International Property in the International Arena: WIPO Comes to Stanford

Date(s) of Conference:

November 19, 2010

Location:

Stanford Law School

Description:

On November 19, 2010, the Stanford Program in Law, Science and Technology will host a one-day conference to bring to the fore current issues relating to intellectual property and the growing importance of intellectual property in today’s global technology and knowledge driven economy.

The event, which will feature Robert L. Stoll, the Commissioner for Patents, a delegation of senior officials from the World Intellectual Property Organization – including James Pooley, WIPO’s Deputy Director General for Innovation and Technology – and other leading experts from industry and academia, will address the following topics:

•    The Proposed Anti-Counterfeiting Trade Agreement (ACTA)
•    Copyright in a Networked World – What’s next on the agenda?
•    International Patent Harmonization
•    Future development of the Patent Cooperation Treaty (PCT)
•    The Importance of International Industrial Design Protection to US Companies:
•    The Madrid Protocol: Successful Filing Strategies for US Companies
•    ADR for Intellectual Property Disputes

Contact Information:

http://blogs.law.stanford.edu/wipo2010/

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