Angelo Mazza and Maja Szumarska Spoke at IACC on Customs Enforcement, New Technologies and Brand Protection
Gibney IP attorneys Angelo Mazza and Maja Szumarska spoke at the International Anticounterfeiting Coalition (IACC) Annual Conference in Nashville.
Angelo’s panel titled “New Trends in Customs Enforcement” was focused on the changes under the U.S. Custom and Border Protection’s 21st Century Customs Framework. Angelo discussed IP considerations from the brand perspective as it relates to trade reform and border enforcement. Maja’s panel was titled “New Technologies and Impact on IP and Brand Protection – Metaverse, NFTs, and Virtual Goods”. Maja provided an introduction into blockchain technology, focusing on topics such as non-fungible tokens (NFTs), blockchain-based domains, and will discuss the developing case law in this area. She also provided guidance on the tools available to conduct investigations and the key considerations for developing an effective enforcement strategy.
Learn more about the program here.