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United States Patent and Trademark Office
Global Intellectual Property Academy
Patent, Trademark, and Copyright - Law and Policy
August 27-29, 2007, Johannesburg, South Africa

Location: Hilton Sandton
  138 Rivonia Road
  Sandton, South Africa 2146
Coordinators:     
  Ben Hardman, Attorney-Advisor
Office of International Relations
United States Patent and Trademark Office
  Karin Ferriter, Attorney-Advisor
Office of International Relations
United States Patent and Trademark Office
  Cynthia Henderson, Attorney-Advisor
Office of International Relations
United States Patent and Trademark Office
Monday, August 27, 2007
Time
Event
Speaker

9:00 — 9:20

Program Registration  

 

 9:20 — 9:30

Opening Remarks

Don Teitelbaum, Charge de Affairs U.S. Embassy Pretoria

 9:30 — 10:00

Program Overview

Ben Hardman, Attorney-Advisor Office of International Relations, USPTO

 10:00 — 10:50

Overview of Patents and TRIPS
Presentation Materials in English [pdf]
Presentation Materials in French [pdf]

Minna Moezie, IPR Attaché, U.S. Embassy- Cairo

10:50 — 11:00

Break

 

11:00 — 11:50

Patent Processing - Examination Issues

Karin Ferriter, Attorney-Advisor Office of International Relations, USPTO

11:50 — 12:00

Break

 

12:00 — 12:50

Patent Processing - Examination Issues cont.

Karin Ferriter, Attorney-Advisor Office of International Relations, USPTO

12:50 — 14:00

Lunch

 

14:00 — 14:50

Evolving Standards – Intellectual Property Rights in Pharmaceuticals
Presentation Materials in English [pdf]
Presentation Materials in French [pdf]

Minna Moezie, IPR Attaché U.S. Embassy- Cairo

14:50 — 15:00

Break  

15:00 — 16:00

Open Discussion
Presentation Material in English [pdf]
Presentation Material in French [pdf]

Amanda Wilson International Trade Administration U.S. Department of Commerce


Tuesday, August 28, 2007
Time
Event
Speaker

9:00 — 9:50

Overview of Copyright
Presentation Materials in English [pdf]
Presentation Materials in French [pdf]

Ben Hardman, Attorney-Advisor Office of International Relations, USPTO

 9:50 — 10:00

Break

Don Teitelbaum, Charge de Affairs U.S. Embassy Pretoria

 10:00 — 10:50

Exceptions and Limitations to Copyright
Presentation Materials in English [pdf]
Presentation Materials in French [pdf]
Oliver Metzger, Attorney-Advisor United States Copyright Office

 10:50 — 11:00

Break  

11:00 — 11:50

Open Discussion
Presentation Materials in English [pdf]
Presentation Materials in French [pdf]
 

11:50 — 12:00

Break  

12:00 — 12:50

Copyright in the Digital Age
Presentation Materials in English [pdf]
Presentation Materials in French [pdf]
Ben Hardman, Attorney-Advisor Office of International Relations, USPTO

12:50 — 14:00

Lunch  

14:00 — 14:50

Secondary Liability: Contributory and Vicarious Liability
Presentation Materials in English [pdf]
Presentation Materials in French [pdf]
Oliver Metzger, Attorney-Advisor United States Copyright Office

14:50 — 15:00

Break  

15:00 — 16:00

Open Discussion
Presentation Materials in English [pdf]
Presentation Materials in French [pdf]
Amanda Wilson International Trade Administration U.S. Department of Commerce

Wednesday, August 29, 2007
Time
Event
Speaker

9:00 — 9:50

Overview of Trademarks
Presentation Materials in English [pdf]
Presentation Materails in French [pdf]
Cynthia Henderson, Attorney-Advisor Office of International Relations, USPTO

 9:50 — 10:00

Break  

 10:00 — 10:50

Geographical Indications (GIs)
Presentation Materials in English [pdf]
Presentation Materials in French [pdf]
Nancy Omelko, Attorney-Advisor Office of International Relations, USPTO

 10:50 — 11:00

Break  

11:00 — 11:50

Well-Known Marks
Presentation Materials in English [pdf]
Presentation Materials in French [pdf]
Cynthia Henderson, Attorney-Advisor Office of International Relations, USPTO

11:50 — 12:00

Break  

12:00 — 12:50

Overview of the Trademark Trial & Appeal Board
Presentation Materials in English [pdf]
Presentation Materials in French [pdf]
Nancy Omelko, Attorney-Advisor Office of International Relations, USPTO

12:50 — 14:00

Lunch  

14:00 — 14:50

Trademark Enforcement issues in South Africa Brian Wimpey DM Kisch, Inc.

14:50 — 15:00

Break  

15:00 — 16:00

Concluding Remarks, Award Certificates  

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