CLDP Hosts Fourth Annual Middle East Vis Pre-Moot in Doha
The Gulf Times newspaper reports on the Fourth Annual William C. Vis Middle East International Commercial Arbitration Pre-Moot, taking place March 1-7, 2014 in Doha. This event is organized by CLDP and Qatar University with support from the University of Pittsburgh School of Law’s Center for International Legal Education.
CLDP Publishes Georgian Copyright Association’s Quarterly COPYRIGHT Magazine
CLDP supported the publication of the 6th edition of the Georgian Copyright Association's quarterly magazine Copyright, which aims to increase public awareness on copyright issues, to identify and solve existing problems in this field, and to identify new authors and performers while promoting Georgian culture.
CLDP Publishes First Judicial Intellectual Property Benchbook for Bosnia and Herzegovina
As a culmination of its ongoing program of judicial capacity building and IP enforcement for Bosnia-Herzegovina (BiH), CLDP published the first Judicial Intellectual Property Benchbook for BiH.
Regional Workshop on the Practical Approaches to IP Utilization and Protection in Africa
About 170 East, West, and Southern African IP officials, IP practitioners, IP stakeholders, and private sector, from 19 Anglophone and Francophone African countries gathered in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania March 19-21, 2013 to discuss and learn about the practical approaches, successes, challenges and future strategies to the protection and utilization of IP as a facilitator of innvation, entrepreneurship, trade and investment.
Ukraine: Workshop on Adjudication of Intellectual Property Infringement Cases
CLDP, in cooperation with the National School of Judges and the Higher Commercial Court of Ukraine, held a three-day workshop on Adjudication of Intellectual Property Infringement Cases in Yalta, Ukraine, July 20-22. In attendance were 21 judges from commercial courts and appeals courts throughout Ukraine as well as experts from the National School of Judges. The presentations and case studies for the workshop were prepared in direct response to questions and issues which had been previously sent to CLDP by the Ukrainian judges. Topics discussed during the workshop included trade dress and product packaging and design, trademark conflicts, remedies in IPR litigation, copyright infringement including collective copyright management organizations, trade secrets, and internet issues in IPR cases.
Workshop on the Improvement of Interagency Coordination of Intellectual Property Protection in Ukraine
On May 14-16, 2012, CLDP held a workshop in Lviv, Ukraine focusing on coordination of enforcement and adjudication of IP issues. Advisors from the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office, the World Customs Organization, and Immigration and Customs Enforcement joined CLDP to work towards the creation of an IP interagency working group.
Third Customs Valuation Workshop for State Customs Service of Ukraine: Post-Clearance Audit and Additional Valuation and Classification Topics
As part of its continued collaboration with the State Customs Service of Ukraine, CLDP conducted the third of a series of workshops on specific issues and procedures in customs valuation and post audit valuation on April 17-20, 2012 in Kyiv.
The Role of the Judiciary in the Protection and Enforcement of Intellectual Property in East Africa
CLDP led a three-day workshop in Kigali, Rwanda, June 6-8, 2011, focusing on the judiciary’s role in promoting intellectual property rights (IPR) protection and enforcement throughout the East African region.
CLDP Private Sector Integrity Conference
CLDP in conjunction with the Qatari Public Prosecution office, the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and the Organization for Economic Development (OECD) organized a Private Sector Integrity and Economic Development in Gulf Countries conference on May 10-11, 2011 in Doha, Qatar.