Areas of Expertise

July 1, 2021

CLDP to Host Webinar on Adjudication of Intellectual Property Cases

CLDP will hold a webinar on the adjudication of civil intellectual property infringement cases for the Georgian judiciary. The webinar will consist of recorded presentations, live discussions, and interactive case studies on infringement of copyright, trademark and patent cases. This program promotes reasoned decision-making and a uniform approach to intellectual property disputes in Georgian courts.  

April 19, 2021 - April 23, 2021

CLDP Global Vis Moot Phase Four Virtual or In-Person

CLDP, in collaboration with UNCITRAL and the University of Pittsburgh's Center for International Legal Education (CILE), will support over 20 teams compete in the 29th Annual Willem C. Vis International Commercial Moot in Vienna and in the 18th Vis East Moot in April 2021.

March 1, 2021 - March 31, 2021

CLDP to Host First Meeting of Regional Intellectual Property Working Group

CLDP will partner with the National Intellectual Property Center of Georgia ‘Sakpatenti’ to bring together through a virtual platform of government officials from the Caucasus Region and Eastern Europe for the first meeting of the Caucasus Expert Level Working Group on Intellectual Property Rights. The working group will identify mutual challenges for the protection and enforcement of intellectual property rights and develop recommendations for regional cooperation.

February 7, 2021 - February 19, 2021

PPP: Project Agreements

 On February 7, CLDP, will release a pre-recorded webinar on project agreements for a Public-Private Partnership (PPP). 

February 4, 2021

Bangladesh Line Ministries Basic Project Agreements Webinar

CLDP will run an introductory workshop on the basic project agreements that make up a PPP in partnership with the PPP Authority. 

February 1, 2021 - February 28, 2021

CLDP to Hold Consultation on Collective Management

CLDP, in cooperation with the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO), will lead a virtual consultation on the collective management framework in Georgia.  The program will be attended by representatives of the National Intellectual Property Center of Georgia ‘Sakpatenti’ and other government stakeholders on issues involving intellectual property rights.  During the program, experts from the USPTO and international collective management organizations will review the mechanisms and leverages that lead to effective and transparent collective management.  CLDP will also moderate a discussion on the current state of collective management in Georgia that will assist Sakpatenti and other government stakeholders to identify gaps in the legal and institutional framework and develop a roadmap for strengthening current legislation to remove ambiguity and/or implementing new institutional mechanisms that reinforce the legal obligations of CMOs.   

February 1, 2021

CLDP to Host Webinar on Insolvency Adjudication

CLDP will hold a webinar on the adjudication of insolvency cases for the Georgian judiciary. The webinar will consist of recorded presentations, live discussions, and interactive case studies.  This webinar will build the capacity of Georgian judges to interpret Georgia’s new insolvency law in a manner that is consistent with international practices.  Judicial training is critical as the new law increases opportunities for companies to reorganize rather than liquidate.  

January 27, 2021

Central Asia Regional Expert Level Working Group on Intellectual Property Rights Webinar: Interagency Coordination for the Protection and Enforcement of Intellectual Property Rights

CLDP in partnership with the IPR Center, the IP Task Force, USTR, and USPTO will hold Central Asia Regional Expert Level Working Group on Intellectual Property Rights Webinar on the Interagency Coordination for the Protection and Enforcement of Intellectual Property Rights on January 27th, 2021. The Webinar will be a part of a series of virtual and hybrid meetings/workshops that will take place in 2021, culminating in a U.S. based Consultative Visit of the Central Asia Regional Expert Level Working Group on Intellectual Property Rights to take place after COVID-19 travel restrictions are lifted.

January 21, 2021

Power Africa and ITAN: PPP Life Cycle Costs

On January 21, CLDP, in partnership with the United States Trade and Development Agency, will organize a live question and answer webinar on life cycle cost analysis for public-private partnerships (PPPs).