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Around the World (ATW)

Around the World with LES

LESI celebrates World Intellectual Property Day by coordinating worldwide events organized by LES national societies. 

World IP Day was established by the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) “to promote discussion of the role of intellectual property (IP) in encouraging innovation and creativity . . . a unique opportunity each year to join with others around the globe to consider how IP contributes to the flourishing of music and the arts and to driving the technological innovation that helps shape our world.”

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Please join the following LES Societies in celebrating Around the World 2017:

LES Society Coordinator Planned Events
Andean    
Arab Countries Ammar Ziad  
Argentina Veronica M. Canese 26 April 2017 - Director of the Copyright Office, Mr. Gustavo Schotz, to speak at a workshop in the offices of Marval, O'Farrell & Mairal. He will present and inform aboutt he recent launch of the new online registration system and discuss the need to update the copyright system (draft law under study, ongoing negotiations, collective societies).
ANZ Beth Benson  
Austria Karin Hofmann  2 May 2017
Benelux Laura Macdonald  
Brazil Candida Caffe 16 & 17 March 2017 - LES Regional Meeting in Rio de Janeiro will be joined with a celebration of World IP Day.
Britain & Ireland Colin Hunsley  6 April 2017 - LES B&I will be linking their "IP Strategy & Management in Healthcare" Evening Seminar with World IP Day in London.
27 April 2017 - LES Scotland will be hosting a World IP Day Dinner in Edinburgh featuring speakers from Skyscanner.
Chile    
China    
China - Hong Kong  David Swain  
Chinese Taipei    
Czech Republic & Slovakie
 Vojtěch Chloupek  
France    
Germany Klaus Hoft  
Hungary Michael Lantos  27 April 2017 - half day conference with the President of the Hungarian Intellectual Property Office attending. There will be a further 3 lectures organised, details will be given soon. 
India    
Israel    
Italy Dario Paschetta  
Japan    
Korea    
Malaysia Michelle Loi  
Mexico    
Philippines    
Poland    
Russia    
Scandinavia    
Singapore    
South Africa Madelein Kleyn  6 April 2017 - reaching out to schools to discuss the impact of IP and its protection. In particular the modern age of having access to social media and internet use (or abuse) of IP protected works.
Spain & Portugal Sergio Miralles  
Switzerland    
Thailand Alan Adcock  
Turkey    
USA & Canada