Topics to be covered range from Industrial Designs through Patents and Utility Models and Copyright to IP in the Digital Economy, Trade Secrets, Collective Marketing with Geographical Indications, and IP Audits and Due Diligence. Keynote International Speakers, Professor James Gerard Conley and Dr. Kiran Akal will address a range of topics including How to Leverage Technical Innovation in the Marketplace, Commercializing Research and the Management of Intellectual Property in a Global Business Environment. Case studies will examine the Effective Use of IP Assets by SMEs in the development of their Business Strategies and avenues which enterprises may pursue to legally utilise Music and Photographic Images in their Advertising Materials in order to avoid IP infringement.
The tools provided in this workshop will support participants in grasping the complex topic of Intellectual Property, equipping them with the latest methods and developments in IP management and the advantages to be derived by their businesses. The programme will allow for exchange with the presenters as well as excellent networking opportunities between participating entrepreneurs.
Tuesday, June 13, 2017
Wednesday, June 14, 2017
Thursday, June 15, 2017
Managing IP in International Business
IP Law and Administration in Jamaica
Shaping Business Strategy through Competitive Intelligence: Strategic Use of IP Information.
Round Table Discussion: Creating a Tool Box of Support Services to be provided to SMEs and SME Support Institutions in Jamaica
Professor James Gerard Conley
Clinical Professor of Technology Center for Research in Technology & Innovation Kellogg
School of Management,
Dr. Kiran Shiva Akal
AKAL Chai Rum, SMAKS Luxury Group Limited,
Mr. Anil Sinha, Counsellor
SMEs and Entrepreneurship Support Divsion, World Intellectual Property Organization,
Director, Professional Services Unit, UWI Mona School of Business & Management
Attorney at Law and Managing Partner, Henlin Gibson Henlin
Managing Partner, Foga Daley
Founding Partner, Foga Daley
Lecturer, Faculty of Law, University of the West Indies
Entrepreneurs & Business Owners
Techpreneurs & Inventors
Creative Industry Start-Ups
Artists & Designers
C-Level Executives & Exporters
Managers & Creative Directors
Writers, Bloggers & Social Media Managers
Bankers, Lawyers and Consultants to SMEs.
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