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A-CAPP Center, MSU invites you to their webinar

COVID-19 and Counterfeits: Impact on Industry and The Way Forward

About this webinar

COVID-19 and Counterfeits: Impact on Industry and The Way Forward

Moderator: Jay Kennedy

Panelists: Mark Schildkraut, Mike Gannon, Lori Mayall

PANEL DESCRIPTION: This panel will explore the impact that COVID-19 has had on several important industries, including pharmaceuticals, PPE, medical devices and consumer goods, how the industry was required to shift their approach to brand protection and what the next year in the online medical industry looks like.

For more information on other panels in the 3-day conference, click here.

General Policies: The A-CAPP Center 's online conference, A Brand's New World, an event hosted for the benefit of its brand protection community partners.  The A-CAPP Center has discretion to decide and reserves the right to decline registration, admission or attendance. The views and opinions of speakers and participants at the online conference events do not necessarily reflect those of Michigan State University, the A-CAPP Center, its Industry Advisory Board, including member companies, or conference sponsors, and should not be used for endorsement, advertising purposes, or as legal advice. By registering for the sessions, attendees acknowledge that their contact information may be included in the conference materials provided to all attendees, as well as the Center's internal contact lists. 

The A-CAPP Center additionally holds a strict ‘no-sell’ policy at its events.  While it encourages networking and collaboration, selling of services, products, or other goods is strictly prohibited.

Unique Registration: You must register a unique email for the event.  Event registrations cannot be shared among multiple people and result in the system knocking out participants who have multiple people try to login from the same registration link.  Note this program is open to the brand protection community at no charge.   Also, we require that you register with your work email.  If you are in between positions, please send Kari Kammel an email prior to registering kkammel@msu.edu. 

Recording and Media: The sessions will be recorded, but you still must register in advance to get access to the recordings. Additionally, although the sessions are recorded, they will not be made available to the media, nor will media attendees be allowed.

Hosted by

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    Jay Kennedy Assistant Professor @ MSU, A-CAPP MSU

    MODERATOR — Jay P. Kennedy is an assistant professor jointly appointed to the School of Criminal Justice and the Center for Anti-Counterfeiting and Product Protection.

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    Michael Gannon Senior Trademark Counsel @ 3M

    Mike Gannon is Senior Trademark Counsel for 3M’s Personal Safety Division, and leads 3M’s evolving efforts to address counterfeiting across 3M’s global businesses.

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    Lucy Ching Intern @ A-CAPP Center

    STUDENT HIGHLIGHT - Lucy Ching is majoring in Criminal Justice and is in her first semester with the center.

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    Kevin Weaver Senior Director Global Brand Protection Technology and Innovation @ Johnson & Johnson

    INTRODUCTION - Kevin Weaver is the Senior Director Global Brand Protection Technology and Innovation for Johnson & Johnson. Kevin is also a member of the A-CAPP Center's Industry Advisory Board.

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    Center for Anti-Counterfeiting and Product Protection

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    Lisa Smiley Global Brand Protection Director @ Johnson & Johnson

    Lisa Smiley is the Global Brand Protection Director for Johnson & Johnson’s Consumer business segment.

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    Jeff Rojek

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    Lori Mayall Associate General Counsel, Intellectual Property and Head of Anti-Counterfeiting and Brand Protecti @ Gilead

    Lori Mayall is Associate General Counsel, Intellectual Property, and Head of Anti-Counterfeiting and Brand Protection at Gilead Sciences, Inc. She started at Gilead six years ago as an in-house trademark attorney advising the company on product naming and brand enforcement.

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    Mark Schildkraut Associate General Councel-IP @ Becton, Dickinson and Company (BD)

    Mark Schildkraut is Associate General Counsel-IP and Worldwide Cybersecurity Counsel at Becton, Dickinson and Company (BD), a Fortune 500 medical device and instrumentation technology company that develops, manufactures and sells medical devices, instrument systems and reagents.

A-CAPP Center, MSU

The Center for Anti-Counterfeiting and Product Protection (A-CAPP) is an independent, interdisciplinary evidence-based hub, whose activities focus on research, education and outreach designed to assist in protecting brands and products of all industries worldwide.