Eurasia

September 17, 2018 - September 21, 2018

Afghanistan: CLDP Conducts Customs Project Management Training with the Afghanistan Customs Department, Georgia Revenue Service, and WCO

On September 17-21 in Tbilisi, Georgia, CLDP conducted a customs project management training workshop and facilitated a bilateral exchange between the Afghanistan Customs Department (ACD) and the Georgia Revenue Service. 

September 10, 2018 - September 11, 2018

CLDP Leads IP Adjudication Training

From September 10-11, 2018, in coordination with Azerbaijan’s Intellectual Property Agency and Ministry of Justice, CLDP held a two-day workshop on the adjudication of intellectual property infringement cases in Baku, Azerbaijan.

September 10, 2018 - September 12, 2018

CLDP to Hold a Competition Law Workshop on Bid Rigging in Public Procurement

On September 10-12, 2018, CLDP partnered with the Competition Agency of Georgia to conduct a Workshop on Preventing Bid-Rigging in Public Procurement.  The workshop brought together public procurement officials from the State Procurement Agency of Georgia, and other agencies at the national and regional levels, to discuss methods of identifying, investigating and preventing instances of bid rigging in public procurement. 

August 22, 2018 - August 26, 2018

CLDP participates in the Government Procurement and Public-Private Partnerships International Best Practices Workshop

On August 22-25, 2018, at the invitation of the Training Center of the Ministry of Finance, CLDP participated in a Program regarding Public-Private Partnerships (PPPs) and Government Procurement. 

July 20, 2018 - July 22, 2018

CLDP Conducts Judicial Workshop on Intellectual Property and Training for Journalists and Media

On July 20, 2018, CLDP, in coordination with the Georgian Copyright Association (GCA) and the National Intellectual Property Center of Georgia, “Sakpatenti,” conducted a one-day training for 27 Georgian journalists and other representatives of the media in Batumi, Georgia. Judge Bernice Donald, U.S. Circuit Judge for the Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals, and Judge Oliver Schön of the District Court of Munich led the training and provided a general overview of intellectual property law, highlighting recent trends and developments in the U.S. and the E.U. 

July 16, 2018 - July 22, 2018

CLDP Sponsors ELSA Summer School on Intellectual Property Law

From July 16-20, in Tbilisi, Georgia, CLDP organized a summer school on intellectual property law for 50 Georgian and European law students.

July 12, 2018 - July 13, 2018

CLDP Holds International Conference Against Counterfeiting and Piracy

On July 12-13, CLDP partnered with the National Intellectual Property Center of Georgia to hold the Fourth Annual "Georgia Against Counterfeiting and Piracy" International Conference in Batumi, Georgia. More than 120 participants attended the conference, which served as a platform for national and international experts to present developments and best practices in the field of intellectual property as they pertain to counterfeiting and piracy. 

May 15, 2018 - May 17, 2018

CLDP Leads Anti-Counterfeiting Workshop for Customs Officials

CLDP, together with advisors from the US PTO, US CBP, and the WCO, led a workshop on border identification and interdiction of counterfeit and pirated products on May 15-17, 2018, in Dushanbe, Tajikistan. 

March 19, 2018 - March 20, 2018

CLDP Hosts a Workshop on Public-Private Partnerships in Georgia

On March 19-20, 2018, CLDP, in cooperation with the State Procurement Agency of Georgia (SPA) and the Ministry of Economy and Sustainable Development of Georgia (MOESD), conducted a two-day workshop on public-private partnerships (PPPs) in Tbilisi, Georgia.  The workshop brought together participants from several line ministries, national agencies, and regional city halls.  Two experts joined the program, sharing public and private sector perspectives on the opportunities and challenges presented by PPPs in Georgia.