The IPO Annual Meeting offers a mix of educational programs led by leaders in the IP Industry, CLE Credit, committee meetings, networking functions, exhibits, and more. The event brings together IP professionals from corporations, law firms, government, academia, and service providers from around the world to discuss strategies, trends, and best practices. GT Shareholder Masa Noda (NY) will speak on the panel "Combating Counterfeits on E-commerce Platforms - Whose Job Is It?" The session will discuss key online marketplace platforms and the mechanisms in place, both proactively and reactively, that address the sale of counterfeit goods. Recent legal and regulatory decisions in the U.S., Europe, and Asia relating to online platforms and the current legal framework for intermediary liability with respect to these particular issues will also be discussed.