[A2k] TACD Event: March 27 TTIP Briefing USTR and NGOs

Manon Ress manon.ress at keionline.org
Tue Mar 19 14:39:26 PDT 2013


On March 27, from noon to 3 pm, the IP Policy Committee of TACD will
hold a meeting on the intellectual property chapter of the proposed
U.S.-European Union Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership
(TTIP).

The meeting will be held at KEI's offices at 1621 Connecticut Avenue
NW, Suite 500, Washington, DC 20009

The meeting will begin with a presentations by George York from USTR
and JoEllen Urban from the Department of State, following by comments
by several respondents, and then a general discussion.  This is an
open event, and while not necessary, we would appreciate a note at
events at keionline.org if you plan to attend.  There will be a call in number
if needed.

The agenda follows:


12:10 introductions, James Love, KEi

Presentation of the US objectives for intellectual property in the TTIP

George York, Deputy Assistant USTR for Intellectual Property and Innovation
Office of the United States Trade Representative, Executive Office of
the President

JoEllen Urban, Trade Advisor, U.S. Patent and Trademark Office, Office
of Policy and External Affairs

NGO views

Paul Alan Levy, Public Citizen Litigation Group

Jonathan Band, Policy Bandwidth

Peter Maybarduk, Public Citizen

Jaydee Hanson, Senior Policy Analyst, Center for Food Safety

Sherwin Siy, VP Legal Affairs, Public Knowledge

Krista Cox, KEI

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Manon Ress
Knowledge Ecology International
manon.ress at keionline.org
tel.: +1 202 332 2670



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