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May 03, 2006
#06-27

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Media Advisory, 06-27

U.S. Government to Assist Chicago Area Businesses in Combating Intellectual Property Theft in China

Part of STOP, the Federal Government's Comprehensive Anti-counterfeiting and Anti-piracy Initiative

Washington, D.C. — U.S. Deputy Under Secretary of Commerce for Intellectual Property Stephen Pinkos will join over 100 Chicago businessmen and women for a conference on "Protecting Your Intellectual Property Rights in China and the Global Marketplace" on Thursday May 4, 2006, in Chicago. The event, sponsored by the United States Patent and Trademark Office, is part of the federal government's Strategy Targeting Organized Piracy (STOP). Intellectual property experts will provide comprehensive information on protecting and enforcing intellectual property in China for companies of any size, particularly small- and medium-sized enterprises.

WHAT

Protecting Your Intellectual Property Rights in China and the Global Marketplace

Remarks on the global intellectual property marketplace and how small businesses, including those in Chicago, are increasingly at risk of intellectual property theft


WHO
Stephen Pinkos, Deputy Under Secretary of Commerce for Intellectual Property

 

WHEN

Thursday, May 4, 2006
9 a.m.

WHERE

Hyatt Regency McCormick Place
2233 S. Martin L. King Drive
Chicago, IL

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