The International Trademark Association (“INTA”) selected Meunier Carlin & Curfman LLC attorney, Lisa Pavento, as a member of its 2016 – 2017 Copyright Committee. New to INTA’s committee structure, the Copyright Committee develops and advocates the Association’s policy regarding the impact of copyright law on trademark rights. The committee monitors and analyzes copyright cases, legislation and regulation in various jurisdictions and proposes policy recommendations to the INTA Board based on their findings. Lisa’s appointment entails report and submission writing, interaction with copyright organizations and advocacy.

INTA is the global association of trademark owners and professionals dedicated to supporting trademarks and intellectual property in order to protect consumers and promote fair commerce. The organization represents brand owners from major corporations, as well as small and medium-sized businesses, law firms, government agency members and nonprofits.

Lisa provides trademark and copyright counseling to clients ranging from start-up companies to multi-national corporations. Lisa assists her clients with prosecuting trademark applications before the USPTO, and handles domestic and international portfolio and conflict management. Additionally, Lisa counsels clients on trademark cancellation and opposition proceedings in both domestic and international tribunals, and she regularly counsels