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Legislation #: 100428 Introduction Date: 5/13/2010
Type: Special Action Effective Date: 5/23/2010
Sponsor: COUNCILMEMBERS FUNKHOUSER, SKAGGS, SHARP, HERMANN, MARCASON, GOTTSTEIN, RILEY, JOLLY, JOHNSON AND SANDERS BROOK
Title: Honoring the Open World Delegates from Azerbaijan who will be in Kansas City, exploring the topic of “Rule of Law: Intellectual Property Rights”, to enhance understanding and cooperation between the two countries.

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5/13/2010 Filed by the Clerk's office
5/13/2010 Adopted

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RESOLUTION NO. 100428

 

Honoring the Open World Delegates from Azerbaijan who will be in Kansas City, exploring the topic of “Rule of Law: Intellectual Property Rights”, to enhance understanding and cooperation between the two countries.

 

WHEREAS, Mr. Abbas Vaqif oghlu Afandiyev, who is a Chief Specialist for the BIPA-BAKU Intellectual Property Agency, is especially interested in the United State’s system of appeal proceedings, dispute regulations and methods of their solution; and

 

WHEREAS, Ms. Vafa Avaz qizi Mamedova, who is the Chief Internal Auditor, “Bank Respublika” Open Society Company, Vice President of the Board of Directors of the Women’s Lawyers Association, and Member of the Youth Lawyers Association, is especially interested in famous brand names being used in Azerbaijan without permission; and

 

WHEREAS, Mr. Elchin Arif oghlu Usub, who is a lawyer in Baku City Law Office #4, Professor of Commercial Law at Baku State University, and Chief of the Licensing Department, Azerbaijan Football Licensing Federation Association, is very interested in the U.S. Judicial system and how it protects intellectual property rights; and

 

WHEREAS, Mr. Fazil Gazanfar oghlu Mustafa, PhD, is Deputy Member of the Parliament of the Republic of Azerbaijan, an elected position; Executive Board Member of the Azerbaijan Lawyers Confederation, NGO of lawyers for legal reform, and Chairperson of the Great Creators Party, who is interested in intellectual property rights protection, writing articles for media, the Human Rights Committee of Parliament, and Azerbaijan’s perspectives in joining the Euro-Atlantic community; and

 

WHEREAS, Mr. Anar Ramiz oghlu Bagirov, who is Director of the Baku Law Center, which is a private law firm that actively engages in commercial litigation, Member of the Azerbaijan Bar Association, and Executive Board Member of the Azerbaijan Lawyers Confederation, is working as an advocate in cases which concern intellectual property rights; NOW, THEREFORE,

 

BE IT RESOLVED BY THE COUNCIL OF KANSAS CITY:

 

That the Mayor and Council hereby recognize the Delegation from Azerbaijan, and commend the Delegates for their research and hard work in protecting individual rights; and

 

BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that this Resolution be spread upon the Minutes of the Council in testimony thereof and that a copy hereof be presented to each of the Delegates from Azerbaijan.

 

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