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WIPO Special Seminar: Does Intellectual Property Have Gender ? (WIPO/IP/SEM/GE/14)

Geneva, Switzerland

Over the past several decades, gender studies has influenced numerous areas of law, including criminal law, family law, human rights, employment law, tax, and business law. Only recently has research begun to investigate how gender insights that have helped shape modern legal doctrine in other areas can be applied to intellectual property. | |On Wednesday December 3 at WIPO Headquarters (Room AB 13.1, from 1:30 p.m. to 3:00 p.m.), Professor Burk will discuss the most recent empirical research on gender issues in intellectual property law, as well as potential ways forward to help ensure equitable systems of promoting innovation and creativity. | |The Seminar is open to the public. Attendees are requested to register at the reception and bring a photo ID.

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