Wednesday, 27 October 2010

Pro Bono IP for Developing Countries–Panel Tomorrow

Afro-Leo apologizes for the late notice, but readers who happen to be in Washington D.C. tomorrow may find this program of interest:  The Role of Pro Bono IP in Developing Countries.

This free event is sponsored by the Public Interest Intellectual Property Advisors (PIIPA), a group of volunteer attorneys who provide pro bono assistance on intellectual property issues to clients from around the world.  The panel speakers include the founder of of PIIPA, Michael Gollin; Executive Director of African Artists Collaborative, Caroline Okolo; President of Global Bioscience Development Institute, Dr. John Kilama; and others with experience at WIPO, OECD and WHO.

The panel will be held at the Venable LLP offices on 7th Street in Washington DC.  It runs from 8:30am to 10:00am, 28th October 2010.  If any readers attend, Afro-Leo would love to hear about how the event went.

For those interested in attending, registration and more info is here.

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