August 21, 2019 - August 22, 2019

CLDP to Host Workshop on Border Enforcement of Intellectual Property Rights in Dushanbe

As a follow-up on the Identification and Interdiction of Counterfeit Products Workshop hosted in Dushanbe in October 2016, and the Workshop on Border Enforcement of Intellectual Property Rights hosted in Dushanbe in August 2019, CLDP, in coordination with the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office and the Ministry of Economic Development and Trade of Tajikistan will host the third Workshop on Border Enforcement of Intellectual Property Rights. 

July 20, 2019 - July 21, 2019

Georgia: CLDP to Hold Workshop on Adjudication of Intellectual Property Cases

On July 20-21, 2019, CLDP will lead a judicial workshop on the adjudication of civil intellectual property disputes in Batumi, Georgia.  The program is organized in collaboration with the Georgian Copyright Association, the National Intellectual Property Center of Georgia “Sakpatenti,” and Georgia’s national judicial training institute, the High School of Justice.  Training for judges that handle intellectual property cases has become increasingly important as much of the judiciary remains unfamiliar with international best practices in this area of law despite an increase in the number of intellectual property infringement cases being heard in the courts.

July 18, 2019 - July 19, 2019

Georgia: CLDP to Host International Conference on Anti-Counterfieting

On July 18-19, 2019, CLDP, in close partnership with the National Intellectual Property Center of Georgia “Sakpatenti,” will host the Fifth Annual "Georgia Against Counterfeiting and Piracy" Conference in Batumi, Georgia. The conference presents an opportunity for intellectual property professionals from the private and public sector of Georgia to interface with the business community and international practitioners.  The conference is also a platform for experienced practitioners in the field to present international best practices and global trends in the field of intellectual property.  The roster of speakers will include representatives of the World Intellectual Property Organization, the European Union Intellectual Property Office, and the International Trademark Association.

July 14, 2019 - July 20, 2019

Afghanistan: Facilitating Trade, Promoting Economic Growth

July 14, 2019 - July 20, 2019

On July 14-20, 2019 in Tashkent, Uzbekistan, the U.S.

May 13, 2019 - May 15, 2019

Tbilisi, Georgia: CLDP Facilitates Meeting of Central Asia Expert Level Working Group on SPS Measures Focused on Information Availability

On May 13-15, 2019, in Tbilisi, Georgia, CLDP facilitated the eighth meeting of the Expert Level Working Group on Sanitary and Phytosanitary (SPS) Measures for officials from Kazakhstan, Kyrgyz Republic, Tajikistan, and Turkmenistan. The group benefited from additional participation by officials from Ukraine and Georgia. 

May 13, 2019 - May 15, 2019

Georgia: Developing Competition in the Pharmaceutical Market

On May 13-15, 2019, CLDP led a workshop on developing competition in Georgia’s pharmaceutical market in Tbilisi, Georgia.  The workshop was planned in cooperation with the Competition Agency of Georgia and the U.S. Federal Trade Commission (FTC), and with the support of the U.S. Embassy in Tbilisi.  

April 11, 2019

Uzbekistan: CLDP Assists UzStandart to Formalize Relationship with ASTM International

CLDP assistes UzStandart, the Uzbek Agency for Standardization, Metrology, and Certification, in concluding a Memorandum of Understanding with ASTM International. 

April 10, 2019 - April 12, 2019

Georgia: Competition Law Program on Abuse of Dominance

On April 10-12, 2019, in cooperation with the U.S. Federal Trade Commission, the U.S. Department of Justice, and the U.S. Embassy in Tbilisi, CLDP organized a workshop in Tbilisi, Georgia for officials from the Competition Agency of Georgia on identifying and preventing abuse of dominance

March 4, 2019 - March 6, 2019

Azerbaijan: CLDP Holds Workshops on Interagency Coordination in the Implementation of Sanitary and Phytosanitary Measures

On March 4-6, 2019, in cooperation with U.S. Customs Border Protection (CBP), the Standards and Trade Development Facility (STDF) of the World Trade Organization (WTO), and the U.S. Embassy in Baku, CLDP organized workshops for officials from the Azerbaijan State Customs Committee and the Food Safety Agency on Interagency Coordination in the Implementation of Sanitary and Phytosanitary (SPS) Measures.

February 19, 2019

Uzbekistan: CLDP Hears from Uzbekistan’s Ambassador to the U.S. on Development Potential in Uzbekistan

On February 19, CLDP participated in a networking luncheon, hosted by the Washington Intergovernmental Professional Group, to hear from Uzbekistan’s ambassador to the U.S. about Uzbekistan’s commitment to reform and openness.