World Intellectual Property Organization

Professional Development Program

Under this program, the Academy offers training opportunities for government officials from developing countries and countries with economies in transition in a number of specialized intellectual property (IP) areas.

A certificate of participation is issued to the participants at the end of each training program.

2014 Program

Title Venue Date Language(s)
WIPO-WTO Advanced Course on Intellectual Property for Policy Makers Geneva, Switzerland March 10 to 21, 2014 English
WIPO Training Course on Patent Examination for Latin American Countries Lima, Peru April 7 to 11, 2014 Spanish
WIPO/France Training Course on Collective Management of Copyright and
Related Rights
Paris, France June 23 to 27, 2014 French
WIPO/ONDA Training Course on Collective Management of Copyright and Related Rights Algiers, Algeria May 12 to 23, 2014 Arabic
WIPO/OMPIC Training Course on Patent Procedures Casablanca, Morocco May 12 to 16, 2014 Arabic
WIPO/CIPO Executive Workshop on the Application of Management Techniques
in the Delivery of Intellectual Property Services
Ottawa, Canada  June 9 to 13, 2014 English
WIPO/INPI Training Course on Branding Paris, France June 16 to 20, 2014 French
WIPO/CEIPI Colloquium on Transfer of Technology and Licensing Strasbourg, France June 23 to 27, 2014  French
WIPO/APO Advanced Training Course on Patent Information and Documentation
for Patent Examiners
Vienna, Austria June 23 to 27, 2014  English
WIPO/GPTO Advanced Training Course on Patent Search and Examination in the
Field of Biotechnology
Munich, Germany October 27 to 31, 2014 English
WIPO/NIPO Training Course on Trademark Procedures Oslo, Norway September 15 to 19, 2014 English
WIPO/SGAE Advanced Training Course on Copyright and Related Rights for
Senior Officials from Latin American Countries
Asunción, Paraguay October 6 to 10, 2014 Spanish
WIPO/OEPM Training Course on Trademark Procedures for Latin American Countries Cartagena, Colombia October 13 to 17, 2014 Spanish
WIPO/BCC Training Course on Copyright and Related Rights London, United Kingdom October 13 to 24, 2014 English
WIPO/Finland Training Course on Copyright and Related Rights Helsinki, Finland October 20 to 31, 2014 English
WIPO/SGAE Training Course on Collective Management of Copyright and
Related Rights
Madrid, Spain November 3 to 7, 2014 Spanish
WIPO/ILPO Training Course on Patent Search and Examination in the
Pharmaceutical Field
Jerusalem, Israel November 16 to 20, 2014 English

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