Intellectual Property

September 8, 2020

CLDP to Host Intellectual Property Series for IP Professionals

CLDP, in collaboration with the USPTO, will lead a series of live online capacity building trainings for the National Intellectual Property Center of Georgia.  The training series will focus on protection and enforcement of intellectual property rights through trademark, copyrights, patents, and trade secrets.  

May 14, 2020

Kosovo: CLDP Holds Webinar on IPR Counterfeit Products with Customs Officials

On May 14, 2020, CLDP, in coordination with experts from U.S. Customs and Border Protection and U.S. Patent and Trademark Office, held a webinar for Kosovo customs officials on international best practices for combatting counterfeit products.

May 7, 2020

Azerbaijan: CLDP Leads Webinar on Negotiating Software Licensing Agreements

On May 7, 2020, CLDP in coordination with the U.S. Embassy in Baku, led a three-hour webinar for Azerbaijan local IT companies, law firms, and law students focused on negotiating inernational software agreements. 

December 11, 2019 - December 13, 2019

Morocco: CLDP Organizes Workshop on Technology Transfer and Intellectual Property

On December 11-13, CLDP, in collaboration with the Moroccan Ministry of Higher Education and Scientific Research, held a workshop on technology transfer and intellectual property in Casablanca, Morocco. The U.S. Consul General in Casablanca provided opening remarks. The workshop was attended by 40 participants representing different techno-parks across Morocco and Spain, research institutions and government agencies and included a lively discussion on how to best strengthen the capacity of technology transfer stakeholders to manage intellectual property rights. This workshop was a continuation of a follow-on to a session held this past April in Fes, as part of ongoing engagement which aims to promote technology-based entrepreneurship, strengthen intellectual property rights and improve the business environment in Morocco. 

October 21, 2019 - October 24, 2019

Algeria: Licensing Agreements Workshop

The U.S. Department of Commerce provides technical assistance to the government of Algeria to promote innovation and entrepreneurship as a means of economic growth through funding from the U.S. Department of State’s Middle East Partnership Initiative (MEPI). In support of this goal, CLDP seeks to build the capacity of the government and private sector to foster an enabling environment for technology-based entrepreneurship. In this context, from October 21-24, 2019, CLDP organized a workshop on Licensing Negotiations in Algiers, Algeria for private sector stakeholders in conjunction with the Ministry of Higher Education and Scientific Research of Algeria.