WIPO-WTO Joint Workshop on Intellectual Property Rights and Transfer of Technology

(Geneva, November 17, 2003)

Speaker - Pedro Roffe

Pedro Roffe is currently Intellectual Property Fellow at the International Centre for Trade and Sustainable Development and Director of the UNCTAD-ICTSD Project on Intellectual Property and Sustainable Development. He is a former staff of UNCTAD, Geneva. His work has focused on intellectual property, foreign investment, transfer of technology-related issues and international economic negotiations. He has contributed to several UN reports on these issues and to specialized journals. His latest book by Kluwer Law International (2001) deals with "International Technology Transfer: The origins and aftermath of the United Nations negotiations on a draft code of conduct" (edited by Patel, Roffe, Yusuf). Pedro Roffe has a legal background, with studies at the Universidad de Chile, New York University, Amsterdam University and the Graduate Institute of International Studies (Geneva).