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Top 4 brand protection events of 2023 to watch
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Top 4 brand protection events of 2023 to watch

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    Trade fairs and brand protection conferences used to be heavily reliant on face-to-face interactions, but in the past 12 months, they had to pivot and adapt to today’s new normal. So as we stepped into 2023, are the changes applied to last year’s brand protection conference calendar going to stay? What happened to the world’s top brand protection events?

    We have listed the top 4 brand protection events of 2023 and will share details on when and where they are taking place.


    • Top brand protection events of 2023 
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    The top 4 brand protection events of 2023

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    1- IACC Annual Conference 2023

    Date: April 27th to April 29th 

    City: Washington, DC

    Venue: The Mayflower Hotel, 1127 Connecticut Ave., NW, Washington, DC

    The International Anti Counterfeit Coalition is back with its first in-person brand protection conference since 2019. The IACC Annual Conference will include small group workshops and plenary sessions by top IP enforcement officers from brands, service providers, and industry partners.

    The focus of the brand protection conference will be on the latest intellectual property brand protection technologies and how they can help businesses around the world. IACC is a non-profit organization based in Washington, DC which was formed back in 1979 with the sole purpose of fighting product counterfeiting and piracy.

    This year, IACC is sponsored by top brands like Amazon, Alibaba, and Red Points. 

    Red Points will be one of the main exhibitors and host the first panel of the brand protection conference. Daniel Shapiro, VP of Strategic Partnerships will speak about the evolution of brand protection and how the brand protection community can prepare for the future. To find out more about the panel, check out the conference agenda here. You can also contact us directly to schedule a meeting during the event.

    2- INTA 2023 Annual Meeting

    Date: April 30th – May 4th

    City: Washington, DC

    Venue: Walter E. Washington Convention Center

    The International Trademark Association has also scheduled their annual meeting for 2023 where you will be able to connect with top brand professionals from across the globe and across different industries. 

    Some of the many topics that will be discussed at the brand protection events include enforcement and anti counterfeiting, the future of IP, and brand restrictions. There will also be round tables for small groups to help you meet global colleagues and discuss topics of interest. 

    INTA has been organizing their annual meetings for more than a century and this will be their 144th Annual Meeting.

    3- IPBC Global 2023

    Date: 12th-14th June 2023

    City: Chicago 

    Venue: Marriott Marquis Chicago

    IPBC Global will be the brand protection seminar that brings together the world’s top IP experts, corporate IP executives, senior finance professionals, and service providers for three days of superb content as well as networking opportunities. 

    The goal of the event is to help brands explore how they can maximize their IP value in the ever-changing global marketplace. 

    IPBC will have over 80+ IP experts as part of the speaking faculty and 600 delegates from 20 countries.

    4- Brand Protection Excellence Forum 

    Date: 29th – 30th September

    City: Munich, Germany

    The 7th BPEF will provide a platform to discuss industry challenges related to online brand protection, anti counterfeiting, cybercrime, cross-border product security, global security, IP legislation, and more. 

    The event will include over 25 speakers sharing best practices and knowledge about the top trends in the global brand protection industry

    The two-day event will include interactive presentations, exhibition space, business meetings, and numerous networking opportunities


    As the world is going through considerable changes, some brand protection events might remain online forever. However, it has given way for new ideas and perspectives to enter the IP conversation.

    Red Points in partnership with the IACC and WIPR will discuss emerging IP threats and top pre-emptive measures IP professionals can take to protect their IP online in 2023 and beyond. Register now to save your spot!


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