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Top 5 brand protection events of 2021 to watch

Top 5 brand protection events of 2021 to watch

Trade fairs and 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 2021, are the changes applied to last year’s brand protection event calendar going to stay? What happened to the world’s top brand protection events?

We have listed the top 5 brand protection events of 2021 and will share details on when and where they are taking place.


  • Top brand protection events of 2021 
  • List of cancelled, postponed, rescheduled, and new brand protection events

The top 5 brand protection events of 2021

Brand Intelligence Summit – 4 March

The Brand Intelligence Summit is the new kid in the block and was borne out of the shift brought by COVID-19.

The Brand Intelligence Summit brings together thought leaders from some of the world’s leading brands and organizations. Presented by Red Points, this year is the second edition of the digital event. The event will discuss the next biggest brand protection & social media trends in a changing digital world.

Featured speakers this year include Sabrina Perelman, Associate General Counsel at Facebook, Michelle Moon, Rightsholder Ops Manager at Facebook, Stefano Ughi, Content Dev Supervisor at Inter Milan, Paul Goodman, CFO and Co-Founder at Pura Vida and many more. All speakers will share their straight-to-the-point insights in 5 live sessions.


WTR Connect Spring 2021 – 15-19 March

WTR (World Trademark Review) is the world’s leading news and information service dedicated to trademark issues.

This spring, WTR will hold trademark and brand protection discussions with the world’s leading experts via Zoom for a whole week. There will be more than 20 digital sessions covering topics and challenges facing trademark and brand leaders.

IACC Conference – 13-15 September

2021 might see some real-life events make their come back. Last year, the IACC postponed all its conferences due to COVID-19. This year, the 2021 IACC Annual Conference will take place on 13-15 September in Orlando, Florida.

The International AntiCounterfeiting Coalition Inc., (IACC) is a Washington, D.C.-based non-profit organization devoted solely to combating product counterfeiting and piracy. Formed in 1979, they are the longest-standing organization of its kind.

The conference will offer forums and networking opportunities for IP professionals to engage with each other and enhance their brand protection programs.

7th Brand Protection Conference – 22-23 September

Brand Protection Conference connects the world’s leading and influential professionals. Their conference covers all the aspects of Brand Protection, Intellectual Property, Data Protection and Trademarks as well as new ideas for next-level business growth and profitability.

This year’s conference will take place on 22-23 September in Kuala Lumpur. Malaysia.

INTA – 15–19 November

The International Trademark Association (INTA) is a global association of brand owners and professionals. Every year, the event brings together brand protection and Intellectual Property professionals from around the world.

The association will hold its Annual Meeting on 15-19 this year in a virtual format.


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


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