WIPO Services and initiatives
The Federal Public Service Economy and the Directorate-General for Economic Regulation, represented by the Belgian Office for Intellectual Property (OPRI), organize, in cooperation with the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) and the Benelux Office for Intellectual Property (BOIP) a half-day seminar, entitled « WIPO Services and Initiatives».
In this event, senior representatives from the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) will lead an interactive programme of discussions that will be of interest to anyone involved in the international protection of IP rights.
The half-day event will provide an introduction to WIPO services and initiatives, including the international systems for the protection of IP rights, alternative dispute resolution and infrastructure for the exchange of IP Information.
It is no longer possible to register for the event: we have reached the number of places available.
This seminar will take place in English.
Simultaneous translation is not provided.
|8.30 a.m. – 9.00 a.m.||Registration|
|9.00 a.m. – 9.15 a.m.||
Welcome address by:
|9.15 a.m. – 9.30 a.m.||
Development of the International Legal Framework
Speaker: Ms. Monika Zikova, Program Officer, Department for Transition and Developed Countries, WIPO
|9.30 a.m. – 10.00 a.m.||
Speaker: Ms. Eva Schumm, Legal Officer, PCT Legal and User Support Section, PCT Legal and User Relations Division, WIPO
|10.00 a.m. – 10.15 a.m.||
Speaker: Mr. Ben De Temmermann, Attaché , Legal and International Affairs, OPRI
|10.15 a.m. – 10.30 a.m.||
Panel Discussion: International Patenting – Challenges and Successful Experiences
Moderator: Ms. Eva Schumm, WIPO
|10.30 a.m. – 11.00 a.m.||
Topic 4: Global IP Systems:
Speaker: Ms. Asta Valdimarsdottir, WIPO
|11.00 a.m. – 11.15 a.m.||
Panel Discussion: Protecting Your Brands and Design at Home and Abroad
Moderator: Ms. Asta Valdimarsdottir, WIPO
|11.15 a.m. – 11.30 a.m.||Coffee Break|
|11.30 a.m. – 12.00 p.m.||
Speaker: Ms. Magdalena Zelenkovska, Senior Patent Data Manager, Patent Database Section, Global Infrastructure Sector, Global Databases Division, WIPO
|12.00 p.m. – 12.30 p.m.||
Topic 6: BOIP and OPRI: Recent Developments, Services and Activities
|12.30 p.m. – 12.45 p.m.||
Speaker: Ms. Monika Zikova, WIPO
|12.45 p.m. – 13.00 p.m.||Questions and Answers – Closing Session|
|13.00 p.m. – 14.00 p.m.||Networking Lunch|
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