Intellectual Property Rights with DTL: A Practical Approach
On Oct 14, 2020, the U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) IPR Branch will be delivering a webinar on its authority to target and seize imports of counterfeit and pirated goods and enforce exclusion orders on patent-infringing goods.
In response, FCBF and Diaz Trade Law present this webinar to help the trade community with a practical approach to navigating CBP’s IPR laws and regulations. Learn how CBP IPR protection and enforcement efforts impact importers and the trade community. This webinar will discuss real-life examples of best practices and pitfalls. The webinar will share top tips on how importers and the trade community are able to avoid CBP enforcement actions and market their products in compliance with U.S. laws.
The webinar will cover the following topics:
— Why Should I Register My Trademark?
— What is the Difference Between a Registration and Recordation?
— How do I Police My Brand in the Internet World?
— What are “Gray Market” Goods and Can I Import Them?
This webinar will provide real examples of when:
— Companies Fail to Perform IPR Due Diligence
— Companies Develop a Brand That Already Exists
— Companies Fail to Protect Their IPR in the U.S. And Abroad
— Companies Import IPR Violative Product Into An Foreign Trade Zone
— Companies Import IPR Violative Product to a Third Country and Transit Through U.S.
— Social Media Pitfalls and Best Practices
Who should attend?
— Customs Brokers / Freight Forwarders
— Regulatory Affairs Professionals
— In-house Legal Counsel
— Product Development Managers
Jennifer Diaz, Esq.
Jennifer Diaz is a Board Certified International Attorney as well as the President and founder of Diaz Trade Law and Diaz Trade Consulting, specializing in Customs and International trade law and consulting services. Prior to founding Diaz Trade Law, Jennifer was a partner at a leading South Florida law firm, serving as the practice leader of the Customs and International Trade group. Having begun her law career in 2006, Jennifer is considered a leading expert in International Law by the Florida Bar, and due to her well-respected knowledge and experience in working with the Federal agencies that regulate trade, is regularly called upon as an expert witness for a wide variety of trade issues. As an expert in matters concerning U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) and the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA), Jennifer regularly provides customized trainings and comprehensive programs on matters concerning import/export compliance for numerous organizations, including several Fortune 500 companies. Jennifer’s passion for trade extends beyond her legal practice, having served as President Organization for Women in International Trade (OWIT), a global organization which seeks to advance the prominence of women in global trade. Additionally, Jennifer has served as an adjunct professor where she taught International Law. Jennifer is a frequent media contributor, author of export controls law, trade law, and customs law chapters of the International Law Deskbook, a Florida Bar publication, editor of a prominent Customs and International Trade Law Blog and the Top 10 Tips When Importing/Exporting.
Denise Calle, Esq.
Denise Calle is an Associate Attorney with Diaz Trade Law, P.A. Ms. Calle practices Customs and International Trade Law. She assists foreign and domestic businesses, manufacturers, distributors, importers, and exporters with regulatory compliance, trade, and enforcement matters.
Augusto Perera, Esq
Augusto Perera, ESQ. is an Of Counsel attorney with Diaz Trade Law and an active member of the Florida Bar. He is admitted to practice before the United States District Court Southern District of Florida and the Court of Appeals for Federal Circuit. Dedicated exclusively to intellectual property matters, specializing in trademark, copyright, licensing, and Internet Law, with a focus on new business development. Practice includes counseling clients regarding copyright protection and litigation, domain name disputes and protection, domestic and international trademark protection, practice before the Trademark Trial and Appeal Board, and litigation work in federal and state courts.