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Top U.S. Official Charges United Nations’ WIPO Patent Organization Chief With ‘Serious Violations Of National And International Law’

United Nations WIPO Francis Gurry

United Nations WIPO Francis Gurry

 

The top American official at the United Nations’ World Intellectual Property Organization has accused its Director General, Francis Gurry, of “serious misconduct”  and “violations of national and international law” in connection with a bizarre series of alleged 2008 burglaries of staffers’ offices to obtain samples of their DNA.

The official, James Pooley, is one of Gurry’s four top deputies, and also a highly regarded U.S. patent lawyer, who was nominated for his WIPO job by the Obama Administration in 2009.

Col. Joseph Bassani CORPORATE LEADERSHIP – FINANCE – MILITARY AFFAIRS

Col. Joseph Bassani

Col. Joseph Bassani

 

SERAPH has a new addition to our leadership team.

Joseph Bassani retired from the United States Army as a Colonel after nearly 28 years of service.  He is an expert in strategy development, strategic communications and organizational change management. 

In the years following the attacks of 9/11, Mr. Bassani led the Department of Defense effort to develop a family of interagency/intergovernmental homeland defense plans.  His efforts led to the formation of the Chemical, Biological, Radiological, Nuclear (CBRN) Consequence Management Response Force, an all-hazards response plan for the Washington DC Metropolitan area, a national pandemic preparation and response plan, as well as a number of sensitive, classified plans and programs.

SERAPH PARTNERS ON INTERNATIONAL TRADE SECURITY EVENT

On November 6, 2012, SERAPH partnered with Philadelphia law firm Stradley Ronon to produce an international business event entitled “Stealers Keepers” U.S. and International IPR Protection and Product Counterfeiting Countermeasures.

The event featured the Chinese Embassy Intellectual Property Attaché Fuli Chen who spoke of Chinese law and intellectual property and keynote speaker Samuel Blackstone. Mr. Blackstone is the Global Crisis Management Specialist for SERAPH.

Mr. Blackstone spoke about Global Emerging Market Risk Management and the issues of doing Business in foreign markets.  Customs Issues

·        Theft of Shipments
·        Transport Issues
·        Financial Issues
·        (FCPA) Foreign Corrupt Practices Act Compliance

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SERAPH Supports KIVA Providing Micro Loans in Developing Countries

KIVA

SERAPH has recently joined KIVA a poverty fighting non profit organization.

SERAPH has loaned money to Richard in Uganda who is using the money to purchase Dairy cows to sell and Kholoud in Jordan who is using the money to improve her house for her parents and family.

KIVA is a non-profit organization with a mission to connect people through lending to alleviate poverty. Leveraging the internet and a worldwide network of micro-finance institutions, Kiva lets individuals lend as little as $25 to help create opportunity around the world.

 

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TRAVEL SAFETY ISSUES – LONDON OLYMPICS & EUROPE SUMMER 2012

Attention: IF YOU ARE TRAVELING TO EUROPE THIS SUMMER.

Riots London Olympics

According to intelligence reports and USDOJ Subject Matter Expert Dale Yeager Radical Leftists groups from Greece and other countries are planning to riot in London during the Olympics and various European cities.

Any Executives or Families traveling this summer need a TRAVEL SAFETY PLAN.

A Travel Safety Plan provides:

  • Emergency actions to take in the event of medical issues, crimes, political unrest and natural disasters.

  • Contact information for such emergencies in the geographic areas traveling in.

SENIOR VP TO APPEAR ON DISCOVERY CHANNEL

SERAPH’s Sam Sulliman Appears on “The Kennedy Detail”

The Senior Vice President of SERAPH will appear in the documentary about the Secret Service detail in charge of President Kennedy.The documentary premieres Nov. 22 at 9 PM EST on the Discovery Channel.

After the assassination of the president Sulliman – a retired Special Agent with the U.S. Secret Service – was put in charge of Lyndon Johnson’s detail. His face appears in the infamous picture on Air Force One when LBJ is sworn in with Jackie Kennedy by his side.

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FLORIDA ASSOCIATION OF SCHOOL ADMINISTRATORS PARTNERS WITH SERAPH

The Florida Association of School Administrators announced today a partnership with SERAPH a school safety and educational management firm located in Phoenixville, Pennsylvania.

The partnership was sought by FASA to bring problem solving and training continuity to its members.

“SERAPH is the premier educational management organization in North America. They have the proven solutions that our members need to protect students and staff. Their proactive programs directly affect a schools’ ability to reach educational goals.” states Executive Director Jim Warford.

New SERAPH.net facebook.com Page

SERAPH New Face book Page

SERAPH is a specialized consulting and training firm. SERAPH provides LEGAL, LIABILITY and SECURITY problem solving for the Education, Business, Legal, Law Enforcement and Government communities.

Threat Assessment and Resolution, Stalking, Investigations, Litigation, Assets, Due Diligence, Financial.

Please visit our new face book page http://www.facebook.com/home.php?#!/pages/Phoenixville-PA/Seraphnet/21896335813

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Due Diligence Mess

Investor Fraud and Ponzi schemes

Indictments for Ponzi schemes and investor fraud have been increasing everyday. While pundits, congress and financial experts pinpoint problems with regulatory agencies such as the SEC, the real problem centers on what I call the “Due Diligence Mess,” the way in which this process is handled within the legal and financial community.

After the recent sentencing of Bernard Madoff one of his victims made this statement to USA Today, “My due diligence was the SEC. What greater due diligence can you have than the SEC? They failed us.”