Intellectual Property

April 11, 2016 - April 14, 2016

CLDP and US Patent and Trademark Office Deliver a Training for Sakpatenti Trademark Examiners in Georgia

CLDP partnered with the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) and with Georgia's National Intellectual Property Center (Sakpatenti) and organized a 4-day course on Trademark Examination for Sakpatenti trademark examiners.

March 14, 2016 - March 18, 2016

ASEAN: CLDP to Conduct Intellectual Property Enforcement and Customs Investigation TCTP Course

CLDP conducted its 4th joint Third Country Training Program (TCTP) course on Intellectual Property Enforcement and Customs Investigations with Singapore’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Intellectual Property Academy on March 14-18, 2016 in Singapore.

March 12, 2016 - March 17, 2016

CLDP Hosts U.S. Consultations for Georgian Attorneys on Patents and Trademark Appeals: Process and Practice

On March 12-17, 2016, CLDP, in partnership with the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO), the Office of Policy and International Affairs (OPIA), the Patent Trial and Appeal Board (PTAB), and the Trademark Trial and Appeal Board (TTAB), conducted the Patents and Trademarks Appellate Program: Process and Practice for four attorneys from the National Intellectual Property Center of Georgia (Sakpatenti). The program for four Sakpatenti attorneys was hosted by US PTO and held primarily at the PTO Global Intellectual Property Academy (GIPA) in Alexandria, Virginia.  The sessions were led by OPIA’s experts, patent attorneys, trademark attorneys, and an intellectual property research specialist.

February 29, 2016 - March 3, 2016

US Study Tour on Technology Transfer and Innovation-based Entrepreneurship

CLDP organized a US Study Tour on Harnessing the Benefits of Technology Transfer and Innovation-based Entrepreneurship for Economic Growth in Algeria and Tunisia in Boston and Cambridge, Massachusetts, from February 29-March 3, 2016.

February 12, 2016 - February 18, 2016

CLDP Sponsored Technology Transfer Leaders to Attend AUTM Annual Meeting

CLDP sponsored the participation of technology transfer specialists from Pakistan and Tunisia to attend the 2016 Association of University Technology Managers (AUTM) Annual Meeting in San Diego, California from 14-17 February 2016. 

November 6, 2015 - November 8, 2015

Pakistan IP Legislative Workshop

From November 6-8, 2015, CLDP convened the first substantive Working Group Meeting to update Pakistan’s IP laws in accordance with international standards.  Intellectual Property Organization of Pakistan (IPO) officials and three leading Pakistani private IP attorneys comprised the Pakistani delegation. CLDP, USPTO and two DLA Piper IP attorneys comprised the US delegation.  Over the course of the two and a half day program, the participants worked on proposed amendments to the IPO Act of 2012, Trademark Ordinance, Copyright Ordinance, Patent Ordinance and Patent and Designs Ordinance that would remove inconsistencies between the IPO Act and the IP laws which are prevent IP cases from being heard in Pakistan (Phase 1 Amendments). There will be a subsequent, more comprehensive set of amendments to all five laws that will update and harmonize all laws in accordance with international standards (Phase 2 Amendments).

October 26, 2015 - October 28, 2015

Sri Lanka Assessment

CLDP conducted an assessment for a new commercial law technical assistance program for the Government of Sri Lanka on October 26-28.

September 21, 2015 - October 2, 2015

CLDP Hosts U.S. Consultations for Patent Examiners from Georgia

CLDP, in conjunction with the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO), hosted two week U.S. Consultations with Georgia's National Intellectual Property Center (Sakpatenti) to provide assistance and training for trademark examiners.

September 17, 2015 - September 19, 2015

CLDP Hosts Workshops on Litigation of Trademark and Copyright Disputes for Georgian Legal Professionals

CLDP, in cooperation with Georgian Bar Association (GBA), the Georgian Copyright Association (GCA), the National Intellectual Property Center of Georgia (Sakpatenti) and the Association of Law Firms of Georgia (ALFG), hosted two-part Workshops on Litigation of Trademark and Copyright Disputes  for Georgian Legal Professionals.