Workshop on IP Adjudication

June 12, 2018 - June 13, 2018

CLDP, in coordination with the Centre for Judicial and Prosecutorial Training of Republika Srpska and Centre for Judicial and Prosecutorial Training of FBiH, held a two day Workshop on Adjudication of Civil Intellecutal Property Infringement Cases in Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina.  In attendance were 15 judges from the Court of BiH, Cantonal Court Sarajevo and Municipal Court Travnik.  The workshop featured presentations as well as practical and effective training in IP adjudication skills through the use of country-specific case studies and interactive dsicussions.  The workshop included topics such as: Adjudication of Copyright and Trademark Cases, Determining IP Valuation: Trademark, Calculation of IP Damages, and Legal Framework and Challenges of Software Protection in BiH.  

As a result of the workshop, the judges gained the skills necessary to fairly, efficiently, and effectively adjudicate intellecutal property infringement cases.  The workshop also started the discussion on updating the IP Judicial Benchbook for BiH.  

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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