Meet & Greet with USPTO IP Attachés

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The WSBA International Practice Section and Intellectual Property Section cordially invite you to an exciting panel discussion and “meet & greet” event with a delegation of Intellectual Property (IP) attachés from The United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO).  IP attachés are U.S. diplomats who work to improve IP systems abroad using their extensive IP knowledge and expertise.  Present for this event will be attachés assigned to US embassies abroad to work on IP matters in the WTO, European Union, China, South America, India, and South Asia, as well as Dominic Keating, Director of the USPTO IP attaché program.

Hors d’oeuvres and beverages will be provided.

When:
Wednesday, May 16, 2018
5:30 – 7:30 p.m.

Where:
WSBA Offices
1325 4th Avenue, Suite 600
Seattle, WA 98101 (MAP)

Cost:
Free for members of the International Practice Section and Intellectual Property Section

RSVP:
sections@wsba.org by Monday, May 14, 2018

IP Attaché Program Participants:
Laura Hammel
IP Attaché – South America (Mercosur, Guianas and Suriname)

Komal Kalha
IP Specialist and Senior Counsel – India and South Asia

Mike Mangelson
IP Attaché – China and Taiwan

Susan Wilson
IP Attaché – European Union

Deborah Lashley-Johnson
IP Attaché – Geneva (WTO and WIPO)

Dominic Keating
Director, IP Attaché Program

More Information:
For more information about the IP Attaché Program, please click HERE.