Law & Economics Center

AGEP Counterfeiting

Event Date: Wednesday, October 12 to Friday, October 14, 2011

Location: Mystic Marriott Hotel & Spa, Groton, CT

In October 2011, the Mason AGEP goes on the road to host a broad-ranging educational forum on the growing problem of counterfeiting and piracy from both the economic and consumer protection perspectives. The program will take place in Groton, Connecticut at the Mystic Marriott Hotel & Spa. On Wednesday, October 12 we invite you to join us for an optional reception and dinner. Thursday, October 13 will feature presentations on the problem of counterfeiting and piracy in a variety of industries, the economic impact, and potential approaches to address the problem. The morning of Friday, October 14 will feature a presentation and tour at Pfizer's state-of-the-art anti-counterfeiting lab.  Apply now--space is limited and preference will be given to AGs and Chief Deputies.

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Wednesday, October 12

6:00-7:30 Registration & Reception, Mystic Marriott

Thursday, October 13

8:15-8:30 Welcome and Opening Remarks
  Linda Kelly, Director, Mason Attorneys General Education Program
  Hon. George Jepsen, Attorney General of Connecticut
8:30-9:15 Intellectual Property & Economic Growth: the Economic Impact of Piracy and Counterfeiting
9:15-10:30 Technology, Counterfeiting &Piracy: Understanding the Problem and Its Impact
10:45-12:00 Consumer Products & Counterfeiting
12:15-1:30 Luncheon with Speaker: The Global Trade of Counterfeit Medicinesin the Developing World,

Dr. Roger Bate,Legatum Fellow inGlobal Prosperity,

American Enterprise Institute for Public Policy Research
1:45-3:00 Entertainment & Piracy
3:15-5:00 Policy & Enforcement Approaches to Combat Counterfeiting & Piracy

Friday, October 14

8:00 Bus departs Mystic Marriott for Pfizer Lab
8:30-12:30 Lecture and tour of Pfizer lab
12:30 Lunch
1:30 Bus returns to Mystic Marriott



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