By: Pamela Gavin
Once again, I have been invited to speak oversees on the topic of intellectual property law. A couple of years ago, the office of the President of Kazakhstan invited me to speak the Astana Economic Forum. See: http://www.akorda.kz/en/national_projects/page_aef_1352527639 for a description of this very impressive world forum.
A few months ago, the U.S. Embassy in New Delhi, India, invited me to participate in the “U.S. Speaker Program for India” which is designed to connect U.S. experts with Indian audiences and institutions; to promote an understanding of U.S. strategic priorities, policies, and institutions; and to discuss the political, economic, social, and cultural context from which they arise. The program is scheduled to take place through the end of 2016 and offers an opportunity for U.S. experts to travel individually to India on a professional assignment. The program will include speaking engagements, presentations to professional audiences, seminars, media appearances and interviews, and mentorships on a variety of topics. The Embassy has asked me to travel to India to speak about Intellectual Property, Piracy, and the Entertainment Industry in America — one of the key topics for the speaker program in 2016. As part of this program, I will have the opportunity to engage a diverse group of influential Indian audiences including representatives from the entertainment industry, government departments, law enforcement agencies, business and film associations, legal experts, lawmakers, students of business and law schools, and members of the recently constituted six-member think tank set up by the Indian Commerce and Industry Ministry to draft the National Intellectual Property Rights Policy. The Embassy has expressed appreciation for my “wealth of experience, sector knowledge, and ability to discuss issues including: role of the industry and government to revisit existing IPR laws and enforcement strategies that affect the entertainment industry; share U.S. experiences in countering piracy in the entertainment industry; and U.S. and India bilateral and multi-lateral collaboration to enforce stricter IP norms.”
I am thrilled to be able to contribute in a meaningful way to the development of intellectual property protections outside the U.S. and am humbled by the opportunities presented.
See this article on LinkedIn: LinkedIn Article
Take the guesswork out of legal fees with our new program, Accountability Partners (AP).
AP puts YOU in the driver’s seat! Every month, your AP legal advisor will schedule a consultation to listen to and help you evaluate your priorities for that month’s flat fee.
Each flat monthly fee covers a “bucket” of work (typically requiring two hours of attorney time). You will agree upon the scope of work that will be covered by the particular “bucket” before we begin.
Your business’s personalized strategy will drive what gets done when. You can elect to speed up or slow down your monthly sessions. We ask only that you agree to sign up for a total of six monthly consultations/work product sessions over the course of a year.
Why Choose AP?
You’re busy growing your business. You may be just starting out or experiencing rapid growth. You know you need legal advice but don’t know where to start. You want to reduce your exposure to risk but don’t know what’s most important.
You need to control costs and contain legal fees.
You need someone to invest in learning your business.
You need guidance and help to prioritize legal needs for your growing business
Accountability Partners offers a wide range of services, including:
We are please to announce that Pamela Gavin has been elected as a member in the National Association of Women Business Owner’s Board of Directors for 2015-2016!
We are pleased to announce that Gavin Law Offices has been chosen by Forbes as a member of the Legal Black Book for 2015/2016!
The Forbes Legal Black Book is comprised of “elite law firms recognized for providing critical legal services.” Selection is based in a firm’s “track record of providing outside counsel to top corporations, practice area range and focus, and high rankings for quality of execution in multiple reviews.”