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Jay Burgett is global trademark counsel for Mars Wrigley in Chicago. He leads a team of experienced trademark professionals and manages large global trademark portfolios in clearance, prosecution, enforcement and advertising matters. Mr. Burgett focuses on brand protection and enforcement strategies and leads litigation and dispute matters in various countries around the globe. He serves as a member of the Mars Wrigley anti-counterfeiting task force and leads cross-border counterfeit actions, including online and on-the-ground investigations and police and court actions. Mr. Burgett also manages Mars Wrigley’s domain names and counsels global clients on IP risks, licensing, co-branding, large-scale ad campaigns, online/social media and compliance issues. Prior to joining Mars Wrigley in 2014, Mr. Burgett was senior associate at Norvell IP in Chicago where he represented many well-known brands in fashion and other prominent industries. He worked on a wide array of trademark, copyright and advertising matters, including representing clients before the TTAB and in federal court. Mr. Burgett started his career at Brinks Gilson & Lione as an IP associate. Mr. Burgett has a degree in electrical engineering and mathematics from the University of Illinois in Champaign-Urbana and a law degree from the Chicago-Kent College of Law. Jay Kennedy is an assistant professor in the A-CAPP Center and School of Criminal Justice. He received his doctor of philosophy degree in criminal justice at the University of Cincinnati, where he was a Graduate School Dean's Distinguished Fellow, a Yates Scholar, and was awarded a Graduate Minority Fellowship from the American Society of Criminology, as well as receiving several research grants and awards. A graduate of the master of business administration degree program at the Carl H. Linden College of Business, University of Cincinnati, his research focuses on deviance within corporations. Specifically, exploreing issues of employee theft within small businesses, the multi-level antecedents of corporate crime, and the role of business ethics plays in decision-making. Jay’s work is interdisciplinary in nature, and has appeared in several outlets, including American Behavioral Scientist, Criminal Justice Review, Journal of Crime and Justice, Journal of Financial Crime, Security Journal, and Victims and Offenders. Jeff Rojek is the director of the Center Anti-Counterfeiting and Product Protection and associate professor in the School of Criminal Justice and at Michigan State University. As director and is responsible for the strategic development and engagement in the center’s research, education and outreach efforts, including building relationships with industry and law enforcement partners and fostering multidisciplinary collaborations with scholars from diverse disciplines from Michigan State University and other institutions. He received his doctor of philosophy in criminology and criminal justice from the University of Missouri-St. Louis. Prior to joining MSU, Jeff was the director of the Center for Law and Human Behavior and the University of Texas at El Paso, where is research career focused around partnering with the law enforcement community. He has received more than $3 million in research funding from federal, state, and local agencies to examine topics that include police practitioner-researcher partnerships, intelligence led-policing, violent crime, law enforcement response to disasters, officer decision-making, officer safety and police training. Jeff Walker is a detective with the San Antonio Police Department in San Antonio, Texas. He is currently assigned to the Department of Homeland Security as a task force officer combating the importation, distribution and sale of counterfeit trademarks. Jeff has 24 years on the department and over 9 years, full time investigative experience, in working intellectual property theft cases. Jim Simmons is the Director for Brand Protection for Qualcomm Inc. He is responsible for the establishment and leading Brand Protection’s Forensic Lab focused on Global IP violations, Trademark abuse, and Counterfeit and Royalty Compliance investigations. Jim has 15 years of global brand protection experience ranging from partner audits and training, grey market supply chain investigations and internal employee code of conduct actions. Prior to Qualcomm, he was with Cisco’s Brand Protection team focusing on channel compliance efforts and counterfeit investigations for Latin America and prior to Cisco, he was with HP/Compaq’s Brand Protection team which resulted in multi-million dollar civil and criminal cases tied to grey market fraud investigations. Jim served as Vice President of Membership Services for China based, Quality Brand Protection Committee and participated in the founding of AGMA. Jim is a Certified Fraud Examiner, has a Finance Degree for the University of Texas and a Master’s in Criminal Justice from Boston University. 12