Protecting Your IP Overseas: WIPO Services and Initiatives at Salt Lake City, UT

  • November 04, 2016
  • 8:45 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Salt Lake City, Utah

Global Intellectual Property Systems CLE at Salt Lake City, UT

Date: Friday, November 4, 2016

Location: S.J. Quinney College of Law - University of Utah, 383 South University Street, Salt Lake City, UT 84112, Room - S.J. Quinney Moot Court Room, 6th floor

In cooperation with the World Intellectual Property Organization, United States Patent and Trademark Office, Utah Bar IP Section - Utah State Bar, American Intellectual Property Law Association, and Association of Intellectual Property Firms

- Up to 6.5 hours of CLE available -

Program Agenda

8:45AM - 9:00AM  Registration
9:00AM - 9:10AM  Opening Session
  • John Sandage,  Deputy Director General, Patents and Technology Sector (PTS), WIPO
  • Susan Anthony, Global Intellectual Property Academy, USPTO
9:10AM - 9:40AM Introduction to WIPO Development of the International Legal Framework Major Intellectual Property Economic Studies 
  • John Sandage,  Deputy Director General, Patents and Technology Sector (PTS), WIPO
9:40AM - 10:40AM Global Intellectual Property Systems: The International Registration of Trademarks, Using the Madrid System
  • Matthew Forno, Senior Counselor, Information and Promotion Division, Brands and Designs Sector (BDS), WIPO
  • Attiya Malik, Attorney Advisor, Office of the Deputy Commissioner for Trademark Examination Policy, USPTO
  • Krista Weber Powell, Shareholder, Trask Britt
10:40AM - 10:55AM Refreshment Break 
10:55AM - 12:25PM Global Intellectual Property Systems: Protecting Your Inventions Internationally Using the Patent Cooperation Treaty (PCT)
  • Matthew Bryan, Director, PCT Legal Division, Patents and Technology Sector (PTS), WIPO
  • Charles Pearson, Director, International Patent Legal Administration, USPTO
  • Justin Cassell, Shareholder, Workman Nydegger
12:25PM - 1:05PM Lunch 
1:05PM - 2:35PM Global Intellectual Property Systems: The Hague System; a Simplified ApplicationProcess for Obtaining "Registered Designs" (or, "Design Patents"), for the Protection of Industrial Designs in Many International Jurisdictions
  • Matthew Forno, Senior Counselor, Information and Promotion Division, Brands and Designs Sector (BDS), WIPO
  • Charles Pearson, Director, International Patent Legal Administration, USPTO
  • Michael Frodsham, Shareholder, Workman Nydegger
2:35PM - 2:50PM Refreshment Break 
2:50PM - 3:50PM How WIPO Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR) Services (Which Provide Alternatives to Conventional Court Actions) May Be Used to More Efficiently Settle IP Disputes 
  • Matthew Bryan, Director, PCT Legal Division, Patents and Technology Sector (PTS), WIPO
  • Susan Anthony,  Global Intellectual Property Academy, USPTO
  • David Wright, Shareholder, Maschoff Brennan
3:50PM - 4:50PM How WIPO Databases and Tools May be Used to Support the Knowledge Economy 
  • Irene Kitsara, Industrial Property Information Officer, Access to Information and Knowledge Division, Innovation and Technology Support Section, Global Infrastructure Sector (GIS), WIPO
4:50PM - 5:00PM  Closing Session 

Registration includes refreshments, lunch, and access to written materials online. The fee is not charged by USPTO.

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