World Intellectual Property Organization

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

January to December 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

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