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Aaron | Sanders was proud to be a part of the immensely successful International Trademark Association conference last week in Munich, Germany. The conference, entitled “When Trademark Rights Overlap with Other Rights,” was two days of advanced-level discussions of the overlap between trademarks and copyright, design, geographical indications, publicity, and unfair competition. It was the most well-attended December meeting in INTA history, with over 330 participants. Christoph Ernst of the  German Federal Ministry of Justice and Mihály Ficsor, of the Hungarian Intellectual Property Office took part in an interview conducted by Ronald van Tuijl, president-elect of INTA, on the state of the overlap between trademarks and patents. Tara Aaron moderated the discussion on Trademarks and Copyright and provided the U.S. perspective in the panel on Trademarks and Publicity. “It was truly an honor to work with the incredible Project Team and all the speakers on this event,” says Tara. “It was quite emotional when the conference was over to realize our hard work had paid off but that our year of talking to each other almost weekly was coming to an end. I can’t wait to work with these fantastic people again.”

Tara Aaron

Tara helps clients across multiple industries and countries with licenses and disputes involving trademarks, copyrights, domain names, software, trade secrets, and privacy compliance. She earned her Certified Information Privacy Professional (CIPP) in U.S. Privacy Law in 2018 and in European Data Protection Law in 2019. Her clients include many technology start-ups, software developers, and website designers as well as long-standing institutional clients who come to her for representation in copyright, trademark, licensing and privacy. She also assists with the purchase and sale of intellectual property assets. She has on multiple occasions successfully obtained hijacked domain names for the rightful owners, and regularly negotiates service and technology agreements with the largest telecommunications and software providers in the country.