April 11: Traditional Knowledge and Cultural Expression: Whose Property is it Anyway?

Wednesday, April 11, 2012
06:30 PM - 07:45 PM
American University Washington College of Law, Room 603

Presented by the American University Washington College of Law South Asian Law Students Association (SALSA)

An exploration of patenting ancient knowledge in medicine, mathematics, and the arts and the effect it will have on South Asian and other world cultures. The panel will be followed by a short performance of a traditional South Asian art form.

The panel will be moderated by PIJIP Faculty Member Ms. Nabila Isa-Odidi. Speakers Include:

Mr. Andrew Jaynes, Executive Director and General, International Intellectual Property Institute.

Ms. Molly Stech, International Trade Specialist, Department of Commerce, OIPR.

Mr. Dominic Keating, Director, Intellectual Property Attache Program, USPTO; former First Secretary of Intellectual Property, U.S. Embassy in New Delhi.

 

The event is free, however registration is required.

For more information or to register for the event, please visit: http://www.wcl.american.edu/secle/founders/2012/20120411b.cfm

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