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General Counsel Committee Event

Presented by the NVTC General Counsel Committee

May 21, 2014

Protecting Your Company From Danger Abroad: Issues to be Wary of When Doing Business Internationally

Please join your NVTC colleagues for an executive briefing on essential issues for any company that is doing business on foreign shores. Nearly every technology company will find something useful in this 90-minute presentation, as international issues are increasingly affecting businesses across the region and C-level actors need to be informed to make the right calls. Our panel of experts will address:

  • IP issues you might encounter around the globe - if you thought learning Mandarin was tough, try the different approaches to intellectual property in different countries! Knowing some of the basic differences and advanced issues can save face for your company, not to mention money and opportunity.
  • Government trade and support - the committee has invited a special guest from the government who can discuss how the government trade apparatus is set up to help your company, and what you need to know about when the government gets involved in international trade issues.
  • Export control issues - many companies unwittingly cross the line of an export control violation without even realizing it might be an issue. How can your company avoid being entangled in these issues, and what happens if you end up having one nonetheless? A lot of attention is being paid to these issues, and you should be aware of potential issues before they arise.
This event will be useful for not only general counsel, but also in-house counsel and senior executives at companies that rely on their intellectual property as part of their business model. Attend the event to learn how your company might be affected, and how new opportunities are being created overseas while honing in on techniques for maximum protection and saving a lot of money and headaches.


Stephen E. Belisle, Partner, Fitzpatrick, Cella, Harper & Scinto


Lauren Camilli, Director, Global Compliance Programs, CSC
Justin J. Oliver, Partner, Fitzpatrick, Cella, Harper & Scinto
Brad Ward, Director, Interagency Trade Enforcement Center, Office of the United States Trade Representative


Gold Sponsors: Fitzpatrick, Cella, Harper & Scinto; Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher LLP; Kilpatrick Townsend; Venable LLP;

For more information about sponsorships for this event and committee, click here.

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