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.

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2015 Program

Title Venue Registration Dates Training Dates Language(s)
WIPO-WTO Advanced Course on IP for
Government Officials
[WIPO-WTO]
Geneva, Switzerland November 24, 2014 to February 23, 2015 March 16 to 27, 2015 English
WIPO Training Course on Patent Examination for
LAC Countries
[PTE-LAC]
Rio de Janeiro, Brazil December 1, 2014 to March 23, 2015 April 13 to 17, 2015 Spanish
WIPO-ONDA Training Course on Collective
Management of Copyright and Related
Rights
[ONDA-Algiers]
Algiers, Algeria December 1, 2014 to March 30, 2015 April 20 to May 1, 2015 Arabic
WIPO-CIPO Executive Workshop on the
Application of Management Techniques in the
Delivery of IP Services
[CIPO-Ottawa]
Ottawa, Canada December 1, 2014 to April 20, 2015 May 11 to 15, 2015 English
WIPO-France Training Course on Copyright and
Collective Management
of Copyright and Related
[CRR-Paris]
Paris, France December 1, 2014 to April 27, 2015 May 18 to 22, 2015 French
WIPO-SGAE Advanced Training Course on CRR
for Senior Officials
[SGAE_LAC]
Lima, Peru December 1, 2014 to April 27, 2015 May 18 to 22, 2015 English
WIPO-NIPO Program on Global Patent Issues:
Patent Quality
[NIPO-PQ]
Oslo, Norway December 1, 2014 to April 27, 2015 May 18 to 29, 2015 English
WIPO-APO Advanced Training Course on Patent
Information and Documentation for Patent
Examiners
[APO-Vienna]
Vienna, Austria December 1, 2014 to June 1, 2015 June 22 to 26, 2015 English
WIPO-DPMA Advanced Training Course on
Patent Search and Examination in the
Field of Biotechnology
[DPMA]
To be confirmed December 1, 2014 to June 13, 2015 July 8 to 12, 2015 English
WIPO-CEIPI Colloquium on Transfer of
Technology and Licensing
[CEIPI-TT-Strasbourg]
Strasbourg, France December 1, 2014 to June 24, 2015 July 15 to 26, 2015 English
WIPO-NIPO Training Course on Patent
Procedures
[NIPO-Oslo]
Oslo, Norway December 1, 2014 to August 24, 2015 September 14 to 18, 2015 English
WIPO-OEPM Training Course on Trademark
Examination Procedures for LAC Countries
[OEPM_Madrid]
Madrid, Spain December 1, 2014 to 14 September, 2015 October 5 to 9, 2015 Spanish
WIPO-Finland Training Course on Copyright
and Related Rights
[CRR-Helsinki]
Helsinki, Finland December 1, 2014 to September 28, 2015 October 19 to 30, 2015 English
WIPO-SGAE Training Course on Collective
Management of CRR
[SGAE-Madrid]
Madrid, Spain December 1, 2014 to October 19, 2015 November 9 to 13, 2015 Spanish
WIPO-ILPO Training Program on Patent Search
and Examination in the Pharmaceutical Field

[ILPO-Jeru]
Jerusalem, Israel December 1, 2014 to October 25, 2015 November 15 to 19, 2015 English

 

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