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Global intellectual property expert Erstling due Thursday 

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Wednesday 13 September, 2017 07:46:19 pm

United News

Dhaka, Sept 13 (UNB) - Renowned international intellectual property expert Jay A Erstling will be here on a five-day visit beginning from Thursday. 

He is coming here at the invitation of Bangladesh Intellectual Property Forum (BIPF). 

Erstling is an Emeritus Professor at Mitchell Hamlin School of Law of Hamline University, USA. 

During the five-day visit, Erstling will be attending two high-level seminars in Dhaka and will be delivering the keynote papers in both seminars and discuss as to how intellectual property can be used as tool sustainable growth of the economy in Bangladesh. 

The first seminar will be housed at the Prime Minister’s Office being jointly organised by the Bangladesh Intellectual Property Forum (BIPF) and a2i Program of Prime Minister’s Office. 

The other will be hold on September 18 at the ICT Division, Agargaon, Dhaka which will be jointly organised by the Bangladesh Computer Council under ICT Ministry and Bangladesh IP Forum. 

Erstling’s visit to Bangladesh is expected to play a significant role in the development of the IPR framework within Bangladesh, said the BIPF on Wednesday.