Intellectual Property Owners Association

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Anti-Counterfeiting Committee


The Anti-Counterfeiting Committee will focus its work on identifying global challenges and enforcement opportunities in anti-counterfeiting. The Committee will also focus on educating IPO members, practitioners, and other stakeholders regarding the costs (reputational, safety, etc.) of counterfeiting, and developing policies and proactive measure to support key issues in global anti-counterfeiting.

Committee Roster

Chair: Philip Yu, DuPont
Vice Chair: Monica Riva Talley, Sterne, Kessler, Goldstein & Fox, PLLC
Secretary: Aslam G. Mohamed, Partner, RNA, IP Attorneys
Board Liaison: Douglas K. Norman, Eli Lilly and Co.
Staff Liaison: Samantha J. Aguayo, Intellectual Property Owners Association
Staff Liaison: Thomas S. Valente, Intellectual Property Owners Association


 Shishir Agarwal
 Kashish Intellectual Property Group

 Alexandra Bistline
 Pirkey Barber PLLC

 Elisabeth Stewart Bradley
 Bristol-Myers Squibb Company

 Theresa Conduah
 Toyota Motor North America, Inc.

 Alexander J. M. Edye
 Equifax Inc.

 Tim Golder

 Armando Merida Ruano
 Merida Y Asociados

 Shanna Kennedy Sanders
 Heslin Rothenberg Farley & Mesiti PC

 Sanjiv Sarwate
 Dell Inc.

Non-Voting Member:Juan Carlos Amaro, Becerril, Coca & Becerril, S.C.
Non-Voting Member:Barry Brager, Perception Partners
Non-Voting Member:Jonathan Day, Carpmaels & Ransford LLP
Non-Voting Member:Laura Donnelly, Johnson & Johnson
Non-Voting Member:Elizabeth E. Houlihan, Houlihan² Patent & Trade Mark Attorneys
Non-Voting Member:Andreas Renck, Hogan Lovells (Alicante, Spain)

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