Intellectual Property

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.  

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 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.   

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.

December 16, 2020

BIH: CLDP Trains Judges on IP Adjudication to Improve the Rule of Law

On December 16, 2020, CLDP along with USPTO and a U.S. federal judge, trained judges from the Centre for Judicial and Prosecutorial Training of Republika Srpska and the Centre for Judicial and Prosecutorial Training of Federation of BiH on intellectual property (IP) adjudication. 

November 2, 2020 - November 4, 2020

Tunisia – CLDP Presents at National Conference for Technology Transfer Offices

On November 4, CLDP, at the request of the Tunisian Agency for the Promotion of Research (ANPR), conducted a webinar for technology transfer stakeholders on strategies for technology commercialization. Participants discussed key commercialization topics for Tunisia such as developing institutional capacity to manage intellectual property assets, seeking patent protection internationally, and determining the value of new technologies. CLDP’s collaboration with ANPR is part of its ongoing technical assistance to Tunisia under the Middle Eastern Partnership Initiative of the U.S. Department of State. 

October 5, 2020 - November 3, 2020

Georgia: CLDP Hosts Webinar Series on Intellectual Property

CLDP, in cooperation with the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO), and the USPTO Global Intellectual Property Academy (GIPA), launched a series of capacity building trainings on intellectual property to be delivered to the staff of the National Intellectual Property Center of Georgia ‘Sakpatenti’ in fall 2020.  Topics for the training series include trade secret protection, telework practices and procedures, and overviews of the Trademark Trial and Appeal Board and the Patent Trial and Appeal Board.  The training series includes virtual discussion sessions on each topic as well as related digitally recorded training videos for asynchronous learning. 

 

June 30, 2020

CLDP Conducts Webinar on Drafting Patents for University Faculty

CLDP led a webinar with a U.S. patent lawyer on drafting patents for university faculty’s discoveries. This is part of a CLDP program to support Bahrain’s Innovation and Technology Center (BITC) in developing IP policies and technology assessment methodologies

June 30, 2020

Bahrain- CLDP Conducts Webinar on Drafting Patents for University Faculty

CLDP led a webinar with a U.S. patent lawyer on drafting patents for university faculty’s discoveries. This is part of a CLDP program to support Bahrain’s Innovation and Technology Center (BITC) in developing IP policies and technology assessment methodologies.

June 23, 2020

Bahrain – CLDP and GMU Conduct Webinar on IP Commercialization

CLDP in close cooperation with George Mason University Office of Technology Transfer conducted a webinar on ensuring efficient commercialization of faculty discoveries. This is part of a CLDP program to support Bahrain’s Innovation and Technology Center in developing IP policies and technology assessment methodologies.