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December 03, 2020 10:00 AM ET [10:00] (New York) | (01 hr 30 min) | Time Zone Converter

The existing global framework for collaboration on trade and intellectual property rights has increasingly come under stress. New 21st century-style international trade agreements, the extensive global reach of digital technologies, and recent political shifts against multilateralism will have major implications on how businesses and governments operate around the world.

By attending this webcast, viewers will be able to answer the following questions:

  • What major global economic and political trends underlie the changes in global coordination of trade and intellectual property rights?
  • How have multilateral organizations responded to those challenges thus far? 
  • What are the best proposals for a revamp, and which have the biggest chance of success? 
  • How should businesses respond to those challenges over short and long terms?

Who Should Attend: Thought leaders, senior executives and principal policy makers responsible for strategy, ESG, security and defense, corporate & country risk, innovation, marketing & communications, government affairs, legal and finance, public policy and human capital

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Economics
Requirements : Attendees must be logged on for the duration of the webcast, participate in all interactive polls, and request credits via the on-screen form. Delivery Method: Group-Internet Based; Program Level: Intermediate; Prerequisites: Bachelor’s degree or higher, Advanced Preparation: None

Speakers

Marion (Amy) Dietterich

Marion (Amy) Dietterich
Director, Global Challenges Division
WIPO

Marion (Amy) Dietterich is the Director of the Global Challenges Division at WIPO, which includes activities related to broader issues such as health and environment. Prior to WIPO, Amy served at the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies, in the ...Full Bio

James P. Gerkis

James P. Gerkis
Partner, Corporate Department
Proskauer Rose, LLP

James P. Gerkis is a partner in the Corporate Department of Proskauer Rose, LLP with extensive experience in sophisticated U.S. and global corporate transactions, including mergers & acquisitions, capital markets, venture capital, media, real estate and restructuring transactions.  He ha...Full Bio

Megha Kumar, Ph.D.

Megha Kumar, Ph.D. (Moderator)
Deputy Director of Analysis and Senior International Political Risk Analyst
Oxford Analytica

Dr. Megha Kumar is Oxford Analytica’s Deputy Director of Analysis and Senior International Political Risk Analyst. She focuses on global macro risks and opportunities for the firm’s corporate and public-sector clients, especially with regard to cybersecurity, disruptive technologies, ...Full Bio

Ilaria Maselli

Ilaria Maselli (Moderator)
Senior Economist
The Conference Board

Ilaria Maselli has been the senior economist for Europe at The Conference Board since March 2016. Maselli monitors the monthly business cycle of the European economy and contributes analysis to The Conference Board Global Economic Outlook. She also contributes to in-dept...Full Bio

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