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2015 Presidential Initiative Summit: Mississippi AG Jim Hood

Monday, April 14, 2015 

State of the Union: Intellectual Property Theft

Daniel Marti, Intellectual Property Enforcement Coordinator for the White House

Intellectual Property Theft and Generation Y: 3D Printing

The potential that 3D printing has for a host of technologies, including biotechnology, robotics, manufacturing and architechture, is just now beginning to be realized. How can the U.S. economy benefit from this technology while still protecting our intellectual property and what challenges might this technology pose in the future for legislators and law enforcement?

Mike Vasquez, PhD, Founder, 3D Printing Reports

John F. Hornick, Partner, Finnegan, Henderson, Farabow, Garrett & Dunner, LLP

Law Enforcement Collaboration in the Cloud

Cloud computing seems to be the wave of the future. How can law enforcement benefit by collaborating in the cloud while ensuring that information stored there will be protected?

David Dampier, PhD, Professor of Computer Science and Engineering, Mississippi State University

Cody Miller, Research Associate, Mississippi State University Distributed Analytics and Security Institute

Illegal Online Gaming

Geoff Freeman, President and CEO, American Gaming Association

Cybercrime: Intellectual Property Theft Mechanisms

It is estimated that the United States loses more than $250 billion a year and 750,000 jobs due to intellectual property theft, much of which is accomplished over the Internet. This panel will discuss federal investigations and prosecutions and research into how pirate sites on the Internet make their money.

Jay Prabhu, Chief of the Cybercrime Unit and Assistant United States Attorney's Office for the Eastern District of Virginia

David Price, PhD,Head of Anti-Piracy Research and Analysis, International Federation of the Phonographic Industry

Jon Rottencutter, National Intellectual Property Rights Coordination Center, U.S. Department of Homeland Security

Understanding Digital Currency

This panel will address the fundamentals of digital currency and the types of digital currency technologies on the market. We will also look at the developing legal and regulatory framework surrounding these currencies, as well as some lessons learned from recent law enforcement actions the virtural currency marketplace.

Jerry Brito, Executive Director, Coin Center

Andrew Pak, Assistant U.S. Attorney, Economic Crime Unit, U.S. Attorney's Office for the District of New Jersey

Luke Sully, Director, Advisory Services, PricewaterhouseCoopers

Patent Trolls: The Dark Side of Intellectual Property Protection

Attorney General Sorrell has been a leader in the attorney general community on the patent troll issue. He will give an update on Vermont's case as well as talk about how state legislatures have tackled this issue and the status of federal legislation.

Bill Sorrell, Vermont Attorney General

Tuesday, April 14, 2015

Counterfeit Medicine and Internet Pharmacies

The United States has been a leader in the world in ensuring a safe pharmaceutical supply. With the introduction of online pharmacies and the increased manufacturing of counterfeit medicines, safeguarding the that supply has become more difficult. This panel will discuss federal investigations and enforcement against those who bring counterfeit medicines into the country and the role pharmaceutical companies play in ensuring the safety of the medicines we take.

Kendra Martello, Deputy Vice President, State Advocacy, Pharmaceutical Research and Manufactures of America

Emerging Issues in a Digital World: What Attorneys General Need to Know

Computers have changed the way we conduct our daily lives, both personally and professionally. What are some emerging technologies that will help law enforcement in the future and what issues are arising that will harder investigators and prosecutors protecting the public?

David Bringle, President and CEO, Whistle Lake Consulting

Brad Leopard, Special Agent. U.S. Secret Service

Larry Rogers, CERT/Software Engineering Institute, Carnagie Mellon University

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