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Tackling piracy and IP protection in the region

This talk took place on Thursday 19th May 2016 as part of the IIC Telecommunications & Media Forum in Miami.

discussion

Tackling piracy and IP protection in the region

• Which piracy ecosystems is the greatest threat in Latin America and in the Caribbean?
• Roles and responsibilities – regulators, cable / satellite operators, ISPs, advertising platforms, payment providers – what cooperative efforts are proving most effective in blocking access to pirated content?
• Debating the effectiveness of administrative enforcement options, including
o imposition of fines
o suspension of business licenses
• What new initiatives have been launched in the region?

In the chair

  • Karim Lesina Vice President, International External Affairs, EU, Caribbean, Central and Latin America, Trans-Atlantic Relations, AT&T

Keynote

  • Dr Alfredo Rafael Deluque Zuleta President, House of Representatives, Colombia

Panellists

 

  • Javier Figueras Corporate Vice President Affiliate Sales, HBO Latin America Group
  • Pascal Métral Vice President Legal Affairs, NAGRA Kudelski; Co-executive Director, Alianza contra Piratería de Televisión Paga
  • Doris A. Madrid Lezama Deputy Commissioner, National Telecommunications Commission (CONATEL), Honduras
  • J. Todd Reves Intellectual Property Attaché for Mexico, Central America and the Caribbean, US Patent & Trademark Office
  • Nievia Ramsundar Corporate Secretary, Telecommunications Authority of Trinidad and Tobago

 

 

  • Wednesday, 01 June 2016

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