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Intellectual property for legal practitioners

  1. 1. 9, 10 and 11 February 2011 INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY FOR LEGAL PRACTITIONERS Intellectual Property VIP Lounge, Galadari Hotel, Colombo 1 for Legal Practitioners Organized by the Alumni Association under the aegis of the International Development Law An interactive Workshop to educate Organization (IDLO) Legal Practitioners of practical and in Rome, Italy procedural issues relating to Intellectual Property IDLO is an international intergovernmental body which seeks to strengthen the rule of law and Good Governance in developingTrademarks, copyrights, Industrial designs, countries by strengthening judicialGeographical Indications and Patents are and local institutions to promote a REGISTRATION FORIntellectual Property (IP), the ownership viable legal framework for WORKSHOPrights of which are protected under the commerce, trade and investment. Please write or e-mail yourIntellectual Property Act No. 36 of 2003. contact details (name, address,Developed countries (i.e. USA, EU, Japan, The mission of the email address, Tel. Nos.) to -etc) are considered to be “knowledge based Sri Lanka Alumni Association is to strengthen the rule of law and Ajithaa Edirimaneeconomies” as the revenue derived from IP Good Governance in Sri Lanka. (IDLO – IP Resource Person)has contributed significantly to their Mobile: 0777 716 776 .economic growth. For example, 2/3rds of the ajithaa2001@yahoo.comvalue of large businesses in the USA is traced Orto such intangible assets. Since Sri Lanka is Administrative Officer, Alumni Association of IDLOnow focused towards attracting Foreign 130/3C Nawala Road,Direct Investment to give an impetus to our Nugegoda,economy, this is an important area for our Tel: 2829093Legal Practitioners to have an in-depth aaidlo@yahoo.comknowledge, especially in practical andprocedural issues of Intellectual PropertyRights.
  2. 2. Intellectual Property for Legal Practitioners‘IP skills PROGRAM Friday, 11 February 2011 Resource Person – This intensive IP Wednesday, 9 February 2011 Mr. K. Kanag-Isvaran P.C.and Workshop is limited Resource Person – Mr. Giulio Zanetti, 9.00AM – 12.00 Director International Training Centre, IDLO How to win a trademark 1.30PM – 4.30PM case – procedural aspects:knowhow is to 25 participants. What is Intellectual Property? Different types of IP gathering evidence, All those who are Rights (Trademarks, Copyrights, Industrial Designs drafting a plaint, etc. and Patents) TEA BREAKthe interested are TEA BREAK How to litigate patent and requested to What is Traditional Knowledge (TK)? industrial design disputesfoundation Drafting and negotiating an 9, 10 and 11 apply early. IP Licensing Contract February Thursday, 10 February 2011 2011of a Resource Person – Dr. D M. Karunaratne 12.00 – 1.30 PM LUNCH Director General National Intellectual Property Office VIP 9.00AM – 12.00 Resource Person – Mr. KalingaKnowledge Investment – How to register a trademark, patent and an industrial Indatisaa, Attorney-at-Law Lounge, Galadari Rs.8500.00 per design ( with reference to relevant provisions of the IP 1.30PM – 4.30PM Hotel,Based Participant Act No. 36 of 2003) TEA BREAK Criminal prosecution to safeguard IP rights Colombo 1 for the training How to appeal successfully against a rejection of an IP TEA BREAKEconomy’ Workshop of 2 ½ application (i.e. the procedure and facts to be Software piracy established ) days, lunch, 12.00 – 1.30 PM LUNCH refreshments and Certificates will be Course Book Resource Person – Mr. Giulio Zanetti, awarded by IDLO to Director International Training Centre, IDLO (subsidized rate 1.30PM – 4.30PM Participants who attend for Members of the How to conduct an IP Due Diligence the entire program. TEA BREAK Association) How to win a trademark case - substantive aspects: the most important and advanced legal arguments