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Thursday June 20, 2013 from 8:00 AM to 3:00 PM PDT
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Registration    8:00am - 8:30am Seminar            8:30am - 1:40pm
One-on-One IPR consultations (20 min/ company)        1:45pm – 3:00pm


Beaverton City Library 
Main Level Meeting Room
12375 SW Fifth St.
Beaverton, OR 97005

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Kellie Holloway 
Senior International Trade Specialist                          U.S. Commercial Service 

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Protecting Intellectual Property Globally 

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Is your IPR Protected overseas?

This seminar provides a comprehensive overview of key intellectual property rights (IPR) protection and enforcement issues and offers valuable resources to help your business enforce IPR at home and abroad.  This dynamic program features presentations by intellectual property experts and law enforcement officials from the U.S. Department of Commerce Office of Intellectual Property Rights, the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office, Customs and Border Protection, and the National IPR Coordination Center. Columbia Sportswear will lead a luncheon discussion of their global IP experience and strategies. Presentations will be followed by an opportunity to meet One-on-One with the presenters to discuss IPR protection as it relates to your firm.

Seminar Focus

  • Overview of securing intellectual property rights in the United States and internationally
  • Protecting your patent in the U.S. and internationally, the Patent Cooperation Treaty, common mistakes to avoid
  • Trade secrets & best practices
  • How to obtain and maintain trademarks and copyrights
  • How to enforce your IPR domestically and overseas
  • Remedies for counterfeiting, piracy & trade secret theft
  • Law enforcement resources for IPR enforcement

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Networking Luncheon

Enjoy a networking lunch with other export professionals, including experts and advisors from the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office, Customs and Border Protection (CBP), National IPR Coordination Center, and the U.S. Commercial Service.

Seminar Fee:  $50

PLUS: You will have the opportunity to meet One-on-One with Expert speakers from the United States Patent and Trademark Office and the Office of Intellectual Property Rights and International Trade Administration.  To reserve your individual consultation, please contact: 

This program is offered in cooperation with the city of Beaverton