The ILS Gazette

Monday, May 18, 2015

In This Issue
International Law Quarterly  
Fall 2014 Edition Now Available
The Fall 2014 Edition of the ILQ is available on the ILS website.

If you are interested in contributing to the next edition of the ILQ, please contact ILQ Editor Yara Lorenzo at


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In light of what we accomplished this past year, we hope you will continue to support the Section as a sponsor. In 2013-2014, various firms, companies and suppliers sponsored the Section. We look forward to another year of innovative programs where 
we can advance international law and further promote our sponsors.  


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The ILS Gazette:


Kristin Drecktrah 



Peter A. Quinter

Immediate Past Chair:

C. Ryan Reetz


Eduardo Palmer


Alvin F. Lindsay, III


Arnoldo B. Lacayo


Peter Quinter taught a seminar entitled "U.S. Customs' Enforcement of Trademarks" to 2,000 trademark attorneys during the International Trademark Association (INTA) Conference in San Diego, California. Next year's annual INTA conference will be in Orlando, Florida.  

* Call for article submissions for new ILQ issue on International Arbitration
Upcoming Events

May Events


 May 27-30, 2015 - The ILS has planned an exploratory trip to Havana, Cuba. The trip will consist of an outstanding 'people to people' tour approved by the U.S. Government. Although it is focused on lawyers, the itinerary is flexible for non-lawyers, spouses, and significant others who desire to participate. The cost is all-inclusive (air, hotel in Cuba, food, transfers, escorted tours in English, entertainment, taxes, visas, meetings with prominent lawyers, etc.). The trip is sold out with 37 participants.



June Events


June 25, 2015 - ILS Joint Luncheon with Business Law Section at The Florida Bar Annual Convention, 12:00-1:30 PM. Annual Convention will take place at the Boca Raton Resort & Club.  Visit The Florida Bar's website to register online for the Convention and the luncheon. 


The ILS and Business Law Section will also have a joint reception on Thursday, June 25 from 6:30-7:30 PM.



June 26, 2015 - ILS Executive Council Meeting at Florida Bar Annual Convention, Boca Raton Resort & Club, 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM. 2015-2016 Committee Meetings will take place prior to the Executive Council Meeting at 9:00 AM. 

In the News

ILQ Call for Articles on International Arbitration


A forthcoming issue of the ILQ will focus on International Arbitration. The submission deadline is May 20, 2015. If you are interested in publishing a piece in this issue, please promptly contact Yara Lorenzo (