World Intellectual Property Organization

Archive of Training and Awareness-raising Activities

Archive of WIPO training and awareness-raising activities in the field of building respect for IP and respective cooperation with intergovernmental and non governmental organizations.

2012

Dates Venue Title
January 10-11, 2012 The Hague, Netherlands Eighth Green Customs Partners’ Meeting organized by UNEP Division of Technology, Industry and Economics (DTIE)
January 21, 2012 Geneva, Switzerland 130th Session of the World Health Organization Executive Board
February 9, 2012 Geneva, Switzerland Study Visit of a Delegation from the UK IP Office
February 20, 2012 Geneva, Switzerland Study Visit of Officials from Pakistan Enforcement Agencies
February 28, 2012 Geneva, Switzerland Visit by a Team of IP Specialists from the Federation of International Football Association (FIFA)
February 28-29, 2012 Geneva, Switzerland Meeting of the Council for TRIPS
March 22, 2012 Geneva, Switzerland WIPO-WTO Advanced Course on IP for Government Officials (Topic 21: Enforcement of Intellectual Property Rights: Legal and Policy Context)
March 22, 2012 Hong Kong Special Administrative Region, China First Meeting of the International IP Crime Investigators College (IIPCIC) Advisory Group, organized by INTERPOL
March 22, 2012 Amsterdam, Netherlands IPR Business Group Meeting and REACT General Assembly
March 27-29, 2012 Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso Séminaire sous-régional sur l’impact économique et social des atteintes aux droits de propriété intellectuelle dans l'espace de l’Union économique et monétaire Ouest africaine (UEMOA) à l’intention du corps judiciaire, des administrations publiques et du secteur privé
March 26-28, 2012 San Salvador, El Salvador WIPO National Workshop on Enforcement of IP Rights for Prosecutors, Police and Customs Officials
March 28-30, 2012 Odessa, Ukraine Europe-Asia Pacific Commonwealth of Independent States (EUR ASP CIS) Cross-Regional Seminar on Current Methods for Combating Cybercrime
April 18-20, 2012 Jakarta, Indonesia ASEAN-USPTO Advanced Workshop on Enforcement of IP Rights Against Trade in Counterfeit Goods
May 2-3, 2012 Brussels, Belgium Sixth WCO Counterfeiting and Piracy (CAP) Group Meeting
May 8-10, 2012 Washington, D.C., U.S.A WIPO-USPTO Workshop on the Enforcement of IP Rights for Judges
May 9, 2012 WIPO, Geneva Meeting with Judges from the Administrative Tribunal of Costa Rica
May 22-23, 2012
May 25, 2012
Antigua & Barbuda;
St Kitts & Nevis
Workshop on Enforcement of IP Rights for the Judiciary and Law Enforcement Officials
May 22-23, 2012 Riyadh, Saudi Arabia National workshop on Enforcement
June 5, 2012 Geneva, Switzerland WTO Meeting of the Council for TRIPS
June 12, 2012 Geneva, Switzerland Study Visit of the Chief Magistrate of Antigua and Barbuda
June 14-15, 2012 Tirana, Albania National Workshop on Enforcement of IP Rights for Judges, in cooperation with the Albanian Copyright Office (ACO)
June 18, 2012 Geneva, Switezrland WIPO-WTO Colloquium for Teachers of IP (Theme 11: Enforcement of Intellectual Property)
June 20, 2012 Geneva, Switzerland UNECE IPR Business Partnership Meeting
June 21-25, 2012 Geneva, Switzerland WIPO and the American University Washington College of Law Program on International Organization Law and Diplomacy: Intellectual Property Issues
July 3-4, 2012 Bangkok, Thailand WIPO-UNEP Regional Workshop on the Disposal of Counterfeit Goods
July 6, 2012 Brussels, Belgium Meeting of the Steering Group of the Global Congress on Combating Counterfeiting and Piracy
July 12, 2012 Geneva, Switzerland WIPO-University of Geneva Summer School on IP (Topic 33: Building Respect for Intellectual Property)
July 17-18, 2012 Beirut, Lebanon National Workshop on IP Enforcement and its Impact on Business
July 26-27, 2012 Lusaka, Zambia Regional Workshop on the Enforcement of IP Rights for the Judiciary and Law Enforcement Officials, in cooperation with ARIPO and the Patents and Companies Registration Agency (PACRA) of Zambia, and with the support of the USPTO
September 4-5, 2012 Vilnius, Lithuania WIPO Sub-regional Conference on the Enforcement of IP Rights for Judges, in cooperation with the State Patent Bureau of the Republic of Lithuania
September 10, 2012 Panama City, Panama International IP Crime Investigators College (IIPCIC) Advisory Group
September 11-13, 2012 Panama City, Panama 2012 International Law Enforcement IP Conference, co-hosted by INTERPOL and the Policía Nacional de Panamá in partnership with Underwriters Laboratories
September 26-27, 2012 Singapore Colloquium for Judges on the Enforcement of IP Rights, in cooperation with the IP Organization of Pakistan (IPO-Pakistan) and with the assistance of the European Union
September 27-28, 2012 Alicante, Spain First Plenary Meeting of the European Observatory on Infringements of IP Rights
October 23-24, 2012 Brussels, Belgium 7th WCO Counterfeiting and Piracy (CAP) Group Meeting
October 16-18, 2012 Dakar, Senegal Atelier sous-régional sur l'impact économique et social de la contrefaçon et autres atteintes aux droits de propriété intellectuelle (PI) dans l'espace de la Communauté économique des États de l'Afrique de l'Ouest (CEDEAO) organisé conjointement avec l'Office Japonais des brevets en coopération avec l'Agence sénégalaise pour la propriété industrielle et l'innovation technologique (ASPIT) ainsi que la Communauté économique des États de l'Afrique de l'Ouest (CEDEAO)
October 22-24, 2012 Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire Séminaire sous-régional de sensibilisation en matière de promotion du respect de la propriété intellectuelle à l’intention des magistrats des États membres de l’Organisation africaine de la propriété intellectuelle (OAPI) et d’autres États francophones, organisé conjointement avec l’OAPI en coopération avec l’INPI-France et l’Organisation internationale de la francophonie (OIF)
October 23-24, 2012 Chisinau, Republic of Moldova Fifth Inter-Regional Symposium on Enforcement of Intellectual Property Rights, in cooperation with the State Agency on IP of the Republic of Moldova (AGEPI)
November 5-9, 2012 Tokyo, Japan Training Course on the Enforcement of Intellectual Property Rights, co-organized with the Japan Patent Office (JPO)
November 12-13, 2012 Muscat, Oman WIPO Sub-regional Workshop on Building Respect for Intellectual Property
November 12-20, 2012 Seoul, Republic of Korea Interregional Training Program on Copyright Enforcement, in cooperation with the Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism of the Republic of Korea and the Korean Copyright Commission
November 22-23, 2012 Sofia, Bulgaria National Intellectual Property Seminar for Judges and Other Enforcement Institutions, in cooperation with the Bulgarian Patent Office
November 26, 2012 WIPO, Geneva Second Session of the Multi-Stakeholder Roundtable on Technical Assistance Against Counterfeit Medicines
December 3-4, 2012 Istanbul, Turkey International Trademark Association (INTA) Conference on Advanced Anti-counterfeiting Strategies; Meeting of the Steering Group of the Global Congress on Combating Counterfeiting and Piracy
December 5-7, 2012 Kathmandu, Nepal WIPO Workshop on Building Respect for Intellectual Property Rights (IPRs) for Law Enforcement Officials; Half–day WIPO Colloquium for Judges of Appeal and District Courts
December 19-20, 2012 WIPO, Geneva Eighth Session of the Advisory Committee on Enforcement (ACE)

2011

Dates Venue Title
December 5-16, 2011 Tokyo, Japan Training Course on the Enforcement of Intellectual Property Rights, in cooperation with the Japan Patent Office
November 30-December 1, 2011 WIPO Advisory Committee on Enforcement; Seventh Session
November 28-29, 2011 WIPO Study Visit of High Level Delegation from St. Kitts and Nevis
November 15, 2011 WIPO Informal Consultations with Member States on the 7th session of the Advisory Committee on Enforcement
9-11 novembre 2011 Libreville, Gabon Séminaire sous-régional de formation en matière de droit de la propriété intellectuelle à l’intention des magistrats des États membres de l’Organisation africaine de la propriété intellectuelle (OAPI) et d’autres États africains
November 9-11, 2011 Chisinau, Moldova International Conference on Economic Aspects of IP and on Intellectual Property Enforcement
October 31, 2011 Verona, Italy IPR Business Group Meeting
October 25-26, 2011
 
Brussels, Belgium Fifth WCO Counterfeiting and Piracy (CAP) Group Meeting
October 24-25;
November 1-3;
December 5-7, 2011
 
Manila, Philippines;
Monbasa, Kenya;
Casablanca, Morocco
 
WIPO-US Grant Agreement: Regional workshops on the dangers of counterfeit goods to public health
September 22-23, 2011 WIPO Study Visit of High Level Delegation from Bangladesh
September 22, 2011 WIPO Study Visit of High Level Delegation from Pakistan
September 19–22, 2011 Madrid, Spain 2011 International Law Enforcement IP Crime Conferenceorganized by INTERPOL
September 15-16, 2011 Jakarta, Indonesia WIPO National Workshop on the Enforcement of Intellectual Property Rights
September 12-13, 2011 Phnom Penh, Cambodia WIPO National Workshop on the Enforcement of Intellectual Property Rights
September 6-7, 2011 Belgrade, Serbia WIPO Inter-Regional Symposium on the Enforcement of Intellectual Property Rights
September 5-7, 2011 El Salvador WIPO National Workshop on Enforcement of Intellectual Property Rights for Prosecutors and Police Officials
September 1-2, 2011 Stellenbosch, South Africa International IP Conference
August 25-26, 2011 Guatemala City WIPO Regional Forum on Enforcement of Intellectual Property Rights for the Judiciary
August 25-26, 2011 Vienna, Austria Fifth Meeting of the Open-Ended Intergovernmental Working Group on Asset Recovery, convened by the Conference of the States Parties to the UN Convention against Corruption
July 26-27, 2011 Khartoum, Sudan WIPO National Workshop on the Enforcement of Intellectual Property Rights
June 27-July 8, 2011 WIPO Joint Program on International Organizations, Law and Diplomacy – Intellectual Property Issues
June 15-17, 2011 Ulaan Bataar, Mongolia Environment Investigation Agency (EIA) and U.N. Environmental Programme (UNEP) Summit with the Private sector on Trade in Ozone Depleting Substances
June 15-16, 2011 Ciudad del Este, Paraguay WIPO-USPTO Sub-Regional Workshop on Enforcement of IP Rights
June 8-10, 2011 Sibiu, Romania WIPO Sub-Regional Workshop on the Enforcement of Intellectual Property Rights for Customs Authorities, Police Officials, Prosecutors and Judiciary
May 23-25, 2011 Bujumbura, Burundi WIPO Regional Workshop for Countries of the East African Community (EAC) on the Social and Economic Consequences of Counterfeiting and Infringements of Other IP Rights
May 17-18, 2011 Budapest, Hungary International Conference on Global and European Initiatives for Sharing Work Between Intellectual Property (IP) Authorities
May 2-6, 2011 Washington, USA WIPO-USPTO Workshop on Enforcement of Intellectual Property Rights
April 21, 2011 Algiers, Algeria National seminar on Intellectual property Rights and Enforcement
April 11 to 14, 2011 WIPO Study visit for a group of five Lebanese diplomats
April 18–19, 2011 Brussels, Belgium 4th WCO Counterfeiting and Piracy (CAP) Group Meeting
April 12–13, 2011 Belgrade, Serbia United Nations Economic Commission for Europe (UNECE) Sub-regional Conference on the Enforcement and Commercialization of IP Rights
April 7-8, 2011 Alicante, Spain 11th International Trademark Conference
April 6–7, 2011 Dushanbe, Tajikistan WIPO National Workshop on IP Rights Enforcement for Judges, in cooperation with the National Center for Patents and Information (NCPI)
March 21-25 Brussels, Belgium 30th Session of the WCO Enforcement Committee 
March 1, 2011 Brussels, Belgium INTA-GRUR Seminar: Are Trademark Rights under Pressure?
February 2–3, 2011 Paris, France Sixth Global Congress on Combating Counterfeiting and Piracy
January 21, 2011 WIPO WIPO Multi-Stakeholder Roundtable on Technical Assistance against Counterfeit Medicines
January 11, 2011 WIPO 11th IPR Business Partnership Meeting

2010

Dates Venue Title
December 11-18, 2010 Tokyo, Japan JPO-WIPO Regional Training Course on Enforcement of IPRs
December 16-17, 2010 Vienna, Austria 4th United Nations Conference of the States Parties to the United Nations Convention against Corruption: Intergovernmental Working Group on Asset Recovery meeting
December 16, 2010 London, UK Roundtable on Counterfeit Medicines organized by the Royal Institute of International Affairs (Chatham House)
December 3, 2010 WIPO Global Congress Steering Group Meeting
December 1-2, 2010 WIPO Sixth Session of the WIPO Advisory Committee on Enforcement (ACE)
November 18-19, 2010 Amsterdam, The Netherlands Legal IQ's Brand Protection and Anti-Counterfeiting Conference
November 17, 2010 WIPO Informal Consultations with Member States on the 6th session of the Advisory Committee on Enforcement
November 3-4, 2010 Brussels, Belgium Third Meeting of the WCO Counterfeiting and Piracy (CAP) Group
November 3-4, 2010 Vilnius, Lithuania WIPO Sub-Regional Workshop on Practical Aspects of IPRs Enforcement in the Baltic Sea Region, in cooperation with the State Patent Bureau of the Republic of Lithuania and the Mykolas Romeris University
November 2-3, 2010 Prague, Czech Republic WIPO Inter-regional Symposium on Enforcement of IPRs, in cooperation with the Industrial Property Office of the Czech Republic and with funding from the USPTO
October 27-28, 2010 Tirana, Albania WIPO National Training on Intellectual Property for Judges, Prosecutors and Lawyers, in cooperation with the Albanian Copyright Office (ACO) and the General Directorate of Patent and Trademarks (ALPTO
October 27, 2010 Lagos, Nigeria 2010 Anti-Counterfeiting Collaboration Nigeria (ACC)/International Trademark Association (INTA) Roundtable: "Counterfeiting - A Growing Menace"
October 20, 2010 WHO, Geneva Participation in a session of the WHO Expert Committee on Specifications for Pharmaceutical Preparations
October 19-21, 2010 Hong Kong 2010 International Law Enforcement IP Crime Conference, organized by INTERPOL
October 12-13, 2010 Banská Bystrica, Slovakia WIPO National Seminar on the Enforcement of IPRS, in cooperation with the IPO of the Slovak Republic
October 6-8, 2010 Moscow, Russian Federation International Conference on the Commercialization and Enforcement of IP, organized by UNECE in cooperation with the All-Russian Association of Small and Medium-Sized Enterprises, the Federal Service for IP, Patents and Trademarks (ROSPATENT) and the USPTO
October 5-7, 2010 Casablanca, Morocco WIPO-USPTO Sub-regional Workshop on Effective Practices in the Border Enforcement of IPRs, in cooperation with the Office for Industrial Property and Commerce of Morocco (OMPIC) and with the assistance of the United States Department of State
September 15, 2010 Geneva Study Visit of Legal Counselors of Brazilian Institutions Linked to the Ministry of Development, Industry and Foreign Trade
September 1, 2010 Geneva Study Visit of Korean Delegation: discussions on enforcement matters
July 20-21, 2010 Geneva Study Visit of the Brazilian Members of the Judiciary
July 14, 2010 Geneva WIPO Summer Course on Intellectual Property
July 12-14, 2010 Siem Reap, Cambodia WIPO-USPTO Asia-Pacific Regional Workshop on the Disposal of Goods, in cooperation with the Ministry of Commerce
July 7-8, 2010 Geneva Global Congress Steering Group Meeting to prepare 6th session
July 8-9, 2010 Geneva UN Economic Commission for Europe(UNECE) Team of Specialists on Intellectual Property (TOS-IP); Fourth session
July 8, 2010 Geneva 10th IPR Business Partnership Meeting
July 7, 2010 Geneva WIPO-WTO Colloquium for Teachers of Intellectual Property
July 1, 2010 Geneva WIPO Study Visit from a Delegation of High-Level Officials from the Lao People’s Democratic Republic
June 28, 2010 Geneva Knowledge Ecology International (KEI) Workshop on the Anti-Counterfeiting Trade Agreement (ACTA)
June 22-24, 2010 San José, Costa Rica Central American Countries: Sub-regional Workshop for High-Ranking Customs Officials on Enforcement of Intellectual Property Rights and Border Measures
June 20-22, 2010 Dhaka, Bangladesh Workshop on the Enforcement of IPRs for Law Enforcement Officials; and Colloquium for Judges on the Enforcement of IPRs, organized under the EC WIPO Project for the Modernization of the IP System in Bangladesh in cooperation with the Department of Patents, Designs and Trademarks
June 15-16, 2010 Baku, Azerbaijan Regional Workshop on Enforcement of Industrial Property Rights
June 8-9, 2010 Geneva WTO TRIPS Council to deliberate on Paragraph 6 implementation and TRIPS plus enforcement measures, Geneva, June 8-9, 2010
June 7-9, 2010 Paris Intergovernmental Copyright Committee of the Universal Copyright Convention organised by UNESCO
June 7, 2010 Geneva WIPO Study Visit of a Delegation from Tajikistan
June 4, 2010 Geneva WIPO Study Visit from Chinese Delegation
May 26-28, 2010 Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire Séminaire national de formation en matière de droit de PI à l’intention des magistrats et journée de formation des auxiliaires de justice
May 25, 2010 Paris Global Congress Steering Group Meeting to prepare 6th session
May 20-21, 2010 Brussels, Belgium Second Meeting of the WCO Counterfeiting And Piracy (Cap) Group
May 17-21, 2010 Geneva 63rd Session of the World Health Assembly (WHA)
April 13-14, 2010 Paris, France 15th European Forum on IP, organized by UNIFAB
April 12, 2010 WIPO Meeting with the International Publishers Association (IPA)
April 8, 2010 Lomé, Togo Journée de formation et d’échange sur la contrefaçon, organisée par le cabinet Aquereburu & Partners, mandataire auprès de l’OAPI
March 29-30, 2010 Asuncion, Paraguay National Intellectual Property Rights Outreach Campaign, in cooperation with the USPTO
March 26, 2010 Geneva WHO Open Forum on the International Medical Products Anti Counterfeiting Taskforce (IMPACT)
March 17, 2010 WIPO Meeting with a representative of EU Commission – EU Observatory on Counterfeiting
March 10-12, 2010 Dar es Salaam, United Republic of Tanzania Workshop on IPR Enforcement: Combating Health and Safety Counterfeit Products in the East African Community, organized and funded by the US Government
March 11, 2010 WIPO Study Visit of High Level Officials for the Sultanate of Oman
March 8, 2010 WIPO Meeting with EU Commission (DG Trade) representative to evaluate its “IP Enforcement Strategy”
March 2-5, 2010 Brussels, Belgium 29th Session of the Enforcement Committee of the WCO
March 1-2, 2010 Paris, France Global Congress Steering Group Meeting
February 12, 2010 Paris, France OECD Counterfeiting and Piracy Project Advisory Group Meeting
February 5, 2010 Amsterdam, NL IPR Business Partnership Meeting
January 12-14, 2010 Brazzaville, Republic of Congo Séminaire sous-régional sur l’impact économique et social des atteintes aux droits de la propriété intellectuelle à l’intention des administrations publiques et des opérateurs économiques

2009

Dates Venue Title
December 15-17, 2009 Tehran, Islamic Republic of Iran National Workshop for Customs and Police Officials on Enforcement of Intellectual Property Rights, in cooperation with the IP Office
December 14-16, 2009 Asunción, Paraguay Sub-regional Seminar on Enforcement of Intellectual Property Rights, in cooperation with the IP Office
December 7-18, 2009 Tokyo, Japan JPO-WIPO Regional Training Course on Enforcement of Intellectual Property Rights
December 1-3, 2009 Cancun, Mexico Fifth Global Congress on Combating Counterfeiting and Piracy
November 19-20, 2009 Amsterdam, Netherlands Legal IQ’s Brand Protection:  Cost Reduction, Results and ROI 2009 Conference
November 19, 2009 Pretoria, South Africa Workshop on Combating Counterfeit Medicines, organized by the Office of Company and IP Enforcement (OCIPE) of the Department of Trade and Industry
November 17-18, 2009 Pretoria, South Africa WIPO-USPTO Enforcement Workshop on Combating Counterfeiting Within the Southern African Development Community (SADC), in cooperation with the Department of Trade and Industry
November 16-17, 2009 Paris, France First World Conference “Postal Freight & Counterfeit, a sensitive equation”
November 12, 2009 Paris, France Sixth Global Congress on Combating Counterfeiting and Piracy: strategy meeting with the French IP Institute
November 2-4, 2009 WIPO Fifth Session of the Advisory Committee on Enforcement
October 28-29, 2009 Brussels, Belgium Meeting of the WCO Counterfeiting and Piracy (CAP) Group
October 26-27, 2009 Berlin, Germany G8-Evaluation Meeting: Operation Pilot INFO_IPR
October 26, 2009 London, UK Opinion Formers Conference on Counterfeit Medicines, organized by the Welcome Trust and American Pharmaceutical Group
October 19-20, 2009 Kathmandu, Nepal WIPO Workshop on the Enforcement of Intellectual Property Rights for Law Enforcement Agencies
October 20, 2009 Copenhagen, Denmark European Enforcement Expert Group Meeting, organized by the Danish Patent and Trademark Office
October 14 to 15, 2009 Phnom Penh, Cambodia WIPO Workshop on the Enforcement of Intellectual Property Rights for Law Enforcement Agencies
October 12-13, 2009 Moletai, Lithuania WIPO Seminar for Judges on IPR Enforcement:  Administrative, Civil and Criminal Means, in cooperation with the State Patent Bureau
October 9, 2009 Brussels, Belgium Eighth IPR Business Partnership Meeting
October 5-6, 2009 Skopje, Macedonia WIPO Inter-Regional Symposium on Enforcement of Intellectual Property Rights, organized by the State Office of IP
October 2, 2009 Paris, France OECD Advisory Group on Counterfeiting and Piracy, Paris, October 2, 2009
October 1, 2009 WIPO DCEA Staff Training on IP Strategies in countries in transition
September 18 Geneva UNCTAD-ICTSD Dialogue: IP Offices and the Implementation of the WIPO Development, Sept. 18, 2009
September 14-15, 2009 Paris, France Sixth Global Congress on Combating Counterfeiting and Piracy:  Steering Group meeting
September 9-11, 2009 Maputo, Mozambique National Workshop on Enforcement of IPRs organized by the U.S. Department of Commerce under the initiative “Strengthening Intellectual Property Protection in Africa” (SIPPA); in cooperation with the World Bank and the Ministry of Justice
July 29, 2009 Vienna, Austria Consultation meeting on the development of the WIPO tool on “Enforcement of IPRs in Countries in Transition
July 20-23, 2009 Honolulu, Hawaii APEC-ASEAN-USPTO Workshop on Effective Practices in the Border Enforcement of IPRs
July 15, 2009 WIPO Presentation for WIPO Summer School
July 2, 2009 WIPO WIPO-WTO Colloquium for Teachers of IP
June 29, 2009 WIPO Study visit of Master of Trainers on Intellectual Property Enforcement from Vietnam
June 17, 2009 Paris, France Meeting of the IPR Business Partnership
June 10-12, 2009 WIPO Seminar on Industrial Property
June 5, 2009 WIPO Seminar for students from the Washington College of Law
June 3-5, 2009 WIPO Study Visit of High-Level Policy Makers from Nepal
May 11-12, 2009 Pretoria and Cape Town, South Africa Discussions with South African authorities on 2010 Global Congress preparations, Pretoria and Cape Town
May 13-15, 2009 Cape Town, South Africa Regional IP Enforcement Program for Southern Africa under the US Department of Commerce with the assistance of the USPTO, in cooperation with the Department of Trade and Industry (the dti)
May 5-6, 2009 Abuja, Nigeria WIPO Conference on Enforcement of Copyright in cooperation with the Nigerian Copyright Commission (NCC)
May 5, 2009 Paris, France OECD Informal Advisory Group on Counterfeiting and Piracy, Paris, France, May 5, 2009
May 4-7, 2009 Dhaka, Bangladesh Consultation meetings on EC-WIPO Project to determine the assistance required on enforcement by Bangladeshi authorities
April 28, 2009 WIPO Study Visit from the State Administration of Radio, Film and Television of China (SARFT)
April 27-28, 2009 Rome, Italy G8 Intellectual Property Experts Group (IPEG) Meeting
April 22-23, 2009 Lyon, France Steering Group Meeting of the 5th Global Congress on Combating Counterfeiting and Piracy
April 7-8, 2009 Kishinev, Moldova WIPO National Workshop for the Judiciary, Police and Customs on the Enforcement of IPRs, in cooperation with the State Agency on IP of the Republic of Moldova (AGEPI)
March 26, 2009 WIPO Meeting with the International Publishers Association (IPA)
March 24-26, 2009 Belize City, Belize CARIBBEAN: Commonwealth Consultative Meeting on Cooperation on the Enforcement of Intellectual Property Rights
March 18-19, 2009 Cancun, Mexico Steering Group Meeting on the preparation of the Fifth Global Congress on Combating Counterfeiting and Piracy

2008

Dates Venue Title
December 22-23, 2008 Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia WIPO Malaysian National Seminar on Counterfeit Medicines and Public Health
December 8-19, 2008 Tokyo, Japan JPO-WIPO Regional Training Course on the Enforcement of IPRs
November 28. 2008 WIPO WIPO-SCIPS Training Program on IP for Small and Medium-Sized Enterprises
November 27-28, 2008 Sofia, Bulgaria WIPO Sub-regional Symposium on Enforcement of IP Rights in cooperation with the USPTO
November 20, 2008 WIPO Study Visit by High Level Policy Makers from Afghanistan
November 18, 2008 WIPO Visit By Geneva Master in International Dispute Settlement (MIDS)
November 10-13, 2008 WIPO Seminar on IP for Journalists
November 9-11, 2008 Cairo, Egypt Regional Conference on IP Enforcement in the Digital Age 
November 5, 2008 WIPO Study Visit by High Level Officials from Yemen
November 4-5, 2008 Amsterdam, The Netherlands Conference on Brand Protection
October 29-31, 2008 Lima, Peru Sub-regional WIPO-INDECOPI-USPTO Seminar on Border Enforcement of IPRs
October 29, 2008 Rome, Italy 16th Meeting of the Interpol Intellectual Property Crime Action Group (IIPCAG)
October 14-16, 2008 Budapest, Hungary IPR Enforcement officer training in the European region by USPTO
October 13, 2008 London, UK IPR Business Partnership Group meeting
September 17, 2008 WIPO Study Visit from the Dubai Chamber of Commerce & Industry
September 16, 2008 Bucharest, Romania International Conference "Fighting Against Piracy"
September 9-10, 2008 Santiago de Chile National Seminars “Observancia de los Derechos de Propiedad Intelectual” (Enforcement of IPRs) for Judges and Police Officers
September 8-10, 2008 Bangkok, Thailand WIPO Asia and the Pacific Regional Workshop on Effective Enforcement of IPRs: Strengthening Border Measures
September 4, 2008 WIPO Study Visit by Senior Officials from the Sudanese Center for IP Studies
July 17, 2008 UN, Geneva UNCTAD/ICTSD Conference on the Global IP Enforcement Debate
July 14-25, 2008 Academy, WIPO WIPO Summer School on IP
July 10-11, 2008 Pretoria, South Africa Consultation Workshop on the Enforcement of IP Rights Within the Southern African Development Community (SADC) co-organized with the USPTO
July 9, 2008 WIPO WIPO-WTO Colloquium for Teachers of IP
July 8-11, 2008 Guayaquil, Cuenca, Quito; Ecuador Series of Seminars on CRR for Judges, Magistrates, Prosecutors and the Judicial Police
July 2-4, 2008 UN, Geneva UNECE Meeting of the Team of Specialists on IP (TOS-IP)
July 2, 2008 UN, Geneva IPR Business Partnership Group Meeting
(1) June 26-27;
(2) Jun 30-Jul 1, 2008
(1) St Vincent & the Grenadines;
(2) Grenada
WIPO Back-to-Back National Workshop on the Protection of IPRs for Enforcement Officials
June 24-27, 2008 Halifax, Canada Second International IP Crime Conference; Interpol IP Crime Action Group meeting
June 24-26, 2008 Abuja, Nigeria Seminar on the Law, Policy & Enforcement of Intellectual Property co-organized with the USPTO
June 10-12, 2008 Rabat, Morocco WIPO-USPTO Regional Conference on the Law and Enforcement of Copyright
May 27, 2008 Paris, France OECD Counterfeiting Advisory Group Meeting
May 21-23 & 26-27, 2008 Stuttgart & Munich, Germany GRUR Annual Meeting; Meeting with President of German Federal Patent Court, Max Planck Institute Board Meeting
May 14-16, 2008 Berlin, Germany 2008 International AntiCounterfeiting Coalition (IACC) Spring Conference
May 13, 2008 Brussels, Belgium European Commission High Level Conference on Counterfeiting
April 17-19, 2008 Mexico City Colloquium on "Professional Practice of Lawyers in and before International Organizations" and the "Specialist Course on IPRs"
April 15 - 16, 2008 Beijing, China WIPO Supreme Court Judges' Colloquium
April 14 - 16, 2008 Khartoum, Sudan Interregional Judges' Colloquium
April 10 - 11, 2008 Tokyo, Japan G-8 Intellectual Property Rights Expert Group Meeting; consultations with Japanese authorities
March 27, 2008 Amsterdam, Netherlands IPR Business Partnership Meeting
March 17-21, 2008 Bucharest, Romania WIPO Study visit for Albanian Enforcement Officials
March 3, 2008 New York, USA International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) & Business Action to Stop Counterfeiting and Piracy (BASCAP) CEO Global Leadership Group Meeting
February 26 - 29, 2008 Cancun, Mexico First International Forum on Intellectual Property, organized by the Mexican IP Office (IMPI), the College of Magistrates & Judges of the Judicial Power & the National Copyright Institute (INDAUTOR)
February 25 - 29, 2008 Tokyo, Japan JPO-WIPO Speaker at the Training Course on the Enforcement of Intellectual Property Rights
February 22, 2008 Vienna, Austria Global Secure Summit (brand enforcement and protection)
February 19, 2008 Tokyo, Japan G-8 Intellectual Property Rights Expert Group Meeting
February 11, 2008 Milan, Italy Italian Institute for Foreign Trade (ICE) Intellectual Property Advanced Training Courses
February 3 - 5, 2008 Dubai, United Arab Emirates Fourth Global Congress on Combating Counterfeiting and Piracy
January 24 - 25, 2008 Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia WIPO Asia-Pacific Regional Symposium on the Protection and Enforcement of IPRs in Combating Counterfeiting and Piracy
January 15, 2008 Prague, Czech Republic IPR Business Partnership Meeting

2007

Dates Venue Title
December 17 - 19, 2007 WIPO WIPO Colloquium on Intellectual Property Rights for Judges from Thailand
December 13 - 14, 2007 Beijing , China WIPO Asia and the Pacific Sub-regional Workshop on the Effective Enforcement of IPRs, in cooperation with the State IP Office (SIPO) of the People's Republic of China and with the assistance of the Japan Patent Office (JPO)
December 12 - 14, 2007 Singapore APEC IPR Workshop on Using Market Research to Develop IPR Campaigns
December 10 - 11, 2007 Lisbon , Portugal WHO IMPACT Conference on Developing Effective Legislation to Combat Counterfeit Medical Products; Meetings of the Working Groups
December 6 - 7, 2007 Munich , Germany Meetings on cooperation programs for the Chinese judiciary with EPO and Federal Patent Courts
December 4 - 6, 2007 Yaoundé , Cameroun Atelier sous régional OMPI/OAPI/INPI (France) sur l'application des droits de propriété intellectuelle à l'intention des magistrats des pays d'Afrique francophone
December 3 - 4, 2007 Rome , Italy International Conference on Fakes and Globalization: A Challenge to be won, organized by the Italian authorities
December 3 - 4, 2007 Bucharest , Romania WIPO National Seminar for Romanian Judges: Enforcement of IPRs
November 20 - 22, 2007 Durban , South Africa Regional Conference on Intellectual Property Enforcement, in partnership with the University of Kwazulu
November 12 - 16, 2007;
November 19 - 23, 2007
Madrid , Spain;
Munich , Germany
WIPO/OEPM/EPO Sixth Regional Seminar on IP for Judges and Prosecutors from Latin America
November 12 - 13, 2007 Muscat , Sultanate of Oman WIPO National Seminar on Intellectual Property for Judges, in cooperation with the Ministry of Commerce & Industry and the Ministry of Justice of Oman
November 7 - 8, 2007 Lilongwe , Malawi WIPO National Workshop on Enforcement of IPRs and Public Health
November 1 - 2, 2007 WIPO Fourth Session of the WIPO Advisory Committee on Enforcement (ACE)
October 29 - November 2, 2007 Geneva; Berne; Zurich WIPO Colloquium for Law Enforcement Officials, in cooperation with the Swiss Federal Institute of Intellectual Property and Swiss Customs
October 18 - 19, 2007 Colombo , Sri Lanka WIPO National Seminar on Enforcement of IPRs for Customs Officials
October 17, 2007 Colombo , Sri Lanka WIPO Roundtable on Cooperation among Law Enforcement Agencies
October 15 - 16, 2007 Colombo , Sri Lanka WIPO National Seminar on Enforcement of IPRs for Police Officials
October 8, 2007 Kiev , Ukraine 2007 International Science-practical Conference, Standardization Day, organized by the Government
October 4 - 5, 2007 Podgorica , Montenegro Cooperation with Technical Assistance Information Exchange Office (TAIEX) of the E.U.: Seminar on IPRs
September 24 - 25, 2007 Brussels, Belgium Global Congress on Combating Counterfeiting and Piracy: Steering Group Meeting
September 12, 2007 Paris, France OECD Counterfeiting Advisory Group Meeting
September 10 - 11 and 12 - 14, 2007 Bangkok, Thailand Two National Seminars on the SILK Project (EU-Thai fight against counterfeiting) organized by the Thai-Italian Chamber of Commerce
September 9, 2007 Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia Malaysian Judiciary Annual Conference
September 2 - 5, 2007 Khartoum, Sudan Workshop on Enforcement of IPRs in cooperation with the IPO/Police of the Government of Sudan
July 26, 2007 WIPO Enforcement lecture in the WIPO Academy Summer School program
July 26 - 27, 2007 Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia WIPO National Intellectual Property Rights Training for Enforcement Officers
July 25, 2007 Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia Roundtable discussion with the Enforcement Division
July 23, 2007 Island of Langkawi, Malaysia WIPO National Colloquium for the Judiciary on the Enforcement of IP Rights
July 24 - 25 Shenzhen City, China China Forum on Criminal IP Protection
July 12 and 13, 2007 Brussels, Belgium WHO-led initiative International Medical Products Anti-Counterfeiting Taskforce (IMPACT) Meeting of Jurists and Experts on Legislation to Combat Counterfeit Medical Products
July 4 - 6, 2007 Nha Tran, Viet Nam Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) Workshop on IP Rights Enforcement in the Digital Era
June 19 - 22, 2007 Niagara Falls, Canada INTERPOL 2007 International Law Enforcement Intellectual Property Crime Conference; 13th Meeting of the Interpol IP Crime Action Group
June 1 8- 22, 2007 WIPO, Geneva Presentations during Study Visit by Sudanese Judges
June 10 - 11, 2007 Dubai, UAE Meeting of the Global Congress Steering Committee
May 23, 2007 Brussels, Belgium Meeting with the Secretary General of the World Customs Organization (WCO)
May 22 - 23, 2007 Dakar, Senegal WIPO-Organisation internationale de la francophonie (OIF) Sub-regional Seminar on Enforcement of Copyright and Related Rights for the Judiciary, in cooperation with the government of Senegal
May 22, 2007 Munich, Germany Max-Planck Institute of Intellectual Property: Annual Board Meeting
May 21 - 25, 2007 Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia Workshop on Training of Enforcement Officers; Fact-finding Mission to the Intellectual Property Corporation of Malaysia (MyIPO)
May 7 - 9, 2007 Alger, Algérie Atelier régional OMPI à l'attention des responsables des instituts et écoles de la Magistrature dans les pays arabes, en coopération avec l'École supérieure de la Magistrature d' Alger (ESM)
April 26, 2007 Paris, France Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) Informal Advisory Group Meeting on draft report on the economic impact of counterfeiting and piracy
April 18 - 19, 2007 Berlin, Germany G-8 Meeting on Business Strategies to prevent counterfeiting and piracy; G-8 IPR Expert Meeting
April 16, 2007 Brussels, Belgium Global Congress Steering Committee Meeting
April 10, 2007 Munich, Germany Cooperation with Max-Planck Institute on technical training assistance and IP enforcement studies
April 27, 2007 WIPO, Geneva Presentation during Study Visit from Judges from Turkey
March 8, 2007 Brussels, Belgium World Customs Organization (WCO) Strategic Group Meeting: Action Plan and Framework of Standards for Protection of IP by Customs
March 7, 2007 Brussels, Belgium "German Association for the Protection of IPRs (GRUR) meets Brussels" Workshop on enforcement of IPRs in the digital environment
March 5 - 6, 2007 Casablanca, Morocco WIPO National Seminar on IP and Border Measures in connection with the fight against counterfeiting, in cooperation with the Moroccan IP Office
March 5, 2007 Bucharest, Romania Seminar on Fighting Piracy and Counterfeiting organized by the Technical Assistance Information Exchange Instrument (TAIEX) of the European Commission, in cooperation with the Bucharest Chamber of Commerce and Industry
March 1 - 2, 2007 Casablanca, Morocco WIPO National Seminar on Industrial Property for Judges and Attorneys, in cooperation with the Moroccan Ministry of Justice and Moroccan IP Office
February 22, 2007 Berlin, Germany G-8 Anti-Piracy and Anti-Counterfeiting Expert Meeting
February 19 - 20, 2007 Paris, France OECD Informal Advisory Group Meeting on Counterfeiting and Piracy Project
February 8 - 9, 2007 Baku, Azerbaijan World Customs Organization (WCO) International Conference on Combating Counterfeit Medicines in cooperation with WIPO and the World Health Organization (WHO)
February 8 - 9, 2007 Berlin, Germany Anti-counterfeiting Workshop for representatives of the Mediterranean countries organized by Euromed Audiovisual
January 30 - February 2, 2007 WIPO, Geneva Presentations during Study Visit from Kyrgyz Delegation
January 30 - 31, 2007 International Conference Center, Geneva Third Global Congress on Combating Counterfeiting and Piracy, jointly by WIPO, Interpol and the WCO, with the support and cooperation of GBLAAC, INTA, ICC and ISMA

2006

Dates Venue Title
 December 11 - 12, 2006  Amman, Jordan IP Week 2006: Regional Anti-Counterfeiting Forum jointly by WIPO, the Jordan Intellectual Property Association (JIPA) and the Association for the Protection of Industrial Property in the Arab World (APPIMAF
 December 11 - 12, 2006  Beijing, China WIPO High-Level National Roundtable on the Enforcement of IPRs; bilateral consultations with enforcement officials of Supreme Court, Customs Administration and Police Ministry
December 2 - 3, 2006 Oran, Algeria WIPO Seminar on Border Measures against Counterfeit Goods
27 - 30 novembre 2006 Niamey, Niger Atelier sous-régional OMPI/OAPI sur l’a pplication des droits de propriété intellectuelle à l’intention des magistrats et des auxiliaires de justice des pays d’Afrique francophone
November 27 - 28, 2006 Dubai, United Arab Emirates WIPO Sub-regional Workshop on the Enforcement of IPRs in cooperation with French National Patent and Trademark Office (INPI), Dubai Department of Economic Development (DED) and Dubai Customs
November 16 - 17, 2006 Munich, Germany Participation in the European Patent Office (EPO) “IP Enforcement Week” Conference
November 14, 2006 Moscow, Russian Federation G-8 Anti-Piracy and Anti-Counterfeiting Expert Group Meeting
November 8 - 17, 2007 Geneva; Berne; Munich WIPO Colloquium for Romanian Judges in Cooperation with the Swiss Federal Institute of Intellectual Property (SFIIP) And EPO
November 8 - 10, 2006 Dakar, Senegal WCO National Seminar on Combating Counterfeiting and Piracy: Counterfeiting and piracy are causing deaths in Africa
October 10 - 20, 2006 Tokyo, Japan Training Course on the Enforcement of IPRs (WIPO Speakers)
September 21 - 22, 2006 Quito, Ecuador Seminar for Judges on the Enforcement of IPRs
September 18 - 20, 2006 Bamako, Mali Séminaire national sur le droit d’auteur et les droits connexes à l’intention des magistrats
September 12 -14, 2006 Islamabad, Pakistan WIPO National Workshop/Consultations on Enforcement of IPRs
August 28–29, 2006 Ulaanbataar, Mongolia WIPO Asia-Pacific Regional Symposium on the Enforcement of IPRs
August 30, 2006   WIPO National Seminar on the Enforcement of IPRs for Customs Officials
July 28 -29, 2006 Roseau, Dominica WIPO Colloquium for the Judiciary on the Protection of Intellectual Property Rigths
July 27, 2006 Roseau, Dominica WIPO National Workshop on the Enforcement of Intellectual Property Rights for Police and Customs Officials
July 18 -19, 2006 Island of Langkawi, Malaysia WIPO National Seminar on the Role of Intellectual Property Courts in the Enforcement of Intellectual Property Rights
July 11-12, 2006 Bucharest, Romania Eastern Europe and Central Asia Regional Congressd on Combating Counterfeiting and Piracy
June 26 -July 7, 2006 WIPO, Geneva WIPO-WTO Colloquium for Teachers of Intellectual Property
June 29 -30, 2006 New Delhi, India WIPO Asia and the Pacific Sub-regional Colloquium for the Judiciary on Protection of Intellectual Property Rights
June 26 -28, 2006; May 31 June, 2006 Bucharest, Romania Global Congress Steering Group meetings to prepare for Regional Congress and 3 rd Global Congress
May 15 -17, 2006 WIPO, Geneva Third Session of the WIPO Advisory Committee on Enforcement
May 6 -10, 2006 Toronto, Canada International Trademark Association (INTA) 128 th Annual Meeting
May 5 -6, 2006 Toronto, Canada Interpol Intellectual Property Action Group (IIPCAG)
May 3, 2006 Munich, Germany Preparatory Meeting with European Patent Office (EPO) for October Munich Enforcement Conference
April 19 - 20, 2006 Seoul, Korea International Conference on Custom Protection and Enforcement of Intellectual Property Rights
12 -14 avril 2006 Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso Participation de l'OMPI à un Séminaire-atelier de formation des magistrats sur la lutte contre la piraterie des oeuvres littéraires et artistiques
March 30 -31, 2006 Moscow, Russian Federation G-8 Expert Meeting on Combating Piracy and Counterfeiting; Discussions with representatives of Rospatent and Intelcom
March 13 -14, 2006 London, UK Meeting of the Global Congress Steering Group
March 7-10, 2006 Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso Séminaire national à l'intention des élèves magistrats et greffiers de l'École d'administration et de la magistrature du Burkina Faso
Feb. 28 - March 2, 2006 Khartoum, Sudan WIPO National Seminar on the Enforcement of Copyright, Related Rights and Collective Management
February 16 -18, 2006 Rome, Italy WHO International Conference on Combating Counterfeit Drugs: Building Effective International Collaboration
January 11-12, 2006 London, UK Planning Meeting of the Global Congress Steering Committee

2005

Dates Venue Title
December 5 - 6 and 8 - 9 Tunis and Sfax, Tunisia Séminaire itinérants de l'OMPI sur la protection et la défense des marques et dessins et modèles industriels
November 30 London, UK Executive Board Meeting of the WCO IPR Strategic Group
November 28 - 30 Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso Rencontre relative à la fraude et la contrefaçon dans l'Union économique et monétaire ouest africaine (UEMOA): Quels moyens pour une lutte plus efficace?
November 28 - 30 Mexico City Seminar on the Infringement of Copyright and Related Rights
November 25 Mauritius Retreat for Judges and Magistrates on Intellectual Property Enforcement
November 21 - 23 Maputo, Mozambique National Workshop on the Enforcement of Intellectual Property Rights
November 14 - 15 Lyon, France Second Global Congress on Combating Counterfeiting and Piracy
November 14 - 15 Singapore WIPO/CISAC Joint Regional Colloquium for the Judiciary on Copyright and Related Rights
October 26 - 27 Brussels, Belgium Participation in the First Meeting of the WCO Task Force on IPR Protection
17-18 October WIPO Headquarters OECD/WIPO Counterfeiting and Piracy: Expert Meeting on Measurement and Statistical Issues
18 - 19 octobre Damas, Syrie Atelier sous-régional de l'OMPI sur la mise en oeuvre des droits de propriété intellectuelle
October 12 London, UK G8 Meeting at the UK Patent Office on Reducing Piracy and Counterfeiting
October 11 - 21 Tokyo, Japan WIPO Speakers to the Training Course on the Enforcement of Intellectual Property Rights
October 5 - 6 Lyon, France Further Preparatory Meeting for the Second Global Congress
September 24 - 26 Berlin, Germany Participation in the enforcement sessions of the AIPPI Executive Committee and the AIPPI Forum
September 20 - 21 Abu Dhabi, UAE Speaker at the Fourth Meeting on Commercial Fraud and Counterfeiting
September 13 - 16 Yaoundé, Cameroun Atelier sous-régional sur la mise en œuvre des droits de la propriété intellectuelle à l'intention des pays francophones d'Afrique
September 13 - 14 Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia WIPO Asia-Pacific Regional Symposium on the Protection and Enforcement of IPRs
August 22 - 23 Lima, Peru First Andean Regional Meeting for the discussion of a document containing a harmonized legal regional framework on border measures on IP
July 27 - 28 London, UK Meeting for the Planning of the Second Global Congress on Combating Counterfeiting and Piracy
uly 23 - 29 Washington, DC, USA WIPO-USPTO Academy for the Judiciary on the Enforcement of IPRs
July 4 - 29 WIPO Headquarters Presentation on enforcement at the WIPO Summer School on Intellectual Property
July 5 - 7 Almaty, Kazakhstan Presentations at the WIPO-UN/ECE-WCO Subregional Seminar on Enforcement of Intellectual Property Rights (IPRs)
June 27 - July 8 WIPO/WTO headquarters Participation in panel on enforcement at the WIPO/WTO Colloquium for Teachers of IP
June 29 - 30 Banska Bystrica Slovakia TAIEX Workshop on Enforcement of Intellectual Property Rights in a Modern Society
June 14-30 The Hague, Netherlands Participation in the Diplomatic Conference on the Hague Convention on Exclusive Choice of Court Agreements, Hague Conference on Private International Law
June 13-14 Rio de Janeiro, Brazil Latin American Regional Forum on Combating Counterfeiting (organized by WCO and Interpol, with the support of WIPO and a number of NGOs)
June 6-10 Jamaica and Trinidad and Tobago WIPO Regional Training Course on Trademarks for Officials of Caribbean IP Offices, Jamaica and Trinidad and Tobago; Staff training, June 2-3
May 24-25 Lyon, France Participation by WIPO in a Meeting for the Planning of the 2 nd Global Congress on Combating Counterfeiting and the Regional Anti-Counterfeiting Forum
May 4-5 Cairo, Egypt Participation in the Summit on Proven Strategies for Countering Counterfeiting & Infringement of IP Rights, under the auspices of the Ministry of Supply and Internal Trade of Egypt
April 5-7 Brussels, Belgium Participation in meetings for the planning of an Anti-Counterfeiting Forum and the 2 nd Global Congress on Combating Counterfeiting and the WCO IPR Strategic Group
April 5-6 Rabat, Morocco Séminaire national de l'OMPI sur la contrefaçon et la piraterie dans le domaine audiovisuel
March 15-16 Ljubljana, Slovenia Participation in the Seminar on enforcement of IPRs organized by the Technical Assistance Information Exchange Office (TAIEX) of the European Union
March 9 Paris, France Participation in the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) Meeting on Intellectual Property Enforcement
March 8 Brussels, Belgium Participation in the British American Tobacco (BAT) Stakeholder Dialogue on Excise and Illicit Trade
February 17 London, UK Meeting with the International Bar Association (IBA) to discuss cooperation in the field of specialized intellectual property courts
February 17-18 New Delhi, India WIPO National Seminar on the Promotion, Protection and Enforcement of Intellectual Property Rights.
February 16-17 Brussels, Belgium Participation in the World Customs Organization (WCO) Enforcement Committee
January 11-12 Amman, Jordan WIPO National Seminar on Intellectual Property for the Princess Sumaya University for Technology (PSUT)

2004

Dates Venue Title
January 23 March 3 Brussels, Belgium  London, UK Participation in the World Customs Organization (WCO) Planning Meetings for the preparation of the Global Congress on Combating Counterfeiting in May
February 9 Bucharest, Romania Presentations on the Enforcement of Intel-lectual Property Rights in National Workshop organized by the European Commission Technical Assistance Information Exchange Office ("TAIEX") program
February 13-14 Madrid, Spain Participation in a discussion panel "Combatting counterfeit drugs: international organizations' perspective" of the Pre-Eleventh International Conference of Drug Regulatory Authorities (11th ICDRA) Satellite Workshop on Counterfeit Medicines co-sponsored by the Govt. of Spain and the World Health Organization (WHO)
March 8-9 Brussels Several presentations at the Multi-Country Workshop for Judges and Prosecutors on the Enforcement of Intellectual Property Rights under the "TAIEX" program of the European Commission
March 25-6 Tatranske Matliare, Slovakia WIPO Workshop on Enforcement
March 29-31 Lusaka, Zambia WIPO Colloquium on the Protection and Enforcement of Intellectual Property (in coop. with Office of the Inspector General and Government of Zambia)
March 29-31 Washington D.C., USA Participation in the Informal Meeting on Intellectual Property, Special Commission of the Hague Conference on Jurisdiction, Recognition and Enforcement of Foreign Judgements in Civil and Commercial Matters
April 4-5 Amman, Jordan WIPO National Seminar on Enforcement of Intellectual Property Rights for Judges and Prosecutors
April 14-15 Brasilia, Brazil Meeting on Enforcement of Intellectual Property Rights for Representatives of Countries of the Southern Common Market (MERCOSUR), Boliva and Chile
April 14-16 Lyon, France Presentation at the Intellectual Property Crime Day on April 15 during the Second International Conference on Financial Crime organized by the Interpol Secretariat
April 16 Brasilia Regional Seminar on Enforcement of Intellectual Property Rights
20-22 avril Rabat, Casablanca, Meknes; Maroc Ateliers itinérants de l'OMPI sur l'application des droits et le respect de la législation relative au droit d'auteur et aux droits connexes
April 21 - 27 The Hague Draft Hague Convention on Exclusive Choice of Court Agreements - Participation in the Second Session of the Special Commission
April 23-24 Guatemala City Seminar for Judges and Prosecutors; and Workshop with the Law Bar of Guatemala
April 24-25 Muscat, Sultanate of Oman WIPO Sub-Regional Conference on the Enforcement of Intellectual Property Rights for the Countries of the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC)
May 3-4 Santiago, Chile National Workshop on Enforcement of Intellectual Property Rights for Prosecutors and Police Officers
May 11 Berne Participation in the AIPPI Switzerland General Assembly Meeting / Workshop on cross-border litigation strategies
May 12-13 Almaty, Kazakhstan WIPO-USAID Sub-regional Seminar on the Enforcement of Intellectual Property Rights
May 25-26 Brussels Participation in the Global Congress on Combating Counterfeiting, organized by the WCO and Interpol
May 27-28 Alicante, Spain WIPO Forum on Intellectual Property and SMEs (Two panel sessions on IP enforcement)
May 27-28 Banská Bystrica, Slovakia Presentations in the TAIEX/WIPO Workshop for the Judiciary, Police and Customs on the Enforcement of IPRs
1 er juin Alger, Algeria Séminaire national de l'OMPI sur l'importance socio-economique et culturelle de la protection du droit d'auteur et des droits voisins et les retombees de la piraterie à l'attention des journalistes
June 2-4 Sandton (Johannesburg), South Africa Participation in the WTO Regional Workshop on Certain Topical Issues in Regard to Intellectual Property for English-Speaking African Countries
June 14-18 Geneva WIPO Colloquium in Intellectual Property for Judges from Sudan
June 16-17; 18-19 Nairobi, Kenya   National Workshop on Intellectual Property Law Enforcement; Colloquium on Intellectual Property for Judges, Magistrates and Members of the Kenya Industrial Property Tribunal
June 23-24 Brussels Presentation at the EU Conference "The TRIPS Agreement - Ten Years Later"
June 23-25 Warsaw, Poland Participation in the TAIEX Conference on Intellectual Property in a Changing Society
June 28-30 Geneva Second Session of the WIPO Advisory Committee on Enforcement
July 5- 9 Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh City,
Viet Nam
WIPO National Roving Workshop on the Enforcement of Intellectual Property Rights
July 20-21 Colombo, Sri Lanka WIPO National Seminar on Enforcement of Copyright and Related Rights
September 2-3 Lyon Cooperation in Enforcement Matters at the International Level: Meeting at Interpol Headquarters
September 6-7   September 9-10 Port of Spain, Trinidad & Tobago Castries, St. Lucia WIPO Workshop on the Enforcement of Intellectual Property Rights for Police and Customs Officers
September 15 Sofia, Bulgaria Presentation at the Balkan Legal Forum 2004 organized by the Legal Development Founda-tion - European Forum of the International Bar Association
October 4-7 Belgrade, Serbia and Montenegro Presentation in the Operational Seminar on the Role of the Customs in Combating Counterfeiting & Piracy organized by the CARDS Regional Project for Intellectual Property Rights Protection in the Western Balkans, in collaboration with the European Commission Directorate-General for Taxation and the Customs Union
October 7 - 9 Dead Sea, Jordan WIPO National Specialized Symposium for the Jordanian Judiciary
October 10 - 12 Dead Sea, Jordan WIPO National Specialized Symposium for Members of the Jordanian Judicial Institute
October 14 Amman, Jordan WIPO National Seminar on the Enforcement of Intellectual Property Rights for Customs Officials
October 21-22 Rome, Italy Participation in the Global Congress on Combating Counterfeiting: International Conference
October 26-27 Yerevan, Armenia National Seminar for the Judiciary and Other Law Enforcement Agencies on the Enforcement of Intellectual Property Rights
November 15-26 Geneva, Berne and Munich WIPO Colloquium for Judges for Romania, in cooperation with the European Patent Office, the German Federal Patent Court and the Swiss Federal Institute of Intellectual Property, in Geneva, Berne and Munich
November 22-23 Shanghai, China Global Congress-WCO Regional Forum on the Protection of Intellectual Property Rights
December 2-3 Lyon, France Cooperation in the Seventh Meeting of the Interpol Intellectual Property Crime Action Group (IIPCAG)
December 13-15 Riyadh, Saudi Arabia WIPO National Workshop for Judges

2003

Dates Venue Title
March to September Turin, Italy
(WIPO Worldwide Academy)
Master of Laws in Intellectual Property
May 12-15 Mexico City (IMPI from 12 to 14; and INDAUTOR on 15 and 16) Practical Training on Copyright for the IMPI and INDAUTOR Staff
May 27-28 Santiago, Chile Seminario nacional de la OMPI sobre los derechos de los organismos de radiodifusión
June Australia and Tokyo, Japan South Africa: Study visit of three officials (prosecutor, magistrate, DTI) to Australia and Japan
June 3-4 Republic of Congo CEMAC (Communauté économique des États de l'Afrique centrale): Subregional Seminar on Enforcement of Intellectual Property Rights for Customs Officers and Magistrates from CEMAC Member States, organized jointly with WIPO
June 4-6 WIPO Worldwide Academy, Geneva Interregional Intermediate Seminar on Industrial Property
June 11-13 WIPO, Geneva Advisory Committee on Enforcement;
First Session
June 18-19 Damascus, Syria WIPO National Seminar on the Enforcement of Intellectual Property Rights for the Judiciary, Public Prosecutors, Lawyers and Customs Officials
June 23-24 Central African Republic Participation de l'OMPI au programme de renforcement des capacités des Etats membres sur le commerce intérieur de la CEMAC
June 24-25 La Paz, Bolivia Seminario nacional sobre propiedad intelectual y desarrollo económico
June 25-26 Minsk, Belarus National Seminar on combating piracy in the field of copyrights and related rights
July 1-2 Panama City, Panama Seminario regional sobre el derecho de autor en el contexto digital: avances y retos
July 9-11 and
14-18
Geneva,
Washington D.C.
WIPO Asia Pacific Program for the Judiciary on Enforcement of Intellectual Property Rights
July 24-25 Thimphu, Bhutan National Seminar on the Enforcement of Intellectual Property Rights
July 29-30 Buenos Aires, Argentina Curso intensivo de postgrado en derecho de autor y derechos conexos de la Universidad de Buenos Aires
July 31 Buenos Aires, Argentina IV Curso intensivo en propiedad industrial (Facultad de Derecho, Universidad de Buenos Aires)
August 12-14 Santiago, Chile National Seminar on Intellectual Property in the Digital Era
August 25 Guayaquil, Ecuador Taller nacional de la OMPI sobre propiedad intelectual para las autoridades de la Universidad de Guayaquil
August 25-30 Central African Republic CEMAC: Participation de l'OMPI au programme de renforcement des capacités des États membres sur commerce intérieur de la CEMAC
August 26 Guayaquil, Ecuador Seminario nacional de la OMPI sobre propiedad intelectual para estudiantes de la Universidad Católica de Guayaquil
September 3-4 Santiago, Chile National Seminar on Enforcement of IP Rights for Members of the Judiciary
September 5 Valparaiso, Chile National Seminar on the Enforcement of IP Rights for Customs Officials
September 15-17 Ankara, Turkey Workshop on Vision of the Turkish Patent Institute (TPE)
October 13-14 Managua, Nicaragua WIPO National Seminar on the Enforcement of Intellectual Property Rights
October 14-17 Washington D.C. WIPO/USPTO Academy on Enforcement of Intellectual Property Rights
October 16-18 Guatemala City WIPO National Seminar on the Enforcement of Intellectual Property Rights
October 20-21 San José, Costa Rica WIPO National Seminar on the Enforcement of Intellectual Property Rights
October 29-31 WIPO Worldwide Academy, Geneva Interregional Intermediate Seminar on Copyright and Related Rights
November 3-4 Port-au-Prince, Haiti Séminaire national de l'OMPI pour juges, procureurs et avocats sur l'observance des droits de propriété intellectuelle
November 5-6 Port-au-Prince, Haiti Séminaire national de l'OMPI sur l'observance des droits de propriété intellectuelle
November 10-11 St Lucia WIPO Seminar on the Enforcement of Intellectual Property Rights for Police and Custom Officers
November 10-11 Colombia WIPO National Seminar on the Substantive and Procedural Aspects of Intellectual Property
November 25-28 December 1?5 Madrid
Munich
Segundo Seminario Regional Sobre Propiedad Intelectual Para Jueces y Fiscales de América Latina
November 26-27 Bolivia, Chile, Brazil Meeting on Enforcement of Intellectual Property Rights for Representatives of Countries of the Southern Common Market
November 26-28 Minsk, Belarus Session of the Commission on Enforcement of Intellectual Property Protection and Suppression of Infringements in the Field of Intellectual Property Rights
November 28 Brasilia, Brazil Regional Seminar on Enforcement of Intellectual Property Rights
December 1 and 2 Muscat, Sultanate of Oman WIPO National Seminar on Enforcement of Intellectual Property Rights for General Prosecutors
December 3-5 Maseru, Lesotho WIPO Subregional Seminar on Enforcement of Intellectual Property Rights

Assistance in Defining National Enforcement Strategies and Cooperation with IGOs and NGOs

Dates Venue Title
June 17 Stuttgart, Germany Participation in a meeting of the IPR Strategic Group of World Customs Organization (WCO) to discuss the WCO Model Provisions on effective border measures
June 23 - 25 Washington D.C Participation in the Fourth Meeting of the Interpol Intellectual Property Crime Action Group (IIPCAG)
September 29 Geneva Participation in the Fifth Annual Meeting of the UN Economic Commission for Europe (UNECE) IP Rights Advisory Group
October 30 Brussels Participation in, and presentation at, the Multi-Country Workshop on Consumer Risks from Fraudulent Misrepresentation of Goods by the Technical Assistance Information Exchange Office ("TAIEX") of the European Commission, DG Enlargement
November 11 Luxembourg Participation as Chair in a session on IP enforcement at the Patinnova/Epidos Conference of the European Patent Office and the European Commission
November
11 to 13
Kiev, Ukraine Presentation at the UNECE Advisory Group Training Seminar on the Protection and Implementation of Intellectual Property Rights for Investment
November
17 - 19
Pretoria, South Africa Participation in a Consultation Meeting on an Enforcement Strategy for Intellectual Property Rights with the Department of Trade and Industry, the South African Revenue Services and the South African Police Services and representatives of national and regional IGOs and NGOs
November
20 and 21
Dublin, Ireland Participation in the European Congress on "Tackling Organized Crime in Partnership", organized on behalf of the Governments of Ireland and the Netherlands
December
1 - 5
The Hague, the Netherlands Participation in the Special Commission on Jurisdiction, Recognition and Enforcement of Foreign Judgements in Civil in Commercial Matters of the Hague Conference
December
2 - 3 December 4
Lyon, France Participation in the Fifth Meeting of the Interpol IP Action Crime Group (IIPCAG) Participation in the second meeting for the preparation of a Global Congress on Combating Counterfeiting

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