Inter-Regional Symposium on Teaching Intellectual Property in Countries in Transition, May 10 and 11, 2010
The World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO), the Patent Office of the Republic of Bulgaria and the University of National and World Economy co-organized an Inter-Regional Symposium on Teaching Intellectual Property in Countries in Transition. Seventy university professors and lecturers participated; fourteen of them were from Belarus, Croatia, Czech Republic, Israel, Kazakhstan, Latvia, Moldova, Poland, Russian Federation, Serbian, Slovenia, Turkey, Ukraine and Uzbekistan and the rest were from Bulgaria.
The symposium was held at the University of National and World Economy on May 10 and 11, 2010.
The objectives of the symposium were: to provide a forum for exchange of information on academic IP teaching; to discuss on the challenges faced by academic institutions and opportunities in overcoming the challenges and how the professors would cooperate in IP teaching in the region, as well as agree the focus of the tool for teaching IPRs for countries in transition.
Additional information on the Symposium can be found through the following link.
- Mr. Ivan Bliznets, Rector, Russian State Educational Institute for Intellectual Property (RGIIS), Moscow [DOC in Russian]
- Mrs. Niva Elkin‑Koren, Director, Haifa Center of Law & Technology, Faculty of Law, University of Haifa, Israel [PDF]
- Mr. Dorian Chiroşca, Professor, State University of Moldova, Kishinev [PPT]
- Mr. Pavel Tsybuliov, PhD, Deputy Rector of the State Institute of Intellectual Property, Kyiv, Ukraine [PPT1 in Russian] [PPT2 in Russian] [PPT3 in Russian]