World Intellectual Property Organization

Colloquia on Selected Patent Issues: Flexibilities in the Patent System

(February 16, 2007)


13.30 – 14.00


14.00 – 14.15 Welcome and Opening Address


Mr. Francis Gurry, Deputy Director General, PCT and Patent Arbitration Center and Global Intellectual Property Issues, WIPO

14.15 – 15.00 Professor Joseph Straus [PDF], Director, Max Planck Institute for Intellectual Property, Competition and Tax Law, Munich, Germany (Presentation [PDF])
15.00 – 15.15 Coffee Break
15.15 – 16.00 Dr. N.S. Gopalakrishnan [PDF], Professor, HRD Chair on IPR, School of Legal Studies, Cochin University of Science and Technology, Kerala, India (Presentation [PDF])
16.00 – 17.00 Discussion
17.00 Closing

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