AGEP Public Policy Conference on Counterfeiting & Piracy


Event Details


The AGEP Public Policy Institute on Counterfeiting & Piracy will feature an outstanding opportunity to see a pharmaceutical company’s intensive anti-counterfeiting operation. This will be an on-site tour, with a chance to talk with scientists familiar with the processes. Additionally, participants will hear from leading academics and legal experts in the pharmaceutical field. Other topics include the effect of counterfeiting in the technology and entertainment industries.

Keynote Address: The Global Scale, Reach & Impact of Counterfeiting

Brian H. Monks, Vice President of Anti-Counterfeiting Operations, Underwriters Laboratories, Inc.


Technology, Counterfeiting & Piracy: Understanding the Problem and Its Impact

Markham C. Erickson, Partner, Steptoe & Johnson LLP and Executive Director, NetCoalition

Sandra Aistars, Executive Director, Copyright Alliance

David E. Green, Vice President, Public Policy, NBCUniversal

Douglas C. Moyer, Adjunct Assistant Professor, Michigan State University College of Human Medicine, Program in Public Health

Moderator: Karen M. Czarnecki, Director, Education, Law & Economics Center


The Global Trade of Counterfeit Medicines in the Developing World

Roger Bate, Legatum Fellow in Global Prosperity, American Enterprise Institute for Public Policy Research


Entertainment Industry & Digital Piracy

L. Carlos Linares, Jr., Vice President, Anti-Piracy Legal Affairs, Recording Industry Association of America

Sandra Aistars, Executive Director, Copyright Alliance

Marc A. Lorenti, Regional Director-Content Protection Operations, Motion Picture Association of America

Moderator: Jonathan R. Foltz, Manager, Attorneys General Education Program, Law & Economics Center


Policy & Enforcement Approaches to Combat Counterfeiting & Piracy

Steven Tepp, President and Founder, Sentinel Worldwide

Markham C. Erickson, Partner, Steptoe & Johnson LLP and Executive Director, NetCoalition

Douglas C. Moyer, Adjunct Assistant Professor, Michigan State University College of Human Medicine, Program in Public Health

Moderator: Karen M. Czarnecki, Director, Education, Law & Economics Center

For More Information, Contact: Mason Attorneys General Education Program
703.993.9964
AGEP@gmu.edu