Hanson Bridgett Partner Named to INTA Board of Directors

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December 6, 2021 (San Francisco, CA)Hanson Bridgett LLP, an AmLaw 200 law firm for all of California, is pleased to announce that Noel M. Cook, Partner, has been elected to The International Trademark Association (INTA) Board of Directors effective January 1, 2022. INTA is the largest international trademark-related organization in the world.

On November 15, 2021, the voting members elected the new Directors at INTA’s 2021 Annual Meeting Virtual+. Mr. Cook joins nine others appointed to serve through December 31, 2024.

"I am honored to serve on the INTA board alongside other highly regarded professionals in the industry," said Cook. "I look forward to working with my fellow board members across the globe over the next three years to uphold INTA's mission to support trademarks and related intellectual property ."

Mr. Cook co-chairs Hanson Bridgett's Intellectual Property practice group. He concentrates on trademark and copyright enforcement, litigation, counseling, prosecution and licensing, and specializes in the protection and enforcement of trademarks, copyrights and designs as well as portfolio management, online brand protection and brand strategy. He is also well-versed in trade secret, unfair competition and other business litigation. Mr. Cook works with clients in a variety of fields, including product and furniture design, character merchandising, software/Internet, and the outdoor and retail industries.

Mr. Cook is a sought after speaker on copyright and trademark law, and has spoken on product design protection, trademarks on the Internet and damages in trademark and copyright cases, among many other topics. He is the current chair of INTA's Copyright Committee and is a member of the Executive Committee of the Copyright Society of the USA.

About Hanson Bridgett LLP

Founded in 1958, Hanson Bridgett is a multidisciplinary AmLaw law firm with 190 attorneys throughout California. Our clients range from multinational Fortune 500 corporations to individuals which we serve in transactions around the world. We are a certified B Corp and are socially responsible members of our communities. Our firm is driven by a commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion; charitable giving; pro bono legal work; and hands-on service.

About the International Trademark Association (INTA)

The International Trademark Association (INTA) is a global association of brand owners and professionals dedicated to supporting trademarks and related intellectual property (IP) to foster consumer trust, economic growth, and innovation. Members include nearly 6,500 organizations, representing more than 34,350 individuals (trademark owners, professionals, and academics) from 185 countries, who benefit from the Association’s global trademark resources, policy development, education and training, and international network. Founded in 1878, INTA is headquartered in New York City, with offices in Beijing, Brussels, Santiago, Singapore, and Washington, D.C., and a representative in New Delhi. For more information, visit inta.org.

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