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Innovators: IPI's Seventh Annual Intellectual Property Day Forum and Evening Reception

World International Property Day Event
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Policy makers, industry insiders, and embassy representatives packed the National Press Club at IPI's 7th annual World Intellectual Property Day event on April 26, 2012 to celebrate innovation and learn the latest on the way forward in protecting IP both domestically and abroad.

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Pooley at Podium

Keynote Address Transcript
Keynote Address Video 
James Pooley,

Deputy Director General, World Intellectual Property Organization


Special Comments
Matt O'Mara

Director of International Affairs, Biotechnology Industry Organization (BIO)


Keynote Address
Lev J. Kubiak

Director, National Intellectual Property Rights Coordination Center

Panel 1 

Panel: The Opportunities and Challenges of IP and Trade
Panelists: David Green, Vice President of Public Policy, NBC Universal
Chuck Larson, Executive Director, Americans for Choice and Competition
Patrick Wilson, Director of Government Affairs, Semiconductor Industry Association
Moderator: Merrill Matthews, Resident Scholar, IPI

Panel 2 All

Panel: New and Emerging Business Models in IP
Panelists:   Jesse Fedeer, Director of International Trade and IP, Business Software Alliance
Phil Wadsworth, Vice President and IP Legal Counsel, Qualcomm
Mitch Glazier, Senior Executive Vice President, Recording Industry Association of America
Moderator: Mike McCurry, Co-Chair, Arts+Labs


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