here. More information about the IPC, its programs and initiatives is available here.
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