2016 World IP Day -- Digital Creativity: Culture Reimagined

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Rayburn Foyer

Rayburn House Office Building

Washington, DC 20515

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Join us for presentations from leaders in intellectual property as we celebrate World IP Day* on April 26, 2016 in the Rayburn Foyer in the Rayburn House Office Building. World IP Day is celebrated around the world to promote discussion of the role of intellectual property in encouraging innovation and creativity.

Speakers:

  • Lisa Jorgenson, Executive Director, American Intellectual Property Law Association (AIPLA)
  • Shira Perlmutter, Chief Policy Officer and Director of International Affairs, US Patent & Trademark Office
  • Michelle Lee, Under Secretary of Commerce for Intellectual Property and Director of the US Patent & Trademark Office
  • John Sandage, Deputy Director General World Intellectual Property Organization
  • Chris Melissinos, Former Chief Gaming Officer at Sun, Founder of javagaming.org, and Guest Curator and Creator of "The Art of the Video Game" at the Smithsonian American Art Museum
  • Bryce D. Coughlin, Senior Counsel, Intellectual Property, Fox Entertainment Group
  • Mark Elliot, Executive Vice President, US Chamber of Commerce, Global IP Center (GIPC)

Immediately following the presentations, please join us for a cocktail reception sponsored jointly by the American Intellectual Property Law Association (AIPLA), the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO), the International Trademark Association (INTA), and the US Chamber of Commerce Global Intellectual Property Center (GIPC). During the reception members of Congressional Trademark Caucus, including Senator Chris Coons, Senator Chuck Grassley, and Representatives Suzan DelBene and Randy Forbes, will also provide brief remarks.

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** The cocktail reception is sponsored only by AIPLA, WIPO, INTA, and the GIPC. The USPTO is a host for the educational portion of the program.

*World IP Day is a widely attended event and meets the requirements of the rule are set forth in detail in the House Ethics Manual, pp. 41-47.

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Rayburn House Office Building

Washington, DC 20515

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