Asia & South Asia

June 14, 2010 - July 2, 2010

US/Pakistan Consultations on Universities and Technology Based Economic Development

CLDP organized three weeks of US consultations, June 14-July 2, 2010, for a Pakistani delegation representing science and technology universities led by Pakistan's National University of Sciences and Technology.

May 10, 2010 - May 19, 2010

U.S. Consultations for Pakistan Institute for Trade & Development (PITAD)

From May 10-19, 2010, as part of the U.S. support to Pakistan, CLDP held consultations and a seminar for the Ministry of Commerce's "think tank" and training institute.

April 21, 2009 - April 23, 2009

Second National Workshop on Intellectual Property and Technology Commercialization in Manila, Philippines

CLDP organized the Second National Workshop on Intellectual Property and Technology Commercialization April 21-23 in Manila, the Philippines, jointly with the Philippines Intellectual Property Research and Training Institute (IPRTI).

November 24, 2008 - November 28, 2008

Advanced IP Course for Judges and the Colloquium on IP Law for the Judiciary

CLDP organized the Advanced Course for Judges November 24-28, 2008 in Manila, jointly with the Philippines Patent Office, the Philippine Judicial Academy and the Supreme Court of the Philippines.

June 15, 2008 - June 23, 2008

Global Intellectual Property Academy Enforcement Program

CLDP supported the participation of a Collector of the Model Customs Collectorate in Pakistan in attending the Global Intellectual Property Academy Enforcement Program from June 16-20, 2008 in Washington, D.C.

June 30, 2007

CLDP Works with the Government of Pakistan to Create a Core Group of IP Proficient Judges in the Punjab Province

CLDP worked with the Federal Judicial Academy, IPO Pakistan and the Punjab High Court to establish a conveniently re-usable IP module to sensitize judges to intellectual property. Punjabi judges and FJA personnel were centrally involved in the program to prepare them to sustain continued IP capacity building amongst the judiciary in the future.

June 11, 2007 - June 15, 2007

IP Enforcement Training for Pakistani Customs

As a part of continued capacity building to equip a core group of Pakistani Customs Officials with a thorough understanding of IP enforcement best practices, CLDP is sponsoring the participation of a second Customs Official in the US Patent and Trademark Office's Global Intellectual Property Academy to help establish focal points of IPR expertise within Pakistan's Customs Service, which routinely battles trafficking of IP infringing goods.

April 16, 2007 - April 25, 2007

Intellectual Property and Pharmaceuticals Consultative Tour

Pakistani Ministry of Health (MoH) officials participated in a week-long capacity building program at the Food and Drug Administration's Center for Drug Evaluation and Research (CDER) where they became familiar with the US approach to drug evaluation and registration.

January 15, 2007 - January 22, 2007

Patent Examiner Training

A CLDP team spent and entire day at the Pakistani Patent Office, touring the premises, interviewing the patent controller and delivering 5 hours of training to all of the examiners.

September 20, 2006

IP Adjudication Forum

CLDP held an intellectual property adjudication forum in Pakistan which included judges, government officials and intellectual property professionals. The forum provided an outlet for the participants to realize challenges and opportunities inherent in the country’s IP capabilities, and allowed them to make recommendations for change.