WIPO Enforcement-Related Training and Awareness-Raising Activities and Cooperation with Intergovernmental and Non-Governmental Organizations

January to December 2007

December 17 - 19, 2007 WIPO WIPO Colloquium on Intellectual Property Rights for Judges from Thailand
December 13 - 14, 2007Beijing , 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, 2007Singapore 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, 2007Yaoundé , 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, 2007Durban , South AfricaRegional 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; ZurichWIPO 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, 2007Kiev , Ukraine2007 International Science-practical Conference, Standardization Day, organized by the Government
October 4 - 5, 2007 Podgorica , MontenegroCooperation 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, 2007Niagara Falls, CanadaINTERPOL 2007 International Law Enforcement Intellectual Property Crime Conference; 13th Meeting of the Interpol IP Crime Action Group
June 1 8- 22, 2007WIPO, GenevaPresentations during Study Visit by Sudanese Judges
June 10 - 11, 2007Dubai, UAEMeeting of the Global Congress Steering Committee
May 23, 2007Brussels, BelgiumMeeting with the Secretary General of the World Customs Organization (WCO)
May 22 - 23, 2007Dakar, SenegalWIPO-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, 2007Munich, GermanyMax-Planck Institute of Intellectual Property: Annual Board Meeting
May 21 - 25, 2007Kuala Lumpur, MalaysiaWorkshop on Training of Enforcement Officers; Fact-finding Mission to the Intellectual Property Corporation of Malaysia (MyIPO)
May 7 - 9, 2007Alger, AlgérieAtelier 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, 2007Paris, FranceOrganisation 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, 2007Berlin, GermanyG-8 Meeting on Business Strategies to prevent counterfeiting and piracy; G-8 IPR Expert Meeting
April 16, 2007Brussels, BelgiumGlobal Congress Steering Committee Meeting
April 10, 2007Munich, GermanyCooperation with Max-Planck Institute on technical training assistance and IP enforcement studies
April 27, 2007WIPO, GenevaPresentation during Study Visit from Judges from Turkey
March 8, 2007Brussels, BelgiumWorld Customs Organization (WCO) Strategic Group Meeting: Action Plan and Framework of Standards for Protection of IP by Customs
March 7, 2007Brussels, Belgium"German Association for the Protection of IPRs (GRUR) meets Brussels" Workshop on enforcement of IPRs in the digital environment
March 5 - 6, 2007Casablanca, MoroccoWIPO National Seminar on IP and Border Measures in connection with the fight against counterfeiting, in cooperation with the Moroccan IP Office
March 5, 2007Bucharest, RomaniaSeminar 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, 2007Casablanca, MoroccoWIPO National Seminar on Industrial Property for Judges and Attorneys, in cooperation with the Moroccan Ministry of Justice and Moroccan IP Office
February 22, 2007Berlin, GermanyG-8 Anti-Piracy and Anti-Counterfeiting Expert Meeting
February 19 - 20, 2007Paris, FranceOECD Informal Advisory Group Meeting on Counterfeiting and Piracy Project
February 8 - 9, 2007Baku, AzerbaijanWorld Customs Organization (WCO) International Conference on Combating Counterfeit Medicines in cooperation with WIPO and the World Health Organization (WHO)
February 8 - 9, 2007Berlin, GermanyAnti-counterfeiting Workshop for representatives of the Mediterranean countries organized by Euromed Audiovisual
January 30 - February 2, 2007WIPO, GenevaPresentations during Study Visit from Kyrgyz Delegation
January 30 - 31, 2007International Conference Center, GenevaThird 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