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Chairman Giorgadze of Sakpatenti Visits CLDP

On February 9, the Chairman of the National Intellectual Property Center of Georgia – Sakpatenti, Soso Giorgadze, visited CLDP’s office to meet with Chief Counsel Steve Gardner and members of the Georgia program implementation team. CLDP and Sakpatenti reflected on their long-standing and productive...

South Caucasus Regional – 12th Tbilisi Vis Pre-Moot: Oral Training, Conference, and Competition


From February 22-26, 2023, the U.S. Department of Commerce Commercial Law Development Program (CLDP), in coordination with Arbitration Initiative Georgia, led the 12th Annual Tbilisi Vis Pre-Moot with three programs to prepare law students from Armenia, Azerbaijan, Georgia, Ukraine, and Germany to...

CLDP Convenes the Collective Management Roundtable


On January 25-27, in coordination with USAID, the Culture Committee of the Georgian Parliament, and Sakpatenti, Georgia’s Intellectual Property Agency, CLDP lead a Roundtable discussion regarding policy justifications and sample legislative language for amendments to Georgia’s Copyright Law to close...

Western Balkans and Southern Caucasus– Vis Moot Vienna Competition


From March 28-April7, 2023, CLDP will sponsor six teams from the Western Balkans, and 3 teams from the Southern Caucasus to attend the 30th Willem C. Vis Moot competition (Vis Moot) that will take place in Vienna, Austria from March 31-April 7, 2023. On March 28-29, the teams will participate in the...

Georgia - Competition in Telecommunications: Workshop on Mergers and Anticompetitive Agreements in the Telecom Sector


On December 8-10, 2022, CLDP, Georgian National Competition Agency (GNCA), and the Georgian National Communications Commission (GNCC) held a three-day workshop on Competition in Telecommunications: Workshop on Mergers and Anticompetitive Agreements in the Telecom Sector (“Workshop”) to further...

CLDP Supported BRIPA Insolvency Meeting


CLDP co-sponsored and participated in a public-private Working Group meeting on Insolvency Reform in coordination with Georgia’s Business Rehabilitation and Insolvency Practitioners Association (BRIPA). The Working Group meeting provided a platform to Georgian bankruptcy practitioners and judges to...