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Tuesday, 30 June 2020

Verónica Rodríguez Arguijo

Upcoming events on this week and more!


On 30 June 2020, the webinar The IP systems in the Americas during the COVID-19 will be held. The event is organized by the Argentine Association of Industrial Property Agents (AAAPI), the Brazilian Intellectual Property Association (ABPI), the Chilean Association of Intellectual Property (ACHIPI), the American Intellectual Property Law Association (AIPLA), and the Mexican Association for the Protection of Intellectual Property (AMPPI). The event will be held in English with simultaneous translation to Portuguese. It will be discussed how the National Patent and Trademark Offices are coping with COVID-19 crisis, through the implementation of measures such as suspensions of deadlines, priority examinations and compulsory licenses. The speakers are Patrick J. Coyne (AIPLA), Luiz Edgard Montaury Pimenta (ABPI), Eryck Castillo Orive (AMPPI), Rodrigo Puchi (ACHIPI), and Juan Berton Moreno (AAAPI). Register here

On the same day, the webinar Mapping of health innovation clusters in Brazil (in Portuguese) will be streamed on Facebook. The event is organized by the Brazilian National Institute of Industrial Property (INPI Brazil) and the Brazilian Company of Industrial Research and Innovation (EMBRAPII). 

On 1 July 2020, the following events are scheduled: 

On 2 July 2020, the webinar Searching for patents, organized by the Inter-American Association of Intellectual Property (ASIPI) will take place. The event will cover inter alia patent information databases and other resources. The speakers are Margarita Romero and Alexander Agudelo. Roberto J. Ríos will moderate the session. 

A-CAPP Center’s Conference: A Brand’s New World 

The Michigan State University’s Center for Anti-Counterfeiting and Product Protection (A-CAPP Center) announced the conference A Brand’s New World: The Future of Challenges in Brand Protection will be held online from 20 to 22 July 2020. 

The conference will address brand protection strategies and issues post-pandemic. The speakers include Hernan Albamonte (Philip Morris), Charles Olschanski (Tiffany), Cristina Posa (Amazon), Brian Fogarty (Nike), Lori Mayall (Gilead Sciences), Mike Gannon (3M), Mark Schildkraut (BD), Tara Steketee (Merck & Co.), Kasie Brill (GIPC), and Carolina Giuga (LEGO). Some moderators are Jeff Rojek (A-CAPP), Leah Evert-Burks (A-CAPP), and Kari Kammel (A-CAPP). Register here


Did you miss some events held the last week? The following are still available on-demand: 

If you have a craving for more, review the full list of events here

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Verónica Rodríguez Arguijo

Verónica Rodríguez Arguijo