The CBP’s Amended Anti-Counterfeiting Rules: What it Means for Your Firm

Broadcast Date: Monday, August 29, 2016 from 3:00 pm to 5:00 pm (ET)
antitrust law
Cameron M. Nelson
John M. Peterson
Suzanne Kane

SPEAKERS' FIRMS:

About Greenberg Traurig, LLP

Greenberg Traurig is an international law firm with approximately 1900 attorneys and governmental affairs professionals in 38 offices in the United States, Latin America, Europe, Asia, and the Middle East. Greenberg Traurig provides integrated, business-focused legal services for clients ranging from Fortune 500 corporations to innovative start-ups. The firm’s multidisciplinary teams include senior lawyers who have served as chief legal officers at major multinational companies and have spent years solving real-world problems in the business, political and legal arenas.

With more than 180 intellectual property attorneys and agents in the United States, Asia, and Europe, Greenberg Traurig provides a broad range of patent, trademark and copyright protection and strategic counseling. Greenberg Traurig was named a “National Tier 1” Law Firm for IP Litigation, Patent Law, and Litigation by U.S. News and Best Lawyers, 2015 “Best Law Firms Rankings. GT’s global anti-counterfeiting experience includes conducting and testifying in legal proceedings in jurisdictions around the world – including more than 50 countries to date. GT works with local law enforcement, politicians, customs services, finance/revenue departments, postal services and some of the highest ranking government officials to seek solutions where traditional IP-based solutions are either limited or not available.

Website: https://www.gtlaw.com/

About Neville Peterson LLP

Neville Peterson LLP is a law firm concentrating in international and domestic trade regulation matters. For more than 25 years, the firm has provided legal counsel and representation to foreign and domestic corporations and industries, governments, Customhouse brokers, freight forwarders, carriers and individuals in the areas of international trade, Customs law, export controls, intellectual property, antitrust, shipping, product safety, and related Federal regulatory disciplines.

The firm’s practice spans administrative representation, litigation and counseling before United States and foreign agencies, courts and international organizations.

Website: https://www.npllptradelaw.com/

About Akin Gump

Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP is a leading global law firm providing innovative legal services and business solutions to individuals and institutions. We are one of the world’s largest law firms, with more than 900 lawyers and professionals in 20 offices. Our firm’s clients range from individuals to corporations and foreign governments.

We were founded in Texas in 1945 by Robert Strauss and Richard Gump, with the guiding vision that commitment, excellence and integrity would drive the success of the firm. We incorporated those qualities into the firm’s core values as we grew into an international full-service firm positioned at the intersection of commerce, policy and the law. Our goal in every engagement is to offer a level of client service that not only meets but anticipates our clients’ needs and exceeds their expectations. From reputational defense of headline-makers to down- and midstream energy investments, from precedential class action dismissals to protection of terrorism’s victims, we serve clients in over 85 practices that range from the traditional, such as litigation and corporate, to the contemporary, such as climate change and national security. Our lawyers, many of them with years of experience in the boardroom, on the bench and in the halls of government, collaborate across borders and practice areas to provide comprehensive counsel.

The international trade practice at Akin Gump offers an array of services designed to optimize our clients’ ability to engage in the cost-efficient and timely exchange of goods and services across borders, in full compliance with applicable laws and regulations. Our lawyers and advisors assist clients with issues before the World Trade Organization (WTO), the Office of the U.S. Trade Representative (USTR); the International Trade Commission; the departments of State, Treasury, Commerce and Justice; the Department of Homeland Security, including U.S. Customs and Border Protection; and other federal agencies and offices that deal with international trade regulation.

Website: https://www.akingump.com/

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