World Intellectual Property Organization

Symposium for Intellectual Property Academies

Rio de Janeiro, March 21 to 23, 2007

Program

 

Wednesday, March 21, 2007

09.00 - 09.45OPENING SESSIONS

 

Addresses by:

  • Mr. Jorge Ávila, President, National Institute of Industrial Property (INPI), Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
  • Mr. Yoshiyuki Takagi, Executive Director, Office of Strategic Planning and Policy Development, and the WIPO Worldwide Academy, World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO), Geneva
09.45 - 11.05Genesis, Growth and Development of Intellectual Property Academies: Perspectives on Organizational Models, Structures and Activities
 

Coordinator:

  • Mr. Alejandro Roca Campañá

Speakers:

  • Mr. Mpazi Sinjela, Dean, World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) Worldwide Academy, Geneva
  • Mr. Gift Sibanda, President, African Regional Intellectual Property Organization (ARIPO), Harare
    [Presentation in PDF]
11.05 - 11.15 Discussion
11.30 - 12.50

Genesis, Growth and Development of Intellectual Property Academies: Perspectives on Organizational Models, Structures and Activities (cont’)

Coordinator:

  • Mr. Yoshiyuki Takagi

Speakers:

  • Mr. Jean Michel Zilliox, Director, Operations and Customer Care, European Patent Office (EPO) Academy, Munich
    [Presentation in PDF]
  • Professor Andrew Christie, Director, Intellectual Property Research Institute of Australia (IPRIA), Melbourne
12.50 - 14.30 Lunch Break
14.30 - 15.50

Genesis, Growth and Development of Intellectual Property Academies: Perspectives on Organizational Models, Structures and Activities (cont’)

Coordinator:

  • Mr. Leopoldo Coutinho, Coordinator, International Cooperation, National Institute of Industrial Property (INPI), Rio de Janeiro

Speakers:

  • Mr. Kui Wou Kwun, Acting Head, International Intellectual Property Training Institute (IIPTI), Daejeon, Republic of Korea
  • Mr. Li Yuguang, Deputy Commissioner, State Intellectual Property Office of China (SIPO), Beijing 
    [Presentation in PDF]
15.50 - 16.00Discussion
16.15 - 17.35

Design and Development of Intellectual Property Academies: Objectives, Plans and Challenges for Future Initiatives

Coordinator:

  • Mr. Mpazi Sinjela

Speakers:

  • Mrs. María de los Ángeles Sánchez Torres, Director General, Cuban Office of Industrial Property (OCPI), Havana
  • Mr. Jorge Ávila, Brazilian Innovation and Intellectual Property Academy, Rio de Janeiro
17:35 - 17:45Discussion
18.00Cocktail

 

Thursday, March 22, 2007
 

09.00 - 10.20

Design and Development of Intellectual Property Academies: Objectives, Plans and Challenges for Future Initiatives (cont’)

Coordinator:

  • Mrs. Beatriz Amorim-Borher, Consultant, Technical Assistance and Capacity Building Bureau for Latin America and the Caribbean, WIPO, Geneva

Speakers:

  • Mr. Zeljko Topic, Director General, State Intellectual Property Office of the Republic of Croatia, Zagreb
  • Mr.Mario Rodriguez, Director General for Support Services, Mexican Institute of Industrial Property (IMPI), Mexico D.F.
10.20 - 10.30Discussion
10.50 - 11.35Building Intellectual Property Teaching and Research Networks
 

Speakers:

  • Mr. Yoshiyuki Takagi
  • Mr. Jorge Ávila
11.35 - 12.00Discussion and end of first part of symposium
14.00 - 14.30Registration
14.30 - 15.00

 

OPENING SESSION OF THE SECOND PART OF THE SYMPOSIUM
(open to public)
 

 

Addresses by:

  • Mr. Jorge Guimarães, President, Coordination for the Improvement of Higher Education Personnel (CAPES), Brasilia
  • Mr. Manuel Desantes, Vice-President, European Patent Office (EPO), Munich
  • Mr. Yoshiyuki Takagi
  • Mr. Jorge Ávila
15:00 - 16:00

Intellectual Property Research: Encouraging Debate and Informing Decisions

Coordinator:

  • Mr. Alejandro Roca Campañá

Speakers:

  • Professor Robert Pitkethly, Said Business School, University of Oxford, United Kingdom
  • Professor Andrew Christie
16.00 - 16.15Discussion
  
16.30 - 17.30

Intellectual Property Education in Universities and Tertiary Institutions: Experiences in Converging Law, Economics, Technology and Management

Coordinator:

  • Mr. Leonardo Burlamaqui, Program Director, Ford Foundation, New York, United States of America

Speakers:

  • Professor Robert Pitkethly
  • Professor Ana Célia Castro, Full Professor, Federal University of Rio de Janeiro
17.30 - 17.45Discussion

 

Friday, March 23, 2007
 

09.00 - 10.20

Intellectual Property Academies in the Support of Public Policies

Coordinator:

  • Mr. Jorge Ávila

Speakers:

  • Mr. Jorge Guimarães
  • Mr. Manuel Desantes, Vice President, European Patent Office (EPO), Munich
10.20 - 11.40

IP Training: The Challenges on the Capacity Building of Technology Managers: models and experiences

Coordinator:

  • Mrs. Shirley Coutinho, Intellectual Property Office, Catholic University of Rio de Janeiro

Speakers:

  • Mrs. Marli Elizabeth Ritter dos Santos, Coordinator of the Office of Technology Transfer, Catholic University of Rio Grande do Sul (PUC/RS), Porto Alegre
  • Mr. Kui Wou Kwun
11.40 - 11.55Discussion
12.10 - 13.00

CLOSING SESSION

Addresses by:

  • Mr. Jorge Ávila
  • Mr. Yoshiyuki Takagi

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