IPI’s 7th Annual World Intellectual Property Day Forum
Intellectual property rights are a key factor in global economic growth and trade, yet IP policy has never been more controversial. Join the Institute for Policy Innovation (IPI) to learn more about IP, business and politics in the US and around the world at our seventh annual event celebrating World Intellectual Property Day.
Opening Keynote Address
Deputy Director General for Patents, World Intellectual Property Organization
New and Emerging Business Models in IP
Patrick Wilson– Director, Government Affairs, Semiconductor Industry Association
Moderated by Mike McCurry–Co-Chair, Arts+Labs, Former Press Secretary to President Bill Clinton
Opportunties and Challenges of IP & Trade
Chuck Larson–Executive Director, Americans for Choice and Competition in Agriculture
Moderated by Merrill Matthews, Institute for Policy Innovation
Thursday, April 26, 2012, 9:00 AM to 1:00 PM
National Press Club, Washington DC
*Complimentary lunch will be served
**This event is widely attended
For details regarding our World IP Day Evening Reception on April 25, click here.
Licensing Executives Society Celebrates World IP Day by Uniting IP and Business Professionals across the Globe to Move Innovation Forward
Join Us on April 26 to Celebrate World IP Day! Don’t Miss Out on This Chance to Connect with Your Community!
On April 26, LES will join WIPO to celebrate World IP Day with a series of coordinated events aimed at connecting IP, licensing and business professionals, as well as entrepreneurially-minded students, across the globe in an effort to move innovation forward.
In the past two years, LES has hosted more than sixty Around the World with LES events, with over 2,000 participants in several countries and local areas throughout the US and Canada.
The events range from networking receptions and valuable education sessions, to career chats and hot topic discussions. The events are are open to anyone, including non-members and students, so register now through your local chapter and don’t forget to bring a friend or two!
Several LESI Societies will be hosting Around the World events. For more information, please visit the LESI website.
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