Pakistan

August 20, 2016 - August 25, 2016

Pakistan: IP Judicial Exchange Program

CLDP hosted a high-level delegation of Pakistani judges and Intellectual Property Office (IPO) officials for IP consultations in Minneapolis, MN on August 20-25. 

August 8, 2016 - August 12, 2016

Pakistan/Afghanistan TIR Consultation with the International Road Union (IRU) Geneva

CLDP conducted consultations on August 8 – 10, 2016 in Geneva Switzerland, in coordination with the International Road Transport Union (IRU) and the United Nations Economic Commission for Europe (UNECE) on August 8 – 10, 2016, for the Government of Pakistan and Afghanistan on the Implementation of the TIR Convention.

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July 25, 2016 - July 29, 2016

Pakistan: Contract Negotiations Workshop

CLDP organized a five-day workshop on negotiating contracts in the E&P sector for officials from Pakistan’s Ministry of Petroleum and Natural Resources (MPNR) and the Oil and Gas Development Company, Ltd. (OGDCL). 

May 16, 2016 - May 27, 2016

Pakistan ICT High Level Officials Consultations

CLDP organized two weeks of seminar and industry consultations for senior officials from the Pakistan Telecommunication Authority (PTA), Ministry of Information Technology and Secretary Cabinet Division of Pakistan reviewing pending issues in telecommunications, the Internet, e-commerce, and IT training. 

April 4, 2016 - April 8, 2016

Pakistan: ABA Conference Program

CLDP hosted a high-level delegation from the Competition Commission of Pakistan in Washington, DC from April 4-8 for a Program on Best Practices in Competition and Consumer Protection Law Policy and Enforcement.

February 3, 2016 - February 5, 2016

CLDP’s workshop on E&P Contracting for Pakistan

In February 2016, CLDP organized a workshop in London, UK on exploration and production (E&P) contracting for senior officials from Pakistan’s Ministry of Petroleum and Natural Resources (MPNR) and the Oil and Gas Development Company Ltd. (OGDCL). 

November 14, 2015 - November 18, 2015

Afghanistan-Pakistan International Women’s Entrepreneurial Challenge

On November 14-15, 2015, CLDP sponsored 5 Afghan business women and 5 Pakistani business women to attend the Pakistan-Afghanistan Joint Chambers of Commerce and Industry (PAJCCI) Business Women’s Workshop in Istanbul, Turkey. Subsequently, the 10 Afghan and Pakistani business women attended the International Women’s Entrepreneurial Challenge Conference (IWEC) on November 16-17, followed by closing consultations on November 18.

November 9, 2015 - November 13, 2015

CLDP Facilitates Afghanistan and Pakistan Participation at UN Internet Governance Forum

From November 9 to 13, 2015, CLDP facilitated attendance by Afghanistan and Pakistan at the 10th annual United Nations Internet Governance Forum (IGF) in João Pessoa, Brazil.

November 6, 2015 - November 8, 2015

Pakistan IP Legislative Workshop

From November 6-8, 2015, CLDP convened the first substantive Working Group Meeting to update Pakistan’s IP laws in accordance with international standards.  Intellectual Property Organization of Pakistan (IPO) officials and three leading Pakistani private IP attorneys comprised the Pakistani delegation. CLDP, USPTO and two DLA Piper IP attorneys comprised the US delegation.  Over the course of the two and a half day program, the participants worked on proposed amendments to the IPO Act of 2012, Trademark Ordinance, Copyright Ordinance, Patent Ordinance and Patent and Designs Ordinance that would remove inconsistencies between the IPO Act and the IP laws which are prevent IP cases from being heard in Pakistan (Phase 1 Amendments). There will be a subsequent, more comprehensive set of amendments to all five laws that will update and harmonize all laws in accordance with international standards (Phase 2 Amendments).