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The U.S. Commercial Service Seattle office, along with our local international trade partners, conducts on-going conferences, seminars, and events to educate our clients and promote international trade. Whether you are attending an executive briefing with a Commercial Service Officer from Australia or a videoconference with your distributor in Zurich, these events are designed to help U.S. exporters market locally and sell globally.

Stop Fakes – Protect Your IP Rights Globally

Date:  April 15, 2015
Cost
: $55

STOPfakes.gov is bringing U.S. government tools and assistance "offline" to small and medium sized businesses to Seattle

Trade experts and attorneys from the Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration (ITA) and the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) will be in Seattle to host one-day seminar on how companies and individuals can protect and enforce intellectual property to get the most out of exporting abroad and to answer your questions about commercializing your creations and innovations. This seminar includes strategies for protecting and enforcing a company’s intellectual property when exporting to foreign markets and advice for avoiding common pitfalls.  

You will have a chance to ask export questions related to patents, trade secrets, trademarks, copyrights and domain names.  At the conclusion of each seminar, you can take advantage of one-on-one consultations with intellectual property experts to get targeted advice.  Small and medium-sized businesses, in particular, will benefit from this unique opportunity.

The seminar will be held at K&L Gates, Event will be held at:

K&L Gates LLP, 925 4th Avenue, Suite 2900, Seattle, WA 98104

Register here: https://emenuapps.ita.doc.gov/ePublic/event/editWebReg.do?SmartCode=5Q56

Agenda

Organized by the U.S. Commercial Service and the International Trade Administration’s Office of Intellectual Property Rights, this event will provide a forum for U.S. Government officials to interact directly with businesses in Seattle, Washington about their intellectual property protection internationally.

Location: K&L Gates LLP 925 4th Avenue

Suite 2900

Seattle, Washington

Date: Wednesday, April 15, 2015

Time: 9:00 a.m. – 2:35 p.m.

Cost: $55 (includes lunch and materials)

[Subject to Changes]

8:30 – 9:00am Registration

9:00 – 9:15am Welcoming Remarks

Tembi Secrist, International Trade Specialist

Seattle U.S. Export Assistance Center

U.S. Commercial Service

9:15 – 9:30am Keynote Address

A/S Marcus Jadotte (Tentative)

Assistant Secretary for Industry and Analysis

International Trade Administration

U.S. Department of Commerce

9:30 – 10:30am Top Intellectual Property Mistakes of Entrepreneurs

Susan Anthony, Attorney-Advisor Office of Policy and External Affairs

United States Patent and Trademark Office

10:30 – 10:45am Networking Break

10:45 – 11:00am Special Remark - (Tentative)

Jared Parks, Senior Manager, Stakeholder Advocacy

Global Intellectual Property Center

U.S. Chamber of Commerce

11:00 – 11:30am Intellectual Property (IP) “Warm-up” – IP Assets Assessment Exercise

Dhriti Pandhi, International Trade Specialist

Office of Intellectual Property Rights

International Trade Administration

11:30 – 12:30pm Intellectual Property & Trade

Dhriti Pandhi, International Trade Specialist

Office of Intellectual Property Rights

International Trade Administration

12:30– 12:45pm Lunch Break

12:45 – 1:30pm Lunch presentation

Madrid Protocol

Lynne Beresford, Consultant (Tentative)

World Intellectual Property Organization

Former Commissioner for Trademarks,

United States Patent and Trademark Office

1:30 – 2:00pm The U.S. National IPR Center: Law Enforcement Resources

_________, HSI Special Agent (Tentative)

HSI Seattle, Washington Office

U.S. National IPR Coordination Center

2:00 – 2:30pm The FBI’s Perspective: Intellectual Property Concerns

____________(Tentative)

Strategic Partnership Coordinator

FBI Seattle Division

2:30 – 2:45pm Closing Remarks/Panel Q & A

2:45 – 4:00pm One-on-One Consultations with pre-registration (15 minute segments)

Susan Anthony (USPTO)

Dhriti Pandhi (ITA)

Lynne Beresford (WIPO)

________ (IPR Center)

__________ (FBI)


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