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January 28 - 30, 2019
San Francisco

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

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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

10:30 am - 11:15 am FIRESIDE CHAT: IMPLEMENTING CONTROLS TO PROTECT YOUR BRAND FROM ONGOING & POTENTIAL FUTURE RISKS

Becky Unruh - IP Attorney Western Digital
Ashli Weiss - Legal Counsel Benefit Cosmetics
Natalie Jones - Brand Protection Specialist Capital Brands, LLC
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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

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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

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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

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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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!