World Intellectual Property Organization

WIPO Forum on Intellectual Property and SMEs for IP Offices and Relevant Institutions of OECD and EU Enlargement Countries

(Alicante, May 27 and 28, 2004)

The World Intellectual Property Organization organized its annual Forum on intellectual property and SMEs for IP Offices and relevant institutions in the member countries of the OECD and the EU Enlargement Countries. The Forum was held at the headquarters of the Office for Harmonization of the Internal Market (Trademarks, Designs and Models),  Alicante, on May 27 and 28, 2004.

Documents

  • WIPO-OHIM/IP/ALC/04/INF/1
    PROGRAM [PDF]
    prepared by the International Bureau of WIPO


  • WIPO-OHIM/IP/ALC/04/INF/2
    LIST OF PARTICIPANTS [PDF]
    International Bureau of WIPO

  • Keynote Address:  The WIPO Forum on IP and SMEs for OECD Countries [PDF]

 

Presentations and Reading Material

Theme 1: Outreach and Support Programs on Trademarks and Industrial Designs

  • prepared by the International Bureau of WIPO [PDF]
  • by Ms. Christel Heremans, Head of Service and Information, Benelux Trademark Office, The Hague [PDF]
  • by Mr. Andre Beale, Director, IP Wales, United Kingdom [PDF]
  • by Mrs. Alicia Blaya, Legal Advisor, IPR-Helpdesk, Alicante [PDF]
  • and by Ms. Chelo Penataro Yori, Cordinator, IRC CENEMES, University of Alicante, IRC Network, Alicante [PDF]

Theme 2: Promoting the Use of Collective and Certification Trademark among SMEs

  • by Mr. Orazio Olivieri, Deputy Director, Diffusione Informazione Normativa Tenica [DINTEC), Rome [PDF]

Theme 3: Administrative Procedures for Resolving IP Disputes at IP Offices, e.g., Opposition and Cancellation Proceedings

  • by Mr. Bernt Boldvik, Head of Design and Tradmark Department, Norwegian Patent Office, Oslo [PDF]
  • by Mr. Normunds Lamsters, Deputy Head of Trademark and Industrial Designs Department, Latvian patent Office, Riga [PDF]
  • and by Mrs. Virginia Melgar, Deputy Director, General Affairs and external Relations Department, Office for Harmonization in the Internal Market [OHIM) [PDF]

Theme 4: Fighting Counterfeiting and Piracy:  The Role of IP Offices

  • by Mr. Silvia Navares Gonzales, Head, International Cooperation and Relations with Courts, Spanish Patent and Trademark Office, Madrid [PDF]
  • and by Mrs. Lina Mickiene, Head of Legal Division of the State Patent Bureau of the Republic of Lithuania, Vinius [PDF]

Theme 5:  Training Programs on Marketing and Branding, e.g.:  Distance Learning, Institutional/Universities Programs on Trademark and Industrial Design

  • by Mr. Serge Quazzotti, Director, LIIP Project:  Linking Innovation and Intellectual Property, Luxembourg [PDF]
  • by Mr. Giuseppe Conti, Expert, Politecnico de Milano, Italy [PDF]
  • and by Mr. Mariano Riecheri, Program Manager, Magister Lvcentinvs, University of Alicante [PDF]

Theme 6:  Trademark and Industrial Design Search:  Current Issues and Challenges for SMEs

  • by Ms. Patricia García-Escudero Márquez, head, Dissemination and Information Unit, Spanish Patent and Trademark Office, Madrid [PDF]
  • and by Ms. Jackie Roberts, Trade Marks Change Manager, UK Patent Office, London [PDF]

Theme 7:  Electronic Filing of Trademark and Industrial Design

  • by Ms. Patricia García-Escudero Márquez, head, Dissemination and Information Unit, Spanish Patent and Trademark Office, Madrid [PDF]
  • by Ms. Jackie Roberts, Trade Marks Change Manager, UK Patent Office, London [PDF]
  • and by Ms. Bente Waldstrom, Quality Management Department, Office for Harmonization in the Internal Market [OHIM) [PDF]

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