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  • Subject : Abu-Ghazaleh Intellectual Property's Executive Director elected to International Trademark Association Board of Directors - Planning Committee
  • Date : 10-Nov-2010
  • Text :

    Mr. Charles Sha'ban, Executive Director, Abu-Ghazaleh Intellectual Property (AGIP)

    The International Trademark Association (INTA) Board voted and confirmed on November 10, 2010 the election of Mr. Charles Sha'ban, Abu-Ghazaleh Intellectual Property (AGIP) Executive Director to a three-year term on the board of the INTA. His term begins on January 1, 2011, making him the only member on the INTA board representing the Arab region.

    In addition to voting on the new board members, Mr. Sha'ban was chosen to serve on the Board Planning Committee for the year 2011.

    Mr. Sha'ban said, "I am really honoured of the trust bestowed on us; the planning committee is one of the most important INTA board committees that are charged with managing strategic and annual planning for the Association."

    AGIP is a member of Talal Abu-Ghazaleh Organization (TAG-Org). Founded in 1972, TAG-Org is an international professional services group, chaired by HE Dr. Talal Abu-Ghazaleh that employs over 2000 professionals and operates out of its 73 offices in the Middle East, North Africa, Pakistan, India, Cyprus, China and Afghanistan.

    INTA is a not-for-profit membership association that was founded in 1878, and consist now of 5900 trademark owners and professionals from more than 190 countries, dedicated to the support and advancement of trademarks and related intellectual property elements of fair and effective national and international commerce.

    The INTA Board is the policy-setting body of INTA and the advisor to the chief staff executive. Planning committee manages strategic and annual planning for the Association, including: preparation of a strategic plan; defining annual priorities; and monitoring the progress of the Association against such strategic plan and annual priorities.