Marta Alves Vieira (Of Counsel) and João Carlos Assunção (Associate) were in Vienna, Austria, at the 39th Annual Conference of ECTA - European Communities Trade Mark Association, which took place on 21 and 22 October, for the first time in a hybrid format, with some participants online and others on-site.

At the Conference, in addition to presentations and round tables on intellectual property issues, meetings of the various Committees and governing bodies of ECTA took place.

Marta Alves Vieira, as secretary of the Design Committee, organised and attended its meeting. João Carlos Assunção, attended for the first time the Harmonization Committee meeting, having been recently admitted as a member of this Committee.

VdA has been actively participating in major international intellectual property events and ECTA is one of the largest and most prestigious intellectual property organisations worldwide.

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