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International Intellectual Property Hot Topics

12:00-1:30 PM (ET)
International Intellectual Property Hot Topics

The Intellectual Property, International Law, and Government and Public Service Committees of the Philadelphia Bar Association and Pepper Hamilton request the pleasure of your company at a lunch meeting.

The Philadelphia Bar Association will welcome members of the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office's IP Attaché program for lunch and a discussion on international IP issues. The IP Attaché Program is a part of the USPTO's Office of International Affairs. Attachés advocate to improve IP policies, laws and regulations abroad for the benefit of U.S. businesses and stakeholders.


  • Laura Hammel, IP Attaché covering Argentina, Brazil, French Guiana, Guyana, Paraguay, Suriname, Uruguay, and Venezuela
  • Pete Mehravari, IP Attaché covering the Middle East and North Africa
  • Duncan Willson, IP Attaché covering China
  • Komal Kalha, IP Specialist for India and South Asia
  • Charles De Jager, IP Specialist for the European Union
  • Dominic Keating, Director of the USPTO IP Attaché Program

In addition, Nadine Herbert, training program specialist for USPTO OPIA/GIPA, and Thomas Young, attorney-advisor detailee for OPIA, will be accompanying the group.

Click here for more information about the IP Attaché Program.


Pepper Hamilton LLP
3000 Two Logan Square
18th and Arch Streets
Philadelphia, PA 19103


There is no charge for this event, but reservations are required. Complimentary lunch will be provided.

For questions, contact Kim MacAlister at 215.981.4249 or macalisterk@pepperlaw.com.

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