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Beyond TRIPS: The Current Push for Greater International Enforcement of Intellectual Property

American University Washington College of Law
4801 Massachusetts Ave., NW Washington DC 20016
November 5, 2009, 1-4pm, Room 603

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PANEL 1 – Strengthening IP Enforcement Through TRIPS and Other Multilateral Initiatives

1:00 – 2:30

Moderator: Padideh Ala’i, Professor of Law & Acting Director, International Legal Studies Program at American University Washington College of Law

- Daniel Gervais, Professor of Law & Co-Director, Technology and Entertainment Law Program, Vanderbilt University Law School
- Peter Yu, Kern Family Chair in Intellectual Property Law & Director, Intellectual Property Law Center, Drake University Law School
- Michael Geist, Professor of Law & Canada Research Chair in Internet and E-commerce Law, University of Ottawa Faculty of Law

PANEL 2 – American Efforts to Strengthen International IP Enforcement

2:30 – 4:00

Moderator: Susan Sell, Professor of Political Science and International Affairs & Director, Institute for Global and International Studies, George Washington University

- Stanford McCoy, Assistant U.S. Trade Representative for Intellectual Property and Innovation
- Sean Flynn, Associate Director, PIJIP, American Univeristy Washington College of Law
- Eric Smith, President and Co-Founder, International Intellectual Property Alliance
- Gigi Sohn, President and Co-Founder, Public Knowledge
- Joe Karaganis, Program Director, Media, Technology and Culture, Social Science Research Council

Reception to follow.

Registration is free and open to the public. More information is available, and a webcast will be downloadable at WCL is in the process of applying for CLE accreditation. Please rsvp for registration purposes:


 source: Event and Webcast at American University