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GIPA - Intellectual Property Rights Seminar - July 23, 2010, Beirut, Lebanon

United States Patent and Trademark Office
Global Intellectual Property Academy
Intellectual Property Rights Seminar
Friday, July 23, 2010 - Beirut, Lebanon

Location: Monroe Hotel

Coordinators:

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

 

 Friday, July 23, 2010
Time Event Speaker
8:30-9:00 Registration  
9:00–9:15 Welcome & Opening Remarks H.E. Michele J. Sison, U.S. Ambassador
Mr. Salim Zeenni, President of the American Lebanese Chamber of Commerce (Amcham)
9:15-10:30 PANEL 1: International Protection of Intellectual Property Moderator: Nizar Zakka- Secretary General Union of Arab ICT Associations (IJMA3)
  Copyright In The Internet Age: Everything Has Changed…Nothing Has Changed Paula Pinha, Attorney-Advisor, U.S. Copyright Office
  Counterfeiting and the IT Industry
Presentation Materials in English [pdf]
Fadi Moubarak- GM Levant Region, Cisco Systems
  International Standards For Protection Of Trademarks
Presentation Materials in English [pdf]
Cynthia Henderson, Attorney-Advisor, Office of External Affairs, USPTO
10:30-10:50 Coffee Break  
10:50-11:20

Pharmaceutical Patenting and Data Protection

Presentation Materials in English [pdf]

Minna Moezie, Attorney-Advisor, Office of External Affairs, USPTO
11:20-12:45 PANEL 2: Enforcement of Intellectual Property Rights Moderator: Michele Forzley, JD, MPH Visiting Distinguished Professor of Law, Widener University School of Law
  TRIPS and International Enforcement of IP Timothy K. Browning, Attorney- Advisor, Office of External Affairs, USPTO Enforcement of Intellectual Property in Lebanon
  Enforcement of Intellectual Property in Lebanon Col. Walid Habr, Chief of Customs Control and Commercial Fraud Division, Lebanese Customs
  Criminal Enforcement of IPR in the United States Evan Williams, Trial Attorney Computer Crime & Intellectual Property Section, U.S. Department of Justice
12:45-13:15 PANEL 3: Promoting Intellectual Property Moderator: Karin Ferriter, Director of Intellectual Property, Office of the United States Trade Representative
  Protecting Consumers and Supporting Businesses: The Case For Building IP Awareness
Presentation Materials in English [pdf]
Joshua W.L. Hallock, Foreign Affairs Officer, Office of International Intellectual Property Enforcement, U.S. Department of State
  IP Creates Opportunities For All
Presentation Materials in English [pdf]
Khalil Abdel Massih, Microsoft Citizenship Director- North Africa, Eastern Mediterranean and Pakistan
  Technical Assistance & Capacity Building Benjamin Hardman, Attorney-Advisor, Global Intellectual Property Academy, USPTO
13:15-13:30 Concluding Remarks Benjamin Hardman, Attorney-Advisor, Global Intellectual Property Academy, USPTO
United States Patent and Trademark Office
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