Intellectual Property

May 19, 2008 - May 21, 2008

International Conference on Technology Transfer

CLDP supported the Algerian government's Agency for Technology Transfer (ANVREDET) in an international conference on the theme of research and innovation in the economic world that will be held May 19-21, 2008 in Algiers.

February 12, 2008 - February 14, 2008

Judicial Capacity Building

As part of its ongoing support to the Government of Ukraine in their effort to adopt legislation and implementing measures for intellectual property enforcement as called for in the WTO TRIPS Agreement, the Commercial Law Development Program of the U.S. Department of Commerce held three-day workshop for district and appellate court judges representing 17 Ukrainian Oblasts.

February 6, 2008 - February 7, 2008

Effecting Cooperation between Ukraine State Customs Service and the Ministry of Interior

As part of its ongoing support to the Government of Ukraine in their effort to adopt legislation and implementing measures for intellectual property enforcement as called for in the WTO TRIPS Agreement, CLDP held a workshop to increase the capacity within the State Customs Service of Ukraine to implement practical measures to better enforce IP protection and to improve cooperation between the State Customs Service of Ukraine and the Ministry of Interior of Ukraine.

December 4, 2007 - December 7, 2007

Support for the USPTO Global Intellectual Property Academy

CLDP sponsored the attendance of two Bosnia-Herzegovina IP officials to attend the USPTO Global Intellectual Property Academy (GIPA) Enforcement Program.

September 24, 2007 - September 27, 2007

Instructors Workshop for IP Enforcement

CLDP advisor traveled to Kyiv, Ukraine to conduct an Instructors Workshop for the Ukraine-specific Technical Guide for IP Enforcement.

June 30, 2007

CLDP Works with the Government of Pakistan to Create a Core Group of IP Proficient Judges in the Punjab Province

CLDP worked with the Federal Judicial Academy, IPO Pakistan and the Punjab High Court to establish a conveniently re-usable IP module to sensitize judges to intellectual property. Punjabi judges and FJA personnel were centrally involved in the program to prepare them to sustain continued IP capacity building amongst the judiciary in the future.

June 29, 2007 - July 6, 2007

Trademark Enforcement Training Course for Egyptian Trademark Office

A CLDP advisor from USPTO traveled to Egypt to conduct an intensive ten-day training course to help train the Egyptian Trademark Office (ETO) on using the International Classification of the Figurative Elements of Marks Vienna Classification System.

June 11, 2007 - June 15, 2007

IP Enforcement Training for Pakistani Customs

As a part of continued capacity building to equip a core group of Pakistani Customs Officials with a thorough understanding of IP enforcement best practices, CLDP is sponsoring the participation of a second Customs Official in the US Patent and Trademark Office's Global Intellectual Property Academy to help establish focal points of IPR expertise within Pakistan's Customs Service, which routinely battles trafficking of IP infringing goods.

April 21, 2007 - April 28, 2007

The Law and Practice of Technology Licensing

CLDP conducted an Aglerian program on technology licensing consistng of two phases: 1/ A four-day workshop in Rabat, Morocco, that took place in late February 2007. Based upon case studies developed by CLDP, the workshop was focused on the law of technology licensing and of technology transfer. 2/ A week of consultations in the U.S., primarily in North Carolina. These consultations were focused on the practice of technology licensing and of technology transfer.

April 16, 2007 - April 25, 2007

Intellectual Property and Pharmaceuticals Consultative Tour

Pakistani Ministry of Health (MoH) officials participated in a week-long capacity building program at the Food and Drug Administration's Center for Drug Evaluation and Research (CDER) where they became familiar with the US approach to drug evaluation and registration.