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WIPO/INDIP/RT/98/1 Rev.
ORIGINAL:
English
DATE:
July 13, 1998

WORLD INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY ORGANIZATION

GENEVA

ROUNDTABLE ON INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY
AND INDIGENOUS PEOPLES

Geneva, July 23 and 24, 1998

PROGRAM

prepared by the International Bureau

Thursday, July 23, 1998

09:00 Opening address by the representative of the Director General of the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO)

09:20 Opening remarks by Professor Erica-Irene Daes, Chairperson, UNHCHR Working Group on Indigenous Populations

09:40 Opening address by the Chairperson

SESSION I

10:00 Topic 1: Introduction to Copyright and Neighboring Rights

Speaker: Mr. Richard Owens, Director, Global Intellectual Property Issues Division, WIPO

10:40 Discussion

11:10 Coffee break

11:30 Topic 2: Introduction to Patents, Utility Models, Industrial Designs, Geographical Indications and Trademarks

Speaker: Ms. Yolanda Huerta Casado, Legal Officer, Legal and Constitutional Matters Section, WIPO

12:00 Discussion

12:30 Lunch

SESSION II

14:30 - 16:00 Statements by Representatives of Indigenous Groups (i)

16:00 Coffee break

16:20 - 18:00 Statements by Representatives of Indigenous Groups (ii)

18:00 Reception offered by the Director General of WIPO

Friday, July 24, 1998

SESSION III

09:00 - 12:00 Topic 3 (Part I): Initiatives for Protection of Rights of Holders of Traditional Knowledge, Indigenous Peoples and Local Communities

Speakers:

09:00 Mr. Lars Anders Baer, Vice President, SAMI Council, Jokkmokk, Sweden

09:30 Discussion

09:50 Mr. Atencio L�pez M., President, Napguana Association, Panama

10:20 Discussion

10:50 Coffee Break

11.10 Dr. Mongane Wally Serote (M.P.), Chairman, Parliamentary Committee on Arts, Culture, Languages, Science & Technology, Cape Town, South Africa

11.40 Discussion

12:00 Lunch

SESSION IV

14:00 - 16:50 Topic 3 (Part II): Initiatives for Protection of Rights of Holders of Traditional Knowledge, Indigenous Peoples and Local Communities

14:00 Mrs. Aroha Mead, Manager, Heritage and Indigenous Issues Unit, Te Puni K�kiri, Ministry of M�ori Development, Wellington, New Zealand

14:30 Discussion

14:50 Mr. Antonio Jacanimijoy, Coordinadora de las Organizaciones Ind�genas de la Cuenca Amaz�nica (COICA), Quito, Ecuador

15:20 Discussion

15:40 Coffee Break

16:00 Topic 4: Synthesis of Presentations

Speaker: Chairperson

16:30 Discussion

18.00 Closing remarks

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