New York, NY (November 14, 2013) – Jeanne M. Hamburg, a Member of Norris McLaughlin, P.A., has been appointed Chair of the Law Firm Committee of the International Trademark Association (INTA). The Committee is part of INTA’s Education & Services (ESG) Group. Its activities include program content development, course materials review and development, and recruitment of speakers and moderators, all on subjects of interest to the law firm trademark practitioner; and the organization of conferences devoted to helping trademark attorneys working in law firms maintain excellent relationships with their in-house counterparts. Hamburg previously served as Vice Chair of the Committee. For more information on INTA and the Law Firm Committee, visit INTA’s website at www.inta.org.
Hamburg, Chair of the firm’s Internet Law Group, has expertise in all aspects of trademark and copyright law, handling both transactions and litigation. Practicing in the firm’s New York City office, she assists clients in a broad range of industries with their intellectual property needs.
Since 2009, Hamburg has been recognized as a New York Super Lawyer for Intellectual Property and Intellectual Property Litigation. Only five percent of New York lawyers are given this honor. Hamburg has also received Martindale-Hubbell's AV Preeminent rating, its highest lawyer rating which serves as an objective indicator of a lawyer's high ethical standards and legal knowledge, analytical capabilities, and legal experience as evaluated by other members of the bar and the judiciary.
Hamburg earned her J.D. from Columbia University School of Law, where she was a member and editor of the Columbia Law Review, in 1990, and her B.A., magna cum laude, in English from Wellesley College in 1987.
The International Trademark Association is a not-for-profit, worldwide membership association dedicated to the support and advancement of trademarks and related intellectual property as elements of fair and effective commerce. The Association was founded in 1878 by 17 merchants and manufacturers who saw a need for an organization “to protect and promote the rights of trademark owners, to secure useful legislation and to give aid and encouragement to all efforts for the advancement and observance of trademark rights.” Today, 5,900 trademark owners, professionals and academics from more than 190 countries make INTA a powerful network of powerful brands. Members of INTA find true value in the Association’s global trademark research, policy development, and education and training. Headquartered in New York City, INTA also has offices in Shanghai and Brussels and representatives in Geneva, Mumbai, and Washington, D.C.