Georgia

June 13, 2017 - June 15, 2017

CLDP Facilitates the Fifth Meeting of the Central Asia-Afghanistan Expert Level Working Group on SPS Measures

CLDP’s Michael Cofield and Yulia Melara organized the fifth meeting of the Central Asia-Afghanistan Expert Level Working Group on Sanitary/Phytosanitary (SPS) Measures, June 13-15, in Tbilisi, Georgia.

May 30, 2017 - June 2, 2017

CLDP Participates in International Trade and Transport Week in Odessa, Ukraine

On May 30-June 2, 2017, as a follow-on to CLDP’s Trans-Caspian Workshop on Trade Facilitation and Cross-Border Issues, Michael Cofield was invited to participate in the 16th Annual International Trade and Transport Week (ITTW) in Odessa, Ukraine and to present as part of the UN Economic Commission for Europe (UNECE) Seminar on Trade and Transport Facilitation.

April 4, 2017 - April 7, 2017

Trans-Caspian: CLDP Organizes Regional Workshop on Trade Facilitation

On April 4-7, CLDP conducted a Workshop on Trade Facilitation and Cross-Border Issues in Odessa, Ukraine for officials from Afghanistan, Armenia, Georgia, Kazakhstan, the Kyrgyz Republic, Moldova, Pakistan, and Ukraine.

February 27, 2017 - March 10, 2017

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

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

September 26, 2016 - September 30, 2016

CLDP Hosts U.S. Consultations for Georgia Copyright Association on Visual, Audio-Visual, and Grand Rights and Internet Piracy

From September 26-30, CLDP held week-long U.S. Consultations on visual, audio-visual, and grand rights, and internet piracy for a delegation of members of the Georgia Copyright Association (GCA).

July 13, 2016 - July 16, 2016

Georgia IP Training for Judges and Journalists

CLDP co-organized two workshops on intellectual property in Batumi, Georgia from July 13-16.

May 10, 2016 - May 13, 2016

Gulf: CLDP Leads Regional SME Development and Entrepreneurship Workshop

On May 10-13, in Tbilisi, Georgia, CLDP led a regional workshop for Bahraini and Kuwaiti officials , NGOs and private sector representatives, academics, and entrepreneurs on how to improve the environment for doing business in each country and encourage private sector growth by fostering SME development and entrepreneurship.

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 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.