Trademark Associations

Trademark Associations

American Intellectual Property Law Association

Anti Copying In Design

British Brands Group

Business Europe

European Brands Association

European Communities Trade Mark Association


Intellectual Property Owners Association

International Intellectual Property Institute

International Trademark Association

Licensing Executives Society International

Licensing Executives Society (USA & Canada)


The Anti-Counterfeiting Group

The International Anti-Counterfeiting Coalition

The IP Hall of Fame

Union des Fabricants

David Michaels

David Michaels, J.D., B.Eng., CHRM is a trained attorney who holds certificates in Canadian Trademark Law (2012) and Canadian Patent Law (1996) from McGill University. He has worked in the area of trademark law in Canada since 1995 and in the USA since 1993. David is a legal blogger, brand consultant, an eCommerce entrepreneur, and an aeronautical engineer. Warning & Disclaimer: The pages, articles and comments on do not constitute legal advice, nor do they create any attorney-client relationship. The articles published express the author's notes of the current state of trademark law and should not be attributed as opinions of the author, his employer, clients or the sponsors of The author does not warrant that these notes are up-to-date. Trademark law is constantly changing and it varies between jurisdictions and even within jurisdictions. This website should not be relied upon.