Registration information


To register for the 36th ECTA Annual Conference, please visit the ECTA website (, select ‘36th Annual Conference’ (under events) and then select ‘register online’. Follow the steps and choose your payment method. You will receive a confirmation of your registration upon payment.


Registration fees are valid only if payment is received on or before the deadline dates. A completed registration form must be submitted for each participant, including accompanying persons, speakers and invited guests.

All fees are gross amounts including Hungarian VAT.

Registration fee for: On or before 31 March 2017 From 1 April 2017
ECTA Member 1,380 EUR 1,590 EUR
Member first time attendee ‘day pass’ 780 EUR * 890 EUR *
Corporate Member (1st registration) 1,380 EUR 1,590 EUR
Corporate Member (2nd registration) 1,250 EUR 1,430 EUR
Corporate Member (3rd and subsequent registration) 1,150 EUR 1,330 EUR
Non-member 1,680 EUR 1,890 EUR
Non Member first time attendee ‘day pass’ 1080 EUR * 1190 EUR *
Accompanying Persons (A/P) 600 EUR 700 EUR
Academic (full time) 400 EUR * 400 EUR *
Student (full time) 200 EUR * 200 EUR *

You can pay by credit card (Visa or MasterCard) or by bank transfer. The payment will be charged in euros. Please note that all bank charges for bank transfer payments muse be covered by the sender.

* Kindly note that the first time attendee ‘day pass’ as well as the Academic and Student registration fees, are valid for participation in the working programmes on Wednesday , Thursday and Friday only. Participation in the evening events on Wednesday, Thursday and Friday is not included in these fees.


Delegate’s registration includes:

  • Attendance at all Conference working sessions, Coffee breaks and lunches
  • Publication of your name and company’s name in the list of participants.
  • Conference Briefcase
  • Welcome Reception on the river Danube on Europa boat, Wednesday 28 June
  • Dinner at the Lázár Equestrian Park,Thursday 29 June
  • Gala Dinner at Railway History Park, Friday 30 June
  • Gift

Accompanying persons’ registration includes:

  • Welcome Reception on the river Danube on Europa boat, Wednesday 28 June
  • Dinner at the Lázár Equestrian Park, Thursday 29 June
  • Gala Dinner at Railway History Park, Friday 30 June
  • Gift


Notification of cancellation must be sent in writing to the Conference Organizer,

Cancellations will be accepted up to 13 March 2017 with a refund of all prepaid fees, less 1% cancellation charge; from 14 March to 28 April 2017 with a refund of all prepaid fees, less 25% cancellation charge.
After this date, no refunds will be made.


Confirmation of registration will be sent to all delegates on receipt of payment. In addition, joining instructions will be sent out in May 2017 by e-mail to assist with your visit to Budapest. Please ensure you provide your personal e-mail address when registering.


ECTA is an authorized course provider namely:

  • UK Solicitors Regulation Authority Accredited (ref DBL/ECTA), UK
  • UK Bar Standards Board Accredited, UK
  • CNF (Consiglio Nazionale Forense), IT
  • Ordine dei Consulenti in Proprietà Industriale, IT
  • Swedish IP Attorney Association, SE
  • Romanian Bar Association, RO (A participation certificate should be filed)
  • German Bar Association in principle appropriate to §15 FAO DE (Ultimately a matter for the respective Bar association)
  • Compagnie Nationale des Conseils en Propriété Industrielle (CNCPI), FR

ECTA constantly provides high level educational content sessions during Annual meetings for attendees working in various fields of trade mark and design law. Please check with your local authorities if these sessions are recognized as credit point granters in your respective country. Certificates of attendance will be available upon request after the meeting from the ECTA Secretariat.


ECTA Secretariat
Rue des Colonies 18-24
1000 Brussels, Belgium
Tel: +32 2 513 5285
Fax: +32 2 513 0914


P.O. Box 42.
1364 Budapest 4, Hungary
Phone: +36 1 374 7032
Mobile: +36 30 274 7125 Mobile: +36 30 677 6819
Fax +36 1 317 8657


InterContinental Budapest
Apáczai Csere J. u. 12-14
1052 Budapest, Hungary


The ECTA Conference will take place from Thursday 29 June to Saturday 1 July 2017. ECTA Council and Committee Meetings will be held on Wednesday 28 June 2017.


The desk for registration and distribution of documents will be located in InterContinental Budapest, at the Conference entrance area (ground floor) and will be open as follows:

  • Tuesday 27 June 14.00-20.00
  • Wednesday 28 June 08.00-20.00
  • Thursday 29 June 08.00-18.30
  • Friday 30 June 08.00-18.00


The official language of the ECTA Conference is English. No simultaneous translation will be offered.


ECTA request that during the entire period, (Wednesday 28 June to Saturday 1 July 2017) no other non-official Conference events should be arranged.


Participants are strongly advised to arrange personal travel insurance in case they have to cancel their participation at the conference. This insurance should cover conference registration fees, hotel accommodation as well as other risks associated with travel.


Delegates, guests and accompanying persons are requested to wear their identification badges at all the times during the event.