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Global Intellectual Property Academy
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An East Africa Regional Seminar on: Copyright Enforcement in the Internet Era
May 19 - 21, 2009, in Nairobi, Kenya


Coordinator: Benjamin Nils Hardman, Attorney-Advisor
Office of Intellectual Property Policy and Enforcement
United States Patent and Trademark Office
   
Location: Kenya School of Monetary Studies
Phone: +254 2 864 6000
Email: info@ksms.or.ke
Website: www.ksms.or.ke
Tuesday, May 19th 2009
Time
Event
Speaker
08:30 — 09:00 Program Registration  
09:00 — 09:15 Opening Remarks
Presentation Material
Pamela Slutz, Deputy Chief of Mission, U.S. Embassy Nairobi
09:15 — 09:30 Program Overview Benjamin Nils Hardman, Attorney-Advisor, Office of Intellectual Property Policy and Enforcement, USPTO
09:30 —10:20 Overview of Copyright
Presentation Material [.ppt]
Benjamin Nils Hardman, Attorney-Advisor, Office of Intellectual Property Policy and Enforcement, USPTO
10:20 — 10:40

Break  
10:40 — 11:30 Copyright in the Digital Age
Presentation Material [.ppt]
Benjamin Nils Hardman, Attorney-Advisor, Office of Intellectual Property Policy and Enforcement, USPTO
11:30 — 12:30 Panel of Copyright Officials Conference Participants
12:30 — 14:00 Lunch  
14:00 — 15:00 Cooperation with Right Holders: Copyright Piracy Objectives, Challenges, Experiences, and Best Practices Simon Wainaina
15:00 — 16:00 Open Discussion Benjamin Nils Hardman, Attorney-Advisor, Office of Intellectual Property Policy and Enforcement, USPTO

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Wednesday, May 20th, 2009
Time
Event
Speaker
09:00 — 10:30 Copyright Enforcement in the U.S. (Civil)
Presentation Material [.ppt]
Benjamin Nils Hardman, Attorney-Advisor, Office of Intellectual Property Policy and Enforcement, USPTO
10:30 — 10:50 Break  
10:50 — 11:50 Panel of Judges Conference Participants
11:30 — 12:30 Copyright Enforcement in the U.S. (Criminal)
Presentation Material [.ppt]
Benjamin Nils Hardman, Attorney-Advisor, Office of Intellectual Property Policy and Enforcement, USPTO
12:30 — 14:00 Lunch  

14:00 — 15:00

Panel of Prosecutors Conference Participants
15:00 — 16:00 Open Discussion Benjamin Nils Hardman, Attorney-Advisor, Office of Intellectual Property Policy and Enforcement, USPTO

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Thursday, May 21st, 2009
Time
Event
Speaker
9:00 — 10:00 Border Enforcement
Presentation Material [.ppt]
James Dozier, U.S. Customs and Border Protection
10:00 — 11:00 Panel of Customs Officials Conference Participants

11:00 — 11:30

Break  
 11:30 —12:30 Secondary Liability in Copyright Cases
Presentation Material [.ppt]
Paula Pinha, U.S. Copyright Office
12:30 — 14:00 Lunch  
14:00 — 15:00 ISP Liability Limitations
Presentation Material [.ppt]
Paula Pinha, U.S. Copyright Office
15:00 — 16:00 Panel of Legislators Conference Participants
16:00 — 16:30 Evaluations and Certificates Benjamin Nils Hardman, Attorney-Advisor, Office of Intellectual Property Policy and Enforcement, USPTO

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