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You are invited to attend World IP Day, April 24 on Capitol Hill

 

4/19/2013
You are invited to attend the 2013 World IP Day Capitol Hill celebration, Wednesday, April 24 from 3:30 - 6:00 pm at the Rayburn House Office Building, Room 2237. This year's theme is "Creativity - the Next Generation." See below for our agenda, and use the button at the right to register. We hope you can join us!
Program Schedule
 
3:30 - 4:00 pm Registration and Exhibits
 
4:00 - 4:05 pm Welcome and Introductory Remarks by Honorable Robert (Bob) Goodlatte (R-VA), Chairman, House Committee on the Judiciary, US House of Representatives 
 
4:05 - 4:10 pm Honorable Teresa Stanek Rea, Acting Under Secretary of Commerce for Intellectual Property and Acting Director of the US Patent & Trademark Office
 
4:10- 4:15 pm Honorable James Pooley, Deputy Director General, Innovation & Technology, the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO)

4:15-4:20 pm Honorable Maria Pallante, Register of Copyrights and Director of the US Copyright Office

4:20 - 4:50 pm Creativity the Next Generation Panel:
Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Math Education (STEAM) as the foundation in the development of the next generation of innovators and creativity.

Moderator: Jeffrey I.D. Lewis, President
American Intellectual Property Law Association (AIPLA)
 
Panelists:
Trevor Bailey, Director of World Wide Education, Adobe  
Joyce Ward, Director of Education and Outreach, US Patent & Trademark Office 
Mark Miano, Executive Editor, NBC Learn
4:45 - 5:00 pm Open Discussion/Questions and Answers
 
5:00 - 6:00 pm Reception
 
Adobe, Association for Competitive Technology, Becton, Dickinson and Company, the Intellectual Property Owners Association Education Foundation, the National IP Rights Coordination Center/Customs & Border Protection, NBC Learn, US Chamber of Commerce Global IP Center, and the US Copyright Office will have exhibits on display.