On May 9, 2012, the USPTO Regional Intellectual Property Attaché of the U.S. Embassy in Bangkok will hold a seminar on copyright issues for artists at the Bangkok office of Tilleke & Gibbins. “Art, Artists, and Copyright: Challenges Facing Artists, Educators, and Art Entrepreneurs in Art Education and Commercialization” will bring together leading experts from academic institutions, the media, publishing, and the art world to discuss the current challenges.
The day’s program, which will run from 9:00 a.m. to 4.30 p.m., will open with remarks from Peter N. Fowler (Regional Intellectual Property Attaché for Southeast Asia, U.S. Embassy Bangkok) and Judith B. Cefkin (Deputy Chief of Mission, U.S. Embassy Bangkok). This will be followed by a series of panels examining:
The panel on copyright protection will be moderated by Tilleke & Gibbins partner Nandana Indananda, who will be joined by distinguished panelists from 100 Tonson Gallery, Bangkok Art Map, Bookazine and Asia Books, Orchid Books, Silkworm Books, and V64 Art Studio.