Lectures & Events

 
March 2017
Friday
3
March
2017
Tinkham Veale University Center
8:30 AM - 5:00 PM
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Monday
6
March
2017
Moot Courtroom (A59)
4:30 PM - 5:30 PM
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Speaker: Elisabeth Rosenthal, Columnist, The New York Times
1 hour of in-person CLE credit, pending approval  |  Webcast live
Thursday
9
March
2017
Moot Courtroom (A59)
4:30 PM - 5:30 PM
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Speaker: Michael H. Posner, Jerome Kohlberg Professor Ethics and Finance, Professor Business and Society, Center for Business and Human Rights, NYU Stern School of Business
1 hour of in-person CLE credit, pending approval  |  Webcast live
Wednesday
22
March
2017
The City Club of Cleveland
8:30 AM - 9:30 AM
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Speaker: Juliet P. Kostritsky, Everett D. & Eugenia S. McCurdy Professor of Contract Law
1 hour of in-person CLE credit, pending approval  |  Webcast live
April 2017
Friday
7
April
2017
Glidden House
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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The TRIPS Agreement Ten Years On
Sponsor
The Distinguished Intellectual Property Lecture, Center for Law, Technology, and the Arts
FEB 2, 2005
4:30 PM - 5:30 PM
Location
Moot Courtroom (A59)

The Distinguished Intellectual Property Lecture is a part of the School of Law's Center for Law, Technology, and the Arts. This lecture presents distinguished leaders to the law school, the profession, and broader community. The Center focuses on innovative teaching, research, and programs on intellectual property, technology development and transfer, the intersections between science and the legal system, legal issues of the emerging biotech field and computer technologies, and the law relating to the creative arts. Craig Allen Nard, a leading authority in the fields of intellectual property and patent law, is Director of the Center.
Speaker Information
Adrian Otten
Director of the Intellectual Property Division of the Secretariat of the World Trade Organization

Adrian OttenAdrian Otten is Director of the Intellectual Property Division of the Secretariat of the World Trade Organization (WTO), the responsibilities of which include intellectual property, competition policy and government procurement.

Mr. Otten is a graduate of the University of Cambridge, England. After posts with the Commonwealth Secretariat in London, working on international trade questions, and with the Swaziland Government in Brussels, assisting them in their negotiations with the EEC in the context of the first Lomé Convention, he joined the GATT Secretariat in 1975. He held a variety of posts within the GATT Secretariat. Between 1986 and 1993, he was Secretary of the Uruguay Round Negotiating Group on Trade-Related Aspects of Intellectual Property Rights. Since 1993 he has been Director of the Intellectual Property Division.
Additional Information
The lecture is free and open to the public. There is no fee for CLE credit for this event and registration is not required.

Reception following lecture at the School of Law.

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