Intellectual Property

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.

September 15, 2015 - September 16, 2015

Workshop on Adjudication of Intellectual Property Infringement Cases in Kyrgyzstan

CLDP, in cooperation with the Kyrgyzstan Judicial Training Center, held a two day Workshop on Adjudication of Intellectual Property Infringement Cases in Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan.

August 12, 2015

CLDP Supports Continuing Legal Education Event in Karachi, Pakistan

In coordination with local partner, the Continuing Legal Education Institute of Pakistan (CLEIP), CLDP organized a continuing legal education (CLE) training on intellectual property law in Karachi, Pakistan on August 12, 2015.

August 3, 2015 - August 15, 2015

Pakistan: CLDP Conducts IP Consultations for Pakistani Judiciary

CLDP, in close coordination with the U.S. Department of Justice and the United States Patent and Trademark Office, hosted a high-level delegation of Pakistani judges for Intellectual Property (IP) consultations in Washington, DC and Minneapolis, MN on August 3-15, 2015. 

July 27, 2015 - July 30, 2015

Pakistan: Intellectual Property Consultations

CLDP held consultations with the Intellectual Property Office of Pakistan (IPO) regarding planned revisions to Pakistan’s intellectual property (IP) laws.