News, NAM and U.S. Chamber to Host Trade Secret Event

April 9, 2014
Categories: Trade Secret Theft, NAM and U.S. Chamber to Host Trade Secret Event

Senator Chris Coons to Deliver Keynote Address

WASHINGTON, D.C.— The growing challenge of trade secret theft, top threats, steps for protection and enforcement trends will be the topics of discussion at an event being held by the Center for Responsible Enterprise and Trade (, the U.S. Chamber of Commerce’s Global Intellectual Property Center (GIPC) and the National Association of Manufacturers (NAM).

WHO: The Honorable Chris Coons (D-DE), United States Senate
Tanuja Garde¸ Chief IP Counsel of Aviation, General Electric
Pamela Passman, President and CEO, Center for Responsible Enterprise and Trade (
Stan Fendley, Director of Legislative and Regulatory Policy, Corning Incorporated
George Prokop, Managing Director, PricewaterhouseCoopers
WHAT: Trade Secrets Discussion
WHEN: Thursday, April 10, 2014
8:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. EDT
WHERE: Dirksen Senate Office Building (Room 562)

Washington, DC 20510

RSVP: Credentialed members of the media are invited to attend. Please click here to register, and contact Trinh Nguyen at or 202-463-5379 for more information.
About the Center for Responsible Enterprise And Trade (
The Center for Responsible Enterprise And Trade ( is a non-profit organization dedicated to helping companies and their suppliers and business partners reduce counterfeiting, piracy, trade secret theft and corruption. To achieve our objectives, we have developed CREATe Leading Practices for IP Protection and CREATe Leading Practices for Anti-Corruption, two programs based on best practices drawn from companies around the world, academics, and other leading organizations. Our offering includes practical, scalable and cost-effective online assessments, independent evaluations, training and other resources designed to benchmark and improve practices for safeguarding IP and preventing corruption. Companies around the world are using CREATe Leading Practices to measure and improve systems for IP protection and anti-corruption. The service is available in Chinese, English, Brazilian Portuguese and Spanish.


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