World Intellectual Property Organization

Second Global Symposium of Intellectual Property Authorities - Provisional Program

Thursday, September 16, 2010

 

Time

Session

09.00 - 10.00

Registration

10.00 - 10.15
(Room A)

Opening
Mr. Francis Gurry, Director General, World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO), Geneva

10.15 - 12.30
(Room A)

Plenary: Sharing knowledge and work among Intellectual Property Authorities. What projects are under way and how we could collaborate?  

Speakers:

Mr. Shri P.H. Kurian, Controller-General of Patents, Designs and Trade Marks, Mumbai 

Mr. Wubbo de Boer, President, Office of Harmonization in the Internal Market (OHIM), Alicante

Mr. Wim van der Eijk, Vice-President a.i., DG5, European Patent Office (EPO), Munich  

Mr. Kamran Imanov, Chairman of Copyright Agency of the Republic of Azerbaijan, Baku ppt, Sharing Knowledge and Work among IP Authorities,imanov

12.30 - 14.30

Lunch

14.30 - 16.00
(Room A)

Breakout Session 1A - Topic 1:

From paper to digital; what challenges are facing small/medium sized IP offices and how have you responded to them?

Moderator: Mr. William Meredith, Director, Infrastructure Modernization Division

Speakers:

Mr. Andrew Michael S. Ong, Deputy Director General, Intellectual Property Office of Philippines, Makati City

Mr. Carlos Enrique Polania Falla, Head of Automation Division, Trade and Industry Superintendency, Bogotá

Mr. Armen Azizyan, Head of Agency, Intellectual Property Agency of the Republic of Armenia, Yerevan  ppt, From paper to Digital, Azizyan

Mr. E. Sackey, Head of Search and Examination, African Regional Intellectual Property Organization (ARIPO), Harare

16.30 - 17.30
(Room A)

Breakout Session 2A - Topic 2:

Technical infrastructure for improved international collaboration on search and examination; what business and technical requirements would be considered as essential to developing a common platform for international collaboration?

Moderator: Mr. Yo Takagi, Assistant Director General, Global Infrastructure Sector

Speakers:

Mr. Philip Noonan, Director General, IP Australia, Canberra

Mrs. Mary Carman, Commissioner of Patents, Registrar of Trade-marks and Chief Executive Officer, Canadian Intellectual Property Office (CIPO), Québec

Mr. John Alty, Chief Executive and Comptroller-General, Intellectual Property Office, Newport ppt, Collaboration between WIPO & the Vancouver Group, Alty ppt, From paper to
            Digital, Azizyan

Mr. Jorge de Paula Costa Ávila, President, National Institute of Industrial Property (INPI), Rio de Janeiro

14.30 - 16.00
(Room B)

Breakout Session 1B - Topic 3:
 
Voluntary recordation of copyrighted works: How are they contributing to creative works transactions and what are the recent challenges?
 
Moderator: Mr. Trevor Clarke, Assistant Director General, Culture and Creative Industries Sector

Speakers:

Ms. Marybeth Peters, Register of Copyrights, Library of Congress, Copyright Office, Washington D.C. ppt, Copyright in the United States, Peters

Mr. Manuel Guerra Zamarro, Director General, National Institute of Copyright INDAUTOR), Mexico City

Ms. Magdalena Vinent, President, International Federation of Reproduction Rights Organisations (IFRRO), Madrid

16.00 - 17.30
(Room B)

Breakout Session 2B - Topic 4:
 
How small and medium sized IP offices can efficiently and effectively search and examine patent applications? Would it be possible to exploit search and examination work done by other IP offices and if so how? What experience do some IP offices have in contracting out search work to other IP offices?

Moderator: Mr. Lutz Mailänder, Head of the Patent Information Section

Speakers:

Ms. Liew Woon Yin, Director General, Intellectual Property Office of Singapore (IPOS), Singapore ppt,How small and medium sized IP offices can efficiently and effectively search and examine patent applications? Liew

Mr. Meir Noam, Commissioner, Israeli Patent Office, Ministry of Justice, Jerusalem ppt,How small and medium sized IP offices can efficiently and effectively search and examine patent applications? Noam

Ms. Zain al Awamleh, Head of the International Organizations and Agreements Unit, Ministry of Industry and Trade, Amman ppt, Jordanian Patent Office Experience in Cooperating with WIPO in the field of Search & Examination, Al Awamleh

18.00

Reception

Friday, September 17, 2010

10.00 - 11.30
(Room A)

Plenary Session 3A - Topic 5:

IP5 Foundation projects; why are they necessary for work sharing and what challenges are IP5 taking on?

Moderator: Mr. James Pooley, Deputy Director General, Innovation and Technology Sector

Speakers:

Mr. Wim van der Eijk, Vice-President a.i., DG5, European Patent Office (EPO), Munich

Mr. Koichi Minami, Deputy Commissioner, Japan Patent Office (JPO), Tokyo ppt, Foundation Projects at IP5 Offices, Minami

Mr. Michael Brunner, Secretary General, International Association for the Protection of Industrial Property (AIPPI), Zurich ppt, IP5 Foundation Projects and the User Community, Presentation by Michael Brunner 

Ms. Jasemine Chambers, Deputy Administrator for External Affairs, United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO), Alexandria Powerpoint presentation, IP5 Foundation Projects: why are they necessary for work sharing and what challenges are IP5 taking on by Jasemine Chambers

Mr. Jan Modin, European Patent Attorney, FICPI, Stockholm, Sweden ppt, IP5 Foundation Projects – why are they necessary and what are the challenges?, Modin doc, IP5 Foundation Projects – why are they  necessary and what are the challenges?, Modin 

11.30 - 13.00
(Room A)

Breakout Session 4A - Topic 6:

Increasing number of trademark applications and globalization of branding goods and services; how are these challenges influencing trademark offices administration, and what practices have you recently reengineered?

Moderator: Ms. Wang Binying, Deputy Director General, Brands and Design Sector

Speakers:

Mr. Chen Wentong, Deputy Director General, Trademark Office, State Administration for Industry and Commerce of the People's Republic of China (SAIC), Beijing ppt,New situation of China’s Trademark Work and Our response, Wentong

Mr. Markus Ortlieb, Head of Trade Marks, German Patent and Trade Mark Office (GPMA), Munich ppt,Increasing number of trademark applications and globalization of branding goods and services; how are these challenges influencing trademark offices administration, and what practices have you recently reengineered?, Ortlieb

Mrs. Jane Collins, Senior Trademark Counsel, Syngenta Crop Protection, Bracknell

11.30 - 13.00
(Room B)

Breakout Session 3B - Topic 7:
 
Overcoming language barriers in patent information search; the potential of tools for cross language information retrieval and machine translation

Moderator: Mr. Christophe Mazenc, Head, Global Databases Section

Speakers:

Mr. Daeshik Jeh, Director General, Information Policy Bureau, Korean Intellectual Property office (KIPO), Daejeon ppt,Overcoming language barriers in patent information search, Jeh

Mr. Barrou Diallo, Head of Research, European Patent Office (EPO), Rijswijk, Netherlands ppt,Overcoming  language barriers in patent information search, Jeh

Mr. Robert Willows, Vice President, Patent Offices and Special Accounts, Thomson Reuters, London ppt,
            An approach to process multilingual patents corpora, Diallo

Mr. Peter Vanderheyden, Vice President & Managing Director, Global Intellectual Property, LexisNexis, Amsterdam ppt,
            Overcoming Language Barriers in Patent Research, Vanderheyden

13.00 - 15.00

Lunch

15.00 - 15.30
(Room A)

Presentation of the Partnership for Access to Specialized Patent Information

H.E. Mr. Dinesh Bhattarai, Ambassador and Permanent Representative, Permanent Mission of the Federal Democratic Republic of Nepal, Geneva

Mr. David Brown, President, IP Solutions, Thomson Reuters, London

Director General, Mr. Francis Gurry, WIPO

15.30 - 16.50
(Room A)

Plenary Session 5A - Topic 8:

Facilitating local innovation by patent information and additional tools that may boost local innovation; what practices and services have your IP offices recently adopted? What experience do you have in creating strategic partnerships with academia, industry and government agencies

Moderator: Mr. Alejandro Roca Campana, Senior Director-Advisor, Global Infrastructure Sector

Speakers:

Mr. Alberto Casado Cerviño , Director General, Spanish Patent and Trademark Office, Madrid ppt, Plan for Promotion of Industrial Property in Spain, 2010-2012, Presentation by Alberto Casado Cerviño

Mr. Maximiliano Santa Cruz, National Director, National Institute of Industrial Property (INAPI), Ministry of Economy, Santiago

Mr. Richard Flammer, Principal Director, Patent Information & European Cooperation, European Patent Office (EPO), Vienna ppt,Patent information - promoting innovation through co-operation, Flammer

Mr. Philippe Cadre, Patent Directorate Deputy Director, National Institute of Industrial Property (INPI), Paris ppt, IPeuropAware

16.50 - 17.50
(Room A)

Concluding Session:

Moderator: Mr. Yo Takagi, Assistant Director General, Global Infrastructure Sector

Speakers:

Mr. Habip Asan, President and Chairman of the Management Board, Turkish Patent Institute, Ankara

Mr. Mikhael Faleev, Director of the International Cooperation Department, Federal Service for Intellectual Property, Patents and Trademarks (ROSPATENT), Moscow

Mr. Fernando Amestoy, Executive Director, National Investigation and Innovation Agency, Montevideo

17.50 - 18.00
(Room A)

Closing Remarks by Mr. Francis Gurry, Director General, WIPO

   

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