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

January to December 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