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Dominique T. Hussey, Partner, Head: IP Litigation Practice Group, Bennett Jones LLP to Speak at the Knowledge Group’s Patent Law and CETA Event

Dominique T. Hussey, Partner, Head: IP Litigation Practice Group, Bennett Jones LLP to Speak at the Knowledge Group’s Patent Law in Light of The Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement Live Webcast

New York, NY, January 28, 2015 --( The Knowledge Group/The Knowledge Congress Live Webcast Series, the leading producer of regulatory focused webcasts, has announced today that Dominique T. Hussey, Partner, Head: IP Litigation Practice Group, Bennett Jones LLP will speak at the Knowledge Group’s webcast entitled: “Patent Law in Light of The Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement.” This event is scheduled for May 1, 2015 from 12:00pm – 2:00pm (ET).

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About Dominique Hussey

Dominique Hussey is the Bennett Jones LLP Intellectual Property Litigation Practice Group leader with a broad range of IP, regulatory and branding experience, including extensive experience litigating patents under the Patented Medicines (NOC) Regulations. Her practice involves trademark prosecution, brand portfolio management, and all aspects of IP litigation. In addition to counseling on a range of trademark, patent and copyright issues, Dominique advises on advertising, marketing, packaging, labeling, and regulatory matters, most often pertaining to food, drugs, cosmetics, and telecommunications technology. She is depended on to structure and negotiate complex strategic settlements and business arrangements, with an eye to positive business and litigation outcomes. She also offers her experience to assist clients in navigating corporate acquisition, re-organization and joint ventures, in a variety of regulated and retail industries. She has advised clients extensively on the content, scope, outcome and likely legislative impact of CETA negotiations. Dominique previously practiced at a major law firm in New York, where she provided litigation and counseling services to pharmaceutical and consumer products companies in the areas of patents, trade secrets and false advertising, with a particular focus on Hatch-Waxman Act patent litigation.

About Bennett Jones LLP

Bennett Jones LLP is an internationally recognized Canadian law firm. The firm and the affiliated and associated entities that comprise Bennett Jones have more than 380 lawyers and business advisors and 500 staff in nine Canadian and international offices – Calgary, Toronto, Edmonton, Ottawa, Vancouver, Doha, Washington, DC, Bermuda, and a representative office in Beijing. We continue to broaden and deepen our representation of clients in key global business centres, and build our profile and relationships around the world. With exceptional experience in complex cross-border and international transactions, the firm is ideally suited to advise foreign businesses and investors with Canadian ventures, and connect Canadian businesses and investors with opportunities in the US, Asia, the Middle East, and around the world.

Event Synopsis:

The Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement (CETA) is a free trade agreement between Canada and the European Union. If approved, the agreement will become effective in 2016. Almost all tariffs between the two parties will be eliminated.

CETA covers many fields. One bulletin addresses provisions relating to patent law and data protection, addressing issues such as patent term restoration for pharmaceutical products other than those already approved and equivalent and effective rights of appeal for judicial decisions under the Patented Medicines Regulations among others.

In a two hour, live webcast, a panel of experts and professionals assembled by The Knowledge Group will provide the audience with an overview and discussion Patent Law in Light of the Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement between Canada and the EU.

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