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Conference Chairman: Dr Ralph Nack, IP Lawyer, Noerr LLP

 

Day 1, 10 April 2014


0930    REGISTRATION AND COFFEE

 

1000    WELCOME ADDRESS
Chair's opening remarks by 
Dr Ralph Nack, IP Lawyer, Noerr LLP

 

1010    OPENING KEYNOTE PRESENTATION

What is the Impact of counterfeit goods on different industries?

Tassilo Korab, Executive Director, Europe Healthcare Compliance Council

 

1050    QUESTIONS AND ANSWERS SESSION

 

1100    MORNING REFRESHMENT BREAK

 

1130    What are the Different Concerns and Resulting Solutions in Fighting Counterfeit Goods? How can the Problem be matched to the most suitable solution or application? When should covert and overt applications be used?

 
Jochen Moesslein, Managing Director and Founder, POLYSECURE 
 

1200    Challenging Current Thinking on Fighting Counterfeit Goods: Developing a Proactive Approach to Pre-Empt Counterfeiting Activities

Marco Musumeci, Anti-counterfeit Programme, United Nations Interregional Crime and Justice Research Institute (UNICRI)


1230    Using Packaging Materials and Technologies to Stay One Step Ahead of Counterfeiters: emerging product, packaging trends and technologies

Sophie Molle, IPM Senior Manager, WCO (World Customs Organisation)

 

1300    QUESTIONS AND ANSWERS SESSION


1315    LUNCH BREAK AND NETWORKING


1415    Looking at the Current Methodologies Being Used by Different Industries to Fight Counterfeit
 

Percept™ Authentication Technologies, a full spectrum portfolio of brand protection solutions. This new suite of technologies drwaws for covert, overt and forensic techniques, enabling manufacturers to efficiently protect their products from counterfeiting or unauthorised distribution.
Percept™ Technologies include formulation and consultative services to assist manufacturers and brand owners in minimising the potential risks and loss of revenue from counterfeits.

Denis Keller, Market Manager, PolyOne

 

1500    Focus on Pharmaceuticals. How Does The Pharmaceutical Industry Deal With Counterfeit Goods?

Jim Thomson, Chair, EAASM


1545   AFTERNOON REFRESHMENT BREAK

 

1615   PANEL DISCUSSION
Focus on Pharmaceuticals
How does the Pharmaceutical Industry Deal with Counterfeit Goods?

Panellists:

  • Jim Thomson, Chair, EAASM
  • Denis Keller, Market Manager, PolyOne


1700   CHAIRMAN’S CLOSING REMARKS

Dr Ralph Nack, IP Lawyer, Noerr LLP

 

END OF THE DAY AND NETWORKING DRINKS

 

 

Day 2, 11 April 2014

 

0900    REGISTRATION AND COFFEE

 

0930    WELCOME BACK AND REVIEW OF DAY ONE

Chair's opening remarks by Dr Ralph Nack, IP Lawyer, Noerr LLP

 

0945    CASE STUDIES PRESENTATION

Anti-Counterfeiting Overt Technologies

Nick Grote, Sale Manager EMEA, DuPont Authentication Solutions

 

1015    MORNING REFRESHMENT BREAK

 

1045    Evaluating, Comparing and Contrasting the Myraid of Anti-counterfeiting Technologies

  • Where the technology fits in to your requirements
  • What is on offer?
  • Understanding and assessing market opportunities  considering the variables (cost, lead time,  effectiveness, flexibility, longevity, evolution)
  • Scenarios – cost, effectiveness and longevity

Matti Laakso, Owner and Founder, Laakso MCI 

 

1130   TECHNOLOGY SHOWCASE AND DEMONSTRATIONS: OVERT + COVERT

 

Verifiable holograms and micro-codes as an integral part of the product with no added materials of process time

Paul Glendenning, Chief Technology Officetr, Nano 4 U

 

Serialised Holograms: Every hologram as unique as a fingerprint

Amanda Creane, Business Development Executive, Optrace Ltd

 

Product Authentication: Serialisation and Bar Coding

Esther Peelen, Project Manager, GS1

 

Overt and Covert markers: labels and print 

Edward Kosior, Managing Director, NexTek
 

 

1245    LUNCH AND NETWORKING

 

1415    LEGAL SHOWCASE
 

Defining the Law of the Land – System Specialities for Germany, Ireland and China

A series of presentation from our Counterfeit Legal Experts that will outline the unique specialities within the jurisdictions of Germany, Ireland and China discussing the most effective and interesting measures on offer in these regions, giving comparable approaches to China and the UK

  • General legal actions that brand owners can take to combat counterfeiting
  • Border control/customs measures
  • Taking civil action for IP infringement
  • Taking criminal/administrative action where allowed
  • Assisting enforcement authorities to take action
  • Alternative strategies such as pursuing landlords of properties selling counterfeit goods, reporting manufacture of counterfeit goods to revenue authorities

Patricia McGovern, Chairman and Head of Intellectual Property Department and Corporate and Commercial Department, DFMG Solicitors, Ireland


Dr Ralph Nack, IP Lawyer, Noerr LLP

 

The threat of the internet - what brand owners can do to tackle the threat of  internet counterfeit selling

  • Ascertaining who is behind sales
  • Utilising take down policies of eBay, Alibaba
  • Working with credit card companies
Patricia McGovern, Chairman and Head of Intellectual Property Department and Corporate and Commercial Department, DFMG Solicitors, Ireland
 
 
 
1530    ASK THE LEGAL EXPERT Q&A SESSION
 

 

1545    CLOSING PANEL DISCUSSION

How can different industries share ideas on counterfeiting strategies? What are the common problem and issues?

Professor Vincent Toal, Director & Scientific Advisor, Optrace
Nick Grote, Sales Manager EMEA, DuPont Authentication Solutions
Jim Thomson,
Chair, EAASM
Esther Peleen,
Project Manager, GS1
Jochen Moesslein,
Managing Director and Founder, POLYSECURE 

 

1630    CLOSING REMARKS 

Chairman's closing remarks by Dr Ralph Nack

 

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