CLDP Workshops on IP in Georgia

September 23, 2017 - September 26, 2017
Group photo from the Judicial Workshop

CLDP co-organized two workshops on intellectual property in Batumi, Georgia from September 23-25, 2017. In coordination with Georgia's High School of Justice, National Intellectual Property Center of Georgia (Sakpatenti), and the Georgian Copyright Association, CLDP led a Workshop on Adjudication of Civil Intellectual Property Infringement for 23 judges from courts throughout Georgia on September 23 and 24. Judge Bernice Donald (6th Circuit) and Judge Virginia Covington (Middle District of Florida) presented U.S. judicial best practices and case studies for the adjudication of IP-related cases. 

CLDP also held a Media Workshop on Civil Intellectual Property (IP) Infringement Disputes for 25 journalists from national and local media outlets on September 25. The program aimed to build the capacity of journalists to understand and cover IP issues, thereby raising awareness and improving understanding among the general public. This event was organized in coordination with the National Intellectual Property Center of Georgia (Sakpatenti) and the Georgian Copyright Association. 

These programs are part of a multi-year series of trainings designed to address ongoing IP enforcement challenges in Georgia, funded by the U.S. Department of State.

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CLDP in Action

March 21, 2018 - March 30, 2018

On March 21-30, CLDP led teams from 4 BiH Universities: University of Sarajevo, University of Zenica, University of Tuzla, and University of Banja Luka to participate in the 25th Vis Moot in Vienna, Austria, where students from the University of Zenica Faculty of Law made history this year by being the first team from the Balkans to advance to the Round of 16.

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