Presentations Given to the WIPO Information Meeting on Intellectual Property and Genetic Resources, Geneva, September 15, 2004 (links)

September 29, 2004

Geneva, 28 Sep 2004

INTRODUCTION

His Excellency Ambassador Bernard Kessedjian, Chair of the General Assembly of WIPO

 

WELCOME AND OPENING REMARKS

Mr. Francis Gurry, Deputy Director General, WIPO

 

Status Report on the Work of WIPO on Intellectual Property and Traditional Knowledge, Genetic Resources and Folklore

Speaker: Mr. Francis Gurry, Deputy Director General, WIPO

Intellectual Property Questions in Relation to Genetic Resources

Speaker: Mr. Antony Taubman, Acting Director, Traditional Knowledge Division, WIPO

 

Benefit-sharing from Genetic Resources: Challenges for the Intellectual Property System

Speaker: Mr. Kent Nnadozie, Director, Southern Environmental and Agricultural Policy Research Institute (SEAPRI), Nairobi

DEVELOPMENTS IN OTHER FORA

Developments in the Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD)

Mr. Dan OGOLLA, Legal Advisor, Secretariat of the Convention on Biological Diversity (SCBD)

Developments in the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO)

Mr. Clive STANNARD, Assistant Secretary, Commission on Genetic Resources for Food and Agriculture, Agriculture Department, Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO)

Developments in the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP)

Ms. Ivonne HIGUERO, Coordinator, PEBLDS Joint Secretariat, Program Officer, Regional Office for Europe, United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP)

Developments in the World Trade Organization (WTO)

Mr. Adrian OTTEN, Director, Intellectual Property Division, World Trade Organization (WTO)

GENETIC RESOURCES AND THE PATENT SYSTEM: PERSPECTIVES ON DISCLOSURE REQUIREMENTS IN PATENT APPLICATIONS

Speakers:

Professor N. S. Gopalakrishnan , Director, Center for Intellectual Property Rights Studies, School of Legal Studies, Cochin University of Science and Technology, Cochin

Mr. Timothy Roberts , Chairman, Working Party on the Interface Between Intellectual Property Rights, Development and the Protection of the Environment, International Chamber of Commerce (ICC), Bracknell

Maria Julia OLIVA (Ms.), Director, Project on Intellectual Property and Sustainable Development Center for International Environmental Law (CIEL), Geneva

Mr. Eric Noehrenberg , Director, International Trade and Market Issues, International Federation of Pharmaceutical Manufacturers Associations (IFPMA), Geneva

Dr. Steven C. Price , CEO/President, Public Interest Intellectual Property Advisors (PIIPA) and Partner, Venable LLP, Washington, DC

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