2019 Toronto Conference – September 18-20, 2019

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Please note that there will be 2 Roundtable sessions, with 3 different 1 hour Roundtables scheduled to take place in the room next to the plenary session at 10:00am and again at 11:00 am, the morning of September 18th.

Each session will have the roundtables run concurrently.

There is only room for 10 registrants for each Roundtable so please secure your spot as soon as possible.

GROUP A – 10am (60MIN)

  • Cross Border Enforcement: Update and Benefit of a Central Intake Center: Roundtable Leaders: Steven J. Shapiro, Unit Chief, Federal Bureau of Investigation, Criminal Investigation Division, Intellectual Property and Criminal Cyber Integration Unit, National Intellectual Property Rights Coordination Center, Washington, DC , and Brian D. Goldstein, (invited) Assistant Legal Attaché, Toronto Office, Toronto, Ontario: A strategic approach to combatting IP theft – From investigation, interdiction, to outreach and training –Let’s work together.
  • Cannabis in Canada: How is your year going? Separating myths from facts: Roundtable Leaders: Alison Hayman (invited), Partner and Co-Chair of the Intellectual Property Group, Cassels Brock & Blackwell LLP, Toronto, Ontario and Det. Robert Whalen, Toronto Police Service, 55 Division, Toronto, Ontario
  • Online Preventative Medicine: Avoid fraudulent schemes, including Phishing attacks. Data breaches and learn why Bitcoin payments may be involved: Roundtable Leaders David Lipkus, Partner, Kestenberg Siegal Lipkus LLP, Jeff Vansteenkiste, Manager of Internet Investigations, Kestenberg Siegal Lipkus LLP

    GROUP B – 11AM (60MIN)

  • Brand Protection Technologies- Overt, Covert and Forensic: Roundtable Leaders: Dwayne Perry, Yellow Brand Protection, New York, NY, USA: What is best for you? See a live demonstration of brand technology in action. What exactly do the different technologies do? How do they differ and how are they the same? Ask the experts.
  • Online Investigation Best Practices: What is old and new that works? Roundtable Leaders: Denise Mosteller Senior Manager, Brand Protection, Implus, Durham, North Carolina, USA  Jeff Vansteenkiste, Manager of Internet Investigations, Kestenberg Siegal Lipkus LLP:
  • Data Breaches and Privacy Information: Effect on Fraud Investigations:  Roundtable Leaders: Daniel Tobok, CEO, Cytelligence Inc., Toronto, Ontario, David Lipkus, Partner, Kestenberg Siegal Lipkus LLP,
  • The Pill Press and Counterfeit Medicines: Roundtable Leader: Dan Zsido, National Education & Training Director with NADDI (National Association of Drug Diversion Investigators, St. Petersburg, Florida, USA): For less than $500, an individual with ill intent can purchase a pill press and a counterfeit pill mold that allows them to turn cheap, easily available, unregulated ingredients into a six-figure profit. Criminals rely upon these pill presses to create deadly counterfeit medications with toxic substances such as cheaply imported fentanyl (analogs);


Wayne Lipkus (wlipkus@ksllaw.com) at (416) 678-8292
Lorne M. Lipkus – llipkus@ksllaw.com at (416) 984-9992