Michael Wolnizer of Davies Collison Cave Wins Trademark Industry Award
Davies Collison Cave is proud to announce that the International Trademark Association (INTA) honored Michael Wolnizer with the Volunteer Service Award (VSA) in the Advancement of the Association category. INTA is a member based organization that supports and advances trademarks and related intellectual property in order to protect consumers and to promote fair and effective commerce.
The VSAs recognize individuals who provide exemplary volunteer service to INTA during the past year Michael Wolnizer made a tremendous impact by volunteering both his time and expertise to support the Association’s goals and objectives as outlined in the 2010–2013 Strategic Plan.
Michael Wolnizer has been the project leader for INTA’s Trademark Office Benchmarking Database for over six years. Thanks to Michael Wolnizer’s dedication and commitment to this project, the database was successfully launched in February 2013.This publicly available database enables users to compare information on more than 170 trademarks offices. It will help improve office practices and cooperation between offices and serve as a valuable tool to the entire trademark community.
Our volunteers are a crucial element in achieving our mission to advance the protection of trademarks around the world,” said INTA CEO Etienne Sanz de Acedo. “On behalf of INTA and brand owners across the globe, I’d like to thank Mr. Wolnizer for his hard work and determination.
Michael Wolnizer will accept the award at an awards ceremony at INTA’s Annual Leadership Meeting in Miami, Florida.
Read more about INTA and the contributions of this year’s Volunteer Service Awards winners.
Founded in 1878, the International Trademark Association (INTA) is a global association of trademark owners and professionals dedicated to supporting trademarks and related intellectual property in order to protect consumers and to promote fair and effective commerce. Members include more than 6,300 trademark owners, professionals and academics from more than 190 countries, who benefit from the Association’s global trademark research, policy development, education and training, and international network. Headquartered in New York City, INTA also has offices in Shanghai, Brussels and Washington, D.C., and representatives in Geneva and Mumbai.