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

March 14, 2016 - March 18, 2016

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.  The course focused on customs, intellectual property rights enforcement, and counterfeiting, and on the negative impact of counterfeit goods on the economy, public health, and the environment. Thirty-five participants from nine ASEAN countries attended the course. CLDP has partnered with US Customs and Border Protection (CBP) and the National Intellectual Property Center to provide expertise on global investigations, CBP’s new Centers of Excellence Model, and risk assessments. The program also included site visits to eBay Singapore and FedEx, where participants learned how the private and public sectors cooperate to monitor goods and prevent the transit of counterfeits.

CLDP in Action

July 20, 2018 - July 22, 2018

On July 20, 2018, CLDP, in coordination with the Georgian Copyright Association (GCA) and the National Intellectual Property Center of Georgia, “Sakpatenti,” conducted a one-day training for 27 Georgian journalists and other representatives of the media in Batumi, Georgia. Judge Bernice Donald, U.S. Circuit Judge for the Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals, and Judge Oliver Schön of the District Court of Munich led the training and provided a general overview of intellectual property law, highlighting recent trends and developments in the U.S. and the E.U. 

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