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IPI's Sixth Annual World IP Day Forum

Intellectual Property: Protecting the Spark of Innovation
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World IP Day Forum Agenda

Morning Keynote Address: “The Real Value of Patents”
James Pooley—World Intellectual Property Organization

Traditional Knowledge: Sharing & Commercializing the Benefits of Innovation
Dr. Mary Palmer, MD—ToxEM, LLC
Solveig Singleton—IPI Adjunct Fellow

Publication Release: “An Analysis of the Global Policy Environment for Clean Energy Technologies and Implications for Innovation & Intellectual Property”
By Chris Israel, IPI Adjunct Fellow

Development & Deployment of Clean Technology Through IP Protections
Thaddeus Burns—Senior Counsel for IP and Trade, General Electric
Chris Israel—IPI Adjunct Fellow

Promoting Cultural Understanding & Economic Development through IP Partnerships and Entrepreneurship
Jose W. Fernandez—Assistant Secretary of State -Economic, Energy, and Business Affairs
Peggy A. Bulger—Library of Congress American Folklife Center
Randy Cohen—Americans for the Arts

Insider's Discussion
Doug TenNapel—Graphic Novelist, Illustrator
Sandra Aistars—Executive Director, Copyright Alliance
Moderated by Andrew Keen—Author, Broadcaster, Entrepreneur; Advisor, Arts+Labs

Thoughts from ICE
Erik R. Barnett—Assistant Deputy Director, U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement

Hot Topics: Patent Reform, Rogue Website Legislation & More
Philip Johnson—Chief IP Counsel, Johnson & Johnson
Steve Tepp—Sr. Director, Internet Counterfeiting and Piracy, US Chamber of Commerce Global IP Center
Additional Speakers TBA
Moderated by Tom Giovanetti, Institute for Policy Innovation

Register for both widely-attended events today!
RSVP: Erin Humiston,

World IP Day Evening Reception
Monday, April 25, 2011
5:30 PM to 7:00 PM
Capitol Visitor's Center
Congressional Meeting Room South (CVC 217)
Capitol Hill
Washington DC

World IP Day Forum
Tuesday, April 26, 2011
9:00 AM to 1:45 PM
ROA Headquarters Building
(Across from the Dirksen Senate Office Building)
One Constitution Ave NE, Washington DC 20002
*Complimentary lunch will be served


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