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.

CLDP in Action

May 30, 2017 - June 2, 2017

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.

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