Topics will include:
- Counterfeit and Suspect Part Identification and Mitigation
- Inspection Programs and Techniques to Identify Counterfeit and Suspect Parts
- Electrical, Physical, and Material Testing Techniques and Standards for Various Components
- Legal Liability of Counterfeits and Suspect Parts in the Supply Chain
- Legal Strategy for Protecting your Intellectual Property
- Enforcement of Intellectual Property and Anti-Counterfeiting Laws
- Working with Worldwide Enforcement Agencies
- Identifying and Controlling Risks of Item(s) and Vendor Selection
- Counterfeit Part Policy and Procedures from Industry and Government
- Understanding and Working with Government and Industry Reporting Agencies
Also featuring 3 half-day tutorials:
- "Counterfeit Parts Avoidance Training for EEE Parts", by NASA/JPL
- "Anti-Counterfeiting: The Powers That Be", by Global Intellectual Property Strategy Center, P.C.
- "Material Level Evaluation and Electrical Characterization", by CALCE and Integra Technologies
For more information, contact Melissa Serres Marx (SMTA) at 952-920-7682 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Visit http://smta.org/education/symposia/symposia.cfm#counterfeit to view the complete program line-up and for registration.
The Symposium on Avoiding, Detecting, and Preventing Counterfeit Electronic Parts is coordinated by SMTA and CALCE/University of Maryland.
The SMTA membership is an international network of professionals who build skills, share practical experience and develop solutions in electronic assembly technologies, including microsystems, emerging technologies, and related business operations.