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A Regional Workshop for Legislators, Judges, Government Representatives on Intellectual Property Law and Strategic Management for Sustainable Economic Development


United States Patent and Trademark Office
Global Intellectual Property Academy

In cooperation with

The George Washington University Law School’s Creative & Innovative Economy Center

Regional Workshop for Legislators, Judges, Government Representatives On
Intellectual Property Law and Strategic Management for Sustainable Economic Development

February 7-9, 2011 in Amman, Jordan


Coordinators:
Benjamin Nils Hardman, Attorney-Advisor
Global Intellectual Property Academy
United States Patent and Trademark Office

Michael P. Ryan, PhD, Director
Creative & Innovative Economy Center
George Washington University Law School

Monday, February 7, 2010  
Time
Event
Speaker
8:30 – 9:00  Program Registration  
9:00 – 10:00 Program Overview / Participant Introductions

Benjamin Hardman, Attorney-Advisor
Office of the Administrator for Policy & External Affairs
United States Patent & Trademark Office

Dr. Stuart Graham, Chief Economist
United States Patent & Trademark Office

10:00 – 11:00

Overview of Copyright

Presentation Materials in English [pdf]

Benjamin Hardman, Attorney-Advisor
Office of the Administrator for Policy & External Affairs
United States Patent & Trademark Office
11:00 – 11:30 Break  
11:30 – 12:30

Case Study #4 – Profiles in Film, Television, and Music Creativity: India

Presentation Materials in English

  • The Purposeful Bollywood Storytellers
  • The Film Visionary
  • The Advertising and Television Production Innovator
Michael P. Ryan, PhD, Director
Creative & Innovative Economy Center
The George Washington University Law School
12:30 – 13:00 Question & Answer Session  
13:00 – 14:30 Lunch  
14:30 – 15:30 Measuring the Economic Contribution of Copyright to the National Economies: An Overview of WIPO Studies and Their Results

Dimiter Gantchev, Deputy Director Culture and Creative Industries Sector 
World Intellectual Property Organization

 

15:30 – 16:00 Question & Answer Session  

Tuesday, February 8, 2010  
Time
Event
Speaker
09:00 – 09:45 Overview of Patents USPTO Patent Overview Module in Arabic
09:45 – 11:00

Case Study #2 – Profiles in Bio-Medical Technology: Brazil

Presentation Materials in English

  • Brazil Legal Times
  • The Unhappy Partners for Pain Relief Innovation
  • The Cancer R-D Network Innovator
Michael P. Ryan, PhD, Director
Creative & Innovative Economy Center
The George Washington University Law School
11:00 – 11:30 Break  
11:30 – 12:30

Case Study #3 – Profiles in Clean Energy: China

Presentation Materials in English

  • The Clean Coal Combustion Innovators
  • The Solar Thermal Collector Innovator
Michael P. Ryan, PhD, Director
Creative & Innovative Economy Center
The George Washington University Law School
12:30 – 14:00 Lunch  
14:00 – 14:30 Question & Answer Session  
14:30 – 15:30 The Economics of Intellectual Property Dr. Stuart Graham, Chief Economist
United States Patent & Trademark Office
15:30 – 16:30 Question & Answer Session  

Wednesday, February 9, 2010    
Time
Event
Speaker
9:00 – 9:45 Overview of Trademarks USPTO Trademark Overview Module in Arabic
9:45 – 10:45

Case Study #1 – Commitment to Quality: A Look at the Columbian Coffee Growers

Presentation Materials in English

  • Commitment to Quality
Michael P. Ryan, PhD, Director
Creative & Innovative Economy Center
The George Washington University Law School
10:45 – 11:15 Break  
11:15 – 11:45 Question & Answer Session   
11:45 – 13:00 Participant Led Discussion  
13:00 – 13:30 Award Certificates  

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