WIPO-UPOV Symposium on the Co-existence of Patents and Plant Breeders' Rights in the Promotion of Biotechnological Developments (Geneva, October 25, 2002)

September 18, 2002

Geneva, 17 Sep 2002

Intellectual Property and Genetic Resources, Traditional Knowledge, and Folklore

WIPO-UPOV Symposium on the Co-existence of Patents and Plant Breeders' Rights in the Promotion of Biotechnological Developments, organized by
the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO)
the International Union for the Protection of New Varieties of Plants (UPOV)

Geneva, October 25, 2002

The Symposium will provide a high-level forum for discussion and analysis. It is expected that it will identify areas for further action to enhance the co-existence of patents and plant breeders' rights in the promotion of biotechnological developments.

The Symposium will be held in Geneva, at the headquarters of WIPO and UPOV, on October 25, 2002. The working languages of the Symposium will be English, French and Spanish with simultaneous interpretation. All interested persons and organizations are invited to attend the Symposium, free of charge. Participants are requested to register before September 20, 2002.

The Symposium will commence at 9.30 a.m. on October 25, 2002, in Room A.

Further information on the Symposium, including information on the speakers and organizational arrangements, will be regularly posted here.

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