Intellectual Property

May 25, 2016 - May 29, 2016

Sri Lanka: Judicial Workshop on Protection of Intellectual Property Rights

CLDP and USPTO led a pair of two-day IP workshops in Colombo and Jaffna for 60 Sri Lanka High Court and District Court judges on May 25-29. 

May 25, 2016 - May 26, 2016

Workshop on Interagency Border Cooperation

On May 25-26, 2016, CLDP, in cooperation with the U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP), USDA Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS), the State Fiscal Service of Ukraine and the Ministry of Economic Development and Trade of Ukraine, conducted a workshop entitled “Interagency Border Cooperation”. The workshop provided the opportunity for Ukrainian government agencies to come together to discuss legislative and institutional steps necessary to adopt a framework of interagency coordination to better interdict substandard and illicit goods in Ukraine, as well as the efficiency of other relevant legal remedies.

May 11, 2016 - May 12, 2016

CLDP Hosts Workshop on Awareness of Collective Management Organizations in Armenia

On April 26-27, 2016, as part of a multi-phase technical assistance project on capacity building and public awareness engagement on collective copyright management with Armauthor, CLDP held an awareness raising and capacity building workshops in cooperation with Armauthor .  Armauthor is the sole collective copyright management organization (CMO) of authors’ rights and related rights in Armenia.

April 26, 2016

Pakistan: World IP Day

On April 26th, CLDP, ITA and U.S. Embassy Islamabad co-sponsored a World IP Day conference in Islamabad conducted by the Intellectual Property Organization of Pakistan (IPO). 

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.