GIPC Speaker Series Hosts Assistant Secretary John Fernandez



The Global Intellectual Property Center (GIPC) is proud to feature the Honorable John Fernandez, U.S. Assistant Secretary of Commerce for Economic Development as part of the GIPC Speaker Series. Assistant Secretary Fernandez will discuss the important role intellectual property plays in our economy and the current efforts of the U.S. Government, specifically the Economic Development Administration, to help promote IP rights, innovation, and the goal of taking great ideas to marketplace. Click here to read Assistant Secretary Fernandez’s latest speech on the importance of innovation and job creation.

Register here or contact Trinh Nguyen at or 202-463-5379 for more information.

Wednesday, September 22, 2010
U.S. Chamber of Commerce
1615 H Street, NW
Washington, DC 20062

Registration: 9:00 a.m. – 9:30 a.m.
Program: 9:30 a.m. – 10:30 a.m.
* This event is complimentary.


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