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

February 27, 2017 - March 10, 2017
The Georgian delegation, along with the entire advanced trademark examiners attending the GIPA training

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. The advanced training consists of several countries worldwide, including Costa Rica, Israel, Kazakhstan, and Brazil, where the participants have a unique opportunity to exchange knowledge and information first-hand. CLDP cosponsored a three-person delegation from Sakpatenti to travel to Alexandria, VA, to conduct on-site consultations with USPTO, where the training consists of lectures and presentations, in addition to case studies and group exercises. The goal of these consultations was to assist Georgia be providing a platform for sharing information about legal and procedural approaches to resolving trademark registration issues.

Upcoming Programs

September 24, 2018 - September 25, 2018

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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