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WTO Regional Workshop on Trade-Related Intellectual Property Rights
Long description
Workshop on TRIPS for Latin American Countries - Spanish - Specialist - Level 2 - to help participants get a better understanding of:
- the basic concepts of IP and of the TRIPS Agreement, en particular the economics of IP;
- the current policy space in IP, notably by using the TRIPS flexibilities, the Doha Declaration (public health) and the ensuing amendment to the TRIPS Agreement;
- topical TRIPS/IP issues under negotiations or discussions, e.g. publich health, geographical indications, TRIPS-CBD, traditional knowledge, climate change;
- challenges relating to an analysis of IP issues dealt with in various levels of negotiations.
The intended beneficiary countries are listed below.
Trade Information
Project Number TRIPS13/2
Trade Category Trade-Related Intellectual Property Rights
Dates 16/04/2013 - 18/04/2013
Reporting Agency World Trade Organization (WTO)
Implementing Agencies / Countries World Trade Organization (WTO)
Cooperating Agencies
Host Country Colombia
Participating Countries
Costa Rica, Cuba, Dominican Republic, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Mexico, Nicaragua, Panama, Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Ecuador, Paraguay, Peru, Uruguay, Venezuela, Bolivarian Repubic of
E-mail contact / Web Address
  World Trade Organization, rue de Lausanne 154, CH-1211 Geneva 21, Switzerland