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Morning Roundtable Series on Emerging Trends in Intellectual Property (IP) Rights with The White House’s IP Enforcement Coordinator

DATE : September 26, 2018
TIME : 09:00 - 11:00


AmCham Abu Dhabi, Abu Dhabi, UAE

AmCham Abu Dhabi


a Morning Roundtable Series on

Emerging Trends in Intellectual Property (IP) Rights

with The White House’s IP Enforcement Coordinator

Wednesday, September 26, 2018

As trade and access to global markets increase and become more digitized, the risk of counterfeit and pirated goods entering our borders, markets and supply chains also increases , along with greater risks of intellectual property theft. Please join the Hon . Vishal Amin, U.S. Intellectual Property Enforcement Coordinator (IPEC) from the Executive Office of the President of the United States and Pete Mehravari, the U.S. Intellectual Property Attaché for the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) in an interactive discussion on emerging global trends to enhance intellectual property enforcement. The IPEC and the IP Attaché for MENA will share observations about global and regional IP enforcement best practices and look forward to hearing from our members about their experiences.

Discussion topics:
  • National and regional strategies and best practices to enhance IP enforcement domestically and abroad.
  • Satellite and digital copyright piracy and Illicit Streaming Devices (ISDs).
  • Protecting trade secrets and proprietary information from cyber-theft.
  • IP enforcement in free trade zones and express shipments.
  • Impact of public-private partnerships to combat counterfeits and piracy.
  • National security risks from counterfeit goods and pirated software entering the military, energy, health and water supply chains.
Who should attend?
  • Companies doing business in UAE and the region


Date: Wednesday, September 26, 2018
Time: 9:00 am - 11:00 am
Venue:  AmCham Abu Dhabi Office, Abu Dhabi, UAE. For location, click here.
Cost: FREE for AmCham Abu Dhabi Members, AED 100* for Non-Members.
RSVP: No later than 5:00 pm on Monday, September 24, 2018. 
  Please note that space is limited. All payments must be completed prior to the event.

*Price is subject to a Value Added Tax (VAT) rate of 5%

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About the  Office of the Intellectual Property Enforcement Coordinator:

Intellectual Property underpins nearly every aspect of our economy – it supports good paying jobs, it supports the arts, sciences and technology, and it creates a framework that allows new industries and innovations to flourish. The Office of the U.S. Intellectual Property Enforcement Coordinator is focused on promoting and protecting our great competitive advantage – our nation’s innovative economy. The Office coordinates and develops the United States’ overall intellectual property policy and strategy, to promote innovation & creativity, and to ensure effective intellectual property protection and enforcement, domestically and abroad.  For more information, visit

About the United States Patent and Trademark Office Intellectual Property Attaché Program:

The United States Patent and Trademark Office's (USPTO) Intellectual Property (IP) Attaché Program works to improve IP systems internationally. The attachés advocate to improve IP policies, laws, and regulations abroad for the benefit of U.S. businesses and stakeholders. For more information, visit