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January 29 - 31, 2018
The Marker San Francisco, San Francisco, CA

Main Conference Day 1; Tuesday, January 30, 2018

7:45 am - 8:20 am REGISTRATION FOR MAIN CONFERENCE DAY ONE & NETWORKING BREAKFAST

8:20 am - 8:30 am CHAIRPERSON’S OPENING REMARKS

8:30 am - 9:15 am KEYNOTE: THE DIRECT LINK BETWEEN ILLICIT DRUG CARTELS AND COUNTERFEIT MEDICINES IN THE US

Aaron Graham, Executive Director – Brand Safety & Security,Boehringer Ingelheim Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
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Aaron Graham

Executive Director – Brand Safety & Security
Boehringer Ingelheim Pharmaceuticals, Inc.

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Ron Davis

Senior Consultant, Vice President, North America Wan Hui Da Law Firm & Intelectual Propert Agency
Wan Hui Da Law Firm & Intelectual Propert Agency

10:00 am - 12:00 am MORNING NETWORKING BREAK & DEMO DRIVE

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Angelo Mazza

President & Partner
IACC Foundation & Gibney Anthony & Flaherty, LLP

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Becky Unruh

IP Attorney
Western Digital

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Ashli Weiss

Legal Counsel
Benefit Cosmetics

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Natalie Jones

Brand Protection Specialist
Capital Brands, LLC

11:15 am - 12:00 pm CASE STUDY: EFFECTIVELY CHASING AND SHUTTING DOWN A GLOBAL COUNTERFEITING SCHEME

Geoffrey Potter, Partner,Patterson Belknap Webb & Tyler LLP Lisa Smiley, Senior Manager, Global Brand Protection,Johnson & Johnson Health Care Systems Inc.
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Geoffrey Potter

Partner
Patterson Belknap Webb & Tyler LLP

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Lisa Smiley

Senior Manager, Global Brand Protection
Johnson & Johnson Health Care Systems Inc.

12:00 pm - 12:00 am HOW TECHNOLOGY CAN HELP IN THE FIGHT AGAINST COUNTERFEIT GOODS

Reeta Behm, Business Development Manager ,Botosoft Technologies
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Reeta Behm

Business Development Manager
Botosoft Technologies

12:30 pm - 1:30 pm Networking Lunch Break

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Daren Garcia

Managing Partner
Vorys, Sater, Seymour and Pease LLP

Darcy Manning

Chief Legal Officer, Vice President of Finance and Secretary
DHC USA Inc.

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Whitney Gibson

Partner
Vorys, Sater, Seymour and Pease LLP

2:15 am - 3:00 am PROACTIVITY VS. REACTIVITY: STRATEGIES FOR GETTING AHEAD OF THE GAME

Cynthia Tregillis, Vice President, Global Brand Protection & Trademarks,Western Digital
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Cynthia Tregillis

Vice President, Global Brand Protection & Trademarks
Western Digital

3:00 am - 3:30 am NETWORKING COFFEE BREAK

3:30 am - 4:15 am PANEL DISCUSSION: EXAMINING DIVERSION AND OTHER STRATEGIES USED BY FRAUDSTERS TO INSERT COUNTERFEITED GOODS INTO LEGITIMATE CHANNELS

Becky Unruh, IP Attorney,Western Digital Roy Albiani, Global Director of Brand Protection,Johnson and Johnson Rob Filer, ,ConvaTec Robert Amiano, NA Sales Director, Global Brand Protection,Duracell – A Berkshire Hathaway Company
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Becky Unruh

IP Attorney
Western Digital

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Roy Albiani

Global Director of Brand Protection
Johnson and Johnson

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Rob Filer


ConvaTec

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Robert Amiano

NA Sales Director, Global Brand Protection
Duracell – A Berkshire Hathaway Company

4:15 am - 5:00 am BORDER ENFORCEMENT MECHANISMS IN CANADA TO STOP THE FLOW OF ILLEGAL GOODS

Lorne Lipkus, Member Canadian Anti-Counterfeiting Network (CACN), Partner, Kestenberg Siegal Lipkus LLP,Kestenberg Siegal Lipkus LLP
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Lorne Lipkus

Member Canadian Anti-Counterfeiting Network (CACN), Partner, Kestenberg Siegal Lipkus LLP
Kestenberg Siegal Lipkus LLP

5:00 am - 5:45 am LEARNING CURVE INTENSIVES: DISCUSS THE VARIOUS STAGES OF ANTI- COUNTERFEITING & BRAND PROTECTION PROGRAM DEVELOPMENT & IMPLEMENTATION

Chris Gibbins, Brand Protection Leader,Speck Products Roy Albiani, Global Director of Brand Protection,Johnson and Johnson Maral Behnam-Garcia, Trademark & Brand Protection Manager,
Chose Between:
Stage 1 - Launch Stage
Stage 2- Implementation Stage
Stage 3- Mature Stage
 
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Chris Gibbins

Brand Protection Leader
Speck Products

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Roy Albiani

Global Director of Brand Protection
Johnson and Johnson

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Maral Behnam-Garcia

Trademark & Brand Protection Manager

5:45 am - 6:45 am WELCOME MIXER

12:00 am - 12:00 am CLOSE OF DAY ONE - SEE YOU IN THE MORNING!