Intellectual Property

The Intellectual Property (IP) team organizes programming on the role of patents, copyrights, trademarks and other forms of IP in the larger international trade dialogue.  Recent programs have focused on:

  • Trading Partners access to patented pharmaceuticals
  • IP policies in new WTO member countries
  • Counterfeit problems faced by the fashion and movie industries
  • Geographic indications for wines 


Danute Abrishami
Hayley Ostrin

If you would like to participate on the committee or have an idea regarding a topic or speaker, please email